In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever. [more inside]
Single Parents: Summer of Freedom Season 2, Ep 1
In the Season 2 premiere, the kids are away for the summer and the gang looks forward to their freedom. But three months later, it looks like summer is a bust with Will doing all the things on the "Angie and Will's Summer of Fun" with Tracy Freeze; Angie obsessing over writing the world's longest email to her ex; and Douglas inexplicably ghosting Poppy on their first date.
Single Parents: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
Will Cooper has been so focused on raising his daughter, Sophie, he's lost sight of who he is as a man and has headed deep into the parental vortex. When the other single parents - Angie, Douglas, Poppy and Jake - at his daughter's school see just how far down the rabbit hole of PTA, parenting and princesses Will has gone, they band together to get him out in the world and make him realize that being a great parent doesn't mean sacrificing everything about your own identity. [more inside]
Drunk History: Drunk Mystery Season 5, Ep 7
It's mystery time! Alison Rich, Kyle Mooney, and Georgia Hardstark tell the story of the disappearance of Agatha Christie (Kirsten Dunst), D.B. Cooper (Taran Killam), perpetrator of America's only unsolved airplane hijacking, and the menacing phantom letters of Circleville. [more inside]
Drunk History: Dangerous Minds Season 5, Ep 2
Derek Waters has a drink or twenty with Chris Romano to talk about Russian mystic Rasputin (Jerry O'Connell), Doug Jones about Oxford English Dictionary contributor W.C. Minor (Bob Odenkirk), and Duncan Trussell about early rocket engineer and Thelemite occultist Jack Parsons (Taran Killam).
Saturday Night Live: SNL Season 42 Preview Season 42, Ep 0
Two veterans – Taran and Jay – have been given their walking papers a year before their contracts would have expired. Jon Rudnitsky might be dropped as well! What next?