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Sitcoms

  1. animation
    Good Times Animated Series Produced by Norman Lear Is Headed to NetflixSeth MacFarlane and Stephen Curry are also involved.
  2. spinoffs
    Another Black-ish Spinoff, Old-ish, Ish in the WorksLaurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis are set to reprise their roles.
  3. exits
    Anna Faris to Say Good-bye to Mom on CBS After 7 SeasonsThe show plans to address her character’s absence in an upcoming storyline.
  4. people person's paper people
    Lindsey Broad, The Office’s Cathy, Says She Still Experiences Fan AbuseShe recounted how people recently said that she “deserved” to have her dog murdered.
  5. reboots
    Who’s the Boss Is Getting a Sequel SeriesAy-oh!
  6. close reads
    When Black People Appear on SeinfeldThe things you notice when you rewatch, rather than cancel, old sitcoms.
  7. not live from new york
    Kenan Thompson’s Dad Sitcom Steals Another SNL StarThompson will portray a recently widowed morning-show host.
  8. character study
    How Guillermo Found His Power on What We Do in the ShadowsMaking Staten Island’s sweetest and most loyal vampire assistant (who’s secretly great at killing vampires).
  9. close reads
    The Real Mud on The Golden GirlsThe blackface on The Golden Girls wasn’t blackface. But the entire series was still mired in racism and rape culture.
  10. she'll be there for you
    Lisa Kudrow Says Friends Would Be ‘Completely Different’ If Aired Today“It should be looked at as a time capsule, not for what they did wrong.”
  11. jerry stiller
    Jerry Seinfeld Says Jerry Stiller ‘Was Perfect’ On Seinfeld, Needed No Direction“We never gave Jerry Stiller a note. I never adjusted his performance once.”
  12. close reads
    Blackness Is Mythical in Netflix’s BlackAFWhat BlackAF demonstrates above all, in spite of itself, is that there may be nothing internally consistent about blackness in our current era.
  13. tributes
    Jerry Stiller Made Frank Costanza a Sitcom LegendNo one could yell quite like George’s dad did on Seinfeld.
  14. team ben or team paxton?
    Never Have I Ever’s Two Heartthrobs Are Team Each OtherJaren Lewison and Darren Barnet are pals, even if they play romantic rivals on Netflix’s teen rom-com.
  15. sitcoms
    Talking Beef With Tim Heidecker and Eric WareheimThe comedians chat about their new Adult Swim series and how they’re handling quarantine.
  16. a modern farewell
    How Do Our Modern Family Families Leave Us?Farewell, Pritchetts and Dunphys and Delgados.
  17. vulture lists
    25 Essential Canadian SitcomsFrom the dearly departed Schitt’s Creek to, yes, a show about hockey.
  18. 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.
  19. socially distanced tv
    How Frasier and Niles Would Shelter in Place During the CoronavirusFrasier’s executive producer imagines the Crane brothers hosting a cappuccino-heavy Skype session.
  20. socially distanced tv
    In 30 Rock’s Coronavirus Episode, Liz Lemon Wouldn’t Flee to GE’s Secret IslandTina Fey and writer Sam Means on how Liz, Tracy, Jack, Jenna, and TGS would handle the pandemic.
  21. classic tv
    The Original One Day at a Time Is Headed to PlutoSo many Schneiders!
  22. close reads
    In Workplace Comedies Like Mythic Quest, Even the Dream Jobs Are AwfulLabor, like comedy, is tragedy plus time.
  23. streaming
    The One Where the Friends Reunion Is Officially Happening on HBO MaxIt’ll stream this May, and the cast will reportedly snag in excess of $2 million each to appear.
  24. beef house
    No One Tell Joaquin Phoenix About Tim and Eric’s New Sitcom Beef HouseBeefy!
  25. close reads
    The Good Place’s Final TwistEverything ends, we don’t know exactly what that looks like, and that’s okay.
  26. turkey time
    WKRP in Cincinnati Had the Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever“Turkeys Away” is still the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. tis the season
    ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience to Ring in the Holidays’Tis the season for live TV specials!
  30. 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!”
  31. almost cancellations
    Things Are Looking Cloudy for NBC’s SunnysideThe show will be moved to NBC’s streaming platforms.
  32. 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.
  33. 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?
  34. sitcoms
    Seinfeld Reruns to Air on Viacom Networks in 2021Including Comedy Central, TV Land, and Paramount Network.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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!
  38. furniture du jour
    Please Tell Us If You Bought Pottery Barn’s $1,100 Friends Apothecary TableA PSA for megafans with big bank accounts.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. emmy insider
    Give Superstore an Emmy Nomination!It’s long past time to recognize one of TV’s best sitcoms.
  42. 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!
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.”
  47. 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!
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.”
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