TV SHOWS TO OBSERVE 2015
A mix of mainstream and underrated shows that are taking refreshing directions with their point of view
- 1.Documentary Now! (IFC)The first thing to know about the series: the Saturday Night Live power triplet Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers. Secondly, that it's not just comedy, but a play on documentary films- which is brilliant because documentaries are now a trend thanks to the new Netflix life over the US. Renewed through season 3.
- 2.Fargo (FX)Fargo has everything that I like- black humor, crime and gore, and human drama. It's becoming known as this slick-smart-and-modest type of show but the emotional drama maybe a bit subtle for the average audience. Nonetheless it's probably going to be successful because it's awesome..(9.0 on IMDB!)
- 3.Transparent (Amazon)A heavy drama wrapped in comedy about an unusual-but strangely easy to relate to- family. Probably because, who hasn't had family problems? The drama does get a little heavy because it deals with identity issues in today's society that we should all maybe think about.
- 4.Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (AOL)It's an Emmy nominated series that is the most unknown and the least talked about. On the show, Triumph the Insult comic dog tells the host Steve Buscemi, "you parlayed the lead role in an HBO drama into an AOL talk show?" It's a friendly, short, and personal conversations with unusual and interesting guest stars with a lot of self-deprecating sense of humor.
- 5.Veep (HBO)Veep is already on its way to the fifth season, but it's still relevant and current. Worth watching because it's like 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation(female power figure) but in a bit more real and harsh language of politics. In a good way.
- 6.Master of None (Netflix)Interesting that these comedian starlets are taking a new direction into more realistic drama than heavy comedy. Very relatable, especially for anyone in their 20-30s, anyone living in new york. More about an individual's journey, about cultural identity, about romance.