A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century". [more inside]
Only Murders in the Building: Whole season Season 1, Ep 1
They had me at Steve Martin and Martin Short. Selena Gomez is excellent, too. The three neighbors living in a posh NYC building team up to solve a murder in the building while making a true-crime podcast about their efforts. The ending twist sets up a season 2. It's on Hulu.
A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world. Official site, trailer. Trailer on YouTube. Streaming on Amazon Prime and elsewhere. [more inside]
A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner. [more inside]
A group of young friends from the Bronx fight to save their neighborhood from gentrification...and vampires! [more inside]
A documentary focused on Gilberto Valle AKA "the Cannibal Cop" and the legal issues involved in his case [more inside]
Every great city has a soul. Some are ancient as myths, and others as new and destructive as children. New York City? She's got six. [more inside]
High Maintenance: Soup Season 4, Ep 9
Season Finale. When a snowstorm hits on Christmas eve, Pam-Anne joins her sister Destiny and a motley crew of flight attendants at their usual crash pad in Queens. Delayed on his way home to spend the holidays with his family, The Guy celebrates Hanukkah in New York.
High Maintenance: Voir Dire Season 4, Ep 3
When The Guy and his eclectic jury duty group head to a karaoke bar to mark the end of their civic service, Keesha and Roman, the youngest members of the crew, run into trouble. While exploring a side hustle with her friend Violet, Freddie encounters someone from her past. [more inside]
High Fidelity: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
High Fidelity follows "the ultimate music fan, a record store owner who's obsessed with pop culture and Top Five lists" in neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn. [more inside]
High Maintenance: Trick Season 4, Ep 2
The Guy delivers to a man looking for a connection who hires an escort for the night. Intimacy coordinator Kym bonds on set with a familiar face. [more inside]
High Maintenance: Cycles Season 4, Ep 1
Season Premiere: The Guy finds a lost canine; a reporter pitches a story about her parents' marriage and inadvertently strains her own relationship when her boyfriend visits for their anniversary weekend; a singing telegram in a bad mood looks for some relief.
A field surgeon who suffers from PTSD after combat in the Middle East, and creates a living human out of body parts in his Gowanus, Brooklyn lab. [more inside]
The Deuce: We're All Beasts Season 2, Ep 6
Candy shoots her film guerilla-style on the streets of New York. [more inside]
Happy!: Resurrection Season 2, Ep 9
Things are about to get dark. [more inside]
Happy!: Five Chicken Fingers and a Gun Season 2, Ep 9
Hailey prepares for Sonny Shine's Eggtacular [more inside]
Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head - he is the target of hit men and women everywhere. [more inside]
Happy!: A Friend of Death Season 2, Ep 8
Smoothie's endgame with Hailey is revealed, and Amanda meets Bebe. [more inside]
Happy!: Pervapalooza Season 2, Ep 6
Meet grandma Sax! I mean, Janet. [more inside]
An undocumented young woman struggles to survive in NYC when she is lured into a mysterious game. [more inside]
It's the year 2024 and the ozone layer has long been destroyed. To protect mankind, the once-immortal Connor MacLeod helped in the construction of a giant "shield" in 1999. Now he is just an old man, until one day some other immortals from his home planet (did we mention he's from the planet Zeist?) arrive on Earth to kill him (mere weeks before his death by natural causes?) and he becomes immortal again... just in time to save the earth one more time. [more inside]
The Orville: Deflectors Season 2, Ep 7
It's a relationship episode! And an episode about Moclan society! And some spacecraft engineering. Oh, and there's a murder mystery ... IN SPAAAACE! [more inside]
The Deuce: All You'll Be Eating is Cannibals Season 2, Ep 5
Candy taps an unlikely co-producer. Bobby is on the wrong end of a raid. Big Mike cashes in on a hit. [more inside]
The Deuce: What Big Ideas Season 2, Ep 4
Ashley and Abby track down the identity of a young sex worker killed in a fire, collateral damage in the escalating mob war over the parlors. Vincent witnesses the brutal side of Rudy's operation. Alston educates the mayor's guy on why the raids he's planning won't turn up anything. Candy continues building on her Little Red Riding Hood vision. Larry makes his first moves into movies.
