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Isthmus critic Alex Claiborne says “Booksmart” gets Type-A high schoolers right. She should know: She was one. Read more

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Television critic Alex Claiborne takes a peek at some promising shows coming out this month, including several HBO docs. And she’s looking to fill the “Broad City”-sized hole in her heart with “Tuca and Bertie.” Read more

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Finally! After a two-year hiatus, “Game of Thrones” is back, with a new season premiering April 14. And that’s not the only exciting TV this month. Read more

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Lift your spirits and your consciousness with “Queer Eye,” “Project Runway,” “Billions” and “Shrill” Read more

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Television critic Alex Claiborne reflects on the third season of the riveting crime drama “True Detective.” Read more

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From chilling to heartwarming, Alex Claiborne’s February television lineup gives us plenty of cause to stay put. Read more

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January can be a great time to hibernate, and this month has plenty of shows to offer, from the final season premiere of Broad City to the return of the HBO drama True Detective. Read more

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It’s top-10 time! Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne has watched a lot of TV so you get to watch only the best shows. Read more

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If you look past the holiday specials, December has some dramatic and comic gems coming up on your home screens. Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne recommends the new doc “Say Her Name” and “Roma” from Alfonso Cuarón. Read more

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In Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” a young half-witch must make a choice between the light and the darkness. Read more

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Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne highlights some spooky movies and TV shows coming out this month. Read more

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Remember Murphy Brown? Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne highlights some of September’s television highlights, including the Sept. 27 reboot of the groundbreaking show featuring an outspoken TV news reporter . Read more

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If the heat’s too oppressive, get indoors and watch TV. This month’s highlights are a new medieval animated show from Matt Groening, two excellent documentaries on youth, and the highly anticipated return of “Ozark.” Read more

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Our screens are exploding with great TV shows. Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne breaks it down to her fave four for 2018. Read more

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A new show about NYC’s underground drag scene in the 1980s, an HBO drama about a family squabbling over a media empire, and a new satire on the fashion industry top the must-watch list this month. Read more

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Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne takes a look at upcoming shows: Comedy from John Mulaney, “Being Serena” and a new “Fahrenheit 451.” Read more

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This month brings new episodes of an atypical superhero show, a dark drama with some surprising leads, and the return of two of the most haunting shows on TV. Read more

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March TV comes in like a lion with the return of acclaimed comedy “Silicon Valley,” Marvel’s wonderful “Jessica Jones” and a “Roseanne” rebooted for the Trump era. Read more

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February is the month for smart and diverse comedies. TV critic Alex Claiborne previews “2 Dope Queens,” “Coach Snoop,” a rebooted “Queer Eye,” and a returning “Last Week Tonight.” Read more

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Melissa Moseley

Septuagenarian comedy, hilarious loneliness, and a different look at Chicago’s South Side make for an interesting start to 2018. Read more

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