Andrew Husband

Daniel Sloss used to buy shots for his Boston audience

For the past month, Daniel Sloss has been performing his latest comedy show “X” off-Broadway at the the SoHo Playhouse in New York. This weekend, the Scottish comic whose Netflix special “Jigsaw” has reportedly resulted in thousands of breakups, canceled engagements and divorces will bring the show...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 1:04 PM

Kal Penn's new Amazon series is like 'a New York Times article with jokes'

Though best known for films like "Van Wilder" and the "Harold & Kumar" series, actor Kal Penn has led a rather eclectic career as of late. He took time off from Hollywood to work for President Barack Obama’s administration, then returned to acting on shows like "Designated Survivor." Now he’s...

Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:39 PM

Necar Zadegan steals the show in 'Documentary Now!'

Soon after the documentary series "Wild Wild Country" premiered on Netflix last year, audiences found themselves captivated once again by Ma Anand Sheela, the former spokeswoman for the Rajneesh movement. Perhaps this is why, despite the presence of actors like Michael Keaton and Owen Wilson, the...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 11:43 AM

Why Amazon’s 'Lorena' documentary series is so important

Between TNT’s dramatization of a post-Black Dahlia murder Los Angeles and Netflix and Sundance’s fascination with Ted Bundy, the true-crime renaissance is still well underway. With executive producer Jordan Peele’ “Lorena” documentary series on Amazon Prime, however, the zeitgeist is finally...

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 10:00 AM

Patrick Warburton on the end of A Series of Unfortunate Events in season 3

When Lemony Snicket first enters the frame in season 1 of Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, the mysteriously shy and sour author is as far removed from the Baudelaire children’s lives as humanly possible. By the time A Series of Unfortunate Events season 3 rolls around, however...

Friday, December 28, 2018, 8:00 AM

The 5 most memorable New Year’s Eve TV moments

On the evening of Dec. 31st, major broadcast and cable news networks will begin airing programming aimed at celebrating the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. This happens every year, in many countries across the world, and these New Year’s Eve celebrations are almost always populated by...

Thursday, December 27, 2018, 9:00 AM

Everything you need to know about You’re the Worst season 5

After a tumultuous final episode that was mostly hinting at the complete dissolution of their relationship, Gretchen (Aya Cash) accepts Jimmy’s (Chris Geere) proposal from season 3 in the final moments of season 4. That’s where FXX’s critically acclaimed comedy series You’re...

Friday, December 21, 2018, 4:59 PM

When is the Dr. Pimple Popper season 2 premiere on TLC?

Sure, it sounds like a bad riff on John Belushi’s “I’m a zit!” joke in Animal House, but it’s not. The enormously popular TLC reality series that follows celebrity dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, is coming back for Dr. Pimple Popper season 2 in 2019. What is Dr....

Friday, December 21, 2018, 4:45 PM

Our 8 favorite Christmas TV episodes you should watch this holiday season

Whether you prefer saying “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays,” or if neither suits your preference for declaring “Happy Hanukkah,” “Happy Kwanzaa” or whatever salutation best fits your preferred holiday celebration, television is rife with shows...

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:24 PM

What were the best TV shows of 2018?

There is a lot of television happening right now. If you happen to buy into FX CEO John Landgraf’s most recent prediction that scripted original series will number up to 530 or higher by next year, then there’s probably going to be even more TV by the time Metro puts together a best of...

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:04 PM

Everything you need to know about Gotham season 5

2019 is just around the corner and so is Gotham season 5, the final installment of the fan-favorite Batman prequel series on FOX. When the previous season, subtitled A Dark Knight, came to a close last May, the villainous Ra's al Ghul (Alexander Siddig), his League of Shadows and the Joker...

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:13 AM

Meet the new bad boy of Runaways season 2

At the 2018 New York Comic Con, Hulu announced that the second season of its popular Marvel series would feature a new character. Topher, the century-old vampire who featured in the original comics, would debut in Runaways season 2. The streamer didn’t say if their take would follow co-...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 11:22 AM

Everything you need to know about the Timeless finale

The upcoming Timeless finale will be bittersweet for some viewers. Over the summer, fans of NBC’s time-traveling caper Timeless were disheartened to learn that the network had canceled the series again. The decision made sense business-wise, as the Sony Television production’s being...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 10:37 AM

Overthinking with Kat and June is the true Broad City successor

With the final season of Broad City set to premiere next month on Comedy Central, fans of Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson’s quirky, poignant and female-centric sense of humor may be wondering what else out there might offer them something comparable. Look no further than Overthinking...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 1:53 PM

Everything you need to know about Future Man season 2

By the end of the first season, the protagonists of Future Man - Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson), Tiger (Eliza Coupe) and Wolf (Derek Wilson) - thought they had finally saved humanity from the Herpes cure that would inadvertently trigger the apocalypse. Sure, there were a lot of upsets along the...

Monday, December 17, 2018, 11:27 AM

No, Ellen DeGeneres isn’t leaving her talk show to become more Relatable

Last week, Ellen DeGeneres made waves on social media when a New York Times profile hinted that she was considering leaving her daytime talk show. The comedian, whose new Netflix special Relatable debuts on Tuesday, recently extended her contract to 2020. However, as the 60-year-old...

Monday, December 17, 2018, 11:16 AM

Everything you need to know about Runaways season 2

At the end of Runaways season 1, the titular gang finally earned their namesake when, in the midst of fleeing from their villainous parents, they all hopped on a bus and ran away. The finale’s final scene gave fans of the popular Marvel Comics series what they had been hoping for all season,...

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:31 PM

When is the Sabrina Christmas special?

To the surprise of no one, especially those already familiar with The CW’s Archie Comics adaptation Riverdale, the first season of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was a smash success for the streamer. Unlike the ‘90s ABC sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart, this...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM

Everything you need to know about Travelers season 3

In the first trailer for Travelers season 3, the science fiction series that Netflix assumed full ownership of after two seasons of co-production with Canada’s Showcase outlet, Grant MacLaren (Eric McCormack) delivers what sounds like a confession. “Seven months ago my...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:59 AM

The biggest snubs at the Golden Globes 2019

Last Thursday, the nominations for the Golden Globes 2019 were announced in full. Unsurprisingly, major films and television shows like “A Star Is Born” and “Pose” were out in front with several nods in all the major categories. Just as expected, however, were the major...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:44 PM