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Americans Season 5

The Americans

Season 5 of The Americans begins tonight. Check out our review of the new season below. The Americans feels timelier than ever, a great surprise considering that the show is set more than thirty years ago. The FX drama, which airs its fifth season premiere tonight, focuses on a...

The Good Fight Review

The Good Fight

The Good Wife was a great show. Check out our The Good Fight review below to see if the spin-off measures up. When The Good Wife went off the air in 2016, network television lost one of its best dramas. The show, which started off as the story of a scorned political spouse who...

Story of God Season One DVD

The Story of God

The National Geographic series The Story of God has a tremendously broad title. There are so many different deities in the world and so many different religions that it’s hard to fathom the enormity of such a subject. When the show premiered in April of 2016, its opening...

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Review

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Lorelai and Rory are finally back. Check out our Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life review to see if the new show measures up. Sixteen years ago, Gilmore Girls — a show about a mother-daughter duo for the ages — were introduced. Their drama blossomed for six seasons under...

MacGyver Review Lucas Till as MacGyver


Lucas Tills stars as an action hero who chooses his intuition and imagination over guns and weapons to protest our nation in this reboot of the MacGyver television series. CBS’ Friday night staple Hawaii Five-0 is now in its seventh season and it’s still delivering...

Designated Survivor Kiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor

Designated Survivor

Kiefer Sutherland stars as a Cabinet official who is thrust into the spotlight and into the Oval office in the new ABC drama Designated Survivor. Kiefer Sutherland has come a long way from Jack Bauer. On the long-running Fox drama 24, Sutherland played the tough-minded, driven...

This is Us Review Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore in This is Us

This is Us

This is Us is the rare family drama that we don’t often see on television anymore. Like Parenthood or Everwood, the show deals with some adult topics but keeps its focus on the struggles of different families. The concept is simple and straightforward: the show begins by...