Kayla Hawkins
Kayla Hawkins is a TV writer for Bustle and The Tracking Board, a gray sweatshirt enthusiast, and a recent TV writing graduate from NYU. She misses bagels and really thinks you should watch Bob's Burgers.

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'Godless' Challenges The Idea That Men Were The Only Ones With Real Power In The Wild West

Netflix's latest miniseries, Godless, is a Western already drawing favorable comparisons to some of the genre's best entries. Relatable characters and detailed settings make a Western stand out, so it's natural to wonder if Godless is based on a true…
By Kayla Hawkins

Why Season 3 Probably Won’t Be The Last Time ‘Miss Fisher’ Fans Will See Their Favorite Detective

If you've ever wished that Sherlock Holmes was just as smart but infinitely more stylish with a kicky '20s bob, then surely you love Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. The third season finale of the charming series from Down Under airs on Nov. 22, but w…
By Kayla Hawkins

'Poldark' Season 4 Is Already In Production & On Its Way To The Fans

Ross Poldark on Poldark might seem like a classic Byronic hero: tall, dark, handsome, and troubled, but he's frequently upstaged on his eponymous drama series by his wife, Dezmelda, who balances the challenges of being a woman in a time when women ca…
By Kayla Hawkins

How The Break Between ‘Daredevil’ & ‘The Punisher’ Has Changed Frank Castle

The Marvel Netflix Universe is expanding once again to include a Daredevil spinoff for Jon Bernthal's version of Frank Castle. But how long after Daredevil Season 2 does The Punisher take place? Chronologically, the streaming service's Marvel shows h…
By Kayla Hawkins

Why 'Better Things' Fans Should Still Expect A Season 3

FX's Better Things is closing out its second season with acclaim that reached the same heights as its first. After the rapturous praise from critics, and creator Pamela Adlon's steady hand behind the camera (she directed all 10 episodes), it's alread…
By Kayla Hawkins

The Internet Is Applauding 'black-ish' For How It Addressed Race & Mass Incarceration

The latest addition to the black-ish extended family is Dre's godbrother, Omar, who is being released from prison in the Nov. 14 episode. In addition to introducing us to Omar (who remains offscreen, perhaps to be stunt-cast for another day), this bl…
By Kayla Hawkins

How 'Future Man' Is Heavily Inspired By '80s Movies

In Hulu's new original series Future Man, the fate of the human race is in the hands of a janitor working at bioengineering firm Kronish Laboritories, which, he finds out, will unleash a biological catastrophe that makes time travel the only way to p…
By Kayla Hawkins

Hulu's 'Future Man' Could Be Renewed For Season 2 So Soon

Hulu is taking a trip back — and forward — in time in their new series Future Man. The series is a science fiction adventure starring The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson as a janitor and video game savant. He becomes the world champion player of a popu…
By Kayla Hawkins

Why ‘Lady Dynamite’ Could Feel Like A Completely Different Show In Season 3

Maria Bamford's Lady Dynamite debuted on Netflix in early 2016 and is returning for a second set of episodes on Nov. 10. If Lady Dynamite returns for Season 3, it's almost certain that the series will continue to loosely and hilariously adapt Bamford…
By Kayla Hawkins

How ’Gotham’s Mysterious Fight Club Owner Could Be Connected To A Famous DC Villain

This season, characters who were once good have embraced their dark side, most notably Lee Thompkins, who now helping Cherry run her secret underground fight club on Gotham. Played by Marina Benedict, this underworld power player seems to have a coup…
By Kayla Hawkins

Meet Your Next Favorite Reality Show About An Adorably Huge Family

A new USA series will give a peek into the lives of NFL player Antonio Cromartie, his wife Terricka, and their six children. The Cromarties premieres Nov. 9 and gives a new face to the "gigantic family" genre of reality shows. (Antonio has fathered 1…
By Kayla Hawkins

Thankfully, 'black-ish' Is Here To Normalize All The Weirdest Parts About Getting Your Period

Things get a little awkward on black-ish sometimes, usually due to Dre or Junior, the resident foot-in-mouth disease carriers in the Johnson family. But in the Nov. 7 episode, the family's most poised member is dealt a major blow from puberty: Diane …
By Kayla Hawkins

This Steely Villain Could Pull Caitlin Away From ‘The Flash’ Team Permanently

Whatever the situation, you can always guarantee that The Flash universe won't have peace and stability for long. In the Nov. 7 episode, the CW series is introducing a new villain to bust up Iris and Barry's pre-wedding partying. Amunet Black on The …
By Kayla Hawkins

Pablo Escobar Reportedly Buried Millions Of Dollars & This TV Show Wants To Find It

Between Narcos and American Made, there's a TV/movie obsession with the life and death of the Columbian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar happening right now. Discovery's new series Finding Escobar's Millions suggests that the kingpin's money may still be h…
By Kayla Hawkins

This Creepy New Netflix Series About A Murder In The 1800s Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Canadian author Margaret Atwood is having a major renaissance thanks to Peak TV, after the Hulu adaptation of her novel The Handmaid's Tale won top honors at the Emmys earlier in 2017. And now, Netflix is getting in on the Atwood trend by adapting hi…
By Kayla Hawkins

Bruce’s New ‘Gotham’ Love Interest Could Be Close To His Biggest Enemy

One thing missing so far from Gotham Season 4 is any advancement of Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle's love story, which was beginning to bloom but was cut short before the two actually got the chance to spend any quality time together. Even though these …
By Kayla Hawkins

If This ‘Riverdale’ Theory Were True, It Would Break Betty’s Heart

The Coopers have already had their fair share of issues. But their family dynamic is about to get more complicated, because there's a Riverdale theory that Betty's brother is the Black Hood killer. Last season, she found out that she has a biological…
By Kayla Hawkins

‘black-ish’ Exposed An Uncomfortable Truth About Racism & Modern Education

Every so often, black-ish turns its sights on the privilege of the Johnson family, and the way Bow and Dre have, perhaps, made their kids a little bit spoiled and sheltered in hopes of spurring them to succeed and have everything that they missed out…
By Kayla Hawkins

What Happens To Reign In The 'Supergirl' Comics Hints At Her Future On The Show

Watching the birth of Supergirl's newest antagonist, the Kryptonian Reign, has been totally different than every other arc the show has had for its many bad guys. Instead of a scheming supervillain, Reign is slowly transforming from memory-wiped mom …
By Kayla Hawkins

This New 'Gotham' Villain Is The Show's Most Disturbing Yet

Gotham is crowded with some of the most iconic and memorable characters from DC Comics history, from its adolescent take on Batman to his well-known foes like the Penguin, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and the Riddler. But who is Professor Pyg? Gotham is int…
By Kayla Hawkins