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How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying

On this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.

Justin Hartley’s Long Road to This Is Us

How the self-described ‘journeyman actor’ landed on NBC’s hit drama.

The Bold Type’s Leading Ladies Want to Save Young-Adult TV

“You watch other shows become massive hits and you’re like, What is it … that made that show as successful as it is?
  1. modern family
    Modern Family Co-Creator Steve Levitan Says He Is ‘Disgusted’ to Work With Fox He joins Seth MacFarlane in condemning the company.
  2. overnights
    The Bachelorette Recap: Hot Pants! The season hits the slopes as one of the least-appealing contestants is revealed as a flat-Earther.
  3. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Has the Devil Stop by to Defend Child-Separation Policy Satan visited Monday’s Late Show to justify America’s “all-baby reboot of The Shawshank Redemption.”
  4. mtv movie & tv awards 2018
    Here Are Your 2018 MTV Movie & TV Award Winners Everyone loved Black Panther and Stranger Things this year, so … crossover spinoff?
  5. mtv movie & tv awards 2018
    Tiffany Haddish Battles T’Challa in MTV Movie & TV Awards Black Panther Parody Don’t go fighting Chadwick Boseman on top of waterfalls.
  6. overnights
    Dietland Recap: Bangability Theory Jennifer’s plan continues to roll out as Kitty tries to find ways to monetize women’s discontent.
  7. UnREAL’s Constance Zimmer on Directing Herself “I always forgot to say cut! I never remembered.”
  8. Get Shorty’s Chris O’Dowd on His Absolutely Worst Day Job The Irish actor and comedian looks back on his short-lived gig as an Easter bunny.
  9. overnights
    Queer Eye Recap: Feel the Burn A Burning Man enthusiast reexamines his priorities.
  10. twist!
    Surprise! Jon Bernthal Is Somehow Returning to The Walking Dead He’s gonna walk for one more episode.
  11. The Best Westworld Fan Theories About the Season-Two Finale From the most likely to the most ridiculous.
  12. Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch on Mocking the Tech Elite The star of HBO’s satirical comedy reveals what real-life tech moguls always say about the show.
  13. chat room
    Vanessa Kirby on How The Crown’s Pay Gap Scandal ‘Incited a Change’ “I definitely feel galvanized, as I’m sure women across our industry do.”
  14. good one podcast
    How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying On this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.
  15. anatomy of a scene
    Why Claws Filmed a Brady Bunch–Inspired Abortion Scene “Part of telling a female-empowerment story is telling all the voices,” says showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois.
  16. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Potomac Recap: Charity, Lies, and Wedding Planning There’s a lot of behind-the-back gossip in the midst of an iffy charity event and some desperate wedding planning.
  17. Seth MacFarlane Says Fox News Makes Him ‘Embarrassed to Work for This Company’ “Don’t think critically, don’t consult multiple news sources, and in general, don’t use your brain. Just blindly obey Fox News.”
  18. overnights
    Pose Recap: Jingle Balls Christmas means togetherness, drama, and some Santa-targeting theft.
  19. overnights
    Westworld Recap: Lords of One The season’s penultimate episode sees characters plunging deeper into their quests, and some shocking twists.
  20. chat room
    Ed Harris Has No Idea What’s Happening on Westworld Either “I’m as confused as anybody else watching this thing.”
  21. vulture lists
    Our 9 Biggest Westworld Questions About ‘Vanishing Point’ Is William actually a host?!
  22. Ted Cruz Wins One-on-One Basketball Game Against Jimmy Kimmel May that all celebrity Twitter feuds be settled in a basketball game we all get to watch.
  23. departures
    So, How Was Danny Masterson Written Out of The Ranch? Netflix wrote Masterson out of the show due to numerous rape accusations.
  24. a spinoff from a revival
    Roseanne Spinoff One Step Closer to Happening at ABC The spinoff would likely revolve around Sara Gilbert’s Darlene.
  25. overnights
    Queer Eye Recap: Raising the Barkeep The second season hits a lull in an episode dedicated to a bartender.
  26. last night on late night
    Rihanna Knows She’s a Prolific Wine Glass Thief She doesn’t want her mom to watch this video.
  27. investigations
    NCIS: New Orleans Producer Brad Kern to Be Investigated Again Kern was previously investigated in 2016 following allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate comments.
  28. overnights
    Queer Eye Recap: Balls to the Walmart We need to talk about Antoni’s wardrobe choices.
  29. season renewals
    Netflix Resurrects Lucifer (the Show, Not the Devil Himself) Fox canceled the show after its third season.
  30. overnights
    Queer Eye Season Two Premiere Recap: A Place Called Gay The Fab Five go to Gay, Georgia for the heartwarming premiere of season two.
  31. The Queer Eye Guys on Men’s Biggest Fashion Mistakes And their own most embarrassing styling and fashion fails.
  32. The Queer Eye Guys on How They Got Cast The stars of Netflix’s Queer Eye reveal the ways they begged for auditions.
  33. tv deals
    Apple Is Getting Into the Oprah Business She signed a multi-year deal to create original programming for its new streaming platform.
  34. Why the Queer Eye Guys Never Pick Fights With Republicans The stars of Netflix’s reality show swear that listening is the first step to bridging political divides.
  35. chat room
    Billy Bob Thornton on Goliath and Why TV Is the New Indie Film And what Hollywood always gets wrong about the South.
  36. hirings and firings
    Star Trek: Discovery Fires Showrunners After Complaints of Verbal Abuse Amid reports of ballooning budgets.
  37. last night on late night
    Andy Cohen Makes Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells Get So Close They Kiss It’s like a kiss cam but much more intense.
  38. overnights
    American Woman Recap: Working Girls Men are nothing but trouble in the series’ second episode.
  39. overnights
    Cloak & Dagger Recap: Don’t Take This Personally Cloak and Dagger are drawn closer together in an episode that moves the story along but only after a lot of repetition.
  40. overnights
    Nashville Recap: Insignificant Others A group of newish characters continues to dominate the series as it enters the home stretch.
  41. overnights
    Southern Charm Recap: Cast of Characters Everybody hates Ashley even when she’s most MIA. Also, the show’s attempt to force a romance continues not to work.
  42. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race Recap: Four on the Floor We size up the finalists ahead of the big finale, trying to figure out who’s likely to prevail.
  43. overnights
    Jersey Shore Family Vacation Recap: Shut Your Pie Hole A proposal becomes a source of tension, but at least there’s a lot of Funfetti to go around.
  44. goodbyes?
    Is The Jerry Springer Show Finally Done? Springer has hosted nearly 4,000 episodes.
  45. money moves
    Amazon Gets Into the Nicole Kidman Business by Signing Her to a First-Look Deal The new Amazon Studios president said she would be aggressively pursuing commitments from top talent.
  46. american horror story
    AHS Season 8 Will Stage a Big, Spooky Murder House–Coven Crossover Witches and ghosts, oh my!
  47. sdcc 2018
    Game of Thrones Won’t Be at San Diego Comic-Con This Year This leaves a big gap in Hall H.
  48. The Real Killer in The Staircase Might Be … an Owl? A complete guide to the “owl theory” that Netflix’s true-crime documentary left out.
  49. Freddie Highmore Plays a Good Doctor on TV, But Don’t Ask Him for Medical Advice “In no way would I be capable of saving anybody.”
  50. Justin Hartley’s Long Road to This Is Us How the self-described ‘journeyman actor’ landed on NBC’s hit drama.
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