Daily Archives: August 6, 2022

‘Abbott Elementary’ Sweeps TCA Awards

In yet another awards show in pandemic exile, the TV Critics Association honored one of the newest comedies around on Saturday and one of the oldest. First season ABC comedy “Abbott Elementary” about teachers in Philadelphia, won the most awards of the year, — for program of the year,  outstanding achievement in comedy and individual […]

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Saturday: ‘Licorice Pizza,’ ‘Belfast’ to Cable

Two big films that look back at old eras make their cable premiere at long last — Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza” (Epix, 9 p.m.), set in the ‘70s, and Kenneth Branagh’s late 60s tale of Northern Ireland troubles, “Belfast” (HBO, 8 p.m.). And one that didn’t have Oscar buzz: “Jackass Forever” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).  […]

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