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  1. profile
    Amy Sherman-Palladino Is About to Debut Her Most Ambitious Show YetThe Gilmore Girls creator tackles the life of a female stand-up comic — in 1950s New York — in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
  2. high school tv showdown
    Which Show Was better: 90210 or The O.C.?It’s a West Coast–West Coast rivalry as two SoCal classics lock suntanned horns.
  3. skin in the game
    The Knick Sets a New Time Record for TV NudityYour TV Nudity Clock, or When Do Cable Shows Get Naked?
  4. profile
    The Very Bright Future of Mad Men’s Elisabeth MossWhen the show returns for the first half of its seventh and final season on April 13, it will be as much Peggy’s story as Don’s.
  5. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown: Friends vs. Golden GirlsJoey’s a Rose, and Chandler’s a Dorothy. How to choose?
  6. emmys 2012
    Homeland’s Mandy Patinkin on His Bad Old TV Show and His Great New One“The biggest public mistake I ever made was that I chose to do Criminal Minds,” says the Homeland star.
  7. chat room
    Terry O’Quinn on His New Show and Lost’s Finale“I was aware in around season four that they had so many balls in the air that they were going to let a few drop.”
  8. vampires
    Chris Meloni on Trading His SVU Badge for True Blood FangsEveryone still wants to shake his hand.
  9. drama derby
    The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, Round One: Twin Peaks vs. Battlestar GalacticaTwo shows that adversely affected this writer’s physical well-being.
  10. so long
    A Vulture Says Good-ByeSadface.
  11. seeing red
    Lindsay Lohan Is a Redhead AgainAll is right.
  12. knocked up
    Snooki Definitely Pregnant and EngagedFrom Snooki’s mouth.
  13. lawsuits
    The Desperate Housewives Trial Is Better Than an Episode of Desperate HousewivesIt’s Law & Order gone bananas.
  14. recommendations
    Slate Unveils New Book ReviewA monthly extravaganza.
  15. casting couch
    Matthew Perry Returning to NBCIn a pilot about group therapy.
  16. casting couch
    Brett Butler Joins Charlie Sheen’s New Sitcom, Forms Anti-Chuck Lorre SuperteamWe assume Roseanne will be signing on next.
  17. stereotypes
    2 Broke Girls Still Not Interested in Avoiding Asian StereotypesThe “hot Asian guy” appeared on last night’s episode, but nothing much changed.
  18. cryfest
    The Cast of Community Will Be Just As Sad As You If It Gets CanceledThey sob when talking about the possibility.
  19. clickables
    Watch the Oscar Winner for Best Animated ShortThe Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.
  20. Listen to Two New Radiohead SongsAnd see Thom Yorke’s ponytail.
  21. winslow
    Urkel Will Do Dancing with The StarsStart the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” jokes now.
  22. oscars 2012
    Oscar Wrap-up: A Staid Night in Honor of Billy, Meryl, and The Artist Pour one out for Viola Davis.
  23. oscars 2012
    Sacha Baron Cohen Successfully Self-Promotes on Oscar Red CarpetHe makes a scene in character.
  24. double trouble
    Here Are the Rihanna and Chris Brown CollaborationsNot one, but two.
  25. multi-hyphenate
    Cormac McCarthy Is Editing Other People’s Books Now“He made me promise he could excise all exclamation points and semicolons, both of which he said have no place in literature.”
  26. soap operas
    Why It Doesn’t Matter That the Second Season of Downton Abbey Was MediocreLast night’s episode excepted, obviously.
  27. covers
    See Chris Cornell Sing ‘I Will Always Love You’And well.
  28. relationship status
    Rihanna and Chris Brown Are Still Doing Whatever It Is They’re DoingHe’s tweeting happy birthday at her and she’s saying thanks. 
  29. close reading
    Evaluating The New York Review of Books Anti–Downton Abbey EssayOne “problem”: Downton Abbey is supposed to be in the North of England, but it’s so obviously filmed in the South.
  30. listen
    Listen to This Amazing Whitney Houston–Robyn Mash-UpIt’s so much better than it has any right to be.
  31. grammys 2012
    Grammy Wrap-Up: A Night for Whitney and AdeleAnd seven other talking points. 
  32. Whitney Houston, In VideoFrom the technicolor joy of her ‘80s videos, to her duets with Mary J., to the Star Spangled Banner. 
  33. See Whitney Houston Sing the National Anthem PerfectlySo good. 
  34. casting couch
    Jonathan Groff Signs On to BossAnd so does Sanaa Lathan.
  35. overnights
    New Girl Recap: In Defense of AdorkabilityNew Girl gets meta. 
  36. talk
    Did Gossip Girl Really Just Reveal the Identity of Gossip Girl?Or was that too easy?
  37. gross
    Fear Factor Draws the Line at Donkey SemenCorrect!
  38. national holidays
    Someone Figured Out Exactly What ‘Good Day’ Ice Cube Was Talking AboutJanuary 20, 1992. Amazing.
  39. do-overs
    Lana Del Rey Will Rerelease the Record She Made Before She Was Lana Del ReyAnd was still Lizzie Grant.
  40. Oscar Nominations Are Here!Tree of Life! Brad Pitt! Melissa McCarthy!
  41. helpful suggestions
    Potential Titles for Procedurals in the Spirit of The FinderThe Observer: A police detective with uncanny powers — of observation!
  42. for your consideration
    From ‘Best Jacket’ to ‘Not Worst Movie,’ Eight Spoofs of ‘For Your Consideration’ AdsBest Orangutan! Chest Actor!
  43. posterized
    The Relative Fame of the Cast of Friends With Kids, According to the Friends With Kids PosterSorry, Adam Scott, you are less famous than everyone.
  44. dope show
    Blue Ivy Carter Has Weed Named After Her NowBlue Ivy, available in dispensaries across Hollywood.
  45. wrap up
    Ricky Gervais Goes Soft, and Other Observations From the Golden GlobesUggie takes the stage! Ryan Gosling does not!
  46. scheduling
    Vulture’s Got Your Golden Globes Coverage Right HereSunday night: Fug Girls! Live-blogging! Tweeting! Video! More, more, more!
  47. blasphemy
    Ricky Gervais Is Losing His Edge by Not Shutting Up About His EdgeWe’re looking forward to his Globes jokes, but fearing the endless explanations of why they’re not offensive.
  48. supercut
    Breaking the Fourth Wall: From Ferris Bueller to Zack Morris to House of Lies And Woody Allen, Wayne of Wayne’s World, and so many more.
  49. welcome
    Babyoncé Is Here!!And her name is Blue Ivy Carter.
  50. ratings
    Jersey Shore Is Still a HitA big hit: 7.6 million people watched the premiere.
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