I thought I would share a couple of dramas that I am enjoying this summer.
Mondays at 9 on ABC
I love this show and was sad to see that the ratings are less than stellar. If a telenovela and detective show had a baby, it would be Grand Hotel. A Latino family owns a hotel in Miami. The patriarch of the family is the owner. He has two adult children, one male and one female who from his first marriage. The daughter went to college to learn about he hotel business and hope to run the hotel. The son, lost a leg in some sort of accident. He spends his days living off daddy in the hotel and banging all the guest. Their mother died and their father married Eva Longoria and the have two daughters. Or perhaps the new wife brought them into the marriage. One of them at least is an evil step-sister. The new wife was the old wife’s best friend.
The season begins with a hurricane where one of the female employees disappears. A mysterious new hire seems very interested in what happened. Meanwhile the Patriarch is dealing with having to pay back a big loan from some nefarious people and keeping the doors to the hotel open.
I highly recommend this show! I have a couple of episodes on the DVR so don’t spoil me please.
The Good Fight
CBS on Demand
I will watch pretty much any legal show. This show is a spinoff of The Good Wife. I just started watching this season and thought it was a new show but it is on its third season! Now I need to go back and binge from the beginning. Also it looks like the episodes I have been watching are reruns? They seem to have disappeared so it looks like this is a series to binge on demand. A fourth season has been ordered. It’s basically a fairly generic legal show. But I like it.
Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) tries to figure out whether you can resist a crazy administration without going crazy yourself, while Adrian Boseman (Delroy Lindo) and Liz Reddick-Lawrence (Audra McDonald) struggle with a new post-factual world where the lawyer who tells the best story triumphs over the lawyer with the best facts. Meanwhile, Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) balances a new baby with a new love, and Maia Rindell (Rose Leslie) finds a new Mephistopheles in Roland Blum (Michael Sheen), a lawyer who is corruption incarnate.
What non-reality shows are you watching?