CityBeat - Television http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-235-1-television.html <![CDATA[Netflix Dining Docs Raise the Bar - ]]> Cooking shows are a dime a dozen today, with several networks and daytime TV series devoted to foodie entertainment. But a true culinary documentary is rare. Enter Netflix, which offers two original programs that examine food in a beautiful, critical way.]]> <![CDATA[Watch the Thrones - ]]> So you want to talk about Game of Thrones (Season 6 Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO)? Would you like spoilers with that?]]> <![CDATA[Mole Woman No More - ]]> Beyond its ridiculous backstory, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season Premiere, Friday, Netflix) is fun because it explores various elements of contemporary culture through the lens of a childlike adult who missed out on years of life experiences and stupid slang terms.]]> <![CDATA['Togetherness' Captured the Gritty Truth of Adulting - ]]> HBO recently announced that it had canceled the Duplass Brothers comedy Togetherness (Series Finale, 10:30 p.m., HBO), currently in its second season.]]> <![CDATA[Cult Following - ]]> Some actors capture a character so well that it’s hard to imagine them portraying anyone else. And for the truly talented, it’s less of a pigeonhole than a challenge to raise the bar and keep landing solid projects.]]> <![CDATA[Welcome to VICELAND - ]]> The channel, available on Time Warner, Dish, DirecTV and most providers, hasn’t been active for a month yet but already boasts an impressive lineup of original content — all on-brand with VICE’s punk approach to news, entertainment and culture.]]> <![CDATA[Spring TV Preview - ]]> Spring is coming. Fall in love with new and returning shows this season, from Game of Thrones and The Path to Preacher and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
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<![CDATA[Yas, Queens - ]]> As drag culture continues to enter the mainstream — thanks in part to RuPaul’s Drag Race (9 p.m. Mondays, Logo) — its influence can be seen all around.]]> <![CDATA[It All Falls Down - ]]> In the treacherous, calculated world of House of Cards, Frank and Claire Underwood could always depend on one another. But both Frank and Claire begin to unravel from mounting stress and pressure in Season 4.]]> <![CDATA[Oscar Talk - ]]> Film awards season comes to a close this week with The Oscars (8:30 p.m. Sunday, ABC). Chris Rock returns to host the 88th Academy Awards celebration — he first took the gig in 2005. ]]> <![CDATA[The ‘Girls’ Grow Up — Sort Of - ]]> The fifth season of Girls finds the young women in completely foreign territory — sometimes literally — giving them each an opportunity to truly mature.
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<![CDATA[‘Vinyl’ Is an Ode to ’70s Rock Heyday - ]]> When Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger team up to transport viewers to the 1970s New York music scene in Vinyl (Series Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO), you know it’s gotta be good.]]> <![CDATA[Duplass-Approved Animated Series Takes Flight - ]]> What started as a silly office pastime evolved into a festival-circuit comedy project that makes its television debut this week.]]> <![CDATA[O.J. Simpson Trial Captivates Viewers 20 Years Later - ]]> Created and written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson recounts the murders of Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman and the game-changing trial that followed.]]> <![CDATA[Zach Galifianakis Keeps Things Weird - ]]> The Between Two Ferns host created new comedy Baskets (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, FX) with Louis C.K. (Louie) and Jonathan Krisel (Tim & EricPortlandia) — basically a trifecta of absurd comedy gold. ]]> <![CDATA[Jillian Bell: From ‘Workaholics’ to House Arrest - ]]> Workaholics' Jillian Bell and writing partner Charlotte Newhouse co-created and -starred in a web series for Comedy Central in 2014, and this week it graduates to television. ]]> <![CDATA[The Rise of Anthologies - ]]> The anthology series format — in which a show presents a different story and characters in each season (or even episode) — is all the rage on TV right now, as seen in American Horror Story, Black Mirror, Fargo, True Detective and now, American Crime.]]> <![CDATA[Ringing in 2016 and Recovering Accordingly - ]]> Counting down the year from your couch? Here’s your guide to the growing number of televised New Year’s Eve celebrations.]]> <![CDATA[For Your Holiday Viewing Pleasure - ]]> Most series wrap up or go on hiatus over the next couple weeks, making plenty of room for seasonal specials.


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<![CDATA[Winter TV Preview - ]]> Look out for these new/returning seasons, series premieres and specials as the days get shorter and the temperature drops lower.]]>