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    Where We Stand After The Blacklist’s Season-Two MidpointWhat to know after this week’s fall finale.
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    Parenthood Has Lost Itself This SeasonWe need more from you, Bravermans.
  3. ‘Go On’ Midseason Report: From Sad Keanu to Dancing Chandler In 15 StepsIt was definitely unwise of NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt to admit last summer that the network was going for “broad” comedies. Television is […]
  4. Checking In with ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Halfway Through Season 32012 was a big year for Bob’s Burgers, as slowly but surely people found it on the air, on Hulu, and streaming on Netflix until, almost […]
  5. Checking In…with the Mix CDs I Made for Myself as a Teen, Which Included […]Back in the summer of 2002, when Jimmy Fallon released his first and only album The Bathroom Wall, I was at the peak of mix CD-making phase. […]
  6. When Did Great Sitcoms Have Their First Great Episode?Yesterday, not long after Splitsider published an article by Samer Kalaf about the long-term health of network sitcoms with long-term arcs, […]
  7. Checking In…with the Writers of South Park Not Named Matt or TreyWhen we think of South Park, which concludes its 15th season next Wednesday (please catch up on Lindsey Bahr’s excellent recaps if you’re […]
  8. Checking In…with the Voice Cast of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown“A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.” If you don’t like It’s the Great Pumpkin, […]
  9. Checking In…with the Creators of MTV’s Animated ComediesIn t-minus six days, the guys who once called Pavement out on not trying hard enough will be back cornholio’ing our hearts all over again. I […]
  10. Checking In…with the Singers of Billboard-Charting Funny Novelty SongsIn 1978, America had King Tut fever. The Treasures of Tutankhamun exhibit, which had previously visited Washington DC, Chicago, and Seattle, […]
  11. Checking In…with the Recurring Characters of Arrested DevelopmentYou’re probably all sick of this by now, but what the heck? ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT IS (probably) COMING BACK. YAYYY. Almost nothing is known […]
  12. Checking In…with the Cast of 3rd Rock from the SunFollowing in the long line of American Splendor and Funny People, the “cancer comedy” 50/50 is released in theaters today. It’s written by Will […]
  13. Checking In…with the Stars of Fox’s Lesser-Known Sunday Night ShowsWhen you think of post-NFL Sunday nights on Fox, you think of The Simpsons and Family Guy first, then Malcolm in the Middle, Married…with […]
  14. Checking In…with the Cast of ClerksNext week, on September 23, the world will at long last see Kevin Smith’s 10th feature film, Red State. Smith announced the […]
  15. Looking Back at the Edits Made in TV Comedies After 9/11Usually with “Checking In,” I look back at a show or movie or Off-Broadway musical and tell you know what the cast and creators (and wonder […]
  16. Checking In…with the Muppet Show MuppeteersWhatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV…and the talent behind all your favorite Muppets, and some you’ve […]
  17. Checking In With the Cast of Upright Citizens BrigadeWhatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV…and the cast and creators of Upright Citizens Brigade? The list of […]