Reality Roundup: Oh Give Me a ‘Sweet Home’

If you missed the first part of the Sweet Home Oklahoma season: (1) I hope you have managed to find some other way of filling the empty, wind-swept void left by a lack of weekly reality comedy, and (2) even if you haven’t, there’s hope.  With new episodes returning on July 10th, there’s still time…

Guessing Game Of Thrones: Fear the Walking Dead

From the moment Ned Stark was beheaded in the second-to-last episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, it has been clear that no one is safe in Westeros. There is a certain presumption with most shows that the audience is going to identify with the main character, get invested in his or her…

ICYMI: Syfy Orders ‘Tremors’ Revival With Kevin Bacon; ‘Better Call Saul’ Renewed; ‘World of Dance’ Gets Season 2; & More TV News

A&E set an August 2 premiere date for Rob Lowe’s new unscripted series The Lowe Files. [TV Line] Alec Baldwin confirms he will return to Saturday Night Live as President Trump this fall. [Variety] AMC renews Better Call Saul for a fourth season. [Deadline] Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes and Cole Hauser are joining…

The Catch-Up: New episodes on-demand this week

Claws 1.3, ‘Quicksand’ (TNT)   Twin Peaks 3.8, ‘Part Eight’ (Showtime)   Fear the Walking Dead 3.5, ‘Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame’ (AMC)   Silicon Valley 4.10, ‘Server Error’ (SEASON FINALE — HBO)   Veep 6.10, ‘Groundbreaking’ (SEASON FINALE — HBO)   Preacher 1.1, ‘On the Road’ (SEASON PREMIERE — AMC)   Preacher 1.2,…

Reality Roundup: Let’s Hear it for the Boy (Bands)

Boy bands are back (to the debatable extent that they had ever really left us) – and have cropped up in two very different corners of the television sphere.  ABC’s Boy Band is dead set on jamming a new flock of floppy-haired, shriek-inducing teens into a meticulously predefined mold, with mentions of the “funny one”…

Zach Cregger as Owen in 'Wrecked'

EXCLUSIVE: Zach Cregger of ‘Wrecked’ on Shooting in Fiji, Playing it Straight, and Topping Season 1

When TBS’ Wrecked premiered last summer, it quickly won praise from critics and audiences, who responded to its fresh handling of material as old as the proverbial three-hour tour: the survivors of a plane crash try to survive on a desert island. Richly populated with modern archetypes, Zach Cregger’s Owen, a misanthropic flight attendant thrust…