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Spy romp Whiskey Cavalier has a lot of personality for a show with that name Spy romp Whiskey Cavalier has a lot of personality for a show with that name

Whiskey Cavalier is doomed, and that sucks. The new drama is a bunch of kicky fun, it’s launching off the back of this year’s Oscar telecast, it’s headlined by a former star of basic cable’s biggest show, and it boasts a writing team that includes the guy who created Scrubs. And yet it’s still, frustratingly, almost…

A 20-year case of the Mondays: What’s the legacy of Office Space? A 20-year case of the Mondays: What’s the legacy of Office Space?

It’s February 19, 1999, and plenty of moviegoers are missing Mike Judge’s workplace satire Office Space. Judge’s big-screen follow-up to Beavis And Butt-head Do America is based on his own experiences as a frustrated office worker and a partial adaptation of the animated shorts that were his first big break in…

Lock the gates: Marc Maron’s interviewing Krusty The Clown on The Simpsons

For as long as Marc Maron has been interviewing comedians (and musicians and filmmakers and one president of the United States) in his garage, smart-asses the world over have wondered what it would sound like if the stand-up and GLOW co-star sat down with fictional funny people. Would he subject Fozzie Bear to the old…

Alan Tudyk was pumped full of adrenaline for Patch Adams Alan Tudyk was pumped full of adrenaline for Patch Adams

Alan Tudyk is the perfect actor for our current, content-saturated moment of Peak TV and streaming wars. The versatile, Juilliard-trained performer slips readily and frequently between on-screen character roles and animated voice work. He’s lately become something a lucky charm for Walt Disney Animation Studios,…

Who needs a rogues’ gallery when TV’s latest Batman prequel has Jack The Ripper? Who needs a rogues’ gallery when TV’s latest Batman prequel has Jack The Ripper?

When the Gotham duo of Danny Cannon and Bruno Heller take comics’ most famous chamberlain back to swinging London in Epix’s Pennyworth, they’ll have access to an ass-kicking Alfred, a living, breathing Thomas Wayne, and none of the Batman’s rouges gallery. In lieu of those colorfully twisted adversaries—some of whom…

Wait, so how did they make a 2nd season of Big Little Lies? Wait, so how did they make a 2nd season of Big Little Lies?

This post discusses the plot of Big Little Lies.

Despite Disney merger, The Simpsons is staying put on Fox through season 32 Despite Disney merger, The Simpsons is staying put on Fox through season 32

Well, that’s a first: No one’s ever been able to fit 32 seasons into one scripted, U.S. primetime series before, but come 2020, The Simpsons will. As part of its day at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Fox announced that it has renewed the landmark animated comedy for two more seasons, bringing…

Modern Family’s next season will be its last Modern Family’s next season will be its last

The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan’s time on ABC is coming to a close.

How Russian Doll uses Groundhog Day to make a better—not necessarily novel—show How Russian Doll uses Groundhog Day to make a better—not necessarily novel—show

This article discusses plot elements of Russian Doll and The Good Place.

Abbi returns to Bed Bath & Beyond in this Broad City exclusive

Broad City began its farewell tour last week, celebrating Abbi’s 30th birthday with a whirlwind trip from the tippity top of Manhattan all the way to the phone-swallowing tippity bottom. This week, the show narrows its geographical scope, paying a visit to a vaunted New York cultural destination: Bed Bath & Beyond, a…

The Good Place, annotated: “Pandemonium” The Good Place, annotated: “Pandemonium”

In addition to being one of the best shows on TV, The Good Place is a dense knot of running jokes, visual humor, references to dense philosophy tomes, and breadcrumbs for later episodes. In order to help you keep it all straight, The A.V. Club will be annotating the show’s third season. Catch something that we didn’t?…

The Other Two is the first can’t-miss TV comedy of 2019 The Other Two is the first can’t-miss TV comedy of 2019

Everything’s going so well for The Other Two. The new Comedy Central series, a smart pairing with the outgoing Broad City, is so smart and so funny about celebrity, success, family, pop culture, relationships, and the various kingdoms of Andy Cohen’s reality-show empire. It’s a star-making vehicle for Heléne Yorke and…

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