Tag Archives: The Good Place

Critical Condition: Russian Doll

Russian Doll | Netflix, from Friday ☆☆☆☆ “Russian Doll is a beautiful puzzle piece, a circular, multiplane, existential mystery-comedy set in the villages of Lower Manhattan. Peopled with memorable characters large and small, it’s a show that having watched once — not hard to do straight through and hard not to do straight through — you […]

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Netflix a Good Place for Heavenly Comedy

Arguably the best comedy series to emerge from the 2016/17 US season today has a double-banger debut on Netflix. The Good Place has bypassed broadcasters and Sky for the streaming service, with all of season one available to view from today, along with episode one of season two (which will stream weekly within hours of its […]

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New to Netflix in September

The premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, the return of Narcos and Designated Survivor, a new true-crime doco series, a Jerry Seinfeld special and the latest network commission to bypass local broadcasters, The Good Place, starring Kristin Bell and Ted Danson, head Netflix’s September highlights. Narcos: Season 3 (1/9/2017) The rules have changed in the aftermath […]

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New NBC Comedies Bound for TV2

Two NBC comedy pilots that been been ordered as series for the 2016/17 season will screen on TV2. Both Powerless, the first DC Comics comedy, and Trial & Error are from Warner Bros TV, with which TVNZ has an output deal. The former stars Grease Live‘s Vanessa Hudgens as an insurance adjuster who provides people with coverage against damage caused […]

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