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  1. behind the scenes
    The Handmaid’s Tale Transformed D.C. Into a Gilead NightmareThe Lincoln Memorial is headless. The Washington Monument is a crucifix. Here’s how the show brought Gilead’s capital to life.
  2. scene to meme
    ‘Not Great, Bob!’: The Making of Mad Men’s Greatest MemeThe writers and actors behind season six’s “In Care Of” take us behind the scenes of the elevator confrontation that will live on in pixelated infamy.
  3. on the scene
    These Big Bang Theory Superfans Camped Out Overnight to See the Finale TapingThe last-ever taping of The Big Bang Theory was a lovefest for the sitcom’s biggest boosters.
  4. spoilers
    This Is Us Is Finally Putting Beth Pearson in the SpotlightAfter three seasons, the NBC drama is telling Beth’s story. With a dance number included!
  5. winter tca 2019
    Benedict Cumberbatch Cast As ‘400-Foot’ Animated Satan in Amazon’s Good OmensThe adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s biblical fantasy novel will premiere on May 31.
  6. winter tca 2019
    Fox Exec Probably Wishes He Didn’t Tell Rent: Live Cast to ‘Break a Leg’“Sunday morning, I came in early and rewrote a lot of notes.”
  7. winter tca 2019
    Desus & Mero’s Late-Night Warning: Don’t Come on Our Show to ‘Promote Something’“Everyone we have on the show is someone we rock with. We’re not having them on to amplify their message.”
  8. winter tca 2019
    Black Monday Vows to ‘Never’ Have Female Nude Scenes“We don’t necessarily want to contribute to that,” says series co-creator Jordan Cahan.
  9. winter tca 2019
    Project Runway’s Christian Siriano on What He’ll Do Better Than Tim Gunn“Tim was never a designer. He never worked in the business. He was a teacher.”
  10. behind the scenes
    How The Good Place Made Its Very Special Janet EpisodeAnd that Janet-on-Janet kissing scene.
  11. chat room
    D’Arcy Carden on the Art of Imitating Her Good Place Co-Stars“I was like, ‘How far do I push this?’”
  12. vulture investigates
    Would Randall Actually Win His Election on This Is Us?We asked Philly’s political experts.
  13. chilling adventures of sabrina
    Salem the Cat Isn’t Much of a Talker in Chilling Adventures of SabrinaThis guy won’t be confused with the wise-cracking cat from Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
  14. tca 2018
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Co-Creator Promises No ‘Substantial Changes’In other words: Yes, they’re doing another Halloween episode.
  15. tca 2018
    Yes, the Murphy Brown Revival Will Have a #MeToo Episode“We take the allegation of sexual misconduct extremely seriously,” says creator Diane English.
  16. tca 2018
    Pose Season 2 Will Time-Jump to the ‘Vogue’ EraBut will it have a Madonna cameo?
  17. tca 2018
    Last Man Standing Won’t Say Whether Tim Allen’s Character Is a Trump Voter“The producers’ plans are simply not to address whether or not he might be a Trump supporter.”
  18. tca 2018
    Tom Arnold on Why Trump’s Racism Goes Ignored: ‘White People Are Pussies’“By the time you see this [show], you will know that there is a pee-pee tape.”
  19. You, Too, Will Get to See You Season TwoLooks like Lonely Boy has a new love interest …
  20. tca 2018
    Even the Director of My Brilliant Friend Hasn’t Met Elena Ferrante“We have been mailing to each other.”
  21. anatomy of a scene
    Why Claws Filmed a Brady Bunch–Inspired Abortion Scene“Part of telling a female-empowerment story is telling all the voices,” says showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois.
  22. 7 Things We Learned About The Assassination of Gianni VersaceRyan Murphy says the new installment of American Crime Story will begin with Versace’s murder.
  23. american horror story: cult
    Sarah Paulson Reveals a Big Detail About Her AHS: Cult CharacterAnd it has a lot to do with Alison Pill.
  24. tca 2017
    John Landgraf Has Another Peak TV Update: It’s Become ‘Unmanageable’The latest from the Peak TV seer.
  25. tca 2017
    7 Things We Learned at Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s TCA PanelGreg returning is “not at all off the table.”
  26. tca press tour 2017
    6 Things We Learned About Outlander’s New SeasonBad news: Claire and Jamie won’t be reuniting anytime soon.
  27. vulture lists
    Gossip Girl, and 6 Other Shows Riverdale Will Remind You OfFrom Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars.
  28. Americans Creators on Russian Spying and Trump “To see things spiral so out of control, frankly, just doesn’t feel so good.”
  29. tca 2017
    Scandal Season 6 Will Have a Lot More Flashbacks“It’s very different from any other season we’ve had.”
  30. previously on
    Behind BrainDead’s Very Unusual ‘Previously On’ Segments“It’s strange to take something that has such a utilitarian purpose and make it entertainment.”
  31. tca 2016
    8 Things We Learned About Homeland Season 6 at TCA“Quinn is alive. I can say that much.”
  32. tca 2016
    Flash, Arrow, Supergirl: What We Learned at TCA“One of the characters on one of the shows will be exploring their sexuality.”
  33. tca 2016
    10 Things We Learned About The Americans’ Final Seasons at TCA #PoorHenry is the new #PoorMartha.
  34. tca 2016
    5 Things We Learned About Donald Glover’s Atlanta at TCA“I always want people to feel scared because that’s what it’s like to be black.”
  35. FX CEO: Peak TV Will Likely Happen Closer to ’19“I wrongly predicted that we’d hit the peak in 2015 or 2016.”
  36. AHS S6 Theme Will Not Be RevealedSurprise!
  37. tca 2016
    TMP S5 Premiere Will Resolve S4 Love TriangleThey’re also developing a story that imagines if Mindy were born a white man.
  38. tca 2016
    Sean Hayes, Rosie O’Donnell Join Hairspray LiveHayes will finally reunite with the Smash producers.
  39. tca 2016
    This Is Us Is Like a Dramedy Version of LostMinus the hatch.
  40. tca 2016
    TCA Panel Addresses Their Biggest Frustrations About Diversity on TV“The elephant in the room is always the dark skin.”
  41. 4 Takeaways From NBC’s Olympics TCA Panel“When the Olympics are over, if Simone Biles delivers her A-game, she will be the greatest all-around female gymnast of all time.”
  42. tca 2016
    American Gods TCA Panel: Why They Cast Dane Cook“How do you get someone who can be a really entertaining dick?”
  43. tca 2016
    Starz CEO on Outlander: It Will ‘Be Around for a While’He just needs to get around to reading books five and six first.
  44. tca 2016
    Rectify’s Final Season Will Have a Big Reveal“Hopefully how we deal with that will leave you — in a Rectify way — satisfied.”
  45. tca 2016
    Norman Lear on His ‘Cinematic’ DocuseriesCo-produced with Shonda Rhimes and Common.
  46. tca 2016
    HBO’s Limited Series The Night Of Might Get a Second SeasonNot so limited after all, eh?
  47. tca 2016
    True Detective Season 3 May Happen After AllPossibly with someone other than Nic Pizzolatto in charge of writing it.
  48. the boss is back
    Jon Stewart’s New HBO Project Will Be ‘Animated’ and ‘Onion-Like’Bill Maher is also staying until 2018.
  49. streaming
    The Larry Sanders Show Is Coming to HBO Streaming Outlets in SeptemberSeptember 23, to be precise.
  50. tca 2016
    7 Things We Learned at the Gilmore Girls TCA PanelYou can binge-watch it, but creator Amy Sherman-Palladino isn’t happy about it.
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