Archive for January, 2017

1tvbaskets_tzrI’m not sure what exactly won me over about this deadpan comedy in its first season; Maybe it was Chip Basket’s (Zach Galifianakis) desire to be a French clown (it ended badly), maybe it was Martha (Martha Kelly), an insurance claims adjuster who wants to be Chip’s friend, but more than likely it’s Louie Anderson’s Emmy-winning turn as Chip’s mother, Christine. It’s not for everyone, but fans can rejoice for tonight’s season- two premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, on FX.


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This quirky comedy from Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel is back for a seventh season. Tonight we visit a storytelling expert and an unconventional hotel. Armisen and Brownstein continue to amaze playing multiple characters in that city to the south. 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, on IFC.

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Legions of fans can now breathe a sigh of relief: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are back. Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return to face new challenges, the biggest of which might be parenthood for the Watsons. 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, on KCTS.

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