TV Recaps

'Game of Thrones' premiere recap: So much mansplaining

And we’re back in Westeros. After a really long time, “Game of Thrones” has returned, and things are heating up. Well, not literally. Winter is here, so things are getting colder, but you get the gist. The premiere mostly does the work of laying the groundwork of the season to...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:40pm

True Detective season 3: What's with those creepy dolls?

True Detective season 3 goes out of its way to prove that series creator Nic Pizzolatto has learned from the mistakes he made in season 2. It seems his efforts were not in vain, for the latest iteration of HBO's crime anthology feels a lot more like the blockbuster first season. Maybe this is...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 9:25am

Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6 episode 1 recap: This means war!

It's finally happened! After a brief time of wondering whether anyone would save Brooklyn Nine-Nine from cancellation at FOX, NBC decided to pick it up for a sixth season and now it's here. Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6 episode 1, otherwise known by the apt title "Honeymoon," has...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:30pm

The 5 most shocking moments from 'The Walking Dead' premiere

Rick Grimes and his sweaty hair tendrils are back with a vengeance. With last night’s very explosive heavy premiere of the eighth season of “The Walking Dead,” we finally see the Alexandrians, Hilltop and The Kingdom come together against Negan and the Saviors. It’s, as the...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:26am

The 'Dynasty' reboot is basically 'Gossip Girl' lite

Like “Gossip Girl,” the "Dynasty” reboot is the brainchild of Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz. And the similarities don’t stop there. The new “Dynasty” — following the wealthy Carringtons and the Colbys as they feud for control over their fortunes...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:02pm

In praise of the f—kbois of ‘Jane the Virgin’

Even after four seasons — and the loss of the titular character’s titular virginity — “Jane the Virgin” still manages to find fresh takes on love, loss and telenovelas. Friday night’s premiere was no different. The start of the series’ fourth season gives...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:02pm

The ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ guide to revenge

Say you’ve been left at the altar by the love of your life like Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) in front of your closest family and friends. You’d be devastated, right? You might get rip-roaring drunk, talk smack about your ex with your friends or, if you live life in a musical like...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:03pm

How to survive a breakup, according to 'You're the Worst'

Last night, “You’re the Worst” kicked off its fourth season with the aftermath of Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen’s (Aya Cash) break up: Jimmy proposed to Gretchen and fled the scene at the end of the third season, and now, everyone is picking up the pieces. Or avoiding the...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:34pm

HBO's Ballers is the worst show on television, but we love it anyway

Sunday's season finale of HBO's Ballers, an episode called "Yay Area," was infuriating to watch. Really, it was no different than the entire three seasons of the series so far. With a fourth season on the horizon, there are surely at least 10 more episodes to endure but lets break...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

10 burning questions after this week's 'Game of Thrones'

Never has an episode of television encouraged such a torrent of emotions as Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones.” This writer, for one, felt every single emotion in her small register. Which is mostly just a little horny and very sad. Many, many things happened, and most of them made...

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:54am

5 burning questions from this week’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Wow, wow, wow. A lot of things went down on “Eastwatch,” Sunday’s episode of "Game of Thrones." We may be nearing the end of Season 7 (only two episodes left!), but the series remains committed to bringing young, hot Brits to our television screens. Looking at you, Hot...

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 12:41pm

3 burning questions from this week's 'Game of Thrones'

Um, last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” aptly titled “The Spoils of War,” was very good, right? First of all, new Dickon Tarly can get it. He is fine as hell! But also there were more timely reunions — Arya and Sansa; Arya and what’s left of...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:57pm

Best and worst beauty looks from last night’s “Game of Thrones”

A whole lot of things happened in last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones:” Cersei proved once again to be the second coming of the Mad King; OG and fan favorite Olenna Tyrell met her end after confessing that she killed Joffrey; and Dany and Jon made eyes at each other, a lot....

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:19pm

The 5 craziest moments from this week's 'Game of Thrones'

Last night's episode of "Game of Thrones" was full of promised reunions, male ego, and what appeared to be cut scenes from the last "Pirates of the Caribbean movie."  But what were the craziest moments of "Stormborn?" We've got them here, ranked from,...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:07am

'Game of Thrones' recap: Loyalty and betrayal

There is a lot going on in the second episode of “Game of Thrones.” Things are finally, slowly coming to a head — did you ever really think you’d see the Mother of Dragons and the Queen of Thorns in a room together? — but things are also increasingly falling apart....

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:11am

Baldwin takes Trump's executive orders to 'The People's Court' on 'SNL'

In his 17th time hosting "Saturday Night Live," Alec Baldwin brought his uncanny impression of President Donald Trump to court — TV court, that is.Last night's episode pitted Trump against the federal judges whoupheld a suspension of his immigration order ona reality television show, where the...

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 8:11pm

Jon Stewart skewers Trump's executive orders on Colbert show

It seems the only thing that can get Jon Stewart going is the president.The former "Daily Show"host made a surprise appearance on buddy Stephen Colbert’s "Late Show" Tuesday night, and had some sharp words for President Donald Trump.Colbert opens his bit commenting on USA Today's headline, "10 Days...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 7:59pm

Did 'The Walking Dead' take it too far?

Brendan Massey, whose murder case received national attention in the Netflix “Making a Murderer” documentary, will be released soon after 10 years in prison.Can you smell what “The Rock” is cooking… in The White House?A woman in Houston, Texas was being investigated for selling an exotic kitten,...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 4:47am

'Pitch' (TV show) fact check: Can a woman really throw 87 mph?

The Fox drama "Pitch" seems pretty believable.In the show —which has been makingheadlines as much for its interesting premise as its unusual suggestion that a woman could make it to major league baseball —Ginny Baker has risen through the ranks of the