Television

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: Larry Wilmore vs. Bill Cosby

There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This round, Larry Wilmore pulls zero punches with his late-night debut. … Read More

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Action Bronson Is a Taco Truck Owner in Clip from the Animated “Lucas Bros. Moving Co.”

Action Bronson, that big ol’ food-loving rapper, is a man of many talents and interests, though food is top… Read More

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‘Parenthood’ Death Watch: Why Zeek Braverman Won’t Die in the Series Finale

On this week’s Parenthood, in a decision that shocked few, Zeek Braverman (Craig T. Nelson) decided not to go under the knife again. With his cardiac condition worsening, his doctor had made the choice clear: receive additional surgery (either on the spot or after weeks of rest), or prepare for the worst when — not if — the next heart attack comes. Throughout its 13-episode final season, the NBC ensemble drama has been working up to this moment, and now that we’re staring it down, I’m starting to wonder if it’ll actually happen. Instead, it seems Parenthood may just leave Zeek’s death implied, as something that will come in the near future. As tear-jerking as the Jason Katims-helmed series has been throughout its six seasons, the death of the Braverman patriarch seems too much to bear. Think of the Kleenex shortage. … Read More

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Why Late Night Needs More Hosts Like Larry Wilmore

On Monday, which was somewhat appropriately Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Comedy Central debuted The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore. To describe the program would be redundant by now: Throughout the week, every culture site worth its salt — including this one, naturally — has made note of the new late-night show, hosted by former Daily Show correspondent and TV writer Larry Wilmore. With his first week in the can and only four episodes under his belt, Wilmore has not only demonstrated that he’s a skilled, funny host and an adept panel moderator but has also, indirectly, proved why late night needs more hosts like him — you know, ones who aren’t white dudes. … Read More

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Your Weekly TV News Roundup: ‘The X-Files’ Reboots, ‘Transparent’ Streams for Free

The television world moves so fast that by the time you learn of a show’s premiere, it could already be canceled. It’s hard to keep track of the constant stream of TV news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. This week: lots of pilot pickups, an X-Files reboot, and a chance to watch Transparent for free. … Read More

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Note Gillian Anderson’s Face Being Gillian Anderson’s Face in New ‘Hannibal’ Season 3 Trailer

Big news for anyone excited about Gillian Anderson’s having been made a series regular for Hannibal‘s third season (after having… Read More

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This Saturday, Stream All of ‘Transparent’ Season 1 Without Amazon Prime

So, you’ve been curious about Transparent, but have been apprehensive about the prospect of committing to paying $99 dollars to watch the Pfefferman family yell… Read More

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Belle and Sebastian Do ‘Conan’

Belle and Sebastian released their new album, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, this week, which means they’re making the promo… Read More

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