Watch List

It’s that time of the year where there’s not too much new stuff on TV. It’s a lot of re-runs or Christmas movies. Sure, we all like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Christmas Story, Elf, and so on and so on. But, over here in the USA they start playing these before Thanksgiving and we’re already tired of them. So, this brings me to my list of shows that I can’t get enough of. Maybe you can get them on Demand or on Netflix but I wanted to share them with you.

Ballers – An original HBO American comedy/drama series starring Dwayne Johnson AKA The Rock – Dwayne plays a retired NFL player that’s now a financial manager. Listen, I’ll be the first to tell you, I’m not a sports fan nor do I watch much football. But, this show is witty, legitimate, provocative, amusing and just fantastic. I don’t know any show like it which makes me want more of it. It reels me in teaching me the trash talk in the locker rooms, how to understand football and even investments. It’s like a window into the secrets and drama behind the athlete’s. It shows me how easily an athlete can be traded and how quick your life can flip upside down. Rob Corddry is hilarious in this show. You might remember him from Hot Tub Time Machine. This guy is spectacularly funny. I have to mention John David Washington as well as he’s incredibly talented just like his father Denzel Washington and he is very easy on the eyes, wink wink. He’s indecisive on his career on the show but has a heart of gold.Seriously, he’s a beautiful man. Fellas, there’s a lot of beautiful women on this this series as well. I promise you, you won’t be disappointed. Here’s a little clip for you…

Good Behavior – TNT – American Drama starring Michelle Dockery and Juan Diego Botto -It’s based on the novel series written by Blake Crouch. Michelle plays Letty Dobesh, a southern girl but she’s a thief and con-artist. Juan plays Javier which is a hired hit man. When these two met under unusual circumstances it was fucking electric. I can’t get enough of this series. They’re not producing these episodes quick enough for me. Every time I watch an episode I’m left missing these characters. The chemistry between them is entrancing. They’re damaged, reckless, dangerous, mesmerizing, stimulating, and bad ass. Here’s a clip…..

Quarry – Cinemax – This drama is set in 1972 when a marine Mac Conway AKA Quarry returns home from Vietnam. This show is real to me. So real that I can imagine how difficult it was for our soldiers to come home from Vietnam. It’s not all gloom and doom, it’s alluring with the twists and many turns of Quarry’s struggles. It’s nail biting at times and the music is sensational. Logan Marshall-Green is an exceptional actor. He’s disgruntled, angry, confused, sensitive and loves his wife. He will do anything to keep her. Here’s a clip….

Life In Pieces – CBS – If you’re looking for a comedy this is by far the funniest show on right now in my opinion. They’re engaging, playful, and warm. Every family has a little dysfunction and this show shows it all. Here’s a clip…..

Enjoy the holidays and be safe loves!

Wentworth

Warning: If you suffer from homophobia do not read any further. Also, if you’re under the age of 18 please stop reading.

If you’re looking for something new, adventurous, thrilling, dramatic, suspenseful, and sexy this show is all of those things and much much more. If you’re a fan of Orange Is The New Black you’ll love this. I actually prefer Wentworth over OITNB….gasp, I know. It’s that fucking good.

Wentworth is an Australian female prison which has quite a bit of corruption, sex, politics, and violence. The characters are addicting. They’re fucking brilliant! These actors and actresses make you feel serious emotions of what they’re going through. Although the majority of the women in the prison have committed wicked horrific crimes you feel empathy for them after flash backs of their lives and what they’ve been through or possibly the real reason they committed the crimes.

I live in the US and found it on Netflix. So far there’s been three seasons offered and I’ve stayed up all hours of the night watching them back to back. The fourth season is due out in April this year but will take a while to hit the US on Netflix unfortunately.

For now I have to watch the series over again as I miss these characters. I’m attached to them as if they’re real people. I wait with baited breath for Season four.

Let me tell you this…. It makes Orange Is The New Black look like something from Nickelodeon or The Disney Channel. Do not watch this around your kids please.

I’ve posted a teasing clip of the show below.

Again, if you’re homophobic don’t watch it. No hate comments either please.

And you’re welcome!

 

Cannot Live Without These Shows – My Top 8

I’m sure there are Top TV shows blogged daily but thought I’d share mine with you.

Warning: I don’t have kids so these shows are not intended for family night.

Seriously, I am an addict for sure. TV and Food are my drugs of choice. I particularly love comedy and drama and something different and edgy.

1.) Playing House / USA: A side-splitting comedy about two best friends AKA Fresbians that live together and are raising a baby together. The quirkiness and chemistry between these girls makes me jealous and longing for a friendship like theirs. It’s Sure to make you laugh until you piss yourself. They’ve already had two seasons and are hopefully working on the script for the third. Maybe you can check it out on Demand? Not sure if it’s on Netflix yet.

2.) Ray Donovan / Showtime: Nail biting, suspense, bad ass and sexy as fuck. Liev Schreiber is a “Fixer” and is so HOT. The cast is phenomenal. It’s somewhat comparable to The Soprano’s but this family is from Boston. They’re not mobsters but a bit close to it. Thrilling!

3.) Luther / BBC: This show has ended but you might be able to catch this on Netflix: It’s sick, twisted, creepy, freaky and will possibly give you nightmares. But, with Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson it’s off the charts one of the best dark and psychologically charged shows out there. It makes Criminal Minds look like a Disney show.

4.) Black-ish / ABC: The characters are so fantastic on this show it’s like you’re friends of theirs. You feel like these people could be your neighbors. It’s Urban, Black Culture, Hilarious, and heartwarming. You will scream with laughter watching this show. Guaranteed.

5.) Transparent / Amazon Original Series: This show is a comedy-drama and has a lot of dark humor to it. We honestly fell in love with this show. Jeffrey Tambor is the father that is transitioning into a woman. Talk about a lot of heart and emotion. This show brought the process of transitioning to the forefront for me. It came out before Bruce Jenner did so this way all new to me. I have a completely different opinion about this topic after seeing this show. My heart goes out to the people that are going through this. It’s so worth watching. Cannot wait for the second season.

6.) Shameless / Showtime: This my friends will help you to appreciate your family whether it’s dysfunctional or non existent. Watch this show and you’ll need a shower afterwards because you’ll feel so dirty. It brings trashy to an entirely new level. It’s hilarious, sexy, DIRTY, and a Train Wreck that you can’t pull yourself away from.

7.) The Mindy Project / Hulu: This show was originally on Fox. I would sooooo hang out with Mindy Kaling! She’s fabulous! I want her wardrobe. I think all females can relate to her. She’s a gynecologist and shares an office with a few other doctors and they will keep you rolling in the floor with laughter.

8.) Peaky Blinders / Netflix: At first you might want to turn your volume up to 70 on the TV because the british accents are very thick in this gangster series. It’s a time piece as it’s set just after the First World War. Tommy Shelby is a BAD BAD boy and he will make you want more. He’s the lead character and he’s one of those brooding mysterious brits. You’ll find yourself watching the series back to back and then after it’s over you’ll come back wanting more. You’ll have withdrawals when it’s over. You might even start speaking their language a “LIL”.

So, there you have it. My Top 8 TV Shows that are totally worth watching. Hope you enjoy! If you watch something that I’ve suggested please leave comments so we can dish about it!