What to watch: the best television series on air

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Julia Davis

GIRLS

Sundays at 10 p.m. on HBO

As the ‘Sex and the City’ of our generation, the newest season of Girls on HBO continues to push the boundaries of millennial culture, dealing with topics such as feminism, twenty-something narcissism, newly graduates entering the workforce, and especially depressing love triangles. Watch this show if you enjoy extemporaneous humor and relatable characters navigating life as young-adults in New York.

SCREAM QUEENS

Tuesdays at 8p.m. on FX

Scream Queens is a kitschy chick-flick type horror show centering around fictitious sorority Kappa Kappa Tau (likely based on the real-life sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma, as there are striking similarities between the two sororities). The show follows a set of snobby, blonde, and occasionally murderous girls, while their sorority is being targeted by the elusive ‘red devil’ killer. As the sorority sisters are being picked off one by one, they must find the source of the killings and stop them. This shows deals with a range of issues including evil faculty members, lethal step-moms, and violent hazing.

VINYL

Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBO

Created by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, this show perfectly encapsulates the infamous counter culture of 1970s New York by following the head of fictitious American Century Records, Richie Finestra. Finestra, most likely based on actual studio head Morris Levy of Roulette Records, navigates dealing with scorned lovers, desperate groupies, and difficult clients. Debauchery and revelry ensue as it follows various artists popular during the era— punk rockers, soul singers and fading country stars. Watch this if you love old music and a storyline that includes everything from murder and white-collar corruption, to romance and great music.

MILLION DOLLAR LISTING

Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Bravo

One of the best reality shows on Bravo, Million Dollar Listing follows four young realtors in Los Angeles selling high-end real-estate in the most exclusive neighborhoods of L.A. This show is great for its competition, drama, and lucrative deal-making.