I Love That for You: Season 1

I Love That for You: Season 1

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A woman overcomes childhood leukemia to achieve her dream of becoming an on-air host at a home shopping network in this comedy show starring and co-created by SNL veteran Vanessa Bayer.

2022Rating: M, languageUSA
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

GottaHaveIt

No longer wanting to be defined by her childhood illness,... More Joanna gets her dream job as a host on the home shopping channel SVN. But when her first broadcast doesn’t go as planned, Joanna makes a bold choice to save her fate at the network.

EPISODE 1.2

Faux Florals

Joanna tries to take back her lie but is tested... More by the attention she gets from being sick. Meanwhile, SVN celebrates Jackie’s 30th anniversary at the network and Patricia doesn’t want Jackie to tell the truth about her personal life on air.

EPISODE 1.3

#JoannaStrong

Joanna attempts to win over her crush Jordan by recruiting... More co-workers and some SVN fans to pack Jordan’s concert. Patricia comes up with a plan to use Joanna’s cancer to help the network.

EPISODE 1.4

Impeccable She Casuals

Patricia announces plans for an SVN cancer charity weekend that... More leaves Joanna panicking. Jackie wants control over “Beautiful You”, but Patricia’s mind is elsewhere.

EPISODE 1.5

Daddy's Lil' Cookies

Joanna pushes Patricia to face her startling discovery head on.... More Jackie looks for guidance from her astrologer Pam while Darcy makes an impulsive purchase.

EPISODE 1.6

Crystal Buddiez

Joanna is put in a tough position when she’s unexpectedly... More asked to go on air. Jackie and Patricia realize their issues may be irreconcilable.

EPISODE 1.7

Point of No Returns

As SVN prepares for the big charity weekend, Jackie makes... More a decision about her future at the network. Beth Ann and Darcy find themselves both focused on Perry as Joanna's lie comes crashing down on her.

EPISODE 1.8

Shop Cancer's Ass

Joanna faces the repercussions of her lie during the big... More charity weekend.

I Love That for You: Season 1 | Reviews

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The first episode, while strong, suffers a bit from the sheer amount of groundwork the show has to lay down...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(Bayer) nails Joanna’s blend of arrogance and abashment with an ace sketch comic’s facility.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

To judge from the first two episodes, the cancer subplot may well be the weakest (and hopefully, most disposable) aspect of the show.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The show warms up enough in the third episode that we can envision it becoming an amiable workplace comedy...

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Paste

Paste

As a comedian, Bayer is a whole-face actress, and she is selling a universe of emotion to the camera in every scene...

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

It plays like an old-fashioned and not particularly inspired multi-camera sitcom. The only (thing) missing is the laugh track...

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Variety

Variety

Nothing about this show feels real on its own terms, because it’s never clear what those terms even are.

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Decider

Decider

I Love That For You is an outstanding new comedy that embraces kindness without ever feeling cloying.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

(It) puts more focus on the "character with a secret" trope than the actual characters, most of whom are loosely-drawn sitcom archetypes.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The series struggles, often, to settle on a tone to unite its many different modes.

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I Love That for You: Season 1 | Release Details

I Love That for You: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.