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Week in Sloth

Thursday 4

“The Four” (KASA-2 7pm) What’s that? You want another singing competition? Fine. Here. But you’ve got a problem.

“The Interrogation Room” (Discovery 8pm) Discovery’s voyeuristic new crime-reality show follows real-life detectives into interrogation rooms around the country as they quiz suspects in violent cases.

Friday 5

“Devilman Crybaby” (Netflix streaming anytime) Go Nagai’s legendary anime returns with this dark and demonic sequel.

“Child Support” (KOAT-7 7pm) Fred Savage (“The Wonder Years”) hosts this “Kids Say the Darndest Things”-esque game show in which edgy British comic Ricky Gervais asks questions of a panel of kids between the ages of 6 and 9.

Saturday 6

A Tale of Two Coreys (Lifetime 6pm) Everybody’s favorite ’80s teen heartthrobs named Corey are profiled in this scandal-filled biopic about Corey Feldman (Elijah Marcano) and Corey Haim (Justin Ellings).

Never Too Young To Die (TCM 12:30am) This bizarro ’80s action flick features John Stamos (“Full House”) as a high school gymnast whose superspy father (one-time James Bond, George Lazenby) is murdered by an evil hermaphrodite terrorist (Gene Simmons). Naturally, he teams up with Prince protégé Vanity to defeat the flamboyant bad guy/gal. And yes, Simmons sings a song. Needless to say, you need to watch this to believe it.

Sunday 7

“The 75th Annual Golden Globes” (KOB-4 6pm) Seth Meyers hosts, Oprah Winfrey receives a lifetime achievement award, and the nominees get to drink.

“Mother, May I Dance With Mary Jane’s Fist?: A Lifetone Original Movie for Adult Swim” (Cartoon Network 1am) This hourlong, live-action special began as a spoofy stageplay from LA-based sketch comedy rulers Upright Citizens Brigade. In it, an aspiring ballerina moves to a new town with her emotionally abusive mother to escape her physically abusive father—only to fall under the spell of a sensually abusive dance coach.

Monday 8

David Bowie: The Last Five Years (HBO 6pm) David Bowie quietly navigated the last few years of his life, putting out a critically acclaimed album and promptly passing away from a previously undisclosed illness. Here, documentary filmmakers look into those final, fruitful years.

Tuesday 9

“Undercover High” (A&E 8pm) For this documentary series, administrators at Highland Park High School in Topeka sneak 7 adults between the ages of 21 and 26 into the student body for a semester to gain “unique perspective on the issues faced by today’s teens.” Like exploitative docu-reality shows filming in your homeroom.

Wednesday 10

“Alone Together” (Freeform 6:31pm) Platonic best friends/millennials Esther (“Little” Esther Povitsky) and Benji (Benji Aflalo) navigate the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles together in this sitcom produced by The Lonely Island.

“Animal Crackers”(KWBQ-19 8:30pm) Retired footballer Dan Marino hosts this hidden camera show in which professional mascots surprise “unsuspecting passersby in the real world with hilarious pranks.” … Truly, the Golden Age of Television.


 
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