The FX series, now in its final season, is based on Leonard's novella <em>Fire in the Hole</em>. Showrunner Graham Yost says, "I look at this show as Elmore Leonard's show, and we're all in service of him."
Maybe it's a sign that the U.S. does have influence in the Middle East. Lebanon's newest reality show, <em>The Sisters</em>, might look familiar. It features a trio of sisters who are into fashion big time.
What's behind the curious food fad of <em>mukbang</em>, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.
<em>Childrens Hospital</em> returns to Cartoon Network's Adult Swim for its sixth season Friday. NPR's Eric Deggans spent a day on set and reports on how this niche comedy is swimming against the tide.
On this week's show, we read a book — specifically Nick Hornby's <em>Funny Girl</em>. We broaden out from there to film adaptations of books, and as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.
The perfect example, says critic David Bianculli, is HBO's <em>The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. S</em>pread out over six weeks, the finale had the most chilling TV moment he's seen in years.