At the Second City e.t.c. comedy show the other night, I was pulled up short. The moment was a sequence of sketches all dealing with our addiction to technology. After watching someone play a needy iPhone that refused to shut down, and then witnessing the wail of a New Orleans-style funeral for a dead smartphone, we arrived at the topper: "I love you," somebody in the show screamed, "more than Netflix."
Whatever Cecily Strong was going to say about President Barack Obama at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association dinner, there was no way it would sting as much as what he inadvertently said about her.
Showtime's "Happyish" is many things: funny, astute, clever and tuned into the perceived tension between depth of thought and shallow sheen. But too often the show's profane excesses get in the way of its better attributes.
When Kevin McKenzie was only 18 he found himself dancing with prima ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn. While he was just one of the cavaliers, it was a coup for the kid who'd goofed up his tap dancing class when he was in the seventh grade.
Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in what she called "a daily process."
DON'T MISS: "Last Days in Vietnam" - The American Experience series brings this gripping, Oscar-nominated documentary to television. Directed by Rory Kennedy, the film marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Via powerful interviews and wrenching footage, it recalls how, with the clock ticking and the city under fire, an unlikely group of heroes helped 135,000 South Vietnamese citizens escape. 9 p.m. Tuesday, PBS.