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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – January 15 – 21

Hollywood awards season is now in full swing, with this Sunday bringing the Screen Actors Guild Awards live on TNT and TBS. But if long and oftentimes protracted awards ceremonies aren’t really your thing, here are 10 other ways to stay entertained this week. 1. WHAT TO WATCH ON THE BEST SCREEN YOU HAVE ACCESS […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – January 8 – 14

Are you feeling fully refreshed as we enter the second week of 2018? Let’s hope so — because there’s a proper smorgasbord of pop culture goodies to sink your teeth into over the next seven days. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR COSTUMES, PLOT TWISTS, AND HISTORICAL INTRIGUE After last year’s satisfying first season, former Doctor […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – January 1 – 7

Happy New Year! If one of your resolutions is to broaden your movie, music, and TV tastes, you’re in luck, because this week’s On the Beat is brimming with possibilities. 1. WHAT TO STREAM IF YOU BELIEVE “YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT” This intriguing six-part documentary series promises to “give food the true crime treatment.” […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – December 25 – 31

Happy Christmas! Whether you’re feeling super-festive or not, here are 10 ways to keep yourself entertained from now until New Year’s Day. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR HEADY CHRISTMAS DAY ESCAPISM Airing Christmas night on BBC America at 9/8c, this holiday special will be bittersweet viewing for Doctor Who fans. After all, it’s the final episode […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – December 11 – 17

A little film called Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters Friday, but if the force isn’t quite with you right now, here are 10 other ways to keep yourself entertained. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU’RE DRAWN TO A MURKY REAL-LIFE MYSTERY Debuting Friday on Netflix, this six-part miniseries offers a distinctive blend of […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – December 4 – 10

As holiday party season approaches, it’s more important than ever to enjoy your downtime. With this in mind, here are 10 ways to take your mind off your busy schedule of seasonal get-togethers. 1. WHAT TO STREAM TO GIVE YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON A TOUCH OF CLASS It’s back! Season two of the supremely regal period […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – Nov. 27 – December 3

Whether or not you’re feeling extra-festive as December approaches, this week’s On the Beat has plenty to distract you from thinking about the gifts you still haven’t bought. 1. WHAT TO TRY IF YOU HAVE A GILMORE GIRLS-SHAPED HOLE IN YOUR LIFE Following a well-received pilot earlier this year, the latest show from Gilmore Girls […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 20 – 26

Happy Thanksgiving week! Here are 10 ways to keep yourself entertained when you’re not cooking/eating/clearing the table over the coming days. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR A FRESH EXPLORATION OF FEMALE SEXUALITY Spike Lee‘s new comedy-drama series is actually a modern-day reimagining of his classic 1986 debut movie. Rising star DeWanda Wise plays Nola Darling, […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 13 – 19

If you’re feeling anxious with Thanksgiving less than a two weeks away, take a deep breath and check out this edition of On the Beat. It features 10 fresh (and turkey-free) ways to distract yourself. 1. WHAT TO TRY WHETHER YOU REMEMBER ‘7Os TELEVISION OR NOT Co-created by Mad About You‘s Paul Reiser, this ’70s-set comedy […]

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