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Sitcoms

  1. beef house
    No One Tell Joaquin Phoenix About Tim and Eric’s New Sitcom Beef HouseBeefy!
  2. close reads
    The Good Place’s Final TwistEverything ends, we don’t know exactly what that looks like, and that’s okay.
  3. turkey time
    WKRP in Cincinnati Had the Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever“Turkeys Away” is still the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom.
  4. the industry
    One Day at a Time’s Co-Creator Is Jumping to AmazonGloria Calderón Kellett signed a multiyear deal to develop TV shows and films for Prime Video.
  5. network tv
    Fresh Off the Boat to End After Six SeasonsThe longest-running sitcom about an Asian-American family in broadcast TV history will air its last episode next year.
  6. tis the season
    ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience to Ring in the Holidays’Tis the season for live TV specials!
  7. chat room
    Wallace Shawn Loves Acting on TV, Despite Not Owning a TV“I’ve acted on sitcoms more than I’ve watched them, really!”
  8. almost cancellations
    Things Are Looking Cloudy for NBC’s SunnysideThe show will be moved to NBC’s streaming platforms.
  9. sitcoms
    The Messy, Hilarious World of Workin’ MomsThis Canadian comedy doesn’t flinch at the absurd realities of postpartum life. They’re why it exists.
  10. behind the scenes
    How Superstore Pulled Off a Sitcom Plot About ICE Detention CentersAfter a shocking ICE raid cliffhanger, Superstore had to answer a big question: What’s next for Mateo?
  11. sitcoms
    Seinfeld Reruns to Air on Viacom Networks in 2021Including Comedy Central, TV Land, and Paramount Network.
  12. from the archives
    Is Friends Still the Most Popular Show on TV?Why so many 20-somethings want to stream a 20-year-old sitcom about a bunch of 20-somethings sitting around in a coffee shop.
  13. friends anniversary
    Friends Is a Gen X Show. Why Don’t We Ever Call It That?Baby boomers created it. Millennials and Gen Y kept it popular. But Friends will always be about Gen X.
  14. sitcoms
    A Saved by the Bell Revival Is Finally HappeningStarring Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez, it imagines a world where Zack Morris is governor of California. No, really!
  15. furniture du jour
    Please Tell Us If You Bought Pottery Barn’s $1,100 Friends Apothecary TableA PSA for megafans with big bank accounts.
  16. the streaming wars
    Netflix Will Be Fine Without Friends or The OfficeThe streaming giant faces a big challenge, but there’s an underappreciated upside to losing its best Friends.
  17. vulture lists
    25 Essential Canadian SitcomsFrom Schitt’s Creek to, yes, a show about hockey.
  18. comedy
    One Day at a Time Saved From Cancellation by Pop TVThe former Netflix sitcom has found new life on Pop TV, a.k.a. the American home of Schitt’s Creek.
  19. emmy insider
    Give Superstore an Emmy Nomination!It’s long past time to recognize one of TV’s best sitcoms.
  20. music
    Why Titus Andronicus Made Its Very Own Sitcom PilotIt’s an album rollout stunt that critiques album rollout stunts. And it’s funny too!
  21. finales
    Penny Never Wanted Kids on The Big Bang Theory, So Why Did She Wind Up Pregnant?In an otherwise heartwarming finale, this was a huge misstep.
  22. 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.
  23. tv review
    The Big Bang Theory Was a Pop-Culture Black HoleIt was a dominant sitcom that sucked in nerd culture, but never reflected back anything it absorbed.
  24. fresh off the scandal
    Constance Wu Admits FOTB’s Renewal Prevented Her From Taking Passion Project“I’ve always sought artistic challenge over comfort and ease.”
  25. norman lear
    Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABCFor one night only! Now with 100% more Jamie Foxx!
  26. vulture lists
    5 Great TV Episodes to Watch After Paying Your TaxesFrom The Simpsons to The Honeymooners, sitcoms have mined the comedy of Tax Day for decades.
  27. the industry
    CBS All Access Wants to Save One Day at a Time. Will Netflix Let It?Pop and the CW have also expressed an interest in keeping the critically beloved sitcom alive.
  28. chat room
    Abby’s Star Natalie Morales Is Making TV History“It’s something that I can’t talk about too much or I’ll burst into tears.”
  29. vulture lists
    Every Episode of Arrested Development, RankedSeason 5 does not fare well.
  30. appreciations
    A Eulogy for the Dearly Departed One Day at a TimeEven though Netflix canceled it, this sitcom mattered.
  31. chat room
    Richard Karn on PEN15, Teen Awkwardness, and a Home Improvement ReunionThe ’90s sitcom actor is back in Hulu’s coming-of-age comedy. But he’d still love to find out where Al Borland is today.
  32. the industry
    Somebody Loves Kenan: Chris Rock to Direct Kenan Thompson’s Upcoming NBC PilotGood thinking, Lorne.
  33. prequels forever
    Black-ish Spin-Off About Young Bow Reportedly in the Works at ABCIf you have a better suggestion than Young-ish, we’d like to hear it.
  34. chat room
    ODAAT’s Todd Grinnell on How His Sobriety Inspired Schneider’s Big Episode“I’ve been sober for 17 years. At this point, those stories are from when I was a different person.”
  35. comedy
    The Unlikely Rise of Schitt’s CreekSchitt doesn’t just happen overnight. Here’s how the cult comedy transformed into a Peak TV success story.
  36. close reads
    What The Good Place Teaches Us About Politics“The Book of Dougs” makes a sly political point, but it’s not made in blatantly political terms.
  37. chat room
    Andrea Savage on I’m Sorry’s Return and Male Tank Tops“Who are we now? We’re people with male tank tops? This doesn’t seem like something that we should discuss as a family?”
  38. roll clip!
    Holy Fork: The Good Place’s First Look at the Actual Good PlaceIt smells like … chlorine?
  39. tv review
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Is Back, Thank GodOn its new NBC home, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is just as goofy, warm, and funny as ever.
  40. bazinga
    Jim Parsons Abandoned Big Bang Theory Because There Wasn’t ‘Anything Left’ to DoAlso, he disliked those T-shirts.
  41. overnights
    The Big Bang Theory Recap: Paint(ball)ed Into a CornerIs this really gonna be the main Shamy story line for the rest of the series?
  42. close reads
    The Women of Superstore Are Busting Taboos and Breaking BarriersA relentless revision of established tropes about female sexuality and pregnancy has taken the NBC sitcom to the next level.
  43. the industry
    CBS Developing a Vehicle for Natasha Leggero to Be RachetThe multi-cam pilot will be written with 2 Broke Girls writer and stand-up Morgan Murphy.
  44. vulture lists
    The Best Hidden Jokes and Easter Eggs in The Good Place Season 3Prepare yourself for a tremendous number of puns.
  45. behind the scenes
    How The Good Place Made Its Very Special Janet EpisodeAnd that Janet-on-Janet kissing scene.
  46. chat room
    D’Arcy Carden on the Art of Imitating Her Good Place Co-Stars“I was like, ‘How far do I push this?’”
  47. the streaming wars
    Why Netflix Spent $80 Million to Keep Friends for Another YearBut even this “nuts” deal might not be enough to keep the sitcom forever.
  48. vulture lists
    The 14 Best Clip-Show Parodies, From Community to It’s Always SunnyUnshackled from its dull origins, the clip show has become a boundary-pushing TV experiment.
  49. chat room
    Michael McKean on His Good Place Cameo for the AgesThe comedy legend breaks down his surprise appearance as the mysterious Canadian stoner Doug Forcett.
  50. behind the scenes
    How Black-ish’s Prince Tribute Episode Came Together“We were all Prince fans. We would have done 20 or 30 songs if we had the time,” says Black-ish showrunner Kenny Smith.
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