Saturday, December 16, 2017


Brittany Volk, Times staff writer

Brittany Volk, Times staff writer

Brittany Volk is a senior features designer at the Tampa Bay Times. She designs and art directs the Taste, Latitudes, Weekend and Personal Best sections and has been with the Times since 2011. She also contributes to the Times' pop culture blog, The Feed. She grew up in Iowa City, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2009 with degrees in Journalism and Studio Art. Instagram: @bevolk

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Who will win big (we hope) at the Emmys on Sunday

TV is the perfect escape, and boy, do we need to after that anxiety-ridden storm week. And Sunday's Emmys will honor the best distractions we have. Two shows are tied with the most nods: NBC's Saturday Night Live and...
Updated: 3 months ago
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Fall TV Preview: Let us be your guides to best and not-so-great shows

There's a lot to see, and we've seen a lot. From trends to top shows, we're here to help.
Updated: 3 months ago
Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb Mclaughlin all return for the second season of Stranger Things on Netflix, premiering Friday, Oct. 27. (Netflix)

Fall TV schedule: When do my shows come back? A list of premieres

Here are the series premiere dates from the five major networks — ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW — and more.
Updated: 3 months ago
Julia Stiles in Riviera.

Fall TV Preview: Lifestyles of the rich mean more deliciously juicy drama

It's no secret that we love a good drama about people with way too much money. This TV season serves up some delicious thrillers, awe-inspiring fashion and juicy catfights. Riviera (Midnight Friday, Sept. 14, Sundance Now): Wealth and...
Updated: 3 months ago
The Deuce features James Franco, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Fall TV Preview: 'Star Trek,' 'Will and Grace' and 8 more shows we're excited about

With dozens of new shows to dive into this season we've picked 10 to consider first, in order of premiere date.The Deuce Already premiered; 9 p.m. Sunday, HBOThe height of sleaze was 1970s New York City, particularly an area of...
Updated: 3 months ago
YOUNG SHELDON is a new half-hour, single-camera comedy created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, that introduces

Fall TV Preview: 'DuckTales,' 'Dynasty' and 'Star Trek' lead the pack of revivals and spinoffs

Another season, and TV execs are still relying on old ideas. However, most, if not all, of these are intriguing enough to get our attention for at least a few episodes. DuckTales (7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Disney XD): With the reboot of...
Updated: 3 months ago

Fall TV Preview: 'The Brave,' 'SEAL Team' and 'Valor' highlight a pro-military trend

These three new dramas suggest a trend in pro-military TV. With the current political climate, TV execs think it's time for the true heroes — with beards — to step up and get the bad guys. The Brave (10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25,...
Updated: 3 months ago
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 27:  (L-R) Executive producers Adam McKay, Sarah Silverman and Gavin Purcell speak onstage during Summer TCA at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Hulu)

Fall TV Preview: 'At Home With Amy Sedaris,' 'SMILF' highlight this season's funny women

As you can see, there aren't as many funny leading ladies out there. However, we'll be tuning in for all of these.I Love You, America (Midnight Thursday, Oct. 12, Hulu): Hulu is trying a turn in the crowded talk show field with a Funny...
Updated: 3 months ago
GHOSTED:  L-R: Adam Scott and Craig Robinson in GHOSTED premiering this fall on FOX.
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Fall TV Preview: 'Young Sheldon,' 'Ghosted' and 'The Mayor' show off this season's funny dudes

Fall TV continues to bank on leading men to give us laughs. Spoiler: Not all of them do. Me, Myself, and I (9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 (moves to 9 p.m. on Oct. 30), CBS): Think of this sitcom as if The Wonder Years had...
Updated: 3 months ago
Ioan Gruffudd as Andrew Earlham, Joanne Froggatt as Laura Nielson?? - Liar _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Two Brothers Pictures/ITV/SundanceTV

Fall TV Preview: 'Law and Order True Crime,' 'Alias Grace' and more juicy crime shows to add to your list

Crime stories are the true American TV backbone, and this season is filled with plenty of new takes on the classic genre. The Confession Tapes (Streaming on Netflix): This new true crime docuseries investigates cases where people...
Updated: 3 months ago