Checking In with the GPPL

Checking In #14: In the Background

September 5, 2019

We are back with another episode of Checking In. Today's episode we will do our usual catching up with the things we've been doing the past couple weeks. After the break we talk about our favorite background TV shows. They're the kind of shows we like on while we're doing other things. We hope you enjoy our picks.


The End of the Affair - Graham Greene

Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV - Warren Littlefield


TV Shows:

Glow, Season 3

The Good Place, Season 3

When They See Us

New Girl, Season 7


Background TV Shows:

Gilmore Girls

Cheers, Friends, Wings, Frasier (Jim Burrows Universe)

Parks & Recreation


New Girl


Background Movies:

You've Got Mail

The Love Letter



Carla Bruni's cover of ABBA's The Winner Takes All sends us off for the week. If you have any favorite background shows or would like to send us a question, email us at If we get enough questions we'll do an episode dedicated to those.

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