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controversy
Some Canadian Schools Have Banned Discussion of 13 Reasons Why By Jordan Crucchiola

Some district leaders are worried the show glamorizes suicide.

overnights
Catastrophe Recap: What Do You Do If Your Kid Sucks? By Joshua Rivera

In this episode of Catastrophe, Rob is a man unraveling.

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Dear White People Recap: The Ballad of Coco and Sam By Odie Henderson

Logan Browning and Antoinette Robinson are terrific in this episode.

milestones
Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Her Coming-Out Episode With Oprah, Laura Dern, and More By Jordan Crucchiola

Ever wonder why it was called “The Puppy Episode”?

overnights
Dear White People Recap: The Obama of Winchester University By Odie Henderson

“Chapter III” is all about Troy Fairbanks.

comebacks
There’s a Roseanne Revival in the Works By Hunter Harris

There’s a bidding war over where the show would end up, with Netflix and ABC both vying for it.

chat room
Marque Richardson on His Big Episode of Dear White People and How Art Can Be Activism By Jackson McHenry

“It was impossible to play this character and go back home and put my blinders back on.”

ruses
British Comedian Tommy Maitland, Who Might Be a Mike Myers Character, Is Hosting ABC’s Gong Show Revival By Jackson McHenry

The alleged method performance also includes a fake Twitter account.

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Dear White People Recap: Finding Your Label By Odie Henderson

“Lionel wasn’t always a revolutionary. Don’t let the Afro fool you.”

close reads
Why The Handmaid’s Tale’s Voice-over Works So Unusually Well By Kathryn VanArendonk

Considering how rarely voice-over works on TV, the fact that Handmaid’s does feels like something close to miraculous.

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Scandal Recap: The Hateful Eight By Joshua Alston

“Mercy” allows for some interesting character work that feels vital, even as it seems ridiculous.

costume design
From the Handmaids to the Marthas, How Each Handmaid’s Tale Costume Came Together By E. Alex Jung

“It’s domestic Russian communist meets Liz Taylor in the ’60s.”

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Riverdale Recap: Blast From the Past By Molly Fitzpatrick

A new mystery to unravel: Who framed F.P. Jones?

vulture guides
Your Guide to the Gods of American Gods By Lila Shapiro

After you inevitably find yourself asking, what the hell is going on?

chat room
Samantha Bee on Why Her Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Won’t Just Be an Anti-Trump Roast By Jen Chaney

And why nice weather can be bad for political activism.

overnights
Dear White People Series-Premiere Recap: Party Like It’s 1949 By Odie Henderson

In its first episode, Dear White People crafts a take-no-prisoners approach to comedy and satire.

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Catastrophe Season-Premiere Recap: The Bottom Line By Joshua Rivera

“I probably touched my children with fresh penis on my hand!”

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The Big Bang Theory Recap: Job, Fair? By Kimberly Potts

Penny and Leonard make less and less sense as a couple.

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Grey’s Anatomy Recap: A Can of Worms By Maggie Fremont

Maggie finally learns the truth about Meredith and Riggs.

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Fire Island Recap: The Underwear Party By Jeffery Self

If you added mariachi music to this episode, it’d be my living nightmare.

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The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Everybody Breaks By Laura Hudson

This is how they take everything from you: one thing at a time.

but is it feminist?
The Handmaid’s Tale Cast Answers the Question: Is It Feminist? By E. Alex Jung

“It’s a feminist piece, and I think the F word is a really important one.”

tv review
Netflix’s Dear White People Is a Feat By Matt Zoller Seitz

It’s superior in almost every way to Justin Simien’s 2014 same-named film.

overnights
Black-ish Recap: School Daze By Joshua Alston

“All Groan Up” is a glorified clip show.

doing tv
Like Emma Stone’s Aunt in La La Land, Damien Chazelle’s New TV Show Will Live in Paris By Jackson McHenry

Chazelle will direct The Eddy, a musical drama about a club and its band.

good one podcast
The Story Behind Dear White People’s Perfect Scandal Parody By Jesse David Fox

Dear White People creator Justin Simien talks about loving Shonda Rhimes, writing satire, and his show’s timeliness.

profiles
Elisabeth Moss Is the Queen of Peak TV By Jada Yuan

How The Handmaid’s Tale star built the most enviable résumé in television and discovered her personal feminism along the way.

A Part of Joseph Fiennes Still Wishes You Could See Him As Michael Jackson By E. Alex Jung

“There’s a part of me that would love people to see it and get into a discussion.”

Mindy Kaling Options Ex–Obama Staffer’s Memoir for New Series By Lisa Ryan

She wants to turn Alyssa Mastromonaco’s memoir into a series.

chat room
Riverdale’s Madelaine Petsch on Cheryl Blossom, Defying Mean Girl Clichés, and Calling Luke Perry a DILF By Devon Ivie

“I didn’t really want to be your typical mean girl or your typical villain.”

last night on late night
Good Son Dave Grohl Let His Mom and Stephen Colbert Analyze His 6th Grade Report Card for All the World to Laugh At By Dee Lockett

Unsatisfactory!

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Black-ish Recap: Meeting Santamonica By Joshua Alston

“Sister, Sister” welcomes Rashida Jones to the Black-ish ensemble.

dear white people
Justin Simien and the Stars of Dear White People on Why Everything About the Show Is a Risk By Dee Lockett

“There is nothing about this show that’s not a risk.”

overnights
Empire Recap: The (Nia) Long Con By Ali Barthwell

Cookie, let those two trash fires burn hot together. You are seriously better off.

sit downs
Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Is More Relevant Than Ever In Trump’s America. That Scares Him. By Abraham Riesman

“I think [Trump] is an out-of-his-depth idiot. Who is possibly criminal. And certainly incompetent.”

overnights
Fargo Recap: The Inescapable Reality By Brian Tallerico

Who was Thaddeus Mobley?

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Underground Recap: Macon Haste By Kenny Herzog

Underground is most indispensable when it’s unsentimental.

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Archer Recap: Eine Kleine Kriegermusik By Charles Bramesco

Krieger finally gets a chance to shine.

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The 100 Recap: Commander Clarke By Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

The episode’s central question: “Will you fight, or will you burn?”

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The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Dawn of a New Bidet By Brian Moylan

Sonja Tremont Morgan washes her thongs in a bidet. Just let that fact wash over you.

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The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: I’d Like to Play a Game With You By Laura Hudson

Despite the horror of it all, Gilead is a cloyingly literal place.

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Shots Fired Recap: There’s a Riot Goin’ On By Joshua Alston

“The Fire This Time” finds Gate Station erupting into violence.

the simpsons did it
Sean Spicer Hangs Himself in the Next Episode of The Simpsons By Jordan Crucchiola

The animated TV stalwart takes on Trump’s first 100 days in office.

RHONY’s Dorinda Medley on Trump, Her Feud With Sonja Morgan, and Why Her Boyfriend Isn’t on the Show By Brian Moylan

“I think we have a few Trump supporters. I know there are few girls still running down to Mar-a-Lago.”

rory no more
Alexis Bledel As Ofglen in The Handmaid’s Tale Is the Role She Was Born to Play By Jackson McHenry

The actress reveals new depths as Ofglen.

collaboration nation
Yes, Even The Handmaid’s Tale Has a Fashion Collaboration By Véronique Hyland

Indie brand Vaquera is taking on the look of Gilead.

Star Trek Is Facing Its Biggest Political Challenge Yet By Granger Willson

▶️ “We’re human beings with the blood of a million savage years on our hands… But we can stop it.”

vulture lists
The Handmaid’s Tale: The Biggest Changes From the Book By Laura Hudson

Every major way the Hulu show departs from Margaret Atwood’s novel.

trolls
Samantha Bee Hasn’t Checked Her Twitter Mentions Since the ‘Geyser of Hatred’ She Received on Election Night By Dee Lockett

“That night, at about 10 o’clock, I could not believe what I was seeing in my mentions.”

Ross Butler Is Leaving Riverdale, Which Probably Means More 13 Reasons Why By Hunter Harris

The show will recast Archie’s iconic rival Reggie.