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In the wake of rumors that Netflix may discontinue streaming all BBC series on January 31 if contract negotiations fall through, it's somewhat comforting to know that there will still be some quality British programming left for Anglophiles to devour. The Channel 4 production Black Mirror has largely flown under the radar, but it's fascinating, sometimes brilliant, and certainly worth a look if you're in the mood for some twisted social satire. Read on to find out why.
Piggybacked on the season three premiere of Girls, Looking's debut was slated to be for thirtysomething San Franciscan gays what Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath is for fledgling female millennials: a mirror. With its promising slogan, "Find something real," the series by-and-large succeeded in portraying the contemporary queer experience. Now the boys are back for a second go-round on Sunday, Jan. 11, giving you just enough time to plow through season one and fall for Jonathan Groff?s Patrick Murray all over again.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we take a trip back in time to the waning days of the British aristocracy. Here's what you'll need to know before you spend some time at Downton Abbey.
Once a cult hit web series and now a critically acclaimed TV series, Comedy Central's Broad City is the perfect "sick day" binge. We won't tell you what you should be doing while watching Abbi and Ilana's totally raunchy, completely hilarious misadventures in New York City, but we will tell you how to find it and why it's worth watching them clean toilets and score dime bags.
A miracle of longevity, Tina Fey's 30 Rock managed to stay on the air for seven years in spite of low ratings. The secret? Critical acclaim and die-hard fans. If you were one of those people who missed NBC's 30 Rock in its first go-around, isn't it time you finally checked out one of TV's most beloved comedies? Here's where to start.
Remakes can be a tricky business. Often times, the original material casts a long shadow, and a lot of remakes never get a chance to establish their own identity. But every once in a while, you get that rarest of gems: a remake that almost completely eclipses its original inspiration. The "re-imagined" Battlestar Galactica was one of those rare gems.
The History Channel's first expedition into scripted television is Vikings, and the result is an exceedingly compelling series well worth your bingeing attention. So grab your shield and find out if plundering Vikings is your destiny!
Often considered one of the best "cancelled-too-soon" shows, this teen comedy-drama launched the careers of not only its creators Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), but also its young cast, including Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Linda Cardellini. Here's why you should check it out.
There is nothing like finding a sci-fi show acclaimed enough to receive Certified Fresh status. Helix's freshman season, which premiered earlier this year, is one of those shows. Here's what you need to know before you binge. But don't get sick binging, because the Center for Disease Control is going to be too busy in the Arctic dealing with this other deadly thing you'll soon know about!
With all six season available as a complete Blu-ray collection this week, you might finally have the incentive you need to binge The Sopranos. Here's everything you need to know about how and why you should go into business with Tony Soprano.
There is a long, sad history of quality shows that struggled to survive the rigors of broadcast TV (Sports Night, Freaks & Geeks, Arrested Development). But one of the most frustrating examples has to be Joss Whedon's Firefly, a space western that most fans (known as Browncoats) would agree was cancelled far before its time.
With a storm of A-list talent, complex storytelling, gallows humor, jarring violence, and blizzard-worthy amounts of snow, Fargo is a perfect little binge for a cold day. Isn't it time you watched season one of Fargo? You betcha!
When Netflix announced that they would stream all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls, fans of the show nearly broke the internet with excitement. But the news also means that the uninitiated will get to catch up on the phenomenon and find out what phrases like "oy with the poodles already!" really mean.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows worth your time. And by that, we mean a lot of your time. In the spirit of focusing on shows to obliterate those nights and weekends otherwise spent on more "productive" pursuits ("productive," as in "less interesting"), we bring you Showtime's Homeland, returning for season four this Sunday.
The fourth season of The Walking Dead is hitting Netflix this weekend, so now you've got a great opportunity to get caught up on AMC's hit horror series in time for the premiere of season five next month. Here's what you need to know to get started!
Season 18 of South Park premieres tonight on Comedy Central and it's as good a time as any to jump in. But if you've never watched Trey Parker and Matt Stone's highly topical, delightfully absurd, and laughably crude adult cartoon, here's your guide to bingeing 17 seasons of Eric, Stan, Kyle, and Kenny.