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TBS celebrates Chad’s second season premiere by canceling show

Nasim Pedrad as Chad on Chad being a Chad Photo: Scott Patrick Green (Warner Media) Cancel culture has finally come for chad, one of TBS’s last scripted television shows. The network, which announced in April that it would dismantle the costly process of writing television before producing it, canceled Nasim Pedrad’s awkward teen comedy just …

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A Review Of Dan Chen’s Documentary Accepted

In Acceptedhigh school seniors in rural Louisiana attend TM Landry, an unconventional K-12 school that became famous for sending its graduates to elite universities like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford.Photo: Greenwich Entertainment The TM Landry College Preparatory School of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, first garnered attention in 2016 with a series of viral videos showing students huddling …

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What to watch on TV, June 24-26: Loot, Westworld season 4

Maya Rudolph loot; Jeffrey Wright in Westworld season fourPhoto: AppleTV+; John Johnson/HBO Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.] 1. Give it up for billionaire …

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Apple TV Plus workplace comedy lacks dick

Maya Rudolph and Joel Kim Booster in lootPhoto: AppleTV+ Apple TV+’s loot is designed to poke fun at, and eventually ruminate over, its protagonist’s ridiculously extravagant lifestyle. After all, Molly Novak’s (Maya Rudolph) splashy entry includes John (Adam Scott), her rich douchebag tech husband, gifting her a massive yacht. It has several floors and four …

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An interview with Marcel The Shell’s Dean Fleischer-Camp

Dean Fleischer-Camp in Marcel The Shell With Shoes OnImage: Courtesy of A24 From early YouTube sensation to critically acclaimed feature, Marcel The Shell With Shoes On has gone the distance. The eponymous anthropomorphic shell, in fact, covers greater distances than ever in the achingly charming A24 film, which arrives in theaters June 24. It’s a …

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Apple TV Plus workplace comedy lacks dick

Maya Rudolph and Joel Kim Booster in lootPhoto: AppleTV+ Apple TV+’s loot is designed to poke fun at, and eventually ruminate over, its protagonist’s ridiculously extravagant lifestyle. After all, Molly Novak’s (Maya Rudolph) splashy entry includes John (Adam Scott), her rich douchebag tech husband, gifting her a massive yacht. It has several floors and four …

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A Review Of Marcel The Shell With Shoes On

Jenny Slate provides the voice for Marcel in Marcel The Shell With Shoes On.Photo: A24 Even though Marcel The Shell With Shoes On is not the eponymous hero’s first rodeo, it’s assuredly his greatest adventure to date, with an even bigger narrative scale and emotional scope than before. The gregarious, one-inch tall, one-eyed seashell sporting …

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Abbott Elementary leads 2022 TCA nominations

Quinta Brunson Abbot Elementary; Adam Scott Severance; Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saulscreenshot: ABC; AppleTV+; CMA Abbott Elementary continues its hot streak by leading the 2022 Television Critics Association Awards nominations with five nods, for Outstanding New Program, Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, Program of the Year, and nods for stars Janelle James and Quinta Brunson. …

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