For Netflix’s reality TV competition Metal Shop Masters, someone took Blown Away, copied and pasted it, changed some details, and hoped we wouldn’t notice.
Netflix has revived A&E’s short-lived Sexy Beasts, which was an import from the UK. The third time isn’t the charm, it’s a wreck. My review explores why.
Sunderland ‘Til I Die, a real-life Ted Lasso, is an outstanding behind-the-scenes look at a team and its fans
Netflix’s Sunderland ‘Til I Die takes us behind the scenes with the fans, players, coaches, staff, and executives at Sunderland A.F.C., a football club that has just been relegated. Highly recommended.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson has two sketches that mock very specific types of reality television. One is “Spectrum,” which features Corncob TV’s hist show Coffin Flop, and the other is
Netflix announced a new dating reality series, Sexy Beasts, on which people go on dates while in prosthetic makeup that disguises their actual appearance. It reminds me of both NBC’s charming First Dates and Fox’s trashy Mr. Personality.
Netflix has two new travel reality shows—World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals, with Million Dollar Listing’s Luis Ortiz, Jo Franco, and Megan Batoon; and Fresh, Fried and Crispy, with Daym Drops—that are perfect light escapes that also offer ideas for travel.
Netflix used its platform to suggest Carole Baskin is a murderer and ignore Joe Exotic’s racism. Now it’s going to help gay Bachelor Colton Underwood rehabilitate his image. My thoughts about the power Netflix has to portray people however they want.