Category Archives: TV Shows

By : Danielle Wiener-Bronner and Abby Ohlheiser October 28, 2014

Space nerds across America sat down on Sunday to watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a long-anticipated reboot of a classic Carl Sagan series about the universe, this time starring astrophysicist Read More

By : The Editors October 27, 2014

It’s perfect. It starts with Bart having a rotten day and ends after he’s joined the mob, inadvertently put a “hit” out on his principal, and gotten locked up and Read More

By : Martha P. Nochimson September 8, 2014

The main topic of conversation about The Sopranos, seven years after the series finale, is still whether Tony Soprano, mob boss of North Jersey, is dead or not. And series Read More

By : Kase Wickman August 20, 2014

ust like R-rated movies, this article and its images are not for kids. Proceed with caution. Let’s just face it: turning 17 is kind of a bummer. You’re still not Read More

By : Michelle Jaworski August 18, 2014

We’re going to miss Stephen Colbert’s over-the-top character when he ends The Colbert Report at the end of the year, but as we found out, Stephen Colbert the person is Read More

By : Nico Lang August 6, 2014

When I told a friend that I was writing about whether Seinfeld is a “show about nothing,” I asked him what he thought the show’s real theme was. “If you Read More

By : Allen St. John, July 10, 2014

Twenty three minutes into Episode 514, entitled “Ozymandias” after a Shelley poem, Breaking Bad made television history. Except that most fans didn’t notice. They were instead ready to cry, scream, Read More

By : Lauren Martin July 9, 2014

As television continues on this upwards streak towards greatness, replacing movies with mini series and cable with Netflix, we’ve been introduced to a myriad of new social structures, including the Read More

By : Conor Friedersdorf July 3, 2014

House of Cards, which recently released its second season on Netflix, is a series “intent on congratulating the viewer for being suspicious of politicians,” says TV critic Todd VanDerWerff, “but Read More

By : Matt Zoller Seitz July 3, 2014

Seinfeld, which debuted 25 years ago this summer, was one of the least likely hits in television history and one of the most significant. Though cable dramas usually take all Read More

By : Spencer Kornhaber, Christopher Orr, and Amy Sullivan July 3, 2014

So last week, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss killed off Oberyn Martell who, as played by Pedro Pascal, was among the most exceptional supporting characters on the show. This Read More