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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. party report
    Kirk Douglas Called His Son Michael’s Acting Debut ‘Absolutely Terrible’“Dad came back and said, ‘Son, you were terrible. You were absolutely terrible.’”
  5. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Liev Schreiber Has a Case of the GigglesEven the Ray Donovan star is “a little surprised” to be hosting.
  6. vulture lists
    The Best Hidden Jokes and Easter Eggs in The Good Place Season 3Prepare yourself for a tremendous number of puns.
  7. overnights
    Murphy Brown Recap: Nighttime Is the Right TimeWith this light, smart, cameo-filled episode, the Murphy Brown revival finally becomes the show we all wanted it to be.
  8. animals
    The Good Place’s Lizard Is a ‘Moody’ Improv MasterMuch to the delight of Kristen Bell.
  9. tv ratings
    Are Network TV’s Reboots and Revivals Succeeding This Season?From The Conners to Murphy Brown, the early verdict is in.
  10. comedy
    Mike Judge on Loving Funk Music and Reviving King of the Hill“We’ve been talking about it over the last year, and I think we might have a way to do it.”
  11. food talk
    Wow, The Big Bang Theory’s Actors Have Finally Gotten Good at Fake-EatingWell, I guess it’s real eating now.
  12. close reads
    The Good Place Isn’t About Heaven and Hell, It’s About the InternetThis sitcom proves that TV can still bring people together in the streaming age.
  13. a grammy for megan
    Megan Amram Wants to Win a Grammy After Her Good Place Cameo“I do think a Grammy is something that is very enticing to me. It’s no Emmy, but it’s still very exciting.”
  14. a very serious question
    Is Chidi Too Swole on The Good Place?Am I complaining about this? No, but I do have questions.
  15. the conners
    Roseanne Who? The Conners Premiere Draws Solid Ratings for ABCIt’s nearly identical to the audience that showed up for last May’s Roseanne finale.
  16. spoilers
    How Does Roseanne Die on The Conners?You can probably guess.
  17. sitcoms
    Why ABC Decided to Do Roseanne Without Roseanne“If we can capture even half of Roseanne’s audience from last year, we’ll be the number one new show for the season.”
  18. easter eggs
    Wait, Do The Good Place and Parks and Recreation Exist in a Shared Universe?Pawnee’s famous Paunch Burger makes it to Australia!
  19. chat room
    25 Years After Her ‘#MeToo Moment,’ TV Legend Finally Reclaims the SpotlightThe Cool Kids star Vicki Lawrence talks the highs and lows of her illustrious career.
  20. behind the scenes
    How Murphy Brown Faked That Sarah Huckabee Sanders CameoA combination of real-life news footage, voice and body doubles, and a very particular wardrobe.
  21. close reads
    Murphy Brown’s Righteous, Furious, Flawed Protest Against Sarah Huckabee SandersSure, it’s liberal wish-fulfillment. But isn’t that the point?
  22. tv review
    Big Mouth Season 2 Is a Hilarious and Vital Portrait of PubertyThis show isn’t just funny. It also makes an important message about the way we discuss sex.
  23. will & grace
    After Sparking a Sitcom Revival Frenzy, What’s Next for Will & Grace?Creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan on doing fewer Trump jokes, this season’s big wedding, and what else to expect.
  24. murphy brown
    How Murphy Brown Landed a Surprise Hillary Clinton Cameo“It was actually Candice’s idea,” says creator Diane English.
  25. overnights
    Murphy Brown Season-Premiere Recap: You Had Me at HillaryMurphy returns to a changed media world, as the long-running sitcom begins a second life in the Trump era.
  26. feuds
    Murphy Brown Revival Mocks the Downfall of RoseanneWho knew network sitcoms could be so shady?
  27. comedy
    Yes, Richard Marx Approved That ‘Right Here Waiting’ Joke on The Good Place“I have a huge sense of humor about myself, so I thought, ‘F–k it.’”
  28. close reads
    Why The Good Place Keeps Rebooting ItselfThe show is its own philosophical thought experiment. And that’s why it’s so great.
  29. the good place
    The Good Place Showrunner Michael Schur Knows the Meaning of Life“‘Are you good or bad?’ is essentially unfair. That’s going to be the argument of the show when all is said and done.”
  30. tv review
    The Good Place Is Still the BestStill surprising, still hilarious, still forking great.
  31. vulture recommends
    If You Love Family Sitcoms, Watch Kim’s ConvenienceI haven’t laughed as hard all year, with feeling, as I have alongside this Canadian sitcom.
  32. tca 2018
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Co-Creator Promises No ‘Substantial Changes’In other words: Yes, they’re doing another Halloween episode.
  33. tv history
    Dinosaurs: The Making of TV’s Saddest, Strangest Sitcom FinaleIn 1994, a goofy show about anthropomorphic dinosaurs tried to warn about the dangers of climate change.
  34. tca 2018
    CBS in ‘Preliminary Discussions’ to Renew Big Bang Theory Beyond Season 12Sheldon and Co. will likely be back for a 13th season.
  35. 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.”
  36. Ted Danson on Why The Good Place Is Really About KarmaAnd how playing himself on Curb Your Enthusiasm created confusion in his real life.
  37. sitcoms
    Is There Any Way for the Roseanne Spinoff to Succeed?Even without Roseanne, The Conners may not be a thoughtful and insightful sitcom.
  38. sitcoms
    Roseanne Spinoff The Conners Is Officially Happening This FallRoseanne Barr won’t be involved financially or creatively.
  39. Minnie Driver Really, Really Wishes She Could Sing More OftenThe Speechless star is dreaming of an all-musical episode for season three.
  40. Every Episode of Arrested Development, RankedWhat’s the greatest episode of Arrested Development ever?
  41. ABC Has Already Scrubbed Roseanne From Its Prime-Time LineupNetwork sources say advertising pressure didn’t play a role in its decision.
  42. The 100 TV Comedies Everyone Should WatchFrom the classics to the total weirdos.
  43. overnights
    Roseanne Season-Finale Recap: When It Rains, It PoursThe Conner family finally catches a break.
  44. infographics
    Where Are All the Working-Class Sitcoms? Here’s a TimelineFrom The Flintstones to Atlanta.
  45. overnights
    Roseanne Recap: A Bitter PillRoseanne and Dan deal with some of the unspoken indignities of the working class.
  46. overnights
    The Big Bang Theory Season-Finale Recap: Just MarriedAmy and Sheldon get married, and even in an episode full of guest stars, the real payoff comes with the vows.
  47. overnights
    Roseanne Recap: They’re Just Like Us“Go Cubs” initially makes a major misstep, but delivers a worthwhile message of tolerance, albeit somewhat clumsily.
  48. overnights
    The Big Bang Theory Recap: Big BrotherJerry O’Connell is perfectly cast as Sheldon’s older brother Georgie.
  49. overnights
    Roseanne Recap: House MotherJackie faces down her contentious relationship with mama Beverly.
  50. overnights
    The Big Bang Theory Recap: Not Even @NeilhimselfIf Neil Gaiman walks into a comic-book store but isn’t recognized, was he ever really there?
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