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  1. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Finale Recap: Light It UpThe verdict for the custody trial is but one of the many sparks primed to consume the Richardson household.
  2. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Truth HurtsWith both holiday festivities and the custody trial in full swing, secrets are coming out all over Shaker Heights.
  3. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Photographic EvidenceAn episode-length flashback to the early ’80s provides some crucial clarification on Mia and Elena’s respective paths to motherhood.
  4. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Planned ParenthoodsAs Elena goes into full-on investigative-reporter mode over Mia, she misses a big story developing in her own home.
  5. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Bad ChoicesElena’s attempt to handle the Bebe situation backfires spectacularly, bringing the simmering tension between her and Mia to a dramatic head.
  6. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Abandonment IssuesThe mystery of Bebe’s baby reaches a dramatic crescendo, overshadowing (for now) what’s going on with Izzy.
  7. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Recap: Putting On the RitzThe simmering power dynamic between Elena and Mia threatens to boil over, with an assist from their daughters.
  8. overnights
    Little Fires Everywhere Premiere Recap: Mover and ShakerThe Hulu adaptation of Celeste Ng’s novel acquaints us with the close-knit Shaker Heights community via its Queen Bee and a reluctant newcomer.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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!
  13. 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.
  14. 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.”
  15. 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.”
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. behind the scenes
    How The Good Place Made Its Very Special Janet EpisodeAnd that Janet-on-Janet kissing scene.
  19. chat room
    D’Arcy Carden on the Art of Imitating Her Good Place Co-Stars“I was like, ‘How far do I push this?’”
  20. vulture investigates
    Would Randall Actually Win His Election on This Is Us?We asked Philly’s political experts.
  21. 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.
  22. tca 2018
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Co-Creator Promises No ‘Substantial Changes’In other words: Yes, they’re doing another Halloween episode.
  23. 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.
  24. tca 2018
    Pose Season 2 Will Time-Jump to the ‘Vogue’ EraBut will it have a Madonna cameo?
  25. 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.”
  26. 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.”
  27. You, Too, Will Get to See You Season TwoLooks like Lonely Boy has a new love interest …
  28. tca 2018
    Even the Director of My Brilliant Friend Hasn’t Met Elena Ferrante“We have been mailing to each other.”
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. american horror story: cult
    Sarah Paulson Reveals a Big Detail About Her AHS: Cult CharacterAnd it has a lot to do with Alison Pill.
  32. tca 2017
    John Landgraf Has Another Peak TV Update: It’s Become ‘Unmanageable’The latest from the Peak TV seer.
  33. tca 2017
    7 Things We Learned at Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s TCA PanelGreg returning is “not at all off the table.”
  34. tca press tour 2017
    6 Things We Learned About Outlander’s New SeasonBad news: Claire and Jamie won’t be reuniting anytime soon.
  35. vulture lists
    Gossip Girl, and 6 Other Shows Riverdale Will Remind You OfFrom Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars.
  36. Americans Creators on Russian Spying and Trump “To see things spiral so out of control, frankly, just doesn’t feel so good.”
  37. tca 2017
    Scandal Season 6 Will Have a Lot More Flashbacks“It’s very different from any other season we’ve had.”
  38. 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.”
  39. tca 2016
    8 Things We Learned About Homeland Season 6 at TCA“Quinn is alive. I can say that much.”
  40. tca 2016
    Flash, Arrow, Supergirl: What We Learned at TCA“One of the characters on one of the shows will be exploring their sexuality.”
  41. tca 2016
    10 Things We Learned About The Americans’ Final Seasons at TCA #PoorHenry is the new #PoorMartha.
  42. 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.”
  43. FX CEO: Peak TV Will Likely Happen Closer to ’19“I wrongly predicted that we’d hit the peak in 2015 or 2016.”
  44. AHS S6 Theme Will Not Be RevealedSurprise!
  45. tca 2016
    TMP S5 Premiere Will Resolve S4 Love TriangleThey’re also developing a story that imagines if Mindy were born a white man.
  46. tca 2016
    Sean Hayes, Rosie O’Donnell Join Hairspray LiveHayes will finally reunite with the Smash producers.
  47. tca 2016
    This Is Us Is Like a Dramedy Version of LostMinus the hatch.
  48. tca 2016
    TCA Panel Addresses Their Biggest Frustrations About Diversity on TV“The elephant in the room is always the dark skin.”
  49. 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.”
  50. tca 2016
    American Gods TCA Panel: Why They Cast Dane Cook“How do you get someone who can be a really entertaining dick?”
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