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Posted Friday 5/18/18 at 11:54PM EDT
Presenting the 12 best series finales of TV's current golden age
Breaking Bad, Six Feet Under and The Sopranos rank No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 in closing out their respective series.
# TOPICS: Series Finales, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, Halt and Catch Fire, The Leftovers, Mad Men, Nurse Jackie, The Office (US), Parks and Recreation, The Shield, Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, Twin Peaks: The Return, Lists
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 11:25PM EDT
Here are the most notorious failed spinoffs based on characters from hit shows
Friends spinoff Joey, Party of Five spinoff Time of Your Life and Columbo spinoff Mrs. Columbo are among the failed spinoffs developed from hit show characters.
# TOPICS: Lists, 21 Jump Street, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, All in the Family, A Man Called Hawk, Beverly Hills Buntz, Booker, Checking In, Cheers, Columbo, Cory In The House, The Flintstones, Friends, Gloria, Grady, Hill Street Blues, The Jeffersons, Joey, The Law And Harry McGraw, The Lone Gunmen, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Melrose Place, Models Inc., Mrs. Columbo, Murder, She Wrote, Ozzie’s Girls, The Pebbles And Bamm-Bamm Show, Phyllis, The Ropers, Sanford And Son , Spenser For Hire, That’s So Raven, Three's Company, Time of Your Life, The Tortellis, The X-Files, Joanie Loves Chachi, Matt LeBlanc, Party of Five
Posted Tuesday 4/24/18 at 10:40PM EDT
What are the best limited series so far this century?
Is Band of Brothers better than The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story? Indiewire ranks their top 20.
# TOPICS: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Alias Grace, Angels in America, Band of Brothers, Blackpool, Dead Set, Fargo, Hatfields & McCoys, The Honorable Woman, Howards End, John Adams, The Looming Tower, Mildred Pierce, The Missing, The Night Of, Olive Kitteridge, The Pacific, Roots (2016), True Detective, Lists, Peak TV, Retro TV
Posted Friday 4/20/18 at 10:50PM EDT
Presenting 10 TV characters who are pretty terrible at their jobs
The Good Place's Michael, Atlanta's Earn and The Big Bang Theory's Wolowitz all seem to perform miserably in their respective fields.
Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 11:31PM EDT
Here are the best Tax Day TV episodes
The Simpsons, Roseanne and All in the Family had some of the greatest episodes about paying your taxes.
Posted Friday 4/06/18 at 10:24PM EDT
Gizmodo lists amazing sci-fi shows with infuriatingly terrible finales
Lost and the Battlestar Galactica revival are among the acclaimed series that fizzled on their way out.
Posted Friday 3/16/18 at 10:02PM EDT
Here are 10 myths about TV comedy
Did The Munsters actually have a "Grandpa Munster"? Did every Seinfeld episode have a Superman reference?
Posted Friday 1/26/18 at 11:08PM EST
Here are all 82 items returning for Survivor: Ghost Island
Many aspects of the first 35 season will be brought back into play next season.
Posted Friday 1/26/18 at 11:08PM EST
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Ranking every episode
“The Commuter” episode is the “indisputable masterpiece” of the Amazon anthology series. ALSO: Ursula K. Le Guin -- who died dies this week -- graduated from high school with Philip K. Dick in 1947.
Posted Thursday 1/18/18 at 9:48PM EST
Ranking TV's Donatella Versace impressions
Maya Rudolph’s SNL impression of Donatella beats Penélope Cruz’s Donatella portrayal on The Assassination of Gianni Versace and Gina Gershon’s in Lifetime’s House of Versace.
Posted Tuesday 1/09/18 at 6:45PM EST
Hulu surpasses 17 million subscribers, says South Park and Law & Order: SVU were its most-watched shows of 2017
This Is Us, The Handmaid’s Tale, Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers were also among Hulu’s top shows of 2017.
Posted Wednesday 11/29/17 at 12:21AM EST
Here are 13 women who could’ve hosted the Golden Globes instead of Seth Meyers
In response to Forbes praising Meyers as “a feminist host" for the Globes, Fast Company offers a rebuttal, arguing that top female stars like Kristen Bell, Ellen DeGeneres, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones could’ve easily hosted next year’s Globes.
# TOPICS: Amber Ruffin, Andrea Martin, Chrissy Metz, Debra Messing, Ellen DeGeneres, Jenny Hagel, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Bell, Leslie Jones, Mandy Moore, Megan Mullally, Meghan Markle, Mindy Kaling, Seth Meyers, Golden Globe Awards, Lists, Women and TV
Posted Wednesday 11/22/17 at 10:51PM EST
Presenting the most disastrous Thanksgiving sitcom episodes
Friends, Seinfeld and Full House all experienced Turkey Day-themed disasters.
Posted Tuesday 11/21/17 at 9:19PM EST
25 comedy writers pick the most influential TV episodes
For The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr, it was an episode of The Wire that inspired his comedy. For The Good Place’s Michael Schur, a Cheers episode proved to be a revelation.
Posted Friday 10/27/17 at 10:04PM EDT
Here are seven TV shows every business executive should watch
From Brooklyn Nine-Nine to The Americans to Project Runway.