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Welcome to TV We're Watching (yes, another TVWW!), a handy, but by no means comprehensive list of weekly shows we enjoy watching – and that are in rotation right now. And on our DVRs. (Check out the full list -- not all shows are featured in the thumbnails. –TVWW.)

TV WE'RE WATCHING

  
   Visit our TV We're Watching page for these and other shows on our DVRs right now...



Alias Grace
Netflix
Streaming

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
CW
Fridays
8 PM ET

Curb Your Enthusiasm
HBO
Sundays
10 PM ET

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
BBC America
Saturdays
9 PM ET

The Girlfriend Experience
Starz
Sundays
9 PM ET

The Good Place
NBC
Thursdays
8:30 PM ET

Mr. Robot
USA
Wednesdays
10 PM ET

Stranger Things 2
Netflix
Streaming

This Is Us
NBC
Tuesdays
9 PM ET

The Walking Dead
AMC
Sundays
9 PM ET

 
 
2017
Nov
11
 
 
What’s worse: clown conventions or Renaissance fairs? What if, in some alternate universe, those two worlds collided? Poor Dirk. It’s hard to go, Gently, into that good night…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
11
 
 
Tonight’s scheduled guests include Dame Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, and Michelle Pfeiffer. They’re there to promote the new Murder on the Orient Express film, but keep your eye on Dame Judi. Even though this is the real one, not the hilariously misbehaving doppelganger played by Tracey Ullman, Judi Dench, on this show, has been on enough times, and had a good enough time, to be unpredictably loose and wild.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
11
 
 
The guest host is this week is a young star on the rise: Tiffany Haddish, who played Nekeisha on NBC’s recently canceled The Carmichael Show and co-stars as Dina in the current movie Girls Trip. The musical guest, though, is a much more recognizable personality: Taylor Swift.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
10
 
 
I’ll repeat the same thing I said last week: the more of these installments are shown, the more its point is made that there are way too many mass shootings in the U.S. This week’s documentary is about the 2012 mass shooting in the Wisconsin town of Oak Creek, where the target was a Sikh temple and the people praying within.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
10
 
 
The lineup for tonight’s show, if they all show up, sounds like it will make for the most power-packed and entertaining Real Time of the past few years. The guests are Donna Brazile, author of her controversial memoir as a Democratic Party insider, MSNBC host Chris Matthews, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore, and outspoken comic Sarah Silverman (pictured). Sounds like an all-liberal panel for once – but it also sounds contentious, and very, very interesting.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
8
 
 
USA is promoting this particular episode as one that will stun the Mr. Robot fan universe, and is being presented without commercial interruption. Given that the hero of this story has been targeted by one of his own, in a conspiracy with his own alter ego, expect that whatever happens tonight, it will not be a simple plot twist.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
Randall is in the foster system, and Jack and Rebecca are fighting to finalize his adoption. But there are factors about which the judge expresses concern, including race. It’s how Jack and Rebecca react that will, and does, make the difference.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
MINISERIES PREMIERE: This eight-part miniseries, based on the book by Martha Radditz, takes a Rashomon approach to a 2004 battle in Iraq, when a U.S. Army platoon suddenly found itself surrounded by well-armed insurgents in a fight for control of the Sadr City section of Baghdad. Each largely fictionalized episode is shown from the point of view of a different individual, whether a soldier, an Iraqi, or a loved one back in Fort Hood. Jason Ritter and Kate Bosworth star. For full reviews, see Ed
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
SEASON FINALE: This season of American Horror Story, a violent and sometimes meandering examination of murder cult mentality, concludes tonight. The series has been called Cult, and the title of tonight’s episode may say it all, at least about this season’s mixture of mayhem and flippancy: It’s titled “Charles (Manson) in Charge.”
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
SERIES PREMIERE: This new series is set during the Dust Bowl Depression era, and has two people coming to town, on opposite sides, to steer the local population: an Iowa preacher (played by Killian Scott) urging an insurrection among the working class, and a strikebreaker (played by Logan Marshall-Green) determined to stop it. For a full review, see David Hinckley's All Along the Watchtower.
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This Day in TV History

 
 
TV WWorth Buying
TOP TVWW SPECIAL DEAL$$
The Dana Carvey Show

The new Hulu documentary about SNL veteran Dana Carvey’s failed 1996 ABC sketch comedy show is now available. Too Funny to Fail recounts how the iconoclastic series, cancelled after seven episodes, got off to a horrendous start with advertisers, after a sketch with Carvey as then-President Bill Clinton, eager to demonstrate his compassion, suckled a baby, puppies and a kitten simultaneously from canine-like array of prosthetic nipples. Carvey’s edgier side turned out to be somewhat ill-suited for prime time, and the show lost six million viewers before the premiere episode ended. The show is now considered a milestone however for it’s now A-list stable of performers and writers: Louis CK, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert and Robert Smigel. Includes the final unaired eighth episode and deleted scenes. On sale at Amazon for $18. –Eric Gould