Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Show(s) and Tell

Since I asked for recommendations and listed which shows didn't appeal to me, thought I'd share a semicomprehensive list of current (and recent) shows I do like:

Derry Girls (Netflix)
Catastrophe (Amazon)
House Hunters (HGTV)
At Home With Amy Sedaris (truTV)
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack (truTV)
Forever (Amazon)
Easy (Netflix)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Tracey Ullman’s Show (HBO)
The Carbonaro Effect (truTV)
My Cat From Hell (Animal Planet)
Catfish (MTV)
Wild Wild Country (Netflix)
13 Reasons Why (Netflix; first season only)
Making a Murderer (Netflix; first season only)

Worth noting that "Fleabag," perhaps my favorite of the aforementioned shows, premiered in the U.K. in July 2016 and was shown in the U.S. in early 2017 -- and the second "series" is only beginning to air across the pond now! While we wait, however, the live version of the show has arrived in New York City at the Soho Playhouse. Tickets available now HERE.

True crime:
Snapped Killer Couples (Lifetime)
Snapped (Lifetime)
On the Case With Paula Zahn (ID)
48 Hours (CBS)
Dateline (NBC)
People Magazine Investigates (ID)
Something’s Killing Me (ID)
Children of the Snow (ID)

The Rachel Maddow Show
All In With Chris Hayes

Watch religiously even thought I sometimes ask myself why:
Better Things (FX)
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
Big Little Lies (HBO)
Broad City (Comedy Central) 

Recent but no longer in production:
Red Oaks (Amazon) 
American Woman (CW)
Crashing (HBO) 
Come Fly With Me (HBO via BBC One)
Bloodline (Netflix) 
Please Like Me (Hulu) 
One Mississippi (Amazon) 
Here and Now (HBO)


Louis CK? said...

Better Things is the best show on TV right now...

Bill Carter said...

A surprising omission from your favourites list makes me wonder: You do know that there's a channel that runs nothing but cat videos, don't you? It could have been created just for you.

From the blurb:

"All cats, all the time. 24/7/365. We've got kittens too. Meow-mazing.Big cats, small cats, all cats, all the time on Pluto TV’s Cats 24/7. The cuteness never ends with all day footage of cats just being cats. Featuring informational, heartwarming and funny shows from AVF, BREAK, Jukin and many more. From deep in the jungle to people’s living rooms, cat lovers will swoon over the priceless moments taking place on Cats 24/7. Lions, Tigers, and Kittens, Oh-My... See what’s happening now."

It's on Pluto, the free online service.


I have mixed felines (sorry) about alerting you to this channel, because I may result in a serious drop in the number if your posts if you spend too much time on it.