What Won TV? – March 12-March 18, 2017

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

Sunday – Bob’s Burgers
Monday – Milo Murphy’s Law
Tuesday – The Middle and New Girl are both heating up, relationship-wise.
Wednesday – Speechless
Thursday – Review is as necessary as ever.
Friday – VICE
Saturday – This college basketball is so mad.

This Is a Movie Review: T2 Trainspotting

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I give T2 Trainspotting 3.5 out of 5 Needles Shared Between Friends: http://newscult.com/movie-review-besides-its-awkward-title-t2-trainspotting-succeeds-where-most-other-sequels-fail/

The Simpsons 28.17 Review: “22 for 30”

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“When we return, the interesting part.” http://www.bubbleblabber.com/review-the-simpsons-22-for-30/

Billboard Hot Rock Songs – Week of March 25, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart, and then I rearrange the top 25 based on my estimation of their quality.

Original Version
1. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
2. twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
3. Linkin Park ft. Kiiara – “Heavy”
4. twenty one pilots – “Ride”
5. Fitz and the Tantrums – “HandClap”
6. Kaleo – “Way Down We Go”
7. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, & Imagine Dragons with Logic, Ty Dolla $ign ft. X Ambassadors – “Sucker for Pain”
8. Coldplay – “Hypnotised”
9. Lana Del Rey – “Love”
10. twenty one pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”
11. Rag’n’Bone – “Human”
12. Zach Williams – “Chain Breaker”
13. Green Day – “Still Breathing”
14. The Revivalists – “Wish I Knew You”
15. Highly Suspect – “My Name is Human”
16. NEEDTOBREATHE – “Testify”
17. Kings of Leon – “Waste a Moment”
18. Shinedown – “How Did You Love”
19. The Lumineers – “Angela”
20. Skillet – “Stars”
21. MISSIO – “Middle Fingers”
22. Cold War Kids – “Love is Mystical”
23. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – “Fire Escape”
24. Papa Roach – “Help”
25. Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Human
2. My Name is Human
3. Way Down We Go
4. Feel It Still
5. Love is Mystical
6. Heavydirtysoul
7. Love
8. Ride
9. Middle Fingers
10. Hypnotised
11. Heathens
12. Fire Escape
13. Help
14. Angela
15. How Did You Love
16. Wish I Knew You
17. Waste a Moment
18. Heavy
19. Believer
20. Still Breathing
21. HandClap
22. Stars
23. Sucker for Pain
24. Testify
25. Chain Breaker

Billboard Hot 20 – Week of March 25, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot 100, and then I rearrange the top 20 based on my estimation of their quality.

Original Version
1. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
2. Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
3. Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
4. Zayn and Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”
5. Rihanna – “Love on the Brain”
6. Kodak Black – “Tunnel Vision”
7. The Chainsmokers – “Paris”
8. Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
9. Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul and Carrie-Anne – “Rockabye”
10. The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”
11. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
12. The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – “I Feel It Coming”
13. Katy Perry ft. Ziggy Marley – “Chained to the Rhythm”
14. KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy”
15. Shawn Mendes – “Mercy”
16. Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
17. Sam Hunt – “Body Like a Back Road”
18. Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
19. Lorde – “Green Light”
20. Maroon 5 ft. Future – “Cold”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Green Light
2. Chained to the Rhythm
3. Tunnel Vision
4. I Feel It Coming
5. Love on the Brain
6. Rockabye
7. Closer
8. Bad and Boujee
9. Shape of You
10. 24K Magic
11. That’s What I Like
12. Cold
13. It Ain’t Me
14. Something Just Like This
15. Paris
16. Bounce Back
17. I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)
18. iSpy
19. Body Like a Back Road
20. Mercy

What Won TV? – March 5-March 11, 2017

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – Milo Murphy’s Law
Tuesday – The Middle teases us right at the end.
Wednesday – Legion
Thursday – Baskets
Friday – VICE
Saturday – Kyle and Beck provide SNL with a sketch for the women.

SNL Review March 11, 2017: Scarlett Johansson/Lorde

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My letter grades for each sketch and segment is below. My in-depth review is on NewsCult: http://newscult.com/snl-love-itkeep-itleave-it-scarlett-johanssonlorde/

Alien Attack – B

Scarlett Johansson’s Monologue – C

Good Day Denver – C

Cherry Grove – C+

Dog Translator – B+

Olive Garden Commercial – B

Complicit – B

Lorde performs “Green Light” – B+

Weekend Update
Michael and Colin – B-
Al Franken and Jeff Sessions – B
Pete Davidson – B-

True Tales From the Sea – C

Shanice Goodwin, Ninja – C+

Lorde performs “Liability” – B+

A Sketch for the Women (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – A-

Funeral – B

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