In this edition of TV Bits:
- The hilarious Hulu comedy Pen15 gets a new trailer for its second season
- A new show called Woke introduces animation after the protagonist’s run-in with the police
- Netflix’s Money Heist is coming back
- Inexplicably, so is 1980s sitcom Who’s the Boss?
- And more!
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One of Hulu’s best original shows is coming back this fall – and then again next year.
PEN15, the hilarious series which features 30-something actresses Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine playing 13-year-old versions of themselves in junior high school opposite actual 13-year-olds, is returning for its second season later this year. But PEN15 season 2 will be split in half, with the first half of its 14-episode season premiering in September and the back half debuting sometime in 2021.
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?
This week we wade into conflict, go back to middle school, get bullied as an adult, get schlocky, and deal with an environmental terrorist who seems kind of sweet. Read More »