Category Archives: Television

Clowning around: ‘Baskets’ finds humor in failure

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent With such a long list of credits to his name, it’s rather remarkable that it’s taken this long for Zach Galifianakis to step out of supporting…

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Lost in time: ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ has yet to find itself

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Marvel Comics may be beating DC in both output and execution at the box office, but the Distinguished Competition has been dominating the small screen. Yes,…

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Killing it: ‘Deadpool’ is for the fans

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent The road to a “Deadpool” movie has been a long and bumpy one. The wise-cracking, motor-mouthed X-Man character, created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld in…

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Cold cases: ‘The X-Files’ is a welcome, if not essential, revival

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Add “The X-Files” to the list of previously canceled TV shows currently getting on the reboot/revival bandwagon. The cult series, which aired on Fox from 1993-2002,…

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Big issues: ABC’s ‘American Crime’ is difficult but rewarding television

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent When the first season of “American Crime” premiered last winter on ABC, it was a refreshingly sophisticated and trenchant take racism and prejudice in American society….

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Devil’s advocate: ‘Lucifer’ delivers wicked fun

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Once upon a time, the Devil solving murders would have been the craziest television pitch ever. That was before our screens were graced by vampire-hunting cheerleaders,…

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Strange love: The surreal comedy of ‘Man Seeking Woman’

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent “Man Seeking Woman” is a testament to FX’s (and FXX’s) willingness to take a chance on quirky oddball shows with limited audiences. Since the cable network…

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Amahzing!: ‘Happy Endings’ (finally) comes to Hulu

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent One of the many benefits of streaming television is getting an opportunity to discover shows that you might have missed during their original runs. Even before…

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Waiting for the payoff: Season one of Showtime’s “Billions” shows potential, but time will tell

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent “Billions” seems like it’s trying to make some sort of a point, but I really can’t tell what just yet. Showtime’s newest series stars Damian Lewis…

Crime time: ‘Making a Murderer’ is your new true crime fix

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent In 2015, true crime stories dominated the popular imagination. It’s not a new genre, to be sure — “In Cold Blood” was published in 1966 —…