What’s on TV? – Wednesday (5/29/19) – Spend Time With ‘Friends with Money’

One of the great independent filmmakers working in the industry right now has their well earned featured debut tonight on TMC. For self-proclaimed cinephiles everywhere, Nicole Holofcener’s 2006 feature is well worth the watch. Adding to the intrigue, one of the televisions most fabulous ‘friends’ makes an appearance in the feature film, adding to the dream ensemble. It’s today’s pick of the week, followed by more fun, lighthearted fare to get the summer movie season started:

Pick of the Week:

“Friends with Money” (TMC) at 8:00 p.m. ET

Nicole Holofcener is one of the great writers working today in the film and television industry. Her movies center on everyday people, infusing her characters with precision and authenticity. The realism she brings to her work has often gone overlooked. However, Holofcener finally received her first Oscar nomination for co-writing “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Her 2006 film “Friends with Money” features a terrific ensemble, which includes Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener, and Frances McDormand. If you are a fan of fine writing, observational humor, and great performances, this movie is worth checking out.

Movies on TV:

“Elf” (2003), dir. Jon Favreau

Perhaps you are feeling in the Christmas spirit heading into June. If so, Nickelodeon is playing “Elf” at 8:00 p.m. ET. If it’s a bit too early to start watching the Will Farrell holiday comedy, there are plenty of other options for movie buffs tonight on TV:

  • “The Breakfast Club” (BBC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “True Lies” (Cinemax) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Bad Teacher” (E!) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Running with Beto” (HBO) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Death of Stalin” (Showtime Women) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Verdict” (TCM) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Goodfellas” (More Cinemax) at 9:00 p.m.

New Episodes:

Still, haven’t found what you’re looking for? There are several new episodes on TV tonight:
  • “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “MasterChef” (FOX) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “My Last Days” (CW) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Wahlgburgers” (A&E) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “North Woods Law: Uncuffed” (Animal) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Southern Charm” (Bravo) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Samurai Jack” (Cartoon Network) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Expedition Unknown: Unearthed” (Discovery) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Forged in Fire: Cutting Deeper” (History) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Hot Zone: Break Out” (National Geographic) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “My 600-lb Life” (TLC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget” (CBS) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Jane the Virgin” (CW) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Salvage Dawgs” (DIY) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Expedition Unknown” (Discovery) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Guy’s Grocery Games” (Food Network) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Property Brothers: Forever Home” (HGTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “See No Evil” (ID) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Challenge” (MTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Hot Zone” (National Geographic) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Impossible Engineering” (Sci) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “In Search of Monsters” (Discovery) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The InBetween” (NBC) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Light Falls” (PBS) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Employables” (A&E) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Best Room Wins” (Bravo) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Mummies Unwrapped” (Discovery) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “What We Do in the Shadows” (FX) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Archer” (FXX) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “House Hunters” (HGTV) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Butcher” (History) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “City Homicide” (ID) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Hot Zone” (National Geographic) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future” at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Happy!” (Syfy) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Paranormal Caught on Camera” at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Full Frontal with Sam Bee” (TBS) at 10:00 p.m. ET

What will you be watching tonight? Let us know in the comments below!