Day: March 2, 2020

Best-bets for March 4: Two 20s-struggles tales collide

1) “The Twenties” debut, 10 and 10:30 p.m, BET. When Lena Waithe hit her 30s, everything clicked. She got a role in “Master of None,” winning an Emmy for an episode she wrote; she wrote and produced Showtime’s “The Chi” and the movie “Queen & Slim.” Now, at 35, Waithe goes back to her early struggles, when she was an assistant to the “Girlfriends” producer. “Twenties” focuses on three friends (shown here), struggling in Hollywood. It’s sometimes a drama, occasionally a comedy, always loosely likable. Read more…

One more big-deal option: It’s “FX on Hulu”

(Right now, you’ll spot an odd convergence of stories about FX. That’s because the network has been holding back, waiting to start its “FX on Hulu” hub. Now is the time;  highlighted here are stories on FX’s “Breeders” and “Devs”; one on “Dave” is coming. But the story here pauses to take an overview of the hub, including future shows — “Mrs. America” is shown here, with Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly — and ones this week. Here we go:)
There’s a new streaming service – yes, another one – out there.
Or you might call it a semi-service – a hub to something that was already there. Either way, “FX on Hulu” is a major player. Read more…