“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (8 p.m., CW, TV-14) returns for a third season.
Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) has every reason to be even more unhinged. Season two ended with her wedding ruined when she was left at the altar by her band-camp boyfriend and obsessive crush, Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III).
The fiasco also allowed her a chance to confront her father and all the abandonment issues he embodied.
While “normal” comedies have characters returning from such disastrous cliffhangers eager to move on as if nothing ever happened, “Crazy” is committed to Rachel’s vow to absolutely destroy Josh, a goal worthy of her plus-sized compulsions.
And, yes, there will be musical numbers.
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is a perfect example of a growing trend: a show that receives near-universal critical praise while at the same time attracting a microscopic network audience.
A hybrid comedy/musical, “Crazy” debuted to viewership numbers that barely cracked a million, and the second