5 Shows After Dark: More This, Less Typical Reality Show Crap
“Bob’s Burgers” on Fox at 8:30pm ET.
“Game of Thrones” on HBO at 9:00pm ET. Seriously, television-only people, if you don’t have a group of friends to watch this with for moral support I encourage you to get one immediately. Don’t look to the book readers for sympathy, because we will just laugh at your pain and use your tears to make the cocktails we drink to drown our bitter thoughts.
“Remember Sunday” on ABC at 9:00pm ET. “Original Telefilm” and I put that in quotation marks because I don’t believe it counts as “original” if you take the script from 50 First Dates and just reverse the genders of the main characters.
“Mad Men” on AMC at 10:00pm ET.
“What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” on E at 10:00pm ET. Series premiere. From the press interviews and commercials I’ve seen, the answer would seem to be “not swim” which is the only thing I think Ryan Lochte should be doing on television. Honestly, if this show was just Ryan Lochte training for the next Olympics and you got to actually see what went into being an Olympic caliber athlete I’d be all about it. From what I’ve seen, though, the central premise seems to be more along the lines of “hot dude says and does dumb things” which seems to be something of a waste.
Genevieve Burgess enjoys tragedy tears mixed with gin, but scotch probably works well too.