What Won TV? – August 14-August 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 – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – Olympics, featuring King of the 800 David Rudisha
Tuesday – Difficult People
Wednesday – Mr. Robot
Thursday – The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, because we should not confuse cancellation with failure
Friday – The Eric Andre Show
Saturday – Olympics: the 4×400‘s were fun

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 31-August 6, 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
Monday – Angie Tribeca
Tuesday – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Wednesday – Mr. Robot, because Elliot and Angela finally had a chance this season to say that they miss each other
Thursday – Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions Encore Presentation
Friday – The Eric Andre Show
Saturday – Olympics: Katinka Hosszu is my favorite champ so far.