Valerie Ettenhofer

Valerie Ettenhofer is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, TV-lover, and mac and cheese enthusiast. As a Senior Contributor at Film School Rejects, she covers television through regular reviews and her recurring column, Episodes. She is also a voting member of the Critics Choice Association's television and documentary branches. Twitter: @aandeandval (She/her)
Brooklyn Nine Nine Season 8

The Final Season of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Takes On the Problem of Its Own Premise

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

In its eighth — and final — season, the beloved sitcom is turning a critical eye to its cuddly cop concept. But is it doing enough?

Fleabag Season 2 Episode4 Waller-Bridge

The Flashback Episode That Transformed ‘Fleabag’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The fourth episode of Series 2 is sexy, sad, and the emotional key to the whole show.

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 2

‘Ted Lasso’ is Not Trying to Be Your Comfort Show

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The beloved show’s second season is slightly darker and more complicated, questioning its own central conceit but still delivering laughs and great performances.

Never Have I Ever Season 2

‘Never Have I Ever’ Shines by Loving Its Messy Protagonist

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

In the second season of Netflix’s teen rom-com series, Devi continues to make plenty of mistakes.

Wellington Paranormal Review

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Spin-Off ‘Wellington Paranormal’ is Finally Here, and It’s Dryly Hilarious

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The monster-chasing mockumentary series has already aired three seasons in New Zealand, and is finally crossing the pond with episodes airing on The CW and HBO Max.

Best Tv Shows 2021 So Far

The 21 Best TV Shows of 2021 (So Far)

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

After a shaky start, 2021 has proven itself a banner year for bold and entertaining television.

Pride TV Shows Guide

A TV Streaming Guide To Keep Pride Alive All Year

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The bad news: Pride month is over. The good news: some of the best TV is gay all year long!

Kevin Can F Himself

‘Kevin Can F*** Himself’ Shatters The Sitcom Screen And Then Some

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Schitt’s Creek’s Annie Murphy headlines this new series, which is an audacious hate letter to the sitcom American dream.

Tuca And Bertie Season

‘Tuca & Bertie’ is Back and Still a Vibrant Delight

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The comedy series about two close friends who happen to be birds effortlessly makes the leap from Netflix to Adult Swim with its second season.