Category Archives: TV Shows

Thursday Open Thread

Psychiatry, Racism, and the Birth of ‘Sesame Street’ How an African-American psychiatrist helped design a groundbreaking television show as a radical therapeutic tool for helping minority preschoolers. Chester M. Pierce was a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I want to put a plug in for a series that will premiere on Monday, May 29th, on ABC. A new production from Shondaland.   A Bunch of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Hello, Everyone.  If you aren’t watching the ABC sitcom, “Black-ish”  WHY NOT? Here are clips from the latest episodes. Black-ish! Trump’s America Good Dre Hunting Read: Rage almost all the time. Catch the full episodes on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

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Thursday Open Thread

ICYMI Black-ISH Zoey questions her belief in God. Click here to access the full episode.

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Thursday Open Thread: Remembering Agnes Nixon

When I saw the tweet that Agnes Nixon had passed, it hit me HARD. You must understand… Once upon a time…. For A couple of decades, I was a soap opera fanatic. FANATIC! And, ABC was what got me hooked. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Star Trek 50th Anniversary Week

Happy HUMP day, Everyone!

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Tuesday Open Thread | Star Trek 50th Anniversary Week

More Star Trek!

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Wednesday Open Thread: Did you watch Queen Sugar on OWN?

Queen Sugar debuted Part 1 last night on OWN. Part 2 is tonight at 10 pm EST, with a repeat of Part 1. A review of Queen Sugar: Review: Could OWN’s ‘Queen Sugar’ be TV’s next great family drama? ‘Selma’ … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | TV Shows That You Should Be Watching: IZombie

But, rikyrah… I thought you said that you didn’t do Zombies? Yeah, I know. That’s exactly what I said. And, I meant it. It was halfway through the second season when I FINALLY decided to give this show a chance. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | TV Shows That You Should Be Watching: Fresh Off The Boat

Today’s show is Fresh Off The Boat. Fresh Off The Boat is based on Chef Eddie Huang’s memoir, focuses on the son of Chinese immigrants trying to fit in after his family moves to Orlando. It’s funny. It’s entertaining. And, … Continue reading

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