Nothing to watch on TV? Where have you been, man? It’s all happening on television, and here are our savvy media consumer Jake Gaines’ top six tips of what to watch that will have you tuning in for more.
It’s, like, totally Fast Times At Ridgemont High, but so much better. Take a trip into the neon laden 80s again as a college kid works his way through college at the local country club. Hilarity ensues. On Amazon.
Hef’s a pop culture legend. We all know that. But how deep and vast the legend is will astonish you in this series on the Playboy empire founder Hugh Hefner. On Amazon.
Five Came Back
This series chronicles the five top film directors of the WWII era who join the armed services and see as much combat action as any infantryman. With a film camera, recording it for posterity. On Netflix.
Funny doesn’t get any funnier than this fish out of water story of an ultra-wealthy family who has been Madoff’d. They move to the only investment the IRS deems unworthy, Schitt’s Creek, a rural small town bought as a joke. Already a modern classic. On Pop TV and Amazon.