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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Tackled the Topic of Race but Sometimes Fumbled

I must admit I didn’t watch much of the Emmy-winning “Friday Night Lights” during its five year run on NBC (2006-2011). I had seen the movie on which the series was based, but because I’m not a huge fan of football stories, other than watching screeners of the series during Emmy season, I didn’t play much attention to the show. So, I decided to add … Continue reading FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Tackled the Topic of Race but Sometimes Fumbled

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Hulu Renews LOVE, VICTOR; Announces Fate of HIGH FIDELITY

Hulu announced that it has renewed freshman series Love, Victor for a second season. They high school set gay romantic comedy is a spin-off of the 2018 theatrical film Love, Simon. The series is set about a year or so after Love, Simon with some of the film’s characters making cameos throughout the first season. Love, Simon star Nick Robinson narrates the series and serves … Continue reading Hulu Renews LOVE, VICTOR; Announces Fate of HIGH FIDELITY

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PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: LOVE, VICTOR Trailer for Hulu!

On June 19th Hulu will premiere its newest series Love, Victor. A spin-off of the 2018 film Love, Simon, the series focuses on a new student at Creekwood High School and follows him as he struggles with his sexual orientation. The show will be narrated by Love, Simon’s Nick Robinson who is also a producer on the series. Along with Michael Cimino starring as the … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: LOVE, VICTOR Trailer for Hulu!

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WATCH: RAMY Season 2 Trailer

Hulu’s comedy series Ramy is now available on the streaming service. The series follows Ramy, a first generation American Muslim” who is looking for his place in the world given the challenges of living in the Egyptian community but wanting acceptance in broader American society. Ramy star and co-creator Ramy Youssef won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his season … Continue reading WATCH: RAMY Season 2 Trailer

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HBO MAX is Here! Is Adding Another Streaming Service Worth It?

The HBO Max streaming service launched today. If you own Apple products, like me, it’s the first thing you see when you open the App Store on any of your devices. The service boasts 10,000 hours of content including series for kids, TV and movie classics, including titles from the DC Universe. The service is also offering exclusive original series. It will be interesting to … Continue reading HBO MAX is Here! Is Adding Another Streaming Service Worth It?

COMEDY SPECIALS To Watch at Home!

Although states are starting to open up, who knows when we’ll be able to go to a comedy club for some much needed laughs. So, here are some stand-up comedy specials currently available on streaming and cable services. There’s no cover charge or 2 drink minimum in your own home! Available on Netflix, Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready has the comic presenting six up and … Continue reading COMEDY SPECIALS To Watch at Home!

New Zealand’s FILTHY RICH Gives Good Soap on HULU

When FOX announced it’s fall schedule one of the new series on this list was “Filthy Rich” a soap opera set surrounding a southern family who runs a megachurch. When the patriarch dies, it’s revealed that he has three previously unknown children whom he names in his will. This series is based on a 2016 New Zealand soap of the same name. In the original … Continue reading New Zealand’s FILTHY RICH Gives Good Soap on HULU

CUTTING THE CORD: ROKU Sees Streaming Rise During Pandemic

As the world continues to deal with the national health crisis, people are turning to streaming services to pass the time. Roku has reported that active accounts grew by 38% to 39.8 million over the same period last year. The set-top-box maker allows users to stream a variety of programming including news, movies and tv series. Users don’t have to purchase a set top box … Continue reading CUTTING THE CORD: ROKU Sees Streaming Rise During Pandemic

WATCHMEN Among Peabody Award nominees

HBO’s stellar limited series “Watchmen” is among the nominees in the Entertainment category. The contemporary take on the comic book series staring Oscar and Emmy winner Regina King won rave reviews and was a viewer favorite. A number of this year’s Peabody nominees reflect the stories of a variety of people of color. The nominees include OWN’s “David Make Man”, HBO’s “Our Boys”, Hulu’s “Ramy”, … Continue reading WATCHMEN Among Peabody Award nominees

CUTTING THE CORD PT 5: 1 YEAR LATER

I was in a bar on Friday night and the tv was tuned to the Cubs/Phillies game. It started raining and within minutes there was a message on the screen that the Direct TV service was out. I flashed back to the summer of 2017 and how after months of disrupted Direct TV service at my house because of snow and rain, I decided to … Continue reading CUTTING THE CORD PT 5: 1 YEAR LATER