Review: ‘grown-ish’ Premieres Season 2 with More Authentic College Life Experiences

By: Alisha Netis grown-ish, a spin-off from the hit TV show Black-ish is finally back for its second season. And, as star Zoey Johnson played by Yara Shahidi puts it, “it’s all about second chances.” A New Year, A New Zoey? Zoey is now a sophomore and is determined to make her second year of college way...

Review: ‘I Feel Bad’ is Both a Foot Forward and Steps Back

“Would you do me?” Emet Kamala-Sweetzer (Sarayu Blue) asks her much-younger, all-male team of video game developers after her dad groped her butt mistakenly thinking Emet was her mom. From there, the pilot's discussion quickly devolves into an ageist muddle as Emet tries to boost her 40-something self-esteem through the 20-somethings who work for...

Review: Hulu Horror ‘Into the Dark: New Year, New You’

 By: Tejah Wilson New Year, New You is the newest episode of the Hulu horror anthology series Into the Dark. Produced by Blumhouse Television, Into the Dark features a new “super-sized episode” every month. Each episode of the series centers on a holiday found in the month the episode is released on. This month’s episode is...

The ‘Outlander’ Reunion Tease and History Lesson No One Needed

We finally get the reunion between Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger (Richard Rankin) that we have been waiting for. Meanwhile, Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) push even deeper into the resistance. In doing so, they become even closer to the man who can have them all beheaded! This was actually a thrilling...

‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ Season 20

  From it’s 20th season two-part opener, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit immediately set the stage for a real-life social-commentary-heavy season. SVU has managed to cover many current news issues over the first 10 episodes. This season tackled the intersection of gender-based violence and toxic masculinity, as these devolve into a horrific mass school shooting....

BGN TV Review: ‘Eli Roth’s History of Horror’

Horror has always been treated like one of Hollywood’s illegitimate children. That was before so-called prestige horror like Silence of the Lambs, The Sixth Sense, Hereditary, and The Quiet Place have seen mainstream success both in box office numbers as well as audience engagement — and award nods. It seems like the genre is...

BGN TV Review: ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’

  Satan’s current pop culture moment continues in the eighth season of Ryan Murphy’s anthology series American Horror Story: Apocalypse. Set in a vague present or near future, nuclear war has broken out and devastated the planet. Except for a series of secret bunkers owned by a group called The Cooperative, where the rich and...

BGN TV Review: ‘Kidding’

Welcome to Pickle Barrel Falls, home of Mr. Pickles and the “Puppet Time” family of edutainment. It is here in this idyllic, technicolor dreamscape where we learn about real-life things like trauma, grief, post-traumatic psychosis, nihilism, and a host of other family situations nobody has any idea how to deal with. Not even beloved...

BGN TV Recap: ‘Riverdale’ Breakfast Club Backstory

By Ashley Turner @AsheDT Last week, Bughead fans freaked out over a scripted kiss between Jughead and Ethel and sent threats to the actress. The scene is conspicuously missing from last week’s recap. I’m officially counting down the seasons until Barchie (ugh) becomes a thing. This week is finally, the much-vaunted flashback fan service episode! Bad...

BGN TV Review: ‘Deutschland 86’

Written by: Utibe Gautt Ate @utibegauttate “We always believed that we were the better Germany, anti-fascist, anti-capitalist, egalitarian. Well, socialist.” However, “...our reality has traveled so far from our ideals, I no longer recognize my country,” said Tina Fischer (Fritzi Haberlandt). She is one of the most captivating characters from this season’s Deutschland 86. The program is...