Here’s what you need to know for this weekend:
- The only essential show for you to watch this weekend is the interactive Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It’s a bit different to Black Mirror: Bandersnatch in that the interactivity is more about joke delivery than plot divergence. To watch it all will take about 4-5 hours. Wenlei Ma has put in the work and has a really solid article explaining it all over at news.com.au.
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She-Ra and The Princess of Power (s5)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend - Netflix
Stars: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe
Kimmy sets off on her biggest adventure yet. Three states. Explosions. A dancing hamburger. And you, the viewer, get to decide how the story goes.
Trial By Media - Netflix
In our modern media landscape where real courtroom dramas have increasingly been transformed into a form of entertainment, this series reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history.
Solar Opposites - Hulu
Creators: Mike McMahan, Justin Roiland
Stars: Justin Roiland, Sean Giambrone, Mary Mack, Thomas Middleditch
A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet.
I Know This Much Is True - HBO
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Leo, John Procaccino
Middle-aged Dominick Birdsey recounts his troubled relationship with Thomas, his paranoid schizophrenic twin brother, and his efforts to get him released from an asylum.
White Lines - Netflix
Stars: Guillermo Lasheras, Pedro Casablanc, Javier Garrido García
A woman tries to solve the mysterious death of her brother, a famous DJ who disappeared from Ibiza many years ago.
PODCAST: Episode 061
I've been advised to tell you by the Always Be Watching legal team that this podcast episode passes the legal definition of "too much show".
This week Dan hits the streets of Paris and plays his jazz flute along with new Netflix drama The Eddy. Chris drops $10k on a verse that lets us know what new rap-industry comedy Dave is all about. Dan and Chris both tsk their fingers at Jerry Seinfeld's disappointing standup special 23 Hours To Kill. And they both gush over the new Ghost In The Shell: SAC_2045 anime series. And let me tell you: they did not expect that to be the case.
Oh, and there's a round of TV trivia at the end of the episode.
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