Marnie and Hannah watch "Full House' on the series finale of HBO's Girls

Girls

I have seen exactly two episodes of the HBO series “Girls”: The series premiere and the series finale.  The show ran for six seasons and became a touchstone of the national conversation.  It launched the career of one Lena Dunham, who in turn

Marnie and Hannah watch "Full House' on the series finale of HBO's Girls

Girls

I have seen exactly two episodes of the HBO series “Girls”: The series premiere and the series finale.  The show ran for six seasons and became a touchstone of the national conversation.  It launched the career of one Lena Dunham, who in turn

Martin Freeman changes a florescent lightbulb in Crackle's StartUp

StartUp

I watched the first season of StartUp on Crackle. Things I liked: Martin Freeman The high stakes and consequences storytelling Photography What I did not like, and in fact what I hated with a passion that I have rarely seen unleashed:

Martin Freeman changes a florescent lightbulb in Crackle's StartUp

StartUp

I watched the first season of StartUp on Crackle. Things I liked: Martin Freeman The high stakes and consequences storytelling Photography What I did not like, and in fact what I hated with a passion that I have rarely seen unleashed:

Judith Light on "Doubt" CBS 2017

Transgender on TV

This Wednesday I watched what I think is a historic night on broadcast television.  I watched two shows back to back on different networks that each feature transgender actors playing transgender characters in ongoing supporting cast roles. First up was “Star” on

Judith Light on "Doubt" CBS 2017

Transgender on TV

This Wednesday I watched what I think is a historic night on broadcast television.  I watched two shows back to back on different networks that each feature transgender actors playing transgender characters in ongoing supporting cast roles. First up was “Star” on

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting

Three women of Good Girls Revolt in the ladies room, centered with the "Women" sign illuminated on the wall

Good Girls Revolt

Powerful things can happen when women work together. Also in this series: guys show their naked butts. But none of that can express the way I’m torn to shreds by the final scene.  It hits home in the large and

Three women of Good Girls Revolt in the ladies room, centered with the "Women" sign illuminated on the wall

Good Girls Revolt

Powerful things can happen when women work together. Also in this series: guys show their naked butts. But none of that can express the way I’m torn to shreds by the final scene.  It hits home in the large and

Martin Freeman as John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in BBC's Sherlock walk together after solving their first case as a team in episode 1

Sherlock

The PBS/BBC’s production of “Sherlock” begins not with himself, but with John Watson.   The best part of the series of course is the relationship between Martin Freeman’s John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes.  They save each other in

Martin Freeman as John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in BBC's Sherlock walk together after solving their first case as a team in episode 1

Sherlock

The PBS/BBC’s production of “Sherlock” begins not with himself, but with John Watson.   The best part of the series of course is the relationship between Martin Freeman’s John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes.  They save each other in

Nova and Charlie in conversation behind a windowpane on Queen Sugar from the Oprah Winfrey Network

Queen Sugar

One of the best series to air on television in 2016 was “Queen Sugar” on OWN.  This was accomplished by the talents of an all female directorial team and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay. The story is

Nova and Charlie in conversation behind a windowpane on Queen Sugar from the Oprah Winfrey Network

Queen Sugar

One of the best series to air on television in 2016 was “Queen Sugar” on OWN.  This was accomplished by the talents of an all female directorial team and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay. The story is