Category Archives: This Week on TV

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This Week on TV, Dec. 9, 2017

Spoiler Alert! So. Wow. This was a pretty darn strong week. The Gifted left us clinging to the side of a cliff, as it kicked our fingers off. Gotham had its mid-season finale. We’ll see where things go next year. … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Dec. 2, 2017

Spoiler Alert! The Gifted skipped this week, but Gotham made a return after skipping for Thanksgiving, and, at last, Agents of Shield premiered its fifth season with one doozy of a two-hour introduction. So, all in all, it was a … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Nov. 25, 2017

Spoiler Alert! Technically, this was a sparse week for my lineup. With Inhumans finished, Agents of Shield still to premiere next week, and Gotham skipping Thanksgiving week, not to mention Doctor Who still being in lineup limbo and waiting until … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Nov. 11, 2017

Spoiler Alert! This was a pretty interesting week. The Gifted seems to be pretty good at raising stakes and developing the characters through the plot which they, themselves, drive. Gotham had more than a few surprises. I had no idea … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Nov. 4, 2017

Spoiler Alert! Not a bad week. Two out of three ain’t bad, unless you’re the third. 😉 The Gifted delivered another strong episode, one that developed relationships, showed the reunited Struckers becoming part of their new community, and touched in … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Oct. 28, 2017

Spoiler Alert! This was a pretty good week! The Gifted brought all the major characters together in one place, with explosive, exciting results. Gotham introduced a new villain, dangerous and unnerving, in the midst of the entangling intrigue of the … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Oct. 21, 2017

Spoiler Alert! This was a pretty good week! The Gifted continues to weave a complicated, intricate, intelligent web of gripping threads all centered around the characters, the choices they make, and who they choose to become. Gotham delivered one heck … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Oct. 14, 2017

Spoiler Alert! And the TV season is officially back and in full swing! Most of the shows I follow have already premiered, and this week added most of the rest, including all the Arrowverse shows. In regards to that last, … Continue reading

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A “Gifted” Introduction

I watched the first episode, and my immediate reaction was, “Oh, I’m definitely adding this one to my weekly lineup!.” 🙂 Following in the wake of Legion earlier this year, The Gifted is Fox’s latest contribution to the X-Men franchise, … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Oct. 7, 2017

Spoiler Alert! Right, so, the biggest bit of housekeeping first: it used to be that I could post my weekly commentary any time on Saturday and still have covered my entire lineup. But, circumstances are slightly less favorable for that … Continue reading

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