Television

On Monday’s episode of the Armchair Expert podcast, The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria apologized for participating in “structural racism,” via his longtime portrayal of Kwik-E-Mart owner, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. While the Emmy winner continues to voice other parts on the Fox comedy, including Moe Szyslak, and gave voice to Apu from his first appearance on the show in
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TNT’s Snowpiercer, a juggernaut hit of post-apocalyptic proportions, has always carried more stories than it’s been able to delve into. Case in point, Snowpiercer Season 2 introduced new characters while several main players from Snowpiercer Season 1 seemed to disappear. We also saw many familiar characters take on new roles, make hard decisions, and face dramatic consequences.
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Tonight on SNL, Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che weighed in on new allegations made against their “favorite Florida congressman.” “Matt Gaetz is back in the news. But this time, it’s good,” said Jost. “I’m kidding, it’s still the sex stuff.” Reportedly, Jost noted, Gaetz—”who looks like all the dudes from American Pie combined”—sent $900 via
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Tonight, Saturday Night Live paid photographic tribute to Anne Beatts and DMX, both of whom died this week. Beatts, one of the late-night sketch show’s original writers, died on Wednesday at the age of 74. Her cause of death was not disclosed. Beginning her career in comedy writing at National Lampoon magazine, Beatts wrote for SNL for five seasons, between 1975
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On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released new Covid-19 data, reporting 37 new deaths and 813 new positive cases of the virus. While Public Health said that L.A. County’s test positivity rate is now the lowest it’s been since the pandemic began, at 1.1%, case numbers and deaths reported may reflect delays in
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As we grow ever closer to summer, some shows are beginning to take more hiatuses. How annoying. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to keep you occupied. Check out what to watch this week. Saturday, April 10 8/7c Lust: A Seven Deadly Sins Story (Lifetime) Lifetime is bringing the sexy on Saturday with the
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SPOILER ALERT: This post includes details about the series finale of SYFY’s Wynonna Earp. It all came full circle for the Earp sisters in the series finale of Syfy’s Wynonna Earp. The supernatural series from creator, executive producer and writer Emily Andras, went out with a bang as Wynonna Earp (Melanie Scrofano), Waverly Earp (Dominique
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“The Oscars need to change their name to the Debbies — as in Debbie Downer. Because judging by this year’s Best Picture nominees, you couldn’t have a worse time at the movies if  there was an active shooter in the theater,” fumed Bill Maher Friday. HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher hit all the week’s
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During the middle of the pandemic, Kinetic Content scored a six season renewal for Married At First Sight at Lifetime – thought to be one of the largest ever orders. It came a few months after the Red Arrow-backed company had found success with social experiment/dating format Love Is Blind at Netflix – a show
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Magic Mike – the male stripper movie starring Channing Tatum and directed by Steven Soderbergh – is being turned into a non-scripted competition format for HBO Max. The streamer has ordered The Real Magic Mike (w/t) with Tatum and Soderbergh among the exec producers. The series will transform a group of men into real-life Magic
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On Thursday night, actress, musician and advocate Demi Lovato introduced a heartwarming tribute to the late, great Glee actress Naya Rivera. Lovato was a friend to Rivera’s Santana and also played her girlfriend on the Fox musical series. The tribute honored the 10-year anniversary of Santana’s coming out as lesbian in the GLAAD Media Award-winning series.
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EXCLUSIVE: Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton, Girls5eva) is poised to co-star opposite Tatiana Maslany in the upcoming She Hulk Marvel series for Disney+, sources said. She-Hulk is a legal comedy that centers on the eponymous heroine (Maslany), aka Jennifer Walters, an attorney who has similar powers to her cousin, Bruce Banner/The Hulk. Goldsberry would play a character referred to Amelia.
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RELATED STORIES When The Nevers‘ first footage dropped earlier this year, I distinctly remember thinking, “Ooh, it’s steampunk Buffy with corsets!” Now that the drama, created by Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Joss Whedon, has released its first four episodes to the press, I can confirm: It is, indeed, steampunk Buffy with corsets — and for
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EXCLUSIVE: Jodie Turner-Smith has departed Netflix’s six-part, live-action limited series The Witcher: Blood Origin. She was to play a lead, Éile, in the prequel to the streamer’s hit series The Witcher. “Due to a change in the production schedule for The Witcher: Blood Origin limited series, unfortunately Jodie Turner-Smith will no longer be able to continue
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The unscripted TV business has never been as glamorous as the movie business or the premium scripted world, but the last twelve months of the pandemic have highlighted how important the sector is to the entertainment world. Shows like The Voice, The Masked Singer and The Bachelor franchise have propped up the broadcast networks during
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ABC’s summer slae is “full of fun, thrills and romance with the lineup of star-studded unscripted programming,” the network announced Wednesday, along with some premiere dates for new and returning unscripted fare.  Three new series make their debut alongside 11 of the most popular and well-known titles on television. Luke Wilson-hosted Emergency Call starts things
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