Yellowstone on Paramount Network

‘Yellowstone’ Could Be the Biggest Thing on TV

It might be a bit soon to say, but Yellowstone could succeed Game of Thrones as the most ambitious, multilayered narrative on television. Debuting last night on Paramount Network, the epic Western tells a story of warring landowners and the competing powers within and related to each group. The premise is not so simplistic as…

Killing Eve S1 on BBCA

Now is the Time to Start Watching ‘Killing Eve’ on BBCA

You might not have noticed yet, but television changed forever back on April 8. That’s the day Killing Eve premiered on BBCA, and the series has spent every Sunday night since then smashing stereotypes and reminding viewers how simply good it feels to see something fresh — something so simple and obvious that it’s outrageous…

The Sinner on USA episode 1

‘The Sinner’ = the Last Great Show of the Summer

In case you haven’t heard yet, Jessica Biel recently returned to her cable roots with a hit limited series on USA. An eight-part event, The Sinner tells the story of a deeply troubled young mother who, after a seemingly idyllic summer day at the lake, attacks and kills a man in broad daylight. The ensuing…

Predictions for the First Three Episodes of ‘Game of Thrones’

Game of Thrones returns Sunday night, and the only people who know for sure what will happen in season seven are on HBO’s payroll (and silence can be bought). Recently, however, the network released the titles and descriptions of the first three episodes, and based on that information it might just be possible to wildly…

Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler on 'Better Call Saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.9, “Fall”

“I sold my soul for B, I, N, G, and O! It’s a new game!” If there was any doubt after last week that Jimmy McGill is finally, truly breaking bad, treating a little old lady like a pawn — lying to her, lying to all her friends, isolating her so she’ll go for the…

HBO's The Young Pope

HBO’s ‘The Young Pope’ Is the Series Audiences Deserve

Imagine if against all odds a secretive and deeply conservative narcissist from New York were somehow voted into the world’s highest seat of power. No, not the Oval Office—that would be ludicrous—but rather the Throne of Saint Peter. In HBO’s latest series, Italian-import The Young Pope, art imitates life with curious accuracy, and the timing…

Good Behavior

Michelle Dockery Buries Lady Mary With TNT’s ‘Good Behavior’

There’s no mistaking Michelle Dockery’s new character on TNT’s Good Behavior for Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary. In her first scene, a lowly diner manager orders Letty (Dockery), an even lowlier waitress who is out on parole and struggling with her sobriety, to clean the restaurant’s toilets. Downton Abbey fans be warned: only Maggie Smith performing…

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