Since You’re the Worst’s premiere, sincere, cynical television shows have become more popular, lauded for their dark and dramatic explorations of depression, failure and identity. You’re the Worst deserves all this praise and more, as it continues to tell the stories of painfully insecure, commitment-phobic adults who are searching for meaning in the worst possible ways.
When it debuted in early 2014 on FX, You’re the Worst unfortunately got lumped together with all the other shows about people in relationships that were in production or released around that time. You’re the Worst was a lower-key choice for the network: a small-scale character comedy that had none of the splashy, dramatic flare …
The Newsroom, Ep 2.04: “Unintended Consequences” shows the repercussions of Will’s antagonistic behaviour, while delving into Maggie’s story
One of the more intriguing aspects of The Newsroom’s second season premiere was the physical transformation of Maggie Jordan. The change, along with hints of a traumatic event, promised to pull the character out of the romantic triangle subplot she was mired in for most of the first season, and add some more dimensions in the process. This week’s episode dives into what led to the change, in a promising episode that also saw the team face their own inability to communicate well, correcting many of the downsides of last week’s episode.