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Al Pacino hunts Nazis, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns for one last season

Al Pacino hunts Nazis, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns for one last season

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, February 21, and Saturday, February 22. All times are Eastern.

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Hunters (Amazon, Friday, 3:01 a.m., complete first season): “As grindhouse-inspired projects should, Hunters has a killer premise: A secret society of multi-ethnic vigilantes dispenses bloody justice for Nazi war crimes in 1970s NYC, decades after U.S....

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Feb 20, 2020 at 13:00. 7 comments

Looks like Picard is trying to sneak into the Bad Place

Looks like Picard is trying to sneak into the Bad Place

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, February 20. All times are Eastern.

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Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access, 3:01 a.m.): Today’s Picard sees Jean-Luc and the La Sirena crew head to Freecloud to extract Bruce Maddox, and the big news is that Seven Of Nine (Jeri Ryan) is along for the ride. But the thing we can’t stop fixating on is this: Is Freecloud in the...

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Feb 19, 2020 at 13:00. 7 comments

Enter the Year Of The Rabbit

Enter the Year Of The Rabbit

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, February 19. All times are Eastern. 

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Year Of The Rabbit (IFC, 10:30 p.m., series premiere): “A gleeful, deliciously profane riff on U.K. crime series like Ripper Street and The Sweeney, the series follows a trio of outsider enforcers in a loose approximation of London in the 1880s. The milieu is fresh and the supporting...

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Feb 18, 2020 at 13:00. 6 comments

It’s a very Big Three This Is Us

It’s a very Big Three This Is Us

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, February 18. All times are Eastern. 

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This Is Us (NBC, 9 p.m.): This Is Us has no shortage of strengths—great cast, complex relationships, a structure and conceit that allows for loads of retconning. But when the show is at its very best, it’s often because it slows down and zooms in on the relationship that holds the show...

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Feb 17, 2020 at 13:00. 5 comments

John Paul III sits down for his first televised interview as The New Pope

John Paul III sits down for his first televised interview as The New Pope

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, February 17. All times are Eastern.

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The New Pope (HBO, 9 p.m.): Last week’s opener between John Paul III (John Malkovich) and Sharon Stone (as herself) perfectly epitomizes what makes The New Pope so wonderful. In Eric Thurm’s words from his recap of “Fifth Episode” :

This scene plays out as an extended Basic Instinct gag,...

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Feb 16, 2020 at 13:00. 8 comments

The hot time-travelers are back: Richard Rankin on Outlander’s return

The hot time-travelers are back: Richard Rankin on Outlander’s return

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, February 16. All times are Eastern.

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Outlander (Starz, 8 p.m., season five premiere): It may have dropped early, but as far as we’re concerned, the fifth season of Outlander still premieres tonight, in its time slot, because we are creatures of order and cannot abide with this whoops-here-you-go-four-days-early energy. Have...

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Feb 14, 2020 at 13:00. 3 comments

Update your top 5 book-to-film-to-TV adaptations: Hulu’s High Fidelity is here

Update your top 5 book-to-film-to-TV adaptations: Hulu’s High Fidelity is here

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15. All times are Eastern.

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High Fidelity (Hulu, Friday, 3:01 a.m., complete first season): “‘What came first, the music or the misery?’ asks John Cusack’s Chicago record store owner Rob in the 2000 movie High Fidelity . It’s difficult to separate the two, as yet another of Rob’s...

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Feb 13, 2020. 7 comments

Jason Mantzoukas’ Adrian Pimento returns to Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Jason Mantzoukas’ Adrian Pimento returns to Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, February 13. All times are Eastern.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 8:30 p.m.): The Good Place’s Derek may be gone from our lives, martinis swirling around his cosmic not-a-brain somewhere in the great beyond. But console yourself, dear readers, in the knowledge that Jason Mantzoukas still lives—and so does Adrian Pimento.

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Feb 12, 2020. 5 comments

Survivor brings back the champs, plus the stars of Cherish The Day on meet-cutes

Survivor brings back the champs, plus the stars of Cherish The Day on meet-cutes

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, February 12. All times are Eastern. 

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Survivor: Winners At War (CBS, 8 p.m., two-hour 40th-season premiere): We cannot stress this enough: This is Survivor’s 40th season. Forty. Forty seasons. That’s something else, and CBS understandably chose to make a big stinkin’ deal about this milestone. Behold, Winners At War:

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Feb 11, 2020. 3 comments

The Legends Of Tomorrow head to prom in “Slay Anything”

The Legends Of Tomorrow head to prom in “Slay Anything”

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, February 11. All times are Eastern. 

