This week's must-watch shows also include the season finale of 'Ray Donovan,' Lifetime's 'Flint' movie, and CBS's 'Michael Jackson's Halloween' special.
I’m dividing my TV best list into two: dramas and (posting tomorrow) comedies, which means that, in this age of Too Much (Quality) TV, my 10 best is really a 20 best, and I still have notes on some 15 other shows that could have made the cut. In other words, TV year-end lists are currently a challenge to find ways of cram in all the stuff you like. Year-end lists are fun to compile and read — I like to read other people’s lists, to see where our tastes coincide or diverge. ...
There’s one thing everyone can usually agree on at the Thanksgiving dinner table — the sides are the best part. In that spirit, Yahoo TV is using the holiday to honor the supporting players that have made watching TV this year a delicious treat.
Season 4 has found enemies Cochran and Ray (Liev Schreiber) working together on a very important project, and it’s led to some surprising, but truly delightful moments between the actors and the characters.
As the current season of Ray Donovan proceeds, the show gets better and better, even as Liev Schreiber’s Ray gets deeper and deeper into the dirtiest muck of life.
There was an unprecedented variety of excellent dramas this year… as well as an unprecedented amount of them. But with the range of tone, genre, casting, styles of writing and direction — this was truly a ripe year for drama, spreading across network, basic and premium cable, and streaming as well. Here are my picks for the best of them.