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Rachael Vaughan Clemmons

TV & Entertainment Editor

rachael.clemmons@metro.us

Why did we have to wait so long for a show like ‘Vida’?

In many ways Vida is a rare series: a distinct drama with a decisive point of view. The show, which premieres on Sunday, follows two Mexican-American sisters coping — with their mother’s death and the secrets she kept while she was alive, with their old neighborhood and with each other...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 5:03 PM

Lovesick Season 4: Everything we know right now

In case you haven’t heard, Lovesick is one of Netflix’s most enjoyable hidden treasures. The series, formerly known as Scrotal Recall, follows best friends Dylan (Johnny Flynn), Evie (Antonia Thomas) and Luke (Daniel Ings) as they chase happiness while caught up in a number of love...

Monday, April 30, 2018, 4:43 PM

Caitlin FitzGerald on 'Sweetbitter' and the dark side of the restaurant industry

On Sunday, Sweetbitter — based on the book of the same name — will premiere on Starz, an attempt to bring glitz, glamour and mystique to the not at all exciting world of being a restaurant's backwaiter (that’s fancy for busboy). The series follows Tess — your...

Monday, April 30, 2018, 4:40 PM

Power season 5: Everything we know right now

You may be surprised, but Starz series Power is just about that. Power. And in last season of the series, the power shifted. Things got real. Now, someone has to pay for the death of Ghost’s daughter. Those are just the rules. It’s the way the cookie crumbles. Sometimes, you must roll...

Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:37 AM

Who is El Lazo in Westworld Season 2?

Who is El Lazo? In the first season of Westworld, El Lazo was a name given to Lawrence’s criminal gang leader persona in the timeline featuring William and Logan. He’s introduced in the fifth episode of the first season, “Contrapasso.” In present time, where William is known...

Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:08 AM

Is Power on Netflix?

In Power, everything comes down to survival. The Starz series follows James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), who lives a double life. On one hand, he’s a wealthy New York nightclub owner who has it all, dreaming big and minging with the 1%. On the other hand, he’s a...

Friday, April 27, 2018, 4:25 PM

Everything leaving Netflix in May

What's leaving Netflix May 2018? Some of Netflix’s most treasured go-tos will be leaving the streaming service this May. Here’s a comprehensive list of what’s leaving and when — as well as what films and shows you should tune into before they disappear into the...

Friday, April 27, 2018, 2:56 PM

Here are the best TV shows to watch this May

Looking for the best shows to watch May 2018? Search no farther! Here are three series (and one TV movie) premiering in May that you absolutely cannot miss.  Dear White People The first season of Dear White People was exciting stuff, so where will a second season of the series take us?...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5:25 PM

All the TV series premiering in May

What are the TV premiere dates May 2018? The month of May appears to be a sort of digital graveyard, as far as new series premiering. Many shows are wrapping up for the summer, while others — like New Girl and The Middle — are shuttering for good. Other than that we’ve got a few...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12:24 PM

The Path Season 4: Is the Series Renewed?

The Path Season 4 — is it real, or nah? The series, which stars Aaron Paul as Eddie Lane; Michelle Monaghan as his wife Sarah Lane; and Hugh Dancy as Cal Roberts, follows a family at the center of a controversial cult movement, as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. Each...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 11:59 AM

Who plays Lawrence on Insecure?

Who plays Lawrence on Insecure? The HBO series, follows Issa Dee (creator Issa Rae of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl), who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly — and ex-boyfriend Lawrence. But who,...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 11:57 AM

Here's what's coming to Netflix in May 2018

What’s coming to Netflix in May? A whole lot. Starting next Tuesday, the streaming giant will offer a new round of original series and films, as well as tried and true fare that’s guaranteed to please. We’re especially excited about Amelie — the most French, most whimsical...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:26 AM

Is Insecure on Netflix?

Is Insecure on Netflix? The HBO series, created by Issa Rae, has run for two seasons so far, with a third season expected Summer 2018. Insecure follows Issa (Issa Rae), her ex-boyfriend Lawrence (Jay Ellis), her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji), and their group of friends as they navigate...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 4:53 PM

ScarJo and Colin Jost are still a thing, did a red carpet together

Well what do you know: probably humans Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are still a thing — so much so that they walked a red carpet together. And yet, I still cannot muster any excitement for this couple. Seems fine. Johansson, 33, and Jost, 35, appeared on the red carpet together for the...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 2:32 PM

Your guide to the terms and phrases of 'The Handmaids Tale'

Another season of The Handmaid’s Tale is nearly upon us. Premiering on April 25, the second season of the hit series continues to be frighteningly relevant and utterly unique. And one of the most unique parts of the series continues to be its vocabulary of phrases, created specially for...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 1:40 PM

Everything we know about 'Insecure' season 3

When can we expect Insecure season 3? First let's rewind: In its second season, the HBO series was lit. We got to see a lot — and we mean a lot — of Issa’s ex-boyfriend, Lawrence; and while the show certainly improved upon its premise, the finale was, ahem, hella messy....

Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:21 PM

Everything we know about 'Sharp Objects,' HBO's latest limited series

Sharp Objects is coming to the small screen as a limited series. And from the looks of it, it’s going to be an intense ride. The novel on which the series is based was written by Gillian Flynn, the woman behind Gone Girl. And Sharp Objects promises to be equally unsettling, telling the story...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:22 PM

Samira Wiley on visibility and acknowledging the similarities to slavery in 'The Handmaid's Tale'

The second season of The Handmaid’s Tale — premiering Wednesday, April 25 — first and foremost explores freedom: What is it, really? And does the fighting stop once you get it? The definitive answer in the world of Gilead is no — even when you’ve escaped the...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 12:52 PM

BTW, Kate Middleton gave birth

Sure was kind of Kate Middleton to give birth before the most important royal wedding of our time. Less than a month before what I’d like to call The Wedding of the Century, or perhaps, The Wedding That Will Change Everything But Probably Not, Kensington Palace announced that the Duchess of...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 11:17 AM

Let’s talk about that insane 'Jane the Virgin' finale

The Jane the Virgin season 4 finale had plenty of twists and turns, standard fare for the CW series. After all, it is — as the narrator consistently and kindly reminds us — a telenovela. Petra reveals she did kill her sister, but only to protect her daughters! JR shoots someone before...

Friday, April 20, 2018, 10:02 PM