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. [more inside]
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. [more inside]
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? [more inside]
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. [more inside]
A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. [more inside]
Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. [more inside]
A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. There's a catch however: he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. [more inside]
Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, also the creators of Jesus Camp. [more inside]
Review: ‘The Get Down’ Is ‘West Side Story’ With Rappers and Disco Queens “The Get Down,” Mr. Luhrmann’s 12-episode series for Netflix (six episodes will be available on Friday 8/12), is being promoted as “a comprehensive look at the art form’s true origins” and an authentic evocation of late-’70s New York, that caldron of burning buildings, bankruptcy, cocaine and revolutionary forms of popular music. [more inside]
We're coming to you live from the Playstation Theatre in New York, NY! We assume that you, like our live audience, are "horny for this"! Along with being a great episode, it features a big announcement and special guest John Hodgman with a very special presentation! Suggested Talking Points: America's Next Top Cop, Flower Eater, James in the Cloud, Dope Raisins, Karn-al Pleasures, Yellow, Doing Great, MARK
"Only a few years before becoming a famous silent-film star and an icon of her generation, a fifteen-year-old Louise Brooks leaves Wichita, Kansas, to study with the prestigious Denishawn School of Dancing in New York. Much to her annoyance, she is accompanied by a thirty-six-year-old chaperone, who is neither mother nor friend. Cora Carlisle, a complicated but traditional woman with her own reasons for making the trip, has no idea what she’s in for. ... [W]hile what she finds isn’t what she anticipated, she is liberated in a way she could not have imagined. " -Amazon.com [more inside]
Based on the classic 1897 Henry James novel but set in contemporary New York City, six year-old Maisie observes the frantic comings and goings of her divorcing parents and their respective lovers.
Project Runway: Team Lingerie Season 14, Ep 6
The designers pitch their lingerie designs to Heidi, and the winning set was produced for sale in Heidi Klum's lingerie line. Special guest judge this week was Bella Thorne. [more inside]
Project Runway: Gunn and Heid Season 14, Ep 5
The designers start out with paintball guns and grudges in a group challenge that's gender-split and quickly goes downhill. Kelly Osbourne is the guest judge. [more inside]
Project Runway: Fashion Flip Season 14, Ep 4
The designers must put their own stamp on classic fashion designs, drawing inspiration from New York City. Mary Kay makeup is also involved somehow. Sally Draper (okay, Kiernan Shipka) guest judges. [more inside]
On this week's episode of Reply All, PJ and Alex go outside.
In New York City, a man's (Michael Fassbender) carefully cultivated private life -- which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction -- is disrupted when his sister (Carey Mulligan) arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay. Directed by Steve McQueen.
New Yorkers are known to disagree about a lot of things. Who's got the best pizza? What's the fastest subway route? Yankees or Mets? But all 8.5 million New Yorkers are likely to agree on one thing: Penn Station sucks.
This week: Turkey president Erdogan builds a gigantic thousand-room house. New Yorkers become eligable to register .nyc domain names, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg preregisters a ton before scalpers get them. (LWT registered a few of their own: michaelbloombergisawiener.nyc, tinytinymikebloomberg.nyc and bloombergeatsbabycornasifitsrealcorn.nyc). A brief look at the Salmon Cannon (5m), a device for getting fish up stream past hydroelectric dams. (The show kind of goes nuts with the idea.) Main story: State lotteries, their problems and abuses (15m). And Now: People On TV Misunderstanding What The Term "Spoiler Alert" Means. And, finally, this is the last episode of Last Week Tonight for the season, and the year. They bring back the puppets, the Scottish Unicorn, the Space Sex Gecko, and Breakdancing Lincoln for the closing credits. G'night, John Oliver.
SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - In the record-breaking heat of '77, a serial killer stalks NYC but the real danger may lie in your friends and neighbors. [more inside]
Manhattan Love Story: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
Yes, yes, yes -- "If I'm honest, it's half the reason I married her" -- "If you smash your phone, the internet disappears" -- New record -- Hip, ironic distance -- Number 72 -- Awarded for mediocrity
Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. [more inside]
Louie: Back Season 4, Ep 1
Louie hurts his back while trying to up his self-love game. [more inside]