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DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow (The CW, 9 p.m.): This week’s Legends Of Tomorrow seems to answer the question, “What would American Horror Story: 1984 be like if it were a comedy, and also included time travel?”

We love these glorious weirdos, who have to track down their latest...

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Feb 10, 2020. 6 comments

We check on The Bachelor, plus Ashley Jensen talks Agatha Raisin and fictional sleuths

We check on The Bachelor, plus Ashley Jensen talks Agatha Raisin and fictional sleuths

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, February 10. All times are Eastern. 

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The Bachelor (ABC, 8 p.m.): We’re slowly—so incredibly slowly—approaching the end of Pilot Peter Weber’s journey to “love,” which this week takes him and his team of potential promotional partners future wives to Lima, Peru. Of the six women remaining, three (Kelley, Natasha, and...

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Feb 09, 2020. 7 comments

The earliest Oscars ever are here

The earliest Oscars ever are here

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, February 9. All times are Eastern.

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The 92nd Annual Academy Awards (ABC, 8 p.m.): The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ decision to forgo the typical late-February to mid-March airdate for the Oscars has left many Academy members—and us, if we’re being honest—scrambling. But we fought through the initial shock of...

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Feb 07, 2020. 2 comments

Hit any key to start Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

Hit any key to start Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, February 7, and Saturday, February 8. All times are Eastern.

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Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet (Apple TV+, Friday, 3:01 a.m., complete first season): “It’s to the credit of Apple TV+’s new half-hour comedy series, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet—sharing its name with the multiplayer medieval role-playing game its protagonists...

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Feb 06, 2020. 5 comments

Hey, noice! Brooklyn Nine-Nine is back

Hey, noice! Brooklyn Nine-Nine is back

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, February 6. All times are Eastern.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., special time, one-hour seventh-season premiere): Welcome to the first Thursday in this post-The Good Place world. Everything is fine—but perhaps it’s better to say that everything is noice.

The sixth season ended with the demotion...

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Feb 05, 2020. 2 comments

Katy Keene turns up in Riverdale

Katy Keene turns up in Riverdale

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, February 5. All times are Eastern. 

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Riverdale  (The CW, 8 p.m.): This week, the RTU (that’s the Riverdale Televisual Universe, naturally) grows larger. The official expansion is still to come, since Katy Keene premieres tomorrow—but fashion maven Katy Keene herself arrives today.
Also: dueling!

We’ll have more...

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Feb 04, 2020. 3 comments

The Flash speeds back into the post-Arrow Arrowverse

The Flash speeds back into the post-Arrow Arrowverse

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, February 4. All times are Eastern. 

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The Flash (The CW, 8 p.m., mid-season premiere): Barry Allen, the onetime Paragon Of Love and current member of the Justice League, made his first appearance in the new post-Crisis world in Arrow’s series finale . But now that he’s returned from Oliver Queen’s funeral, it’s time to get...

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Feb 03, 2020. 8 comments

Two stranger-than-fiction tales fight for your attention

Two stranger-than-fiction tales fight for your attention

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, February 3. All times are Eastern. 

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Manhunt: Deadly Games (Spectrum, 3:01 a.m., second season premiere): The story of the Centennial Olympic Park bombing gets another on-screen treatment courtesy of Spectrum Originals and executive producers Andrew Sodroski and Michael Dinner. Mindhunter’s Cameron Britton stars as Richard...

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Feb 02, 2020. 6 comments

Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs vs. 49ers vs. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira vs. commercials

Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs vs. 49ers vs. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira vs. commercials

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, February 2. All times are Eastern. 

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Super Bowl LIV (Fox, 6:30 p.m.): It’s the biggest night of the year for people who love expensive advertisements featuring celebrity cameos!

Here are all of this year’s Super Bowl commercials

It’s that time of year when The Brands stop trying to be cool on Twitter and start trying to be…

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Jan 31, 2020. 6 comments

BoJack Horseman takes his final bow

BoJack Horseman takes his final bow

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1. All times are Eastern.

Top picks

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m., second half of final season): The final block of BoJack Horseman episodes arriving the day after The Good Place finale feels like something that would happen in The Bad Place, but here we are. It’s time, for the second...

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Jan 30, 2020. 14 comments

Bid a bittersweet farewell to The Good Place

Bid a bittersweet farewell to The Good Place

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, January 30. All times are Eastern.

Top pick

The Good Place (NBC, 8:30 p.m., 90-minute series finale): Here’s Dennis Perkins on “Patty,” the audacious, fiendishly funny, and ever-so-slightly heartbreaking penultimate episode of The Good Place:

The Good Place has never accepted platitudes, and so I won’t offer any here, except to...

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