Category Archives: out of the box

Female Humans

HBO long-running slice of life comedy series Girls premieres its last season tonight.

Rottentomatoes: 87%

Metacritic: 87

IMDb: 7.3

Emmys: 2 wins



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Peculiar Occurrences

Netflix original sci-fi thriller drama Stranger Things won best episodic TV drama PGA and ensemble SAG awards last week.

Stranger Things season 2 is currently in production.

Rottentomatoes: 95%

Metacritic: 76

IMDb: 9.0

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Charcoal Banners

Starz pirate drama Black Sails premieres its fourth and final season tonight.

Rottentomatoes: 81%

Metacritic: 58

IMDb: 8.2

Emmys: 3 wins

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Acute Adversity

Netflix‘s episodic rendition of Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events premiered last week.

Unfortunate Events season 2 is already under way.

Rottentomatoes: 92%

Metacritic: 81

IMDb: 8.6

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Munitions Merchant

BBC/AMCtv espionage thriller mini-series The Night Manager acquired a trio of acting honors at the Golden Globes last week.

The Night Manager is based on the 1993 novel of the same name.

Rottentomatoes: 92%

Metacritic: 82

IMDb: 8.2

Emmys: 2 wins

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Deductive Inquisition

BBC/PBS Masterpiece mystery mini-series #Sherlock drops s4e2 The Lying Detective tonight.

#Sherlock has been renewed for a fifth season.

Rottentomatoes: 85%

Metacritic: 85

IMDb: 9.2

Emmys: 9 wins

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Perpetual Luminescence

FX Networks‘ OG comedic ensemble series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres its 12th season this Wednesday.

Always Sunny has been renewed for 13th and 14th seasons.

Rottentomatoes: 98%

Metacritic: 64

IMDb: 8.8

Emmys: 3 nominations

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Professor Perplexity

BBC One‘s long-standing British sci-fi mystery drama Doctor Who is running a Christmas Special tonight.

The Return of Doctor Mysterio is a precursor for series 10, airing in April, while #doctorwho spinoff prequel series Class just ran its first season.

827 Doctor Who installments have been televised since 1963.

In April 2015, Steven Moffat confirmed that Doctor Who would run for at least another five years, extending the show until 2020.

Rottentomatoes: 89%

Metacritic: 70

IMDb: 8.8

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Talent Management

Fox Broadcasting Company recording industry crime drama Empire dropped its midseason finale on Wednesday.

Empire returns in March to conclude its third season.

Rottentomatoes: 86%

Metacritic: 69

IMDb: 7.8

Emmys: 6 nominations

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Elevated Fortress

Amazon Studios’ dystopian drama The Man in the High Castle premieres its second season this Friday.

The Man in the High Castle is based on the novel by Philip K. Dick that depicts an alternate 1962 in which the Axis powers had prevailed in World War II.

Rottentomatoes: 79%

Metacritic: 77

IMDb: 8.1

Emmys: 2 wins

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