I was going to post my Anthony Bourdain tribute on my regular “Watch This” post, but it felt wrong. So, anyway.
Alia Shawkat wishes she had done more in that Arrested Development interview, but I am here to tell her she did just fine and shouldn’t second guess herself.
Please note: this ad first aired on Fox & Friends, and it is fantastic:
Pose very nearly included a Donald Trump played by James Van Der Beek but then the election happened.
Greg Berlanti signed a deal with Warner Brothers that is Ryan Murphy-sized.
Full Frontal saw a number of advertisers hit the pause button this week in response to the cuntraversy, but there were no full-scale withdrawals by any of them.
ABC is really sorry about that Quantico episode in which Indian terrorists plan an attack in Manhattan with the intention to pin it on Pakistan.
Stranger Things is getting the novelization treatment.
Killing Eve shows that a “strong female protagonist” doesn’t have to equal masculine.
Buffy v. Buffy. (I’m Team Buffy.)
Saved by the Bell is now a restaurant.
Y’all need to leave Kim Kardashian alone. She did a good thing by advocating for Alice Marie Johnson’s pardon.
Nathan Fielder warns that the Emmys are very vulnerable to election hacking and gives a very detailed step-by-step instructions on how one might go about doing that, and suggests that if another show other than Nathan For You wins Outstanding Variety Sketch Series the FBI should do a thorough investigation.
Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer announced that his cancer has returned and he only has “a few weeks” to live. Our sincere condolences.
Mark Your Calendar
- Kidding will debut on Showtime on September 9 and it looks like a heartbreaker.
- Shameless also returns on Showtime on September 9.
- Queer Eye returns on June 15 on Netflix, yay!:
- Living Biblically and Me, Myself and I will be burned off on CBS beginning on July 7.
- Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will return on Netflix on July 6. Comedians will include: Jerry Lewis, Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, and Dave Chappelle.
- Inside North Korea will air on June 10 on NatGeo, two days before Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-Un.
- Burgers, Brew & ‘Cue will return on July 3 on the Cooking Channel.
- Marlon returns on NBC on June 14.
Alan O’Neill, Actor best known for Sons of Anarchy
David Lavin, Executive at CBS Studios
Alan Silverbach, Pioneer in international TV distribution
Peter Stringfellow, Nightclub owner and producer
Sense8: A final goodbye. Netflix
The Staircase: Your new true crime obsession. Netflix
Alex Strangelove: A teenager questions his sexuality after meeting a charming gay kid in this original film. Netflix
Just Another Immigrant: Romesh Ranganathan moves to America with his family in this new comedic docuseries. 8 p.m., Showtime
American Made: This is that weird movie starring Tom Cruise where he’s recruited by the CIA to run drugs or something? Anyway. 7 p.m., HBO
Big Hero 6: Series premiere. 8 a.m., Disney
The Crossing: ABC burns off the final two episodes. Series finale. 7 p.m., ABC
Claws: The women struggle to remain hopeful under their new Russian regime. Season premiere. 8 p.m., TNT
The Tony Awards: Broadway stuff. 7 p.m., CBS
Fear the Walking Dead: Morgan tries to do the right thing in the mid-season finale. 8 p.m., AMC
Late Night: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: (Friday): Penelope Cruz, David Koechner, Interpol Jimmy Kimmel Live (Friday): Billy Bob Thornton, Hannibal Buress, Aloe Blacc
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