Day: March 15, 2022

“Flatch”: fun from Feig, Fox and flyover folks

They’ve been called “the flyover states,” the ones that helpfully keep New York and California apart.
They’ve given us the humor of Will Rogers and Garrison Keillor, the music of Motown and Garth Brooks, the heroics of Roy Rogers and George Clooney. And now there’s “Welcome to Flatch,” a droll comedy about small-town mid-America, at 9:30 p.m. Thursdays on Fox, starting March 17.
Sam Straley (from Cincinnati) and the mono-named Holmes (from Omaha) star as young adults (shown here), not sure what happens after the school years are over. Paul Feig, from small-town Michigan, is a writer-producer. Read more…

Best-bets for March 17: droll “Flatch” or tourney fuss

1) “Welcome to Flatch” debut, 9:30 p.m., Fox. Adapted from a British comedy, this is filled with droll, dry humor. A camera crew, we’re told, is studying small-town America. Mostly, it finds semi-empty lives – a local clergyman (Seann William Scott); his ex-wife (Aya Cash), editing the local paper; and two young people (shown here), clueless about life after high school. One wants a Scarecrow Festival prize; the other wants to be an influencer or spend time with her distant dad. Read more…