TV Review: ‘Insecure’ Is a Wonderfully Fresh Comedy for HBO

We hear the sounds of Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” over a montage of iconographic images which include the famous Randy’s Donuts sign, a fried chicken restaurant and lone marching band performer. It’s a fitting intro for HBO’s new comedy “Insecure” which wonderfully combines the universality of millennial angst and the specificity of the black experience in […]


TV Review: NBC Is in a ‘Good Place’ With Its New Comedy

Where do we go after death? That’s a mighty big question to be answered with sunshine and copious amounts of frozen yogurt. Yet “The Good Place,” created by “Parks and Recreation” creator Michael Schur, succeeds by doubling down on optimism and happiness. It’s not just the buildings in the Good Place that are sunny and candy colored, the same […]


TV Review: Tig Notaro Finds Laughs in Trauma With ‘One Mississippi’

Comedy is tragedy plus time. This is an adage that comedian Tig Notaro has certainly taken to heart. Her latest project, Amazon’s “One Mississippi,” finds comedy during one of the darkest periods of Notaro’s life. The show follows Tig’s return to her hometown in Mississippi following her beloved mother’s unexpected passing. Throughout the show, Tig […]


Final Emmy Predictions 2016: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ Set for HBO to Dominate Once Again?

The Emmys are on Sunday night, and once again, the TV Academy will be prepared to name the best of the year. It should be noted, they love their surprises and this year should offer just as many as in recent years. Check out the final predictions and see if your favorite television shows and […]


TV Review: ‘South Park’ Satirizes Election, Kaepernick in Premiere

The “South Park” season 20 premiere kicked off with a promising start. The episode dealt with hot-button issues like the National Anthem protests and the presidential race. The episode begins with PC Principal advising a group of girls’ volleyball players after a protest during a home game. The girls are upset over an internet troll […]

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BTJA/ Critics’ Choice Awards Names 2016 Most Exciting New Series Honorees

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 7, 2016) – Continuing a tradition dating back to 2011, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) has voted to determine The Most Exciting New Series for the coming Fall television season. The honorees are selected and voted on by the BTJA from pilots, early episodes and trailers for shows premiering after […]