What are you watching on TV these days?

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Almost anything but the news. :-D

Seriously, I took a break yesterday and highly recommend it. I click in occasionally, but I can't keep focused on it all day.
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Les Mills on Demand on Roku. Watching Musical Asskicking, I move the furniture out of the way and kick ASS!

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We don’t have cable, just streaming. News programs are the hardest to find so I don’t even try. I get money mine*. from Newspapers, internet and the biggest, smartest collection of news junkies in the entire world right here. I loves my Fogbow.

CBS just dropped the whole season of Picard

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kate520 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:17 pm
We don’t have cable, just streaming. News programs are the hardest to find so I don’t even try. I get money mine*. from Newspapers, internet and the biggest, smartest collection of news junkies in the entire world right here. I loves my Fogbow.

CBS just dropped the whole season of Picard

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I canna open the spoiler, sir.
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kate520 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:30 pm
I canna open the spoiler, sir.
Workaround: Hit the "reply with quote" button.
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:oops: I knew that :oops:

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Ta, bob.

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we have CBS All-Access. I’ve been watching Survivor. Pretty people in pretty scenery fighting each other in dirty underwear. What’s not to love?
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Ozark is supposed to drop on Netflix today.

One weird thing watching TV: normal people interacting, hugging, eating at nice restaurants, etc.
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Tiger King is getting excellent reviews.

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Mostly depressing news shows.
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Volkonski wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:09 pm
Mostly depressing news shows.
Me too. Except for Saturday westerns on MeTV.

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"Tiger King" delivers the hyped weirdness.* It is about the big egos behind the big-cat industry, and the characters are "entertaining" subjects.

But Netflix touts this as a documentary when it is more akin to reality television. The editing creates drama and cliffhangers, and leaves/teases out facts to tell the narrative it wants to tell.

And I would not be surprised if Sacha-Cohen-esque lawsuits follow, as it is pretty clear some of the subjects (especially the main ones) thought the crew was making a different "documentary."


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Agree with Bob :like:
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This is a gnarly one: Black Sun on Amazon Prime, a Serbian crime thriller/historical drama; (English subtitles). If you're good at keeping track of an enormous cast and who's what, you're all set. I, on the other hand, surrendered after the first episode, and relaxed into the historical drama. The series is set mainly in the not-yet Yugoslavia between the wars. If you have an interest in the period and region, then I recommend it. If you don't, I don't.

The lead characters are two Belgrade police inspectors investigating ritual serial murders connected to relics having mystical powers. The older inspector, a war veteran with PTSD, is played by a very good actor. The younger inspector, naive but sweet, is possibly the worst-dressed actor in television history. Every woman, whatever her station in life, is depicted as a whore. It can be melodramatic and goofy.

Gnarly, like I said, the population of Belgrade at this time, in addition to returned soldiers and local prostitutes, is made up of people from various "homelands" and religious institutions, and is a crossroads in the important Balkan opium trade coming from Turkey in competition with Macedonia. The woods, for some reason, are full of Armenians.

Spies, security services, police agencies, all busy representing the interests of their home governments; such as a battalion of White Russians led by a Russian general in Serbia to locate and retrieve the relics, a nameless "Monk" feared by all, and an incipient but inspired nazi artist, an imprisoned revolutionary and his femme fatale sister; banksters, manufacturers, freedom fighters, politicians, princes all swimming in the same stew of crime and corruption.

Lordy. There are second and third seasons to come.
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Not to be confused with "Gun of the Black Sun" also on Amazon. Honestly the whole Black Sun thing is disturbingly widely used.

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What I'm NOT watching? Trump's Me Me Me Me Me Daily Updates. I turn if OFF, not just turn down the volume. I don't want my TV tuned into any channel during the hour or so that windbag is bloviating. I can watch Fauci on Youtube any time I want.
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So, I started watching Ozark a couple of weeks ago. Last night I finished the last two or three episodes of Season 3. :shock:

That is a really good show. I wasn't 100% surprised by what happened at the end of the last episode but thought it would play out more slowly.

Westworld. I'm not loving or hating the current season. It's OK, not great, but not terrible. So far I have to say Season 1 is my favorite. Some answers are supposedly going to be revealed in episode 4. I hope so, it'll be over with soon.
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Anyone watch Blow The Man Down on Amazon Prime? I enjoyed it. I love that fishing village murder mystery stuff. :thumbs:
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Addie wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:11 pm
Anyone watch Blow The Man Down on Amazon Prime? I enjoyed it. I love that fishing village murder mystery stuff. :thumbs:
I got just beyond the dismemberment and heave ho into the ocean and then some other shiny object distracted my attention.

I didn't find any of the characters to be sympathetic in the least.

Does it get any better?

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I thought it was good :blink:
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Please don't mention anything you think could remotely be a spoiler!! We're watching Ozark, Season 3. We love the show. We haven't watched the entire season, so please, no comments on how it ends. :cantlook: :shh:
Ditto for other shows. We don't have much entertainment beyond streaming series.
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:rotflmao:
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On my Internet-attached TV I've been watching Alton Brown and his wife on Tuesday evenings at 7, and James May (Top Gear/Grand Tour) videos on YouTube, he makes a variety of entertaining content from DriveTribe, FoodTribe, Big Ideas, Reassembler and other shows.

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