overnights

Saturday Night Live Recap: Hello Again, Adele

Whether as a vengeful ghost or a noxious version of herself, Adele has a great time playing — and memorably breaking — on the SNL stage.
this week in late night

Samantha Bee’s ‘Panel of Losers’ Won Late Night This Week

Can’t think of a better reminder that every vote counts than to interview people who lost their elections by just one vote.
making moves

How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and Exciting

Breaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  1. overnights
    We Are Who We Are Recap: There Is NothingA gut punch of an episode examines how grief can both break us and make us look at ourselves anew.
  2. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Potomac Recap: Wigging OutThe Housewives skip Monique’s podcast show in favor of a drink with Dr. Wendy, where lines in the sand are drawn.
  3. rhobh
    Crystal Kung Minkoff Will Be RHOBH’s First Asian-American HousewifeShe is married to Lion King and Stuart Little director Rob Minkoff.
  4. bachelor nation
    Clare Crawley Has Been Liking Tweets About The Bachelorette Forcing Her to LeaveThings just got interesting.
  5. trailer mix
    Bidi Bidi Bom Bom Your Way to Netflix’s Selena: The Series TrailerThe fringe boots!
  6. the media
    So Here’s What Happened During Trump’s 60 Minutes InterviewIncluding Lesley Stahl’s statement that he called “vicious.”
  7. last night on late night
    John Oliver Calls Trump’s Debate Performance ‘Still Absolutely Appalling’“Unless you set the bar at ‘nobody caught fire,’ Trump will always find a way to disappoint.”
  8. snl
    SNL Is Very Concerned for the ‘Trump Addicts of America’“What is the news even gonna be about now?”
  9. the undoing
    Nicole Kidman Does in Fact Sing Over The Undoing CreditsWith a little help from Keith Urban.
  10. overnights
    90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Recap: Failure to CommunicateThis was not a great episode for the ladies!
  11. overnights
    The Walking Dead: World Beyond Recap: Old SchoolThe gang splits into groups to explore their would-be natural habitat — a high school — before things inevitably go haywire.
  12. overnights
    Fargo Recap: Chasing the TornadoLoy may like to monologue, but he’s not just talk.
  13. overnights
    The Good Lord Bird Recap: No More WordsAn exquisitely rendered hour of television finally regulates Onion and John Brown’s relationship.
  14. overnights
    The Undoing Premiere Recap: Profound and Existential DreadIt’s a bad sign when the potential of your husband cheating on you might be the best-case scenario, isn’t it?
  15. last night on late night
    Adele Brings the Heartbreak (and Torch Songs) With Her to SNL’s Bachelor ParodyOverly dramatic, quick to smash a wine glass … as if the producers would let her leave.
  16. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Hello Again, AdeleWhether as a vengeful ghost or a noxious version of herself, Adele has a great time playing — and memorably breaking — on the SNL stage.
  17. snl
    Adele Makes Use of a Swear Jar in SNL Monologue“Hello, it’s me.”
  18. deaths
    Roots and Purple Rain Screenwriter William Blinn Dead at 83The Starsky & Hutch creator’s career spanned decades.
  19. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Is Done With People Pretending They Can’t Pronounce ‘Kamala Harris’“Kamala is barely any different than Pamela, and there’s not a white person alive who doesn’t know a Pamela.”
  20. reunions
    Stephen! Come Watch the Laguna Beach Virtual Reunion!Let’s go back. Back to the beginning.
  21. this week in late night
    Samantha Bee’s ‘Panel of Losers’ Won Late Night This WeekCan’t think of a better reminder that every vote counts than to interview people who lost their elections by just one vote.
  22. reunions
    National Treasure Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard Returns to VH1 for Reunion SpecialI Love New York: Reunited, hosted by Vivica A. Fox, airs November 23.
  23. chat room
    Marielle Heller on What the Constitution Means to Me and The Queen’s GambitThe actor-writer-director has two very different new projects in very different media.
  24. trailer mix
    Dash & Lily Trailer to Fill the Peter Kavinsky-Shaped Hole in Your HeartAh, to be young and sharing a secret diary in the Strand.
  25. making moves
    How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and ExcitingBreaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  26. trailer mix
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Speaks After His Prison Release in Showtime Doc SupervillainThe three-part series will premiere in early 2021.
  27. recaps
    The Great British Baking Show Was Never Going to Save UsPerhaps we’ve been asking too much of Paul Hollywood and the gang.
  28. saturday night live
    Adele’s 25 Funniest Moments Ahead of Her SNL Hosting DebutIn praise of one of the best senses of humor in pop music.
  29. sad news
    David Fincher Confirms the ‘Very Expensive’ Mindhunter Is Done for Now“Maybe in five years,” a Netflix representative added.
  30. last night on late night
    Robert Pattinson Plays an Emotional Vampire in Haim’s ‘3 A.M.’ PerformanceThis trio of vampire brides got a late call from a certain bloodsucker.
  31. tv review
    The Queen’s Gambit Makes Chess Kind of SexyThe Netflix limited series starring Anya Taylor-Joy serves up satisfying chess action, and chases it with a painful addiction story.
  32. campaign ads
    Biden Campaign Takes Down Ad With Rare Beastie Boys Song Due To HarassmentIt was taken offline after the ad’s central figure, Joe Malcoun, began receiving threats from Trump supporters.
  33. let it rage
    CBS Just Goes Ahead and Posts Part of Trump’s 60 Minutes InterviewAnd now Trump has posted a 37-minute video of the interview to Facebook.
  34. long lists
    Sarah Cooper’s Netflix Special to Feature Many, Many Guest StarsWhoopi Goldberg! Megan Thee Stallion! Jon Hamm! Other people!
  35. buffering
    Quibi Was the Streaming Era’s New CokeA product not enough real people wanted, a solution to a problem that didn’t really exist.
  36. last night on late night
    Bruce Springsteen Plays Tennis-Racket Guitar in Front of His Bedroom MirrorWe demand a livestream.
  37. nostalgia
    Are You Ready? Jamie Lynn Spears Updated the Zoey 101 Theme Song.Meet us at Sushi Rox, we can listen on our Tek-Mate.
  38. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: A Wonderful First Impression“I don’t know, I’m on drugs.”
  39. before they were stars
    Cecily Strong Made Cigarettes Look Very Cool When She Was 16The Illinois Department of Public Health knows talent when it sees it.
  40. tv review
    The Great How to With John Wilson Defies ExpectationIt’s incredibly poignant with a surprising number of dicks.
  41. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: I’ll Be the JudgeLet’s look at the drama that Tamra hath wrought, shall we?
  42. the streaming wars
    Quibi Quick Bites the DustFounders Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg have posted an open letter on Medium explaining their decision to disband the streaming platform.
  43. qui-bye
    Did 2020 Kill Quibi? Or Did Quibi Kill Quibi?Name aside, the upstart streamer actually had a lot of things going for it — and it failed in spite of all of them.
  44. vulture investigates
    For Real, Though, How Old Is Emily (in Paris) Supposed to Be?Let’s put on our investigative journalist hat (not to be confused with a bucket hat) and dig into this, the great unanswered query of our time.
  45. trailer mix
    The Animaniacs Are Totally Insaney and Never Mansplainy in Their Reboot TrailerBack to the water tower we go.
  46. it's about time
    Iconic Alert: Ziwe Fumudoh to Star in Showtime Variety SeriesYes, please.
  47. overnights
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rules of EngagementClare is going to destroy the concept of toxic masculinity if it’s the last thing she does.
  48. last night on late night
    Dolly Parton Made Stephen Colbert Cry With a Folk SongIf you’ve also been going about life on the verge of tears, maybe skip this clip.
  49. tv review
    The Frigid Allure of The UndoingWelcome to your next HBO obsession.
  50. last night on late night
    Adam Sandler Forgot the Word ‘Holiday’ Because 2020 Has Broken Our Brains“What’s that called again? What’s Halloween again?”
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