comedy review

Tig Notaro Makes the Perfect Cartoon Comedian

An animated stand-up special wouldn’t work for every comedian. Thankfully, Drawn has an ideal star.
olympics 2021

Welcome to the ‘What Are We Doing Here?’ Olympics

The opening ceremony’s determined efforts to project normalcy amid the abnormal were occasionally lovely and frequently surreal.
this week in late night

Jason Sudeikis and a Whole Bunch of Puppies Won Late Night This Week

Plus, Tim Robinson and a filthy monologue from Desus and Mero.
  1. wholesome content
    Muppet Babies’ Gonzo-rella Is the Cutest Disney PrincessWith the help of Rizzo the Fairy RatFather, an ally.
  2. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Season Finale Recap: Two to TangoThis ending feels familiar (in a good way).
  3. overnights
    Love Island U.K. Recap: I Love You, ButThe producers really worked overtime finding this trio of newcomers.
  4. d’oh re mi
    The Simpsons Is Doing Its First All-Musical EpisodeBased on the Disney+ show Encore! because synergy.
  5. apologies
    Top Chef Winner Gabe Erales Is ‘Sorry’ After Sexual Misconduct Allegations“My personal growth will be a perpetual apology in seeking forgiveness.”
  6. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Girl, InterruptedDevi’s latest confrontation with her mother forces her to look her “Crazy Devi” reputation square in the face.
  7. chat room
    Physical’s Dierdre Friel Is Totally Willing to Shave Her Head“It’s such an amazing moment for Greta. She is claiming her marriage. She is claiming her own empowerment.”
  8. comedy review
    Tig Notaro Makes the Perfect Cartoon ComedianAn animated stand-up special wouldn’t work for every comedian. Thankfully, Drawn has an ideal star.
  9. vulture recommends
    How My Love of Reality TV Led Me to HayuThe streaming service lets international fans of unscripted fare binge Housewives to their heart’s content.
  10. highs and lows
    The Best and Worst of the 2021 Olympics So FarBecause in a pandemic Olympics, there’s room for celebration and deep concern.
  11. trailer mix
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  12. olympics 2021
    Welcome to the ‘What Are We Doing Here?’ OlympicsThe opening ceremony’s determined efforts to project normalcy amid the abnormal were occasionally lovely and frequently surreal.
  13. overnights
    Physical Recap: What We Do in the ShadowsThis episode is full of unhappy rich people in their mansions.
  14. this week in late night
    Jason Sudeikis and a Whole Bunch of Puppies Won Late Night This WeekPlus, Tim Robinson and a filthy monologue from Desus and Mero.
  15. s! c! h! m! i! g! a! d! o! o! n!
    The Many, Many Musical-Theater References Behind Schmigadoon’s SongsCo-creator Cinco Paul talks us through the origin of every musical number, and the stories behind their references.
  16. overnights
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  17. overnights
    Ted Lasso Season-Premiere Recap: Dog Day AfternoonWhat could have been a mean bit of dark humor to open the season turns out to be a reminder of how moving this show can be.
  18. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Recap: Ryan Murphy’s LawThe lack of a clear front-runner this season is making for exciting television and some unexpected narratives.
  19. animation
    PEN15 to Make Like an After-School Special and Go AnimatedFor season two, episode eight, “Jacuzzi,” hitting Hulu on August 27.
  20. sexy beasts & where to find them
    Sure, They’re Sexy, But Are They Beasts?Does the new Netflix dating show know what a beast actually is? Let the highly scientific taxonomic exercise commence!
  21. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Green LightWhat’s this? Devi receiving practical advice for dealing with her emotions, and actually taking it? We love to see it.
  22. lgbtqia
    Tommy Dorfman Reintroduces Herself As a Trans Woman in Torrey Peters Interview“This is an evolution of Tommy. I’m becoming more Tommy.”
  23. overnights
    Good Trouble Recap: Group Hugs Heal All WoundsOkay, well, we’re all crying now.
  24. real ex-wives
    The Complete History of Erika Jayne’s Legal ProblemsSo much untelevised drama.
  25. social standings
    Gossip Girl Week 3 Report Card: Is It Me? Am I the Drama?Our students are showing their softer sides, but our teachers are getting ruthless, and so am I.
  26. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics Will Reel You In AgainThe Games still make for spectacular television, even with no fans and COVID cases surging.
  27. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Hospital CornersJay’s experience as a Covid long-hauler might be more affecting were it not so useful for the writers to get themselves out of corners.
  28. overnights
    Gossip Girl Recap: Petty Little Liars“Lies Wide Shut” almost feels like it takes place in a separate universe from the first two episodes.
  29. last night on late night
    Lorde Graces the Triumphant Return of Late Night’s Day DrinkingLorde’s drink of choice? Martini with a twist.
  30. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Palm Springs EternalThe questions about Erika and Tom are piling up, but satisfying answers are harder to come by.
  31. splits
    Scooter Braun Divorcing Wife Days After Seventh AnniversaryIt won’t be the first time Braun has divided up assets, after once selling Taylor Swift’s masters.
  32. trailer mix
    Benioff and Weiss’s New Show Has Zero Dragons, Tons of Sandra OhThe Chair stars Oh as the chair of an English department getting totally glass cliffed.
  33. exclusively gay moments
    Lesbians Get the Reality-TV Treatment With Tampa BaesGuaranteed to come this fall.
  34. overnights
    Never Have I Ever Recap: Sorry Won’t Cut ItApologies are hard, but they shouldn’t be this hard.
  35. overnights
    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Read SonjaMaybe it was always going to take a séance to get through to Sonja.
  36. trailer mix
    The Problem With Jon Stewart Teaser: A Step Backwards For MankindAdam Pally and Jason Alexander star as billionaires having a dick-measuring contest in space. Familiar.
  37. essential episodes
    15 Essential Episodes of Parts UnknownAnthony Bourdain’s love of travel is on full display.
  38. overnights
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rom-Com VibesKatie is looking for a lot in a man.
  39. return of the mack
    The Most Joyous 99 Seconds of Television This Year Happened on StarstruckMay you watch this scene 300 times. You deserve it.
  40. fashion du jour
    How I Think You Should Leave Created the Shirt of the SummerGoing all-in on the fine fashions of Dan Flashes with the show’s costume designer.
  41. overnights
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  42. people person’s paper people
    Stanley’s Threat Level Midnight Is Giving Zero F*cks in This New Office ClipYou can’t blame him, it’s after 5 p.m.
  43. obits
    Frankie Lons, Keyshia Cole’s Mom and BET Reality Star, Dead at 61She had been battling addiction for decades.
  44. housewives institute bulletin
    All of This Season’s RHONY Drama Is Behind the ScenesGet a peek into how the recap sausage is made in this very meta edition of the Housewives Institute Bulletin.
  45. no fun!
    Sex Pistols Are Bringing Anarchy to the CourtroomJohn Lydon is being sued by two other members … over music licensing for a Sex Pistols series.
  46. overnights
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  47. overnights
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  48. overnights
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  49. overnights
    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: Make It WorkWhat’s harder, the waiting or the pretending?
  50. overnights
    Evil Recap: Exorcising the ExorcistSister Andrea’s endgame with David and Leland is a mystery, but for now we should all just be enjoying the ride.
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