If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/21/16

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

Tonight TBS kicks off its new dark comedy Search Party, which centers around a group of self-absorbed twenty-somethings who find themselves mixed up in the mystery surrounding the disappearance of one of their former college classmates, Chantal. Dory (Alia Shawkat, Arrested Development) feels like a doormat – she’s got a thankless job working as an assistant to a rich housewife and is trapped in a relationship with boyfriend Drew (John Reynolds, Stranger Things), who only cares about his own needs. Despite having little memory of the missing girl, Dory makes it her mission to find Chantal in hopes of adding some sort of meaning and purpose to her life. She tries to rile up her friends to help with the search party, but actress Portia (Meredith Hagner, Royal Pains), narcissist Elliott (John Early, Your Main Thing), and boyfriend Drew seem more concerned with their images and dramatically posting to social media about how Chantal’s disappearance has affected them, rather than actually doing something to help. But this search party could be a way for Dory to get closer to journalist ex-boyfriend Julian (Brandon Michael Hall), who still makes her light up when he enters the room.

TBS will be airing two episodes of the 10-episode first season every night this week from 11pm-midnight (ET/PT). In addition, all 10 episodes will be made available for binging via On Demand. I checked out the first episode, and while I didn’t find the show laugh-out-loud funny, I did find some humorous moments, and it made me curious to check out more to learn what’s really going on with Chantal’s disappearance and to see if any of Dory’s self-obsessed friends have any redeeming qualities.

On tonight’s first episode, “The Mysterious Disappearance of Chantal Witherbottom,” when Dory discovers that her friend, Chantal, has gone missing, she becomes obsessed with finding out what happened, even though her boyfriend, Drew, and friends, Elliott and Portia, couldn’t care less.

Then, in “The Woman Who Knew Too Much,” Dory begins to doubt whether she saw Chantal the night before, but an offbeat realtor claims that she has the proof that Dory is looking for.

Check out the first two episodes tonight on TBS at 11/10c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Man With a Plan, Timeless, Gotham, Lucifer, Supergirl, Jane the Virgin, and People of Earth.
Jump with us to see else we think you should watch.

Megan’s Choice

thevoice2016smallThis season of The Voice has been great right from the start, and part of that is due to the talent of competitors, but part of it is definitely due to the new judges, Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus. It’s true that I adore Adam Levine the most, not just because he is incredibly attractive but because he has a wonderful way about teaching his team that shows he truly cares about people. Now, even though Adam is still my favorite, there is a spot for Alicia and Miley because they are very entertaining and are invested in what’s best for their team. Miley is beyond strange, but it works for her. Alicia is the picture of serenity and grace. I love watching her talk to her team and encourage them with such sincerity.

On last week’s episodes, we watched the Top 12 fight live for America’s votes, and Sa’Rayah got voted off after giving it her all for her team. I was relieved that it wasn’t We MacDonald who went home, because that young girl is incredible and I’m very excited to see how far she can go this season.

On tonight’s episode, “Top 11 Live Performances,” the top 11 artists perform live in front of coaches Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton for America’s vote.

To find out if your favorite can win the votes tonight, tune in to NBC at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching Kevin Can Wait, Guy’s Grocery Games, Man with a Plan, Scorpion, Timeless, and Lucifer.

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