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Diversity and Relatability Make ‘Superstore’ One of the Best Shows on TV

You’d be hard pressed to name many 30-minute TV shows that tackle wide-ranging issues like maternity leave, immigration, the Syrian Civl War, unions, workforce-threatening automation, and gerrymandering (and yes, we’re including the news). Okay, now take that count and narrow to include only network television comedies. Effortlessly tackling all of the above, Superstore is in…

The Simpsons, Nightmare Before Christmas and Saw will get you in the holiday spirit

Trick or Treat: Sling Has Halloween Favorites For Kids (and Their Parents)

The universal Halloween greeting “Trick or Treat” implies a choice between equally weighted options, but in reality, no one ever chooses “trick.” However, your friends at Sling have dug deep into the content mines and sorted some of our best Halloween programming into “Trick” or “Treat” categories so the whole family has something to sink…

Why Aren’t You Watching ‘Get Shorty’?

In the event that you’re unaware, and it’s clear that too many of you are, Get Shorty is a dramedic series based on the Elmore Leonard classic of the same name, which previously spawned a hit movie with John Travolta and Gene Hackman. The series is a sort of remix on the source material, and…

Most Mind-Blowing Moments on ‘Mr. Robot’ (So Far)

USA Network’s hacking drama Mr. Robot is a twisted show, figuratively and literally. There are moments where, for example, a very pregnant woman engages in rough sex or a corporate executive blows his brains out on live TV. Twisted stuff.  There’s also the plot twists. Clever viewers have sometimes spotted these in advance (which the…