Television

‘Shtisel’ to leave Netflix in December

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Netflix is scheduled to lose the streaming rights to seasons 1 and 2 of “Shtisel” in December, according to What’s on Netflix.com. Both seasons...

7 especially Jewish ‘Jeopardy!’ moments from Alex Trebek’s 36 years as host

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By Philissa Cramer Alex Trebek, the beloved baritone host of “Jeopardy!,” died of pancreatic cancer Sunday at 80. In his 36 years as host of the...

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Season 6 a happy ending

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At this point in 2020, TV audiences have settled on their preferred forms of escapism. My parents are on what appears to be the 137th...

Who’s muted right now anyway? D.C.’s Jewish improv comics take to Zoom

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Before toilet paper shortages, mask etiquette, hand sanitizer and bleach wipes became a fixation for Washingtonians, Elizabeth Leff was elucidating a much older neurosis:...

In Netflix’s ‘Away,’ Ato Essandoh is an African- British-Jewish astronaut

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By Gabe Friedman Ato Essandoh isn’t Jewish, or British, or an astronaut — but he plays an African-British-Jewish astronaut on TV. In Netflix’s new hit drama...

VIDEO: ‘Shtisel’ Season 3 has a trailer

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=WALuOpZjwdE&feature=emb_logo “Shtisel” fans, rejoice! The trailer for Season 3 of the popular Israeli drama about a (complicated) haredi Orthodox family in Jerusalem has been released. The...

HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ contains a plot point that resembles an age-old anti-Semitic lie. Why?

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By Philissa Cramer Like more than 1 million Americans in each of the last three weeks, I’ve been appreciating “Lovecraft Country,” the new HBO series...

Epic Israeli series to feature ‘Shtisel’ star Michael Aloni

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Production is underway on what is being billed as one of the most ambitious Israeli TV series’ ever. “The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem,” Sarit Yishai-Levy’s...

8 incredible Israeli shows you may not have heard of

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By Brandon Schuster It’s no secret that for more than a decade now, Hollywood has turned toward Israel to look for new show formats that...

‘Shtisel’ season three now in production

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Production on the third season of "Shtisel" is now underway, Deadline reported on Aug. 5. Filming in Israel had been scheduled to begin in...