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. […]

Drama

2016 Holiday Programming Guide

The holidays are here — and so is Jingle Guide, your comprehensive source for holiday movies, series and specials on TV this month. So pour yourself a glass of eggnog and enjoy some great TV programming with friends and family. The ol’ holiday standbys are on, of course. It’s a Wonderful Life airs on NBC Dec. 3 and 24, and TBS and TNT are airing the 1983 classic A Christmas Story for 24 hours starting the evening of Dec. 24. And getTV is airing a full month of holiday programming; it’s their second annual “The Most Wonderful Month of the […]

People of Earth
Comedy

People of Earth: TBS’ Interplanetary Laugher Gets Weird in the Best of Ways

Ozzie Graham is seeing things. Well, one thing, really. A deer — just like the one he smacked with his car outside of teensy Beacon, N.Y. Only the buck didn’t stop there. He randomly reappears. And sometimes multiplies. And sometimes talks. The situation leaves crack reporter Ozzie (played with delicious deadpan by The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac) relegated to writing click-bait one-offs while he gets over his … weirdness … from the crash. And, thus, lands him back in Beacon to check out the members of Starcrossed, a support group for folks who believe they’ve had alien encounters. But — […]