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sexual assault
In 2005, Bill Cosby Admitted to Trying to Drug Women for Sex By Nate Jones

According to the Associated Press.

ratings
More People Watched the U.S. Women Win the World Cup Than Watched Men Win Less Important Games, Like the NBA Finals By Josef Adalian

It was the most watched U.S. soccer game ever.

renewals
Lifetime’s UnREAL Renewed for Season 2 By Dee Lockett

Yay!

essays
Orange Is the New Black Is the Only TV Show That Understands Rape By Jada Yuan

Grab a notebook, Game of Thrones.

jon snow theories
Kit Harington’s Everyday Life Is Not a Game of Thrones Spoiler By Nate Jones

Let him live!

roll clip!
Yep, Dragon Ball Super’s Intro Will Make You Feel Young Again By Sean Fitz-Gerald

The gang's all here!

last night on late night
Watch John Oliver’s July 4 Shallow Dives for Last Week Tonight By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Featuring an interesting fun fact about Lenny Kravitz and Al Roker.

overnights
Ballers Recap: I’m on a Boat By Craig D. Lindsey

Reggie continues to be in pain.

overnights
Halt and Catch Fire Recap: Baby Mine By Libby Hill

Donna does what she wants.

trailer mix
Watching the Series of Unfortunate Events Teaser Is Like Playing an Unfortunate Game of I Spy [Updated] By Sean Fitz-Gerald

I spy a Count Olaf! Help.

theories
So, What’s Going On Between Nic Pizzolatto and Cary Fukunaga? By Nate Jones

Sunday's episode points to lingering bad blood.

close reads
The David Lynchian Overtones of True Detective’s Second Season By Bilge Ebiri

The man is everywhere.

overnights
True Detective Recap: Caddy Remarks By Kenny Herzog

Everyone hates ecigs.

Bubba Watson to Paint Over Confederate Flag on his Original Dukes of Hazzard Car By Greg Cwik

Pro golfer Bubba Watson will paint over the Confederate flag on one of the only original cars from the TV series.

overnights
Hannibal Recap: Bowels in or Bowels Out? By Greg Cwik

The show has hit its nadir with another lethargic, uninspired episode.

overnights
Wayward Pines Recap: You Dropped a Bomb on Me By Craig D. Lindsey

Lazy plotting aside, Pines kept things at a controlled, suspenseful pace.

comedy
Jerry Seinfeld Got Coffee With Trevor Noah and Told Him He’s Going to Do ‘Just Fine’ By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Lots of wisdom from behind the wheel of a very cool Ferrari, too.

last night on late night
Conan Shows the Best Way to Crash a Magic Mike Party By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Dancing, less so.

casting couch
Marisa Tomei Is Coming to Empire As a Lesbian Billionaire By E. Alex Jung

Why not?

Melissa Leo Will Play the Lady Bird Johnson to Bryan Cranston’s Lyndon B. Johnson By E. Alex Jung

In HBO's All the Way.

chat room
Aden Young on ‘Domestic Epic’ Rectify and Why a Beer Is Not Just a Beer By Libby Hill

"I'm just a man pretending to be my dad having a beer because I've upset my mother."

Exclusive Humans Clip: Your Robot Is Always Watching You By Gazelle Emami

Prepare to be spooked.

guidance
11 Under-the-Radar Shows You Need to Catch Up On By Margaret Lyons

Or just jump right in.

Sesame Street’s Maria Is Retiring After 44 Years By Nate Jones

She's been a cast member since 1971.

Stoner Week: How Adult Swim Conquered Late-Night TV By Josef Adalian

Cartoons and surreal comedy are crushing the talk shows.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Trailer: More Bradley Cooper Than You’d Expect By Jesse David Fox

No saltwater taffying, guys.

last night on late night
Hannibal Buress Wears a Cheap Shark Costume, Is Either a Dream or a Nightmare Come True By Sean Fitz-Gerald

Hannibal > Left Shark. Also: The comic has some strong feelings about the Toyota Prius.

trailer mix
Rick and Morty Season 2 Trailer: It’s Probably Best If Morty Started Driving the Spaceship By E. Alex Jung

Onward!

the late show with stephen colbert
Stephen Colbert Filmed a 40-Minute Public-Access Show in a Random Small Town to Remind You That, Character or Not, He’s the Best By Jesse David Fox

Eminem shows up!

stay tuned
What’s a Good Post-Divorce Show? Your Pressing TV Questions, Answered By Margaret Lyons

Plus: How can I make my friends watch Bob's Burgers?

the industry
Laurence Fishburne to Play Alex Haley in Roots Remake By Nate Jones

The remake will be a "contemporary version" of Haley's novel.

when animals attack
How Bad Is the Dialogue on Zoo? Bad. By Margaret Lyons

"Free will is what separates us from the animals! Free will and this truck."

bleep bloop i can love
Humans, and Why Robots on TV Are Just Like Us By Margaret Lyons

Robots on TV are a stand-in for the denigrated, asking audiences: Is this really how you treat the least among you?

the jinx
Robert Durst Deserves an Emmy, John Mulaney Argues By Jesse David Fox

"This guy is so good at being on TV."

overnights
Pretty Little Liars Recap: Hide and Seek By Jessica Goldstein

It feels like we're finally out of the woods.

overnights
The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Aboard the S.S. Post-traumatic Stress By Ben Rimalower

The Ramona-coaster.

love stories
Here’s Video of the Exact Moment Jennifer Garner Fell in Love With Ben Affleck By Jesse David Fox

It was during a 2003 episode of Dinner for Five, while he was dating Jennifer Lopez.

party chats
Game of Thrones Director Alan Taylor: It’s ‘Sensible’ to Have More Female Directors By Valentina I. Valentini

But he calls the misogyny charges "nonsense."

candy
Future Amy Schumer Wants to Warn Present Amy Schumer About That Bathroom Blow Job By E. Alex Jung

"Ebola knocks out all of France!"

trailer mix
Difficult People Teaser: Don’t Invite Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner to Your Funeral By Dee Lockett

The Amy Poehler–produced comedy hits Hulu August 5.

comedy
Kumail Nanjiani, Jonah Ray, and Emily Gordon on The Meltdown and Creating the Best Stand-up Show in the Country By Jesse David Fox

From the best live stand-up show to the best stand-up show on TV.

the vulture tv podcast
Why Do So Many TV Rom-Coms Fail? By Gazelle Emami, Margaret Lyons and Matt Zoller Seitz

As in life, timing is everything.

trailer mix
BoJack Horseman Season Two Trailer: It’s Hard to Change When You Like to Drink So Much By E. Alex Jung

Lisa Kudrow guest-voices as an owl.

viral campaigns
Stephen Colbert Did 20 No-Handed Push-ups Because John Oliver Challenged Him By Nate Jones

It's for the #GiveThem20 campaign.

candy
Key and Peele Wonder About the ‘Gay’ Guy on C-SPAN By E. Alex Jung

No homo.

real housewives of atlanta
NeNe Leakes Is Leaving Real Housewives of Atlanta By Dee Lockett

"This is my opportunity to spread my wings and do different things."

overnights
The Bachelorette Recap: A Streetcar Named Bachelorette By Ali Barthwell

Shawn is a tragedy at this point. He’s a character in a piece of 20th-century American theater waking up to his irrelevance.

last night on late night
Vanessa Bayer Illustrates Exactly What It Would Be Like to Hang Out With the Friends Friends By Jesse David Fox

An incredibly accurate impression.

photo diary
Photos: Sasheer Zamata Returns to the UCB Theatre for an Evening By Krista Schlueter

For the 17th Del Close Marathon.

overnights
Sense8 Recap: Empathy Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry By Simon Abrams

Was this season admirable folly or ballsy success?