What’s On Tonight: Fire Up Your Netflix Queues

04.16.13 5 years ago 21 Comments

No Justified. No Cougar Town. No New Girl. It’s a good night to catch up on Vikings, Top of the Lake, and check out SyFy’s Defiance and Starz’ Da Vinci’s Demons.

Awkward (MTV, 10 p.m.) — This is actually a pretty great coming of age show, and the only show on MTV I watch. It’s kind of like the female version of The InBetweeners crossed with The Wonder Years, if you’re into that sort of thing.

Splash (ABC, 8 p.m.) — This show would be a lot better if they emptied the pool first.

Dancing with the Stars (ABC, 9 p.m.) — How desperate are you?

Ready for Love (NBC, 9 p.m.) — Uh, you were better off with Dancing with the Stars.

Fat Kid Rules the World (Netflix, Anytime) — If you have an hour and a half to kill tonight (and you should, considering what else is on TV), give this movie a shot. Trust me. It’s directed by Matthew Lillard, and never gained distribution, but it’s going to blow you away on Netflix.

LATE NIGHT LISTINGS: Mark Wahlberg is on Kimmel; Selma Blair is on Ferguson; Tom Cruise is on The Daily Show, Russell Brand is on Conan, and everything else is in reruns.

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