TV Reviews

Ghostwriter: Beyond the Page TV Poster Image
age 8+
Kids learn storytelling with fun write-along web series.
Network: YouTube, Apple TV+
(2021)
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Bridgerton TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Sex, nudity, smoking in sumptuous, diverse period drama.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun holiday special does have potty humor, silly violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Home Movie: The Princess Bride TV Poster Image
age 8+
Star-studded remake is most fun for original film's fans.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt behind-the-scene doc shows Frozen 2 in the making.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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October Faction TV Poster Image
age 16+
Violence, strong language dominate books-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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One Day at Disney TV Poster Image
age 8+
Docuseries celebrates Disney's talented employees.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Kid Stew TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique sketch comedy series has roots in books, reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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An American Girl Story -- Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance TV Poster Image
age 8+
Chinese-American tween embraces heritage in sweet story.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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13 Reasons Why TV Poster Image
age 16+
Disturbing book adaptation sheds light on teen suicide.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane TV Poster Image
age 8+
Modern take on classic story entertains with dynamic duo.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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11.22.63 TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Ambitious King adaptation is more adult drama than history.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
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Fear the Walking Dead TV Poster Image
age 16+
"Walking Dead" prequel is bloody, with a much slower burn.
Network: AMC
(2015)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The Day My Butt Went Psycho TV Poster Image
age 8+
Bizarre tales of boy and his bottom have meager messages.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Backstrom TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Crime dramedy with offensive lead misses the mark.
Network: Fox
(2015)
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Bosch TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Complex lead, dark cases make for a compelling cop drama.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond TV Poster Image
age 16+
Sex, booze, and spying in exciting James Bond backgrounder.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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Christmas with Tucker TV Poster Image
age 8+
Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
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