Many TV shows employ some level of self-contained storytelling in each episode. Hence the familiar case of the week, patient of the week, monster of the week, and mystery of the week formulas. While this form of storytelling is tried and true, see any Dick Wolf production, that doesn’t mean it can’t be spiced up every now and then.
2015 was one hell of a year for the US Women’s National Soccer Team and 2016 is shaping up to be just as much fun to watch. Between the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, the inaugural SheBelieves Cup, and of course the Summer Olympics there’s plenty of opportunities to watch these talented women compete.
There was a moment in the third season premiere of Friday Night Tykes that really bothered me. No, it wasn’t the scene where a listless kid was carried off the field by his parents. In fact, the moment I’m referring to was much more innocuous. It was the scene where cheerleaders were brought out to perform for the Texas Storm at their pep rally.
If you’re a fan of reality competitions, particularly of the singing and dancing variety, might I suggest Lip Sync Battle. Even if you don’t normally find yourself attracted to those kind of shows, or reality TV in general, I still recommend Lip Sync Battle. Here’s three reasons why you should tune in, or at the very least visit the show’s YouTube channel.
It’s been another busy year of watching TV. Some beloved shows bid adieu, some jumped the shark, others enjoyed a creative resurgence, and many new excellent shows were added to my watchlist. To celebrate, here’s my ‘best of’ list for 2015. As always, this list is both subjective and ultimately meaningless. Cheers to the new year!
Like any other reality show, every aspect of MTV’s The Challenge is designed to foster drama. Contestants are dropped in a remote location, they’re not allowed access to technology, they stay in shared rooms with bunk beds, money is on the line, alcohol is aplenty, and alliances and rivalries span seasons.
The Food Network isn’t the only place to get dinner ideas. Here’s some recipes inspired by your favorite fictional shows to help you make the most of Thanksgiving Day. From appetizers and the turkey to drinks and dessert, you’ll be all set to get your grub on.