SNL Review April 15, 2017: Jimmy Fallon/Harry Styles

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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-jimmy-fallonharry-styles/

White House – C+

Jimmy Fallon’s Monologue – C+

Celebrity Family Feud Time Travel Edition – B-

Legally Blonde The Musical – B

Take Me Back – B

A Message From the White House Easter Bunny – B-

Harry Styles performs “Sign of the Times” – B

Weekend Update
Michael and Colin – B+
Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy – B-
Bruce Chandling – B+

Union Army Camp – B+

Turtle Shirt (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – B+

Boston Teens – B

Harry Styles performs “Ever Since New York” – B

Basketball Film Shoot – B+

What Won TV? – April 9-April 15, 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 – Better Call Saul
Tuesday – The Mick
Wednesday – Archer
Thursday – Riverdale
Friday – Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Yes, I contributed.)
Saturday – SNL turns down for Turtle Shirts

SNL Review April 8, 2017: Louis CK/The Chainsmokers

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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-louis-c-k-the-chainsmokers/

Trump Press Conference – C+

Louis C.K.’s Monologue – B

Murder Case – B

Thank You, Scott – B

Soda Shoppe – B+

Pepsi – B

The Chainsmokers perform “Paris” – B-

Weekend Update
Michael and Colin – B
Cecilia Giminez – B+

The O’Reilly Factor – C

Birthday Clown – B+

Sectional Couches (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – A

The Chainsmokers perform “Break Up Every Night” – C

Tenement Museum – B+

What Won TV? – April 2-April 8, 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 –  Feud: Bette and Joan
Monday – Slam dunking the NCAA Championship on home
Tuesday – New Girl (Please give them the green light for Season 7.)
Wednesday – Archer
Thursday – Riverdale
Friday – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Saturday – So long as Sectional Couches can breathe or eyes can see: Saturday Night Live

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-

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