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New Girl's Max Greenfield Grabs a Room in American Horror Story: Hotel By Sean Fitz-Gerald

He won't be checking out anytime soon.

Game of Thrones Recap: The Turning Point By Nina Shen Rastogi

Several plotlines build to points we’ve seen coming for a while now.

Silicon Valley Recap: Outed by Wi-Fi By Odie Henderson

Richard Hendricks finally grows a pair.

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Game of Thrones’ Carice van Houten on Melisandre’s Obsession With Blood, and Why People Love to Hate Her By Jennifer Vineyard

"It's nothing personal."

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Game of Thrones’ Nell Tiger Free on What Myrcella Would Do As Queen, and Shooting Kisses on Her Birthday By Jennifer Vineyard

“She has some grit to her.”

Veep Recap: Mighty Duck By Jessica Goldstein

This week, it’s Mike’s turn to lose his mind.

Orange Is the New Black Season Three Will Be Lighter, Focused on Faith and Motherhood By Diane Gordon

Plus, it'll lighten up a bit.

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Finn Jones Shares His Game of Thrones Theories, and What He Wants for Loras Tyrell By Jennifer Vineyard

“Keep him alive, but keep him disfigured.”

TLC Is Pulling 19 Kids and Counting Episodes Off the Air By Dee Lockett

One of its stars admitted to sexual abuse of minors on Thursday.

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Documented Proof Bradley Cooper Made It to the Set of Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer By E. Alex Jung

Summer is coming.

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War and Peace, Roots, and More Cable Shows to Watch For By Josef Adalian

No word on whether there’ll be a CliffsNotes version.

final thoughts
Mad Men Understood Human Behavior Better Than Any Show on TV By Matt Zoller Seitz

While the leopard cannot change all of its spots, changing one or two might not be out of the question. 

God’s IMDB: A History of Actors Playing the Almighty By Adam K. Raymond

Jim Parsons is next, in the Broadway comedy An Act of God.

Louie Recap: Whose Kid Is This? By Danielle Henderson

Everything goes sideways for Louie.

crazy broadway musicals
Here’s Coldplay’s Game of Thrones Musical in All Its Unfortunately Fake Glory By Sean Fitz-Gerald

"Wildling, you make my heart sing!"

last night on late night
Intense Conan Grills His Innocent Employees to Figure Out Who Sucks the Most and Has to Get Fired By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Featuring Al Roker as Oprah.

Wayward Pines Recap: The Lost Ones By Craig D. Lindsey

If Wayward Pines is supposed to make the viewer feel as trapped as Burke, then it’s working.

tv review
Netflix’s Between Is Yet Another Doomsday Show With Nothing to Say By Margaret Lyons

Our current crop of dystopian shows seem incapable of positing any big ideas.

In His Final Bow, Letterman Reminds Us of Late Night’s Illusion of Intimacy By Matt Zoller Seitz

To the end, Letterman was Letterman. 

returning favorites
BoJack Horseman Returns in July By Margaret Lyons

I'm more horse than a man. Or ... I'm more man than a horse.

David Letterman Says Good-bye in True David Letterman Fashion By Jesse David Fox

Unsentimental but funny. Definitely funny.

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David Letterman’s Farewell Speech By Sean Fitz-Gerald

With a big helping of humility.

Watch the Foo Fighters Play Letterman Off By Lane Brown

For his final show, David Letterman called in his favorite band (Foo Fighters) to play his favorite song ("Everlong").

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David Letterman’s Final Top 10 List By Sean Fitz-Gerald

[Frowny face.]

How David Letterman Changed Comedy, According to Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Scott Aukerman By Scott Aukerman

"Well, I guess we're not as smart as we thought we were. There was some guy doing it 30 years before us."

stay tuned
How Will I Ever Get Over Mad Men? Your Pressing TV Questions, Answered

A special all–Mad Men Stay Tuned.

Talking to Meaghan Rath, the Rising TV Star You Should Know Right Now By Jenny Jaffe

“It was through New Girl that people started seeing me in a different light.”

Why The Flash Is the Best Superhero Show on TV By Simon Abrams

Throughout its first season, The Flash has sustained a level of quality that most other contemporary superhero dramas can only aspire to.

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Seth Meyers Did a Shot-for-Shot Re-creation of Letterman’s Opening By Nate Jones

It's just like 1982 again!

red nose day
Peter Dinklage Performs a Jazzy Tribute to Everyone Who Died on Game of Thrones By Nate Jones

Written by Coldplay!

mad men
Sterling Cooper’s Ads Are ‘Kind of Crappy’: A McCann Man Talks About Mad Men By Christopher Bonanos

"There's no way Draper did the Coke commercial."

The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Feed the Clown By Brian Moylan

Almost an entire episode fixated on Bethenny Frankel, Our Lady of Perpetual Squabbles.

David Letterman’s Lasting Impact: A Smudge on the Collective Unconscious By Matt Zoller Seitz

The real-time creation of a talk show was every Letterman broadcast's true subject.

Fred Armisen Pays Tribute to David Letterman’s Legendary Bandleader, Paul Shaffer By Fred Armisen

"Every time I talk to Paul, I see his whole history, like this waterfall."

The Bachelorette Parts One and Two Recap: Is the Woman You Are There For Still There? By Ali Barthwell

Hans Christian Andersen was hired as this season's metaphor consultant.

Amy Schumer Pokes Fun at Dog Moms and How They Talk About Their Super-Unfortunate Pets By Sean Fitz-Gerald

It's like, who rescued who, ya know?

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Jay Pharoah Wants Everything in This Cut SNL Sketch From the Season Finale By Sean Fitz-Gerald

"Yo, lemme get that simile off you!"

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Alfonso Ribeiro Will Be the New Host of America’s Funniest Home Videos By Sean Fitz-Gerald

What a guy.

last night on late night
Bill Murray's Final (Very Messy) Appearance on Letterman By Sean Fitz-Gerald

For his last guest appearance on Dave's show.

trailer mix
Scream Queens Trailer: The World Is Made Up of Nice Blonde Girls and Emma Roberts By E. Alex Jung

What fresh hell is this?

greatest hits
The Most Brilliant Do-It-Yourself Moments From David Letterman’s Low-Budget Early Years By Ivan Cohen

“Boy With a Migraine” and other great lo-fi bits.

upfront diary
What It’s Like to Have One TV Pilot Picked Up (and the Other Killed) By Danny Chun

"I spy an email from one of the executive producers. It’s five words long: 'Boy, did we get f*cked.'”

Bob’s Burgers Recap: A Double-Double, Finale-ly By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Two doses of morals.

game of thrones
Why Is Sexuality on Trial in Game of Thrones? By Jennifer Vineyard

"King's Landing was sort of like spring break. It used to be, you could do whatever you wanted and get away with it."

Mad Men’s Finale May Be Its Most-Watched Episode Ever By Josef Adalian

A lot of people tuned in for Don Draper’s Moment of Om.

RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Very Mediocre ‘Final’ Episode By Libby Hill

An uneven hour of TV.

The Strange Story of Bob Dylan’s Triumphant First Letterman Performance By Matthew Giles

As Dylan prepares to bid adieu to Dave, the untold tale behind his legendary 1984 Late Night performance. 

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Mad Men’s Jay R. Ferguson on Stan’s Big Finale Moment: You ‘Had to Have Seen It Coming’ By Libby Hill

And that magnificent beard.

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Letterman Was Great, Even in the Very First Episode of Late Night By Adam Sternbergh

If something as groundbreaking and culturally influential as Late Night With David Letterman were to premiere today, would we recognize it right away? My initial hunch was no.

A CSI Postmortem: What Was Great About the Gore By Adam Sternbergh

When the procedural departs, it’ll take an era of TV along with it.