Entertainment To-Do List: Week of 4/29/22

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Holey Moley Fore-Ever (CREDIT: Christopher Willard/ABC)

Every week, I list all the upcoming (or recently released) movies, TV shows, albums, podcasts, etc. that I believe are worth checking out.

Movies
Hatching (Theaters)
Memory (Theaters) – This looks like any other Liam Neeson action of the past ten years, but Martin Campbell is directing, so…

TV
Undone Season 2 (April 29 on Amazon Prime Video) – One of my favorite new shows of 2019 is finally back!
-White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner (April 30 on C-SPAN) – Trevor Noah hosts.
Duncanville Season 3 Premiere (May 1 on FOX)
Ziwe Season 2 Premiere (May 1 on Showtime)
Holey Moley Season 4 Premiere (May 3 on ABC) – The Muppets join Joe and Rob.
The Chase Season Premiere (May 3 on ABC) – Featuring three new Chasers this season!
Girls5eva Season 2 (May 5 on Peacock)

Music
-Bloc Party, Alpha Games
-Miranda Lambert, Palomino
-Let’s Eat Grandma, Two Ribbons – I don’t think I’ve listened to this band before, but I pretty much have to now with a name like that.
-Willie Nelson, A Beautiful Time
-Rammstein, Zeit

Podcasts
Marvel’s Squirrel Girl: The Unbeatable Radio Show – Milana Vayntrub finally joins my regular podcast rotation!

Video Games
Rifftrax: The Game (May 5 on Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox One) – Now you can make monkeyshines at the picture show, too!

The 77 Best TV Shows of 2021

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CREDIT (Clockwise from Top Left): Screenshot, Netflix, Screenshot, Screenshot

For the Year of Our Screens 2021, my list includes all the shows that I would recommend to my fellow viewers as “worth watching.” So that’s 77 shows! There’s a lot of TV nowadays, and a lot of it’s also pretty good.

I utilized a self-imposed rule in which I had to watch at least 50% of a show’s 2021 output for it to be eligible. However, there were some noteworthy shows that I watched less than 50% of, so I’ve spotlighted those in an honorable mention section:

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Entertainment To-Do List: Week of 5/7/21

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Ziew (CREDIT: Showtime/YouTube Screenshot)

Every week, I list all the upcoming (or recently released) movies, TV shows, albums, podcasts, etc. that I believe are worth checking out.

Movies
Mainstream (Theaters and On Demand)
Wrath of Man (Theaters) – It’s the latest from Jason Statham, can you handle it?!

TV
Mythic Quest Season 2 Premiere (May 7 on Apple TV+) – I’m still on Season 1, though!
Ziwe Series Premiere (May 9 on Showtime) – I’m hearing big things are in store for this Ziwe Fumudoh lady.

Music
-Weezer, Van Weezer
-Nancy Wilson, You and Me – One of the Heart sisters goes solo!