Category Archives: 3 – TELEVISION NEWS
Season 1, Episode 8 – Powerless is once again carried by Alan Tudyk’s Van Wayne in an otherwise forgettable episode.
Season 1, Episode 10 – Riverdale puts the fun back in the unexpected rager high school party in “The Lost Weekend.” With a slightly different approach stylistically to the show’s usual storytelling, the episode brings a lot of fun and freshness to what’s always been an intriguing teen drama.
Season 1, Episode 16 – It’s down to the wire as President Kirkman and his administration work hard to get the majority of votes to pass an important gun control bill through Congress. Meanwhile, Agent Wells takes her alarming new discovery to get to the bottom of possible future attacks.
With last year’s pilots Frequency and No Tomorrow both unlikely to see renewals, The CW is looking for a big hit that isn’t attached to the DC universe and can add to the critical clout they’ve gained with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Jane the Virgin. See what’s next for the CW in our preview of their 2017 drama pilots.
Season 2, Episode 6 – On this week’s Underground, Harriet Tubman gives a talk in Philadelphia, recounting her life story up until this point, and revealing where she thinks the movement needs to go next. Elizabeth is in the audience.
Season 1, Episode 3 – In this week’s episode Alice gets “Parent-y” and helps Andy with his Grease audition. Meanwhile Dora is protesting the play due to its anti-feminist message and stages her own play.
Season 1, Episode 4 – In the fourth installment of Shots Fired, we pick up with Ashe discovering Cory hiding out in his dad’s apartment. She calls Preston and he quickly comes over so he can hear Cory’s story of Joey’s death.
Season 2, Episode 12 – The Expanse provides monsters, moral quandaries, and political intrigue in spades with “The Monster and the Rocket,” turning the tables on established power structures and examining the dilemmas of life in space. The episode takes three storylines that are connected but aiming to achieve separate goals and intertwines them seamlessly.
Season 2, Episode 12 – Quentin attempts the impossible on The Magicians when he tries to reunite Niffin Alice and her shade to make her human again. After Penny retrieves the book from the Poison Room, Julia and Kady have the ability to kill Raynard, but things don’t go as planned. Eliot and Quentin track down the original gateway to Fillory but find something unexpected.
Season 3, Episode 13 – Empire delivers one of the best scenes I can remember in TV. And although we need to have Lucious become a bedridden insane person in order to get there, I think it’s worth it. After a couple of duds, this episode shows that the wheels really seem to be turning at Empire as plots are being pushed forward and decisions are beginning to be made.
Season 2, Episode 13 – The Path’s season finale disappoints, as the main characters are back in essentially the same places they were at the beginning of the season. Although the show was renewed today, there doesn’t seem to be enough story left for another season.
Season 5, Episode 2 – The episode is appropriately titled “Kaniel Outis” because Kaniel Outis is the name Michael’s been using to conduct business as a terrorist. Which really has me wondering what could be going on with him?
Season 1, Episode 10 – Despite the triumph of our trio of exes, and the reveal that they are the titular “imposters,” the season finale of Imposters ultimately felt incomplete, as the show obviously looks forward to a second season, without any guarantee of one.
Season 3, Episode 2 – iZombie delivers its funniest and most dramatic episode as Clive pursues Wally’s killer and gets help from Liv and Major all hopped up on father-daughter brains. Major discovers a lead for Natalie and learns about new brain-goo at mercenary practice. Vivian’s D-day clock moves up a year when an investigation uncovers a zombie-hate movement.
Season 5, Episode 6 – The Americans change the goal of their grain mission and Elizabeth gets an easy new target. Philip asks Gabriel for details about his parents and the Jennings’ take Paige to meet Gabriel in person. Mischa returns to his old life in Russia while Oleg makes an arrest in his corruption case and burns his CIA contact.
Season 1, Episode 19 – American Housewife continues to teach us how to navigate adulthood. This week, the lesson is – Leave past friends in the past (or they will mess up your steez).
Season 3, Episode 19 – Grandma Jenny’s newfound freedom is threatened this week on Fresh Off the Boat. With Louis getting in the way of Jenny’s happiness it’s a role reversal for the ages as Louis becomes an overbearing son. Plus, the Huangs find themselves making very different uses of their spring break vacation.
Season 1, Episode 15 – The Mick goes one step further on the gross-out humor but the mix-ups and zaniness make for a funny 30 minutes.
Season 4, Episode 17 – Agents of SHIELD continues to rewrite itself in “Identity and Change” by taking the best ideas from the whole series, reworking them, and forcing the characters to confront their demons. The episode knows exactly which spots to poke and which wounds to rip open for maximum effect, both painful and delightful.
Season 2, Episode 11 – An episode for the ladies. Haylie confronts coal company manager Matt about the poisoning of the Farrells’ fields. Sally-Ann takes over management of prize fighting Hasil. G’winn leads her people down the mountain to plead their case to the people of Blackburn.
Season 1, Episodes 9-10 – Both episodes bring the laughs once again, when Josh and the team first must deal with a surprise witness, then a hostile jury.
Season 4, Episode 13 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine is back in full force in “The Audit.” With a great premise that lets every character shine their chaotically comedic best, the episode promises a funny finish to the show’s fourth season.
Based on a chilling story by Stephen King, The Mist follows the residents of Bridgeville, Maine as they find themselves engulfed by a foreboding mist containing a myriad of inexplicable and bizarre threats that put their humanity to the test.
The Tracking Board presents the 4th annual edition of The Runway! The premise is simple: we read, review and prognosticate on the future of every single network show picked up to pilot. So fasten your seatbelts, because pilot season is about to take off.
Season 1, Episode 10 – It’s another muddled, misguided attempt to address gentrification on Superior Donuts, resulting in an episode with many issues the show’s writers seem ill-equipped to handle.
Season 1, Episode 11 – Eric, John and CTU come together to save Rebecca this week on 24: Legacy. However, the way to do that is by uncovering just exactly how Donald Simms is involved with Naseri and the answers prove to challenging than anyone imagined. And how is Rebecca involved in this as well?
Season 1, Episode 10 – APB wisely puts some sideline players in the spotlight (one being Ernie Hudson’s Captain Conrad) and the episode benefits from it.