Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley lead “Large Little Lies,” a brooding category drama set in California. And Christine Baranski is again as Diane Lockhart in “The Excellent Battle,” a by-product of “The Excellent Spouse.”
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BIG LITTLE LIES nine p.m. on HBO. “More or less like a filthy previous Prius parked outdoor Barneys” is how one persona describes any other on this darkly comedian meditation at the fissures beneath reputedly idyllic lives in Monterey, Calif. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley big name in David E. Kelley’s adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s 2014 very best vendor; Laura Dern, Alexander Skarsgard, Zoë Kravitz, Adam Scott and James Tupper fill out the forged. It can be “a compendium of clichés about upper-middle-class angst,” Mike Hale wrote in The New York Occasions, however “visually, a minimum of, ‘Large Little Lies’ is the easiest tv seaside learn.” In “Crashing,” a brand new sequence at 10:30, a suburbanite and aspiring comic (Pete Holmes, enjoying a model of himself) loses his innocence after finding that his spouse has been dishonest. Then he plunges into the New York stand-up scene, snoozing at the couches of Artie Lange and Sarah Silverman.
THE GOOD FIGHT eight p.m. on CBS and CBS All Get entry to. Christine Baranski reprises her position as Diane Lockhart on this derivative of “The Excellent Spouse,” which choices up simply after the presidential inauguration as a Madoffian monetary rip-off erases…