What’s On Tonight: Get your knives out for Feed The Beast
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, June 5. All times are Eastern.
Feed The Beast (AMC, 10 p.m.): AMC has a habit of taking professions that you wouldn’t expect to power a show—high school chemistry teacher, 1980s computer programmer, shady public defender—and managing to get some genuinely compelling drama out of them. Now, they’re trying to cook up something similar with a master chef and sommelier, as Feed The Beast centers on two best friends opening a restaurant and getting caught up in family and organized crime. The series gets an early bird special premiere tonight before moving to Tuesdays. Unfortunately, despite a strong performance from David Schwimmer (enjoying a 2016 career pivot after American Crime Story), the first few courses don’t measure up to Joshua Alston’s refined palate:
Feed The Beast… gussies up clichés …