Watching: Two Foreign Dramas

And the Fraggles.

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By Margaret Lyons

Television Critic

Dear Watchers,

Netflix announced today that a revival of the Danish political drama “Borgen” is scheduled for 2022 and that the original run will be available to stream later this year. I am extremely pumped.

As always, if there’s a show you are extremely pumped about, you can tell me all about it:

Be safe, be funky. See you Friday.


I just need five dang minutes

Uncle Traveling Matt, a hero.Apple TV Plus

‘Fraggle Rock: Rock On!’

When to watch: Now, on Apple TV Plus (free).

Try not to be too depressed about the fact that even Fraggles are social distancing. Instead, embrace this sweet new weekly series of shorts. So far two episodes have been released, and the second features the indomitable fave Uncle Traveling Matt and his adventures in “outer space” — a.k.a., our world — during quarantine. This will have to suffice for Fraggle materials at the moment; the original “Fraggle Rock” is not on a subscription streaming platform.


I miss gossip

Ilse Salas, left, and Mariana Treviño on “100 Días Para Enamorarnos.”Telemundo

‘100 Días Para Enamorarnos’

When to watch: Now, on the Telemundo website, app or on-demand; new episodes air weeknights at 9 p.m. on Telemundo.


I already rewatched ‘Lost,’ and now I am bereft

Patrick Brammall on “Glitch.”Netflix


When to watch: Now, on Netflix.

If you’re in the market for a supernatural drama, try this tense, energetic Australian series about a small town where a handful of seemingly unconnected people have returned from the dead. They’re not totally sure why they’re back, and not everyone is happy to see them. “Glitch” strikes a satisfying balance between its twisty personal dramas and its own internal sci-fi explanations, and it also occasionally achieves a kind of bittersweet beauty. One of the newly back-to-life characters died as a young soldier in World War I, and he’s confused and horrified to discover what’s happened since. “There was another war?” he asks, ashen. I’ve thought about this scene a million times.


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