Wondering what to watch this weekend? This week we suggest some of the toughest ones: socialites, comedians, celebrities and anyone who hosts Thanksgiving dinner.
The Gilded Age: Season 2 – Max
Selected by senior editor Dina Ross
The Dark Side of Comedy – Vice TV
Chosen by Lawrence Banton
If you’re interested in stand-up comedy, consider watching this documentary from Vice TV. The series explores the lives of various comics, their personal struggles off stage and how they coped with the pressures of the industry. One of my favorite stories involves Joan Rivers and her rise to mainstream stardom. I knew show business was dirty, but seeing how the “powers that be” aka Johnny Carson attempted to derail his career was a pretty cool fact to learn. Other stories include Robin Williams, Carlos Mencia (that was a trip) and Ellen DeGeneres. New episodes arrive every Tuesday.
Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test Season 2 – Fox, Hulu and Tubi
Selected by Keira O’Driscoll
JoJo Siwa, Tyler Cameron and Tom Sandoval are some of the celebrities “joining” Fox’s reality survival show. Ex-military personnel train and test celebrities to see how far they can go in some of the toughest environments to see if they have the abilities needed to succeed through Special Forces selection .
From My Bowl – YouTube
Selected by newsletter writer Grison Dangar