Tag Archives: One Day at a Time

Critical Condition: Abby’s

Abby’s | Lightbox, from Thursday ☆☆☆☆ “’Abby’s is filmed in front of a live outdoor audience,’ co-star Neil Flynn says at the start of each episode of this charming new NBC comedy about an unlicensed bar run by the title character (Natalie Morales) in her backyard. The announcement signals the DNA of the series: a […]

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Critical Condition: Vida

Vida | SoHo2, 7.30 Thursday ☆☆☆☆ “The rare drama series to focus on Latino characters — who are female and/or queer, no less — Vida only somewhat lives up to the colour, richness and excitement maybe promised by its title (the Spanish feminine noun for ‘life’) … Sporting vibrant East La La Land locations and piquant touches of magical […]

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Critical Condition: One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time (Netflix, from Friday) “Well, they only had to remake a jillion TV shows from yesteryear to finally get one exactly, perfectly right. Not only is Netflix’s reimagined One Day at a Time a joy to watch, it’s also the first time in many years that a multicamera sitcom (the kind […]

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New to Netflix in January

   Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments: Season 2 (3/1/2017) Despite a stunning betrayal, Clary and the Shadowhunters go to war against Valentine’s new army to determine the ultimate fate of the Shadow World. (Weekly episodes.) Degrassi: Next Class: Season 3 (6/1/2017) In the wake of the bus accident, Degrassi’s students find different ways of coping and the school […]

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Riverdale to Surface on Netflix NZ

The Archie Comics dramatisation Riverdale is the latest Warner Bros series to bypass TVNZ for Netflix. It will premiere on the streaming service on January 27, where it will stream in weekly episodes within hours of going to air on the CW network in the US. Normally, a WB series would automatically be picked up by […]

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