In this issue, I review new shows, and break some news!
Welcome to my every-other-week newsletter. In this issue, three reviews and an important story for all of you who care about noncommercial TV.
The perks of the job
A couple of weeks ago the editor of Flatland, Kansas City PBS’s digital magazine, hinted that an unnamed VIP might be in town soon and would I —
“Paula Kerger’s coming to town? I’d love to talk to her!” I said. Don’t ask me how I guessed the president of PBS was coming to KC, but she’s always been one of my faves. It was great seeing her and getting to break a little news she had to share. If you care about PBS’ future, or if you have no idea what PBS Passport is (only the most incredible deal in streaming), read my story.
Be sure to share this newsletter with friends and tell them that if they subscribe … free prizes. Thanks for reading! —Aaron
Strong enough for a man
But Fox’s great new animated show Bless The Harts was created, written, produced, and voiced mostly by women. Read more >>
Rotten has a missing ingredient
Netflix’s popular series about the ugly side of the food business returns for a second season that left me with that empty feeling. Read more >>
When American dreams become nightmares
Living Undocumented is an unflinching look at the consequences of our new immigration policy. Read more >>
For the nights of the week when there’s nuthin’ on.