Sonia Saraiya

TV critic, Vanity Fair

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Television critic for Variety; former TV critic for Salon

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The Last O.G. tackles reentry and gentrification with subtlety and hilarity

Take a break from the ‘Game of Thrones’ frenzy and instead show some love for a somewhat overlooked TBS show called ‘The Last O.G.’

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HBO’s Togetherness aired its last show over the weekend. It’s an example of a genre that’s been called “prestige comedies.”

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