2019 emmy awards

HBO Takes Back the Emmy Nominations Lead From Netflix With a Record-Setting Haul

Both networks had their best-ever year for nominations, but Game of Thrones’ record-setting 32 nods helped put cable’s premium pioneer back on top.
tv review

Love Island Is Boring, But Hard to Escape

One week in, the new CBS version of the U.K. reality franchise remains unknowably vague — and strangely comforting.
close reads

Stranger Things 3 Offers an Unexpected Requiem for the American Shopping Mall

In an age when shopping centers have come to represent a dead end, the vibrantly alive Starcourt mines a particularly potent vein of nostalgia.
  1. 2019 emmy awards
    HBO Takes Back the Emmy Nominations Lead From Netflix With a Record-Setting HaulBoth networks had their best-ever year for nominations, but Game of Thrones’ record-setting 32 nods helped put cable’s premium pioneer back on top.
  2. sketch comedy
    Sketch-Comedy Team Astronomy Club Is Headed to NetflixWith some help from Kenya Barris.
  3. awards
    Game of Thrones, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Lead 2019 Emmy NominationsAnd Beyoncé got 6!
  4. praying for you
    The Bachelorette’s Hannah and Luke P. Are Fighting About Sin on TwitterWant some “biblical truth,” anyone?
  5. last night on late night
    Please Look at Catherine Cohen Sing on Late Night With Seth MeyersHer late-night debut.
  6. overnights
    The Bachelorette Recap: Breaking FaithForget red flags. At this point, Luke should be covered head to toe in red.
  7. last night on late night
    Shailene Woodley Spills a Big Big Little Lies Spoiler“In the beginning of the next episode…”
  8. boy bye
    A Compendium of Hannah’s Scorched-Earth Bachelorette Breakup Quotes to Luke“I answer to the Lord, I don’t answer to Luke!”
  9. deaths
    Years and Years Originally Had a Different Plan for That Big DeathRussell Tovey explains how the end of episode four came to be and what could have been instead.
  10. keep reaching
    Jack Reacher To Compete For Jack Series Dominance At AmazonWatch out, Jack Ryan!
  11. reboots
    Just Thought That We Should Let You Know Diddy Is Bringing Back Making the BandA “global talent search” is going to make picking up his cheesecake a lot more challenging.
  12. trailer mix
    On Becoming a God in Central Florida Trailer: Scam Season, Meet Kirsten Dunst!Watch your wallet.
  13. booooooooooo
    The Bachelorette’s Peter Dumped His Girlfriend for Fame, Says Dumped Girlfriend“He got what he wanted.”
  14. now streaming
    You Can Finally Watch AMC’s Short-Lived Spy Drama Rubicon AgainThe 2010 thriller was canceled after one season despite a passionate following, and has been almost impossible to find since.
  15. tv review
    Love Island Is Boring, But Hard to EscapeOne week in, the new CBS version of the U.K. reality franchise remains unknowably vague — and strangely comforting.
  16. deals deals deals
    The Office DVD Box Set Is on Sale Today Yes God Please YesDon’t forget to also get a DVD player.
  17. sneak peeks
    Watch a Very Drunk John Early Tell a Fascinating Story About WatergateVanessa Bayer plays the woman with “the hottest goss in D.C.”
  18. close reads
    Stranger Things 3 Offers an Unexpected Requiem for the American Shopping MallIn an age when shopping centers have come to represent a dead end, the vibrantly alive Starcourt mines a particularly potent vein of nostalgia.
  19. trailer mix
    Big Little Lies Season Two Finale Trailer: ‘The Lie Is the Friendship’Cue the theme music.
  20. overnights
    Euphoria Recap: Me and My BoyfriendEveryone’s so desperate to live up to their idea of their imagined selves that they’re willing to endanger their real ones.
  21. choo choo
    Gordon’s Magnificent Big Little Lies Train Set Cost $30,000This custom-built beauty was gone too soon.
  22. overnights
    Big Little Lies Recap: That’s One Secret I’ll Never TellThe slut-shaming, victim-blaming fest that is Celeste’s custody battle is nightmarish without relief.
  23. tables will be there for you
    The One Where Pottery Barn Starts Selling Friends Furniture, Just BecauseFinally, that apothecary table can be ours.
  24. endings happy or otherwise
    HBO’s The Deuce to Finish With Third Season This SeptemberHope you’re up for one more round.
  25. obits
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Corgi Cutie, Cheddar, Has DiedHe was a very good boy.
  26. character study
    Noah Schnapp Doesn’t Think His Stranger Things Character Is Gay“He still wants to be a kid and play in the basement like he did in old times.”
  27. bachelor nation
    Does Tyler C. Get His Big, Handsome Heart Broken in Next Week’s Bachelorette?The show released a spoilery clip in anticipation.
  28. drama!
    Big Little Lies Director Andrea Arnold Undermined by Producer Jean-Marc ValléeIf Meryl’s fake teeth could talk, what a story they’d tell.
  29. trailer mix
    Julio Torres Would Like to Show You Some of His Favorite ShapesThe Los Espookys star’s new comedy special debuts next month.
  30. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Gossip GirlWill Isabella’s ill-advised gossip spree make her the next major household target? Our weekly Big Brother power ranking says yes.
  31. true crime
    Mindhunter Season Two Is Coming Back This AugustThe show skips forward to tackle the Atlanta child murders.
  32. last night on late night
    Hey, Conan, Please Buy Sona Movsesian a HouseKumail Nanjiani couldn’t make it to last night’s show, so Conan’s longtime assistant filled in.
  33. trailer mix
    BH90210 Teaser Trailer: Don’t Worry! There Will Still Be Making OutMaybe more than in the original series, who’s to say?
  34. ratings
    Netflix Is Boasting About Huge Numbers for Stranger Things Season 3But how much credit can we give to Maya Hawke?
  35. pose
    A Pop-Culture Guide to Pose Season TwoWhat to watch, listen to, and read after every episode to more fully experience the rich history of NYC’s ballroom scene in 1990.
  36. season renewals
    Euphoria Will Return for More Drama, Maybe More Dick Pics in Season TwoMore Jules and Rue.
  37. first lewks
    American Horror Story: 1984 First Look: Athletic Wear and a Big Fake PenisPlus bonus Gus Kenworthy abs.
  38. appreciations
    Rip Torn Was an Unforgettable Force on The Larry Sanders ShowAs Larry’s producer Artie, the late actor epitomized the ultimate showbiz friend.
  39. rich people problems
    Succession Season Two Trailer: Let’s Bone This TurkeyThe show is set to return on August 11.
  40. spoilers
    10 Lingering Stranger Things 3 Questions We Need AnsweredThe Netflix smash left just enough plot threads dangling to keep us speculating about the inevitable fourth season.
  41. los espookys
    How Los Espookys Made Its Jokes Work in Two Languages, With Subtitles“It’s not an American show pretending to be a Latin American show. It’s both,” says Julio Torres.
  42. sneak peeks
    All the White People Music That Black People Love Is Finally Available on One CDAs revealed by this “unearthed commercial” from IFC’s Sherman’s Showcase.
  43. chat room
    Stranger Things 3’s Priah Ferguson on Erica’s Expanded Role and Salty Language“I was like, Oh wow, I get to cuss?
  44. endings
    How to Get Away With Murder Will Only Get Away With One More SeasonThe final season premieres September 26.
  45. the streaming wars
    Netflix Will Be Fine Without Friends or The OfficeThe streaming giant faces a big challenge, but there’s an underappreciated upside to losing its best Friends.
  46. last night on late night
    Yes, Adam Scott Is Very Intimidated by the Rest of the Big Little Lies CastAnd it doesn’t help that he’s flinging mucus around them.
  47. overnights
    Jane the Virgin Recap: Just Like a Telenovela!As Jane heads into its endgame, the two biggest unresolved matters are questions the series has been playing with from the first episode.
  48. overnights
    Southern Charm Recap: Ugh, AshleyWhy would Eliza think it was a good idea to invite Ashley, a woman who is universally reviled by the cast, to a party?
  49. highlight reel
    The 15 Best GIFs From the Love Island PremiereEven at this early stage, there are encouraging signals that this could be a worthy U.S. iteration of the great U.K. franchise.
  50. shondaland
    Julie Andrews Will Voice a 19th-Century Gossip in Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix SeriesXOXO, Julie Andrews.
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