Television

Watch Lena Dunham, Chris Pratt, and Lisa Kudrow Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Tweets, man. They can be vicious. The anonymity granted by the Internet, combined with twitter’s enabling strangers to contact,… Read More

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Watch Jon Stewart Get Chummy with Stephen Colbert on ‘The Colbert Report’

This may be hard to believe, but Jon Stewart has never appeared as a proper guest on The Colbert Report. It’s… Read More

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‘Parenthood’ Season 6 Episode 9 Recap: “Lean In”

The longer Parenthood goes on, the more it feels like nothing changes. The parents have kids, start businesses, get sick, whatever — but it’s sort of frustrating to see them fall into the same patterns, get tangled up in one another the same way, and repeat past mistakes. Every once in a while, true progress is made among characters. It’s constantly tested, however, in a way that’s obvious when you see former love interests waltz back into characters’ lives. Whether they “do the right thing” or fold under the pressure of old habits is pretty much always up in the air on Parenthood. The Bravermans are an absurdly nostalgic bunch, after all. … Read More

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‘Scandal’ Season 4 Episode 9 Recap: “Where the Sun Don’t Shine”

Whatever Scandal‘s problem is, from week to week and on the whole, as one of TV’s fastest-paced and most consistently bonkers dramas, it’s never that the show has gotten too silly. This is not to say that Scandal is not, very often, a remarkably silly show; the thing is, silliness is more often than not a good look for Scandal. Think about Mellie’s fire-and-brimstone monologues, which we haven’t heard nearly enough of this season. The show works as a high-stakes political thriller and a romance built around a love triangle and even, in the past two seasons, a family drama. Scandal sacrifices tonal consistency in these moments of Twitter-friendly, in-your-face wackiness — but if it didn’t have a screwy, campy, self-aware sense of humor, it would be a slog to watch. … Read More

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Jon Hamm to Appear, Again, on ‘Parks and Recreation’

You may recall that, at the end of the sixth season of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, the show jumped forward three years, relocating… Read More

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AMC Releases New ‘Better Call Saul’ Trailer, Will Air a Two-Evening Premiere

The Hollywood Reporter has announced some very exciting news for fans of Breaking Bad, fans of cheap cigars, and fans of… Read More

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Your Weekly TV News Roundup: ‘Luther’ Returns to the USA and UK, One Direction Returns to ‘SNL’

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 television news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. This week: Luther gets a BBC miniseries and an American adaptation, Hot in Cleveland finally gets canceled, and SNL announces its December lineup.  … Read More

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