What Won TV? – August 7-August 13, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver #Investifarted
Monday – UnREAL
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Wednesday – I have no trouble imagining a world gone insane with Mr. Robot
Thursday – Olympics: the Simones have it
Friday – Olympics: all 800m of Katie Ledecky
Saturday – Olympics, particularly Monica Puig for Puerto Rico

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What Won TV? – July 24-July 30, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser (or REALLY Not Safe with Eric André, as it were)
Wednesday – Mr. Robot
Thursday – The season finale of Hollywood Game Night airing months after the rest of the season
Friday – Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (Is this really the end of Dr. Steve’s cherry-red humdinger of a run?)
Saturday – I didn’t really watch anything that actually aired on Saturday, but I did finish Season 3 of BoJack Horseman.

What Won TV? – July 10-July 16, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – The Night Of (but Honorable Mention to some crazy game show answers from Snoop Dogg)
Monday – UnREAL
Tuesday – Difficult People [7/26/16 EDIT: I initially picked Not Safe with Nikki Glaser because streaming schedules make me a little crazy.]
Wednesday – Mr. Robot [7/18/16 EDIT: I initially picked Another Period because I forgot that Mr. Robot had aired.]
Thursday – Jeopardy!
Friday – Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, in which we learned an important lesson about trumpets
Saturday – I caught a bit of Round 3 of The Open Championship

What Won TV? – June 26-July 2, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Wednesday – Another Period
Thursday – Jeopardy!
Friday – Comedy Bang! Bang! reached 100 episodes. Attaboy!
Saturday – A crazy, rainy Wimbeldon

What Won TV? – June 19-June 25, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Silicon Valley
Monday – UnREAL
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Wednesday – Another Period
Thursday – Jeopardy!
Friday – VICE, with the best use for poop
Saturday – Deon Cole teaching us something with his Cole-Blooded Seminar

What Won TV? – June 5-June 11, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – American Dad!
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Wednesday – Jeopardy!
Thursday – Inside Amy Schumer, even though I’m not especially afraid of bats
Friday – Comedy Bang! Bang!, weird and psychotic
Saturday – O.J.: Made in America Part 1

What Won TV? – February 14-February 20, 2016

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

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Sunday – Bob’s Burgers
Monday – Better Call Saul
Tuesday – Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Wednesday – Arrow
Thursday – Baskets is not as simple as you think it is (not that anyone could have thought it was simple).
Friday – The Show We Watch: Childrens Hospital
Saturday – SNL Vintage, with Bush, Gore, Nader, and Tracy Morgan as Eric Dickerson