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The only question about Wednesday getting a second season was what was taking Netflix so long to announce it. After debuting in November to huge viewership — according to Netflix, the show has crossed the billion-hours viewed mark and ranks as the #2 most watched U.S. show on the platform ever, after Season 4 of Stranger Things — the Addams Family reimagining was a virtual lock to return. That announcement is now official, coming via a video where star Jenna Ortega, in character as the dark and dour title character, thanks the viewers for the exquisite torture of all this attention.
MGM+ is poised for a big winter and spring, complete with a rebrand and a host of major premieres. During a presentation at the Television Critics Association 2023 Winter Press Tour, the premium channel and streaming service previously known as Epix announced it will debut British thriller A Spy Among Friends, starring Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce, true-crime docuseries Murf the Surf, and From Season 2 in the coming months.
Looking for your next binge-watch, or just need to fill an hour? Welcome to Your Weekly Watch List, our curated collection of the best shows on television. Here’s what to watch from Monday, January 9 through Sunday, January 15. The new year continues to bring us a bounty of...
Looking for your next binge-watch, or just need to fill an hour? Welcome to Your Weekly Watch List, our curated collection of the best shows on television. Here’s what to watch from Monday, January 2 through Sunday, January 8. 2023 has just begun, but television is already charging full...
It’s a new calendar year and that means plenty of new content for us to stream, binge, and catch up on over the next 12 months. There are plenty of shows to choose from in this mad, content-filled world, but what’s actually worth your time?. Fear not, Primetimer's...
Many know the story of Anne Frank, but few know the story of Miep Gies, the woman who helped hide the Franks and later found Anne's diary, preserving it so that it could be shared with the world. This spring, Disney+ and National Geographic will finally offer a window into Gies' heroism in A Small Light, an eight-episode limited series starring Bel Powley (The Morning Show) as Gies and Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) as Otto Frank, Anne's father.
While 2022 was a banner year for prestige TV, genre releases may reign supreme in 2023. Sparking off the year is HBO's highly-anticipated video game adaptation of The Last of Us, which follows two survivors — played by Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey — of a zombie apocalypse. There are also new seasons of fan-favorite shows to look forward to, as well as the final chapter of M. Night Shyamalan's eerie horror series Servant on Apple TV+.
Fresh off helping Dave Bautista solve Fibonacci riddles in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story, Jackie Hoffman, New York theater actress extraordinaire, is now lecturing the young women of Rydell High on proper behavior in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies. Paramount+ debuted the teaser trailer today at the show's panel at the Television Critics Association 2023 winter press tour. Hoffman's Principal McGee isn't the lead of the new series — that would be the titular Pink Ladies, Jane (Marisa Davila), Olivia (Cheyenne Isabel Wells), Cynthia (Ari Notartomaso), and Nancy (Tricia Fukuhara) — but her warning that "a girl's reputation is all that she has" certainly puts her at odds with the burgeoning bad girls of Rydell.
There are a lot of jerks in All Creatures Great and Small. There are some world-class manipulators, too, and more than a few fussbudgets. These rabble rousers pop up at least once an episode, hurling their insults and raising their voices, and they force the nicer characters to respond. So even though it deserves its reputation for incredible kindness, it’s not entirely accurate to characterize the series as some kind of weighted blanket, wrapping us in the warmth of pastoral beauty and small-town geniality. In fact, the meanness keeps the show chugging along.
Light spoilers ahead for The Traitors on Peacock. It’s been nearly three years since Kate Chastain, Below Deck’s longtime chief stewardess, signed off the Bravo franchise, but she finally returns to television in a regular capacity in The Traitors — and how sweet a homecoming it is. As fans have come to expect from the reality star, Kate is fully uncensored in Peacock’s competition series, turning her nose up at the show’s challenges and delivering savage one-liners about the other contestants’s perceived weaknesses. But even if she quickly becomes the season’s villain, a role she embraces, it’s a gift to have Kate and her self-obsessed, give-no-f*cks energy back on our screens.
In its first two seasons, Dave rarely left the confines of Los Angeles, but that all changes this year. The third season of Dave Burd's semi-autobiographical comedy will see Dave, known by his rap name Lil Dicky, embark upon a nationwide tour, FX revealed during its (always entertaining) presentation at the Television Critics Association 2023 Winter Press Tour on Thursday.
It's nearly 10 minutes into the first episode of Poker Face, the clever and crackling new mystery series, before we see the show's star, Natasha Lyonne. By the time we meet her character, Charlie Cale, we've seen the bad guy, a murder has already been committed, and we know who did it. Every episode in this Peacock series is structured this way; the real suspense lies in Charlie's arrival. How will she find herself mixed up in this particular case? What's her angle going to be to nail the criminals? Charlie isn't a cop or a private eye; she's a woman on the run from a mobster, who has a habit of forging connections with doomed people and an uncanny ability to tell when someone is lying. That's the entire premise of Poker Face, and it works incredibly well on its own Columbo-esque charms.
The Television Critics Association 2023 Winter Press Tour kicked off Monday with panels for six of Paramount+’s upcoming releases, including Kiefer Sutherland espionage drama Rabbit Hole and the series adaptation of Fatal Attraction. After nine seasons as 24’s Jack Bauer, Sutherland returns to the world of action television in...
Fans of forgotten pop music should have a blast watching Kaleidoscope, Netflix’s latest entry in the “stylish crime” genre. Like every other show of its ilk, this one contrasts violence with a charming soundtrack, creating an ironic detachment that assures us the mayhem is all just pretend. And while it does indulge in the cliche of scoring a slow-mo sequence with “Sympathy for the Devil,” it mostly picks deeper cuts. During a savage home break-in, we hear “Let’s Think About Living,” Bob Luman’s jokey plea for singers of the early ’60s to stop singing about death. When a group of robbers goes to work during a hurricane, we naturally hear a tune about rain, but instead of, say, “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head,” it’s Irma Thomas’ R&B gem “It’s Raining.”
It didn't take long for HBO to give fans of The Last of Us what they want — the apocalyptic drama is officially getting a second season. This comes as no surprise after HBO announced that The Last of Us is the network's second-largest debut after House of the Dragon, with the first episode drawing more than 22 million views in the U.S. alone. Still, the renewal comes early in the season, just before the third episode airs Sunday, January 29.
Grab that AFC Richmond jersey and tap the "Believe" sign because new details about Ted Lasso Season 3 have finally emerged. During a presentation at the Television Critics Association 2023 Winter Press Tour, Apple announced that Ted Lasso is set to return for its third season this spring on Apple TV+.
Tattoos are always metaphors. When something is permanently inscribed on the body, it tells a story, and it invites anyone who looks to interpret that story for themselves. That’s why ink can be so powerful: It suggests who we are beneath our skin. No wonder horror TV shows have...
If you’ve played The Last Of Us, then in some ways, you know what to expect from HBO’s high-budget adaptation. It is the future, and the world is ruined. Dormant cities lie overgrown with weeds, and rodents dart through the charred husks of automobiles. People live in militarized enclaves, in far-off communes, or else as scavengers.They were driven there because In 2003 — in this timeline — a mutant fungus spread to humans, overpowering their brains and transforming them into bloodthirsty monsters. Vegetal profusions burst from their heads. One bite from one of these bad boys and you’re headed to Team Mushroom. In the midst of this desolation, a gruff warrior named Joel is entrusted with the care of a whip-smart teenage girl who is, somehow, immune to the fungus.
Why Night Court? Out of all the long-running sitcoms that NBC could have rebooted in 2023 — like Cheers, say, or Family Ties – why is the network revisiting a show that has been half-forgotten by the generation that grew up with it and has likely gone unseen by the young people of today? Yes, the original ran for nine seasons from 1984 to 1992, paired with Cheers in its first year and Seinfeld in its last, but it hasn’t stuck around in pop culture the way its old time-slot partners have. Is this revamp just a name recognition thing? Is it a ploy to give the old-timers who watched the series in its first run — and who still watch network TV today — something that feels familiar?