Drama

Dark Drama “Hightown” Looks At What Lies Under the Surface

Starz’s new show Hightown has all of the trappings of an intense prestige drama — murder, addiction, sex. It follows hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent Jackie Quiñones (played by Chicago Fire’s Monica Raymund) as her discovery of a dead body in the bay propels her into sobriety and a compulsion to figure out what happened. The setting is Provincetown in Cape Cod, rife with tourists, but the people who live there have their own secrets. This kind of project is new to Raymund, who after graduating from Juilliard cut her teeth on shows like Lie to Me and The […]

Comedy

‘The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil on Her New Show ‘The Misery Index’ and Her Own Miserable Experiences

TBS’ new game show The Misery Index is far from your typical game show — instead of contestants guessing at mundane trivia questions, they must rank real-life unfortunate experiences on a scale from 1-100. Possible scenarios include getting attacked by a bear, being breastfed until age 9, or even getting your privates stuck in a shower chair. Yikes. But misery goes down best with laughter, and you’ll be doing a lot of that with host Jameela Jamil (Tahani from The Good Place) and the Tenderloins (the comedy team behind truTV’s Impractical Jokers), who help “coach” the contestants through each situation. […]

Comedy

Grab Your Tissues and Get Ready for the Final Season of “Jane the Virgin”

This month, the fifth and final season of The CW’s Jane the Virgin begins on Wednesday, March 27. To many, the end of the show means the loss of an extended family. The series has always revolved around the relationships between the Villanueva women — Jane (Gina Rodriguez), her mother Xiomara (Andrea Navedo) and grandmother Alba (Ivonne Coll). But, of course, the show is a telenovela, also filled with powerful moments, sweet romance and shocking cliffhangers. When we last left Jane, she had been able to put her husband Michael’s (Brett Dier) Season 3 death behind her and was pursuing […]

Reality TV

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Tonight’s “Gold Rush” Season Finale!

Things get heated in tonight’s season finale of Gold Rush! Parker Schnabel and his crew scramble as a fire threatens their entire operation. Take a look at the clip below to see just what they’re up against. The season finale of Gold Rush airs tonight at 9/8c on the Discovery Channel. In other Gold Rush news, Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail returns for a third season on Friday, April 5 at 9/8c, following Schnabel and his team of friends as they embark on their biggest adventure yet — deep into the tropical highlands of Papua New Guinea, all in search of gold. Following that will […]