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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…

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…

The End is Near for ‘The Good Place’

Deep breaths, my little chili babies. Our favorite philosophy-centric afterlife comedy is beginning it’s last season this week. We have a very limited amount of time left with our Soul Squad (14 episodes, to be exact) but, more importantly, it means our lives will have significantly less Ted Danson for the foreseeable future. While this…

Please Hold: ‘Crank Yankers’ On Line 1

Hold the phone: Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla’s Crank Yankers returns this week (10:30pm ET Wednesdays on Comedy Central) after a 12-year hiatus with a new 20-episode run of unrepentant idiocy, featuring the voices of some of the funniest people in Hollywood. And more puppet sex than you could ever hope to watch. For the…