To Do Monday: Watch Emily Nussbaum and Saul Austerlitz Talk About TV

Still From 'I Love Lucy'Sitcoms may be light entertainment, but they’re as ripe for criticism as the densest drama. Tonight, the Film Society of Lincoln Center hosts Laugh Track: The Evolution of the Sitcom, featuring Saul Austerlitz, author of Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community, and New Yorker TV critic Emily Nussbaum. Watch as they unpack flossy favorites from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Sex and the City.

Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W. 65th Street, 212-875-5232, 6:30 p.m., free (tickets distributed in person starting at 5:30 p.m.)