O.J.: Made In America: This comprehensive ESPN Films documentary examined all the sociopolitical and cultural elements surrounding O.J. Simpson’s infamous 1994 murder trial, transporting viewers back to an era of America that contained racism, sexism, police misconduct, and a dysfunctional legal system.
The Night Of: The HBO miniseries featured standout performances from Riz Ahmed and John Turturro, though viewers were left wondering how the show would have been different if the late James Gandolfini had played every one of the show’s characters as was originally intended before his death.
Stranger Things: Gave Netflix another couple months of freedom from having to add any more good movies.
Big Man: Kevin James is finally back on television as Big Man, a large man who often behaves in a humorous manner while interacting with his wife, Skinny Woman.
Transparent: The third season of the Amazon show was acclaimed for reinventing the east-Los-Angeles-Jewish-family-drama-dealing-with-transgender-issues genre.
The Palace: The best television show that no one’s watching, producing, writing, or starring in.
Game Of Thrones: This adult-oriented HBO adaptation of the classic children’s game musical chairs continues to dazzle audiences despite the many liberties it’s taken with the source material.
Amy & Amy: Can two best friends share one name? Thursdays, 6 p.m. E.T. on the Disney Channel.
The Americans: The FX drama’s fourth season had even more of the action, intrigue, and coded messages delivered specifically to us explaining how star Keri Russell wants us to kidnap her to be our bride that fans have come to expect.