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Meet Jon Rudnitsky, Your Newest SNL Featured Player By Nate Jones

He'll be one of the youngest cast members next year.

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Hannibal Redefined How We Tell Stories on Television By Matt Zoller Seitz

And it went out with one of the greatest ends in TV history.

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The Best Frozen Moments From the 2015 VMAs By Jesse David Fox

From Nicki to Taylor to Kanye.

Bachelor in Paradise Recap: High-School Paradise By Ali Barthwell

I think I love JJ. Help.

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These Were the Truman Show VMAs By Lindsay Zoladz

Nothing was real, except Bieber's tears, Nicki Minaj's swipes at Miley, and Kanye's speech.

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Watch the Frenetic, Creature-Filled Shannara Chronicles Trailer By Sean Fitz-Gerald

This is going to be MTV's attempt at scripted fantasy fare.

Masters of Sex Recap: Since When? By Lauren Hoffman

I love it when we get to see glimpses of this Gini away from Bill.

The Strain Recap: Fonescu d’État By Kenny Herzog

Romance really accelerates in the apocalypse.

Fear the Walking Dead Recap: Well-Meaning Madness and Other Viral Maladies By Simon Abrams

People aren't making sense.

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Where Your Favorite Returning Shows Left Off Last Season By Adam Raymond

This contains spoilers!

Netflix Is Losing a Lot of Popular Movies By Greg Cwik

This is not a very good trade.

American Horror Story: Hotel Will Open With a Serial-Killer Dinner Party and Hipsters By Greg Cwik

To fill the cadaverous culinary hole Hannibal has left in our lives.

There’s So Much Crying in This Trailer for Downton Abbey’s Final Season By Greg Cwik

Sob along with your favorite British socialites.

Hannibal Finale Recap: It’s Beautiful By Greg Cwik

"This is all I've ever wanted for you, for us."

Pour a Glass of Chianti for This Supercut of the 3 Portrayals of Hannibal and Will’s Relationship and Because It’s Friday By E. Alex Jung

Hannibal and Will, three ways.

Season Two of VH1’s Hindsight Isn’t Happening After All By Dee Lockett

So much for loving the ’90s.

Justin Bieber Will Be on the Today Show for a Whole Week [Updated] By Greg Cwik

We're calling it the Week of Biebs.

AMC Is Planning a Stand-alone Web Series of Zombies on a Plane By E. Alex Jung

The Flying Dead?

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Netflix’s Narcos Is Addictive, Smart Entertainment By Margaret Lyons

It's also TV's most of-the-moment show.

The Real Housewives of New York City Reunion Part 3 Recap: Corned Beefs, Rehashed By Brian Moylan

Ramona Singer fell asleep on television.

fall preview 2015
How a Viral Video Star Created One of Fall’s Most Anticipated New TV Shows By Gazelle Emami

Comedian Rachel Bloom arrives with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a new CW rom-com musical.

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Watch Conan Read Texts From the Real Adam Sandler You Know and Miss By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Pretty solid Sandman impression.

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Watch Key and Peele Re-create the Probably Somewhat Real, There’s-No-Wrong-Answer Gremlins 2 Brainstorm By Sean Fitz-Gerald

The Hulkster should be pitched for every movie, maybe.

Could Walt’s Gun-in-the-Trunk Plan in Breaking Bad’s Finale Work? By Greg Cwik

MythBusters tackled the purportedly ludicrous finale of Breaking Bad.

John Oliver Loves Pointing Out Americans’ Geography Obliviousness Like He’s Some Genius Michael Jordan of Geography By Jesse David Fox

Like you know where Uruguay is, John.

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Homeland Season 5 Trailer: Carrie Just Wants to Live a Normal German Life By E. Alex Jung


Jessica Lange Isn’t Gone From American Horror Story Forever, Don’t Worry By Greg Cwik

The Oscar-winning actress has been a staple of the show since its inception.

No One Can Keep It Together in These Mindy Project Season 3 Bloopers By Dee Lockett

You'd laugh, too.

fall preview 2015
Wesley Snipes on The Player, Passing on Empire, and the Martial-Arts Family Comedy He Really Wants to Make By David Marchese

"Empire wasn’t the right fit for what I’m trying to do as an artist and as a businessman."

By Grabthar’s Hammer, by the Suns of Worvan, the Galaxy Quest Series Is Going to Amazon By Greg Cwik

Did you guys even see the movie?!

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Stephen Colbert Used to Break Character All the Time, You Just Didn’t Get to See It By Greg Cwik

You missed a lot of laughing.

Tobias Strebel, Botched Star and Justin Bieber Look-alike, Has Been Found Dead By Sean Fitz-Gerald

He was 35.

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Miley Cyrus Got to Ask People on the Street What They Think About Miley Cyrus By Sean Fitz-Gerald

"The whole fabric of America is falling apart, and she's not doing anything to try and keep it together."

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What If The Wolf of Wall Street Revolved Around Beanie Babies? Friends of the People Imagines By Sean Fitz-Gerald

The Bear of Beanie Street.

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Is There a Place for The Carmichael Show on Network TV Today? By Matt Zoller Seitz

We don't live in Norman Lear's world anymore.

New Details on Steve McQueen’s BBC Series By Greg Cwik

The ambitious series will span several decades.

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Should I Watch Fear the Walking Dead If I Gave Up on The Walking Dead? Your Pressing TV Questions, Answered By Margaret Lyons

Plus: Are there "red flag" shows and fandoms?

This Mr. Robot Supercut Proves What You Knew All Along By E. Alex Jung, Kenny Herzog and Chris Wade

Now who's the conspiracy theorist?

Kurt Sutter Is Developing a Mayans-Centric Sons of Anarchy Spinoff By Greg Cwik

The show will follow the Mayans.

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84 Percent of TV’s First-Time Directors Were Men Last Year, a Number That Is Up From the Year Before By E. Alex Jung

White men directed 69 percent of TV shows.

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New American Horror Story: Hotel Details Reveal Character Descriptions, a Love Triangle, and a ‘Drillbit Dildo’ By Greg Cwik

Expect lots of blood, sex, and bloody sex.

fall preview 2015
What Our Critics Are Really Looking Forward to This Fall By Justin Davidson, David Edelstein, Jesse Green, Christian Lorentzen, Jerry Saltz, Matt Zoller Seitz and Lindsay Zoladz

Their top five picks for the season.

The Real Housewives of New York City Reunion Part Two Recap: Pointers, Sisters By Brian Moylan

Don’t these women ever realize that these things are taped and preserved for future researchers at the Real Housewives Institute?

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Shondaland Is on a Roll and Is Now Working on a Nun Drama for ABC By Sean Fitz-Gerald

The project is coming from Alison Schapker.

The Big Bang Theory Guys Rule the Forbes List of Highest-Paid TV Actors of 2015 By Sean Fitz-Gerald

If you work for Modern Family, you're also, unsurprisingly, pretty set.

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The Art of a Kickass TV Pilot By Gazelle Emami, Josef Adalian, Matt Zoller Seitz and Margaret Lyons

And why Fear the Walking Dead is the McDonald's of zombie lore.

fall preview 2015
32 New Fall TV Shows to Look Out For By Matt Giles

Scream Queens, Trevor Noah's The Daily Show, Supergirl, and more.

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5 Shows to Carry You Through the End of Summer By Margaret Lyons

There's still so much TV!

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A Comprehensive Ranking of Every Rick and Morty Invention to Date By Jenny Jaffe

Rick’s invented some badass stuff.  

Bob Odenkirk Doesn’t Want to Play Your Games, Late-Night Hosts By Jesse David Fox

As Jimmy Kimmel learned last night.