[embedded content] [Warning: The following essay contains graphic language about suicide that may be upsetting or triggering for some people.] I had a lot of feelings when Hulu announced that Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage would be adapting John Green‘s debut novel, Looking for Alaska into an eight-episode miniseries. Excitement, because Looking for Alaska is
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What in the bloody hell happened during that camping trip? Once again, Prodigal Son Season 1 Episode 5 left us with more questions than answers, but would we have it any other way? Nope! The hour also solidified the Prodigal family vibe. It’s official; Papa Gil and his collection of misfit ducklings can warm the cockles of
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“Ghosts,” the third episode of The Walking Dead‘s tenth season, was as well-balanced an episode of the show as you’ll ever see. It divided its time between several characters, and gave them all compelling stuff to do that moved their stories along, especially Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), who finally got to demonstrate in a measurable
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One of the purest pleasures of watching a long-running procedural is the episode that gives the spotlight to a supporting character. In the crime and espionage genres, this maneuver typically throws the tech experts — the nerds — into the field, where they’re fundamentally out of their element. Until they’re not, of course. Now seven
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Well, that happened.  Titans Season 2 Episode 7 slowed down the pace, and the result was a disjointed installment that was hands down one of the weakest to date.  Following up Titans Season 2 Episode 6 was not going to be easy, but “Bruce Wayne” found the series at its worst.  The most illogical part of
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Did Hope find her way back into the school? On Legacies Season 2 Episode 2, the teenager found herself at odds with Alaric when she met up with him in Mystic Falls High.  Meanwhile, a troll popped up in town and everyone had to band together to save the town.  Elsewhere, Lizzie agreed to a date
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It was a terrible, horrible, no good day for Bailey (Chandra Wilson) on Thursday’s Grey’s Anatomy. First, her award-winning protégé Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) had an article published that flushed Grey Sloan’s pristine reputation to hell. Second, she’s started menopause and hot flashes suck when you’re already stressed. Oh, she’s also pregnant. That’s right: Bailey found
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Did the P.D. find the right suspect? On Chicago PD Season 7 Episode 4, there was much drama when the team zeroed in on a potential suspect.  Was everything as it seemed? Meanwhile, Upton was torn between helping to track down the perp and providing emotional support to a scared young girl.  What did she decide
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That clanging collection of bones on The Masked Singer turned out to be Paul Shaffer, music impresario and former music director for David Letterman on Late Show with David Letterman. Even calling Shaffer Dave’s musical director is limiting, because while that is true he’s also done much, much more, including performing on Broadway, being the
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Halloween seems to have come early this year, as nothing says goodbye October like flesh-eating bacteria. Yes, you read that right, as our favorite firefighters, doctors, and police officers on Chicago Fire Season 8 Episode 4 tried to figure out what was exactly causing multiple Chicagoans to develop necrotizing fasciitis. While disgusting to see onscreen, let’s take
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by Trevor Kimball, October 2, 2019 The alphabet network is checking out of Grand Hotel. ABC has cancelled the summer soapy drama series so there won’t be a second season. Executive-produced by Eva Longoria, Grand Hotel stars Demián Bichir, Roselyn Sánchez, Denyse Tontz, Bryan Craig, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Lincoln Youne, Shalim Ortiz, Anne Winters, Chris
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[embedded content] As the star of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, John Krasinski takes all the stuff we loved about Jim on The Office and adds in a lot of breathless running, leaping and shooting. The end result is a highly anticipated second season full of espionage, secrets and thrills surrounding Venezuela’s volatile political climate and
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