Comedy fans were understandably excited when “Moonbase 8,” Showtime’s latest comedy starring comedy giants Fred Armisen (“Portlandia”), Tim Heidecker (“Mister America”) and John C. Reilly (“Wreck-It Ralph”) was released last week.
In the very first scene of “Oh Cook,” Amazon Prime's newest cooking show, host James May greets and introduces us to the beautiful kitchen behind him. Rows of spices of all colors adorn the cabinets, and pots and pans hang on the wall, organized in ascending order by size.
Have you ever wanted to sympathize with the ambitious men and women who trade stocks like Pokémon cards and know the world’s economy like the back of their hands? Me neither. But “Industry” on HBO is going to try anyway.
Over the years, with the increasing number of streaming platforms, there’s been a surge in TV series created for general audiences. Growing up, I was only able to watch whatever cable TV offered to me. Most of the shows consisted of highly fabricated and unrealistic storylines.
PBS’s “Roadkill” is a topical political drama that investigates power dynamics, corruption and scandal. If you’re thinking this sounds like the concept of most political dramas, you’d be right. But stick with me here.