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‘Love Is Blind’ producers accused of depriving cast of ‘food, water and sleep’

“Love Is Blind” Season 2 star Jeremy Hartwell filed a lawsuit against Netflix and the series’ producers, alleging that the cast was mistreated while filming the show. “They intentionally underpaid the cast members, deprived them of food, water and sleep, folded them with booze and cut off their access to personal contacts and most of …

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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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Dave Chappelle special quietly released on Netflix, defends trans jokes

Dave Chappelle’s “What’s in a Name” comedy stand-up special was quietly released on Netflix Friday amid the comedian’s recent controversies. The 48-year-old’s 40-minute speech was taken from an address he gave at his alma materthe Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, last November. His lecture at the time was not favored among …

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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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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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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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The Summer I Turned Pretty is pretty damn delightful

Christopher Briney (Conrad) and Lola Tung (Belly) in The Summer I Turned Pretty Photo: Dana Hawley/Prime Video There is a lot of pressure on a sophomore project to live up to the hype of its predecessor. (Look no further than just about every headline declaring that Conversations With Friends dropped the Normal People torch.) The …

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Elon Musk May Be Right About a Controversial Subject

The pandemic forced the vast majority of office workers — really anyone not working in the service industry, construction, manufacturing, and a handful of other professions — into working from home. For many workers who may have been the only good part of the covid quarantine and shutdown. While their lives were limited to their …

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