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

SNL Review March 4, 2017: Octavia Spencer/Father John Misty

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Octavia Spencer" Episode 1719 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mikey Day, Aidy Bryant, Octavia Spencer, and Kenan Thompson during the "Spencer's Gifts" sketch on March 4, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

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-octavia-spencerfather-john-misty/

Jess Sessions Gump (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – B

Octavia Spencer’s Monologue – B-

Courage, Compassion, Country: The TBD Story – B

Merck Hearing – B

Girl at a Bar – B-

Zoo-opolis – C

Youngblood – B-

Father John Misty – “Total Entertainment Forever” – B+

Weekend Update
Michael and Colin – B
Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. – C
Laura Parsons, Newscaster of Tomorrow – B

Sticky Bun – B-

Bar Centrale – C-

Father John Misty – “Pure Comedy” – B

The Chocolate Man – C

Spencer’s – B-

What Won TV? – February 26-March 4, 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.

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Sunday – An unforgettable Oscars ceremony
Monday – Jane the Virgin
Tuesday – New Girl
Wednesday – Legion
Thursday – Baskets
Friday – Kurt Braunohler: Trust Me
Saturday – Octavia Spencer put poo in the SNL!

What Won TV? – February 12-February 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.

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Sunday – Bob’s Burgers
Monday – The Young Pope is not so young anymore.
Tuesday – New Girl
Wednesday – Man Seeking Woman – I think he found her..
Thursday – Baskets
Friday – Jeopardy!
Saturday – SNL Vintage

SNL Review February 11, 2017: Alec Baldwin/Ed Sheeran

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Alec Baldwin" Episode 1718 -- Pictured: (l-r) Sasheer Zamata and Alex Moffat during the "Russell Stover" sketch on February 10, 2017 -- (Photo by: Caroline De Quesada/NBC)

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-alec-baldwined-sheeran/

White House Press Briefing – B

Alec Baldwin’s Monologue – C+

Russell Stover Black History Heart Shaped Box (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – B+

Cheeto’s – B+

Jake Tapper and Keyllanne Conway – B+

C Company – C+

Ed Sheeran performs “Shape of You” – B-

Weekend Update
Michael and Colin – B
Elizabeth Warren – B
Guy Who Just Bought a Boat – C
Greg and Shelly Duncan – C

The People’s Court – B+

Beyoncé’s Womb – C

Leslie Wants to Play Trump – B+

Ed Sheeran performs “Castle on the Hill” – C

Sit-Ups – B-

What Won TV? – February 5-February 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.

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Sunday – There was a football game, and the best part was Christopher Walken singing “Bai, Bai, Bai.”
Monday – Jane the Virgin
Tuesday – New Girl
Wednesday – Legion makes my head go boom.
Thursday – Baskets
Friday – Jeopardy!
Saturday – SNL, especially its celebration of Black History Month

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