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New HBO series more than just animals

“Animals,” currently in its second season, is one of the funniest shows I’ve watched this year.

‘Get Down’ not a let down

The show constantly feels like it’s on the verge of being something that I’d love and would watch over and over again, but it never gets there.

CT Recommends: ‘Shrink’

A show filled with Chicago-based improvisors from the iO and Second City, “Shrink” is an eight-episode series on the NBC/Amazon comedy streaming network, Seeso, and it’s the best show I’ve watched since “Atlanta.”

Sgt. Pepper’s concert salutes Beatles’ history

Faculty, students, staff, and alumni from the Eastman School and River Campus Music Department made up the band on Saturday night for “‘It Was 50 Years Ago Today’: A Sgt. Pepper Celebration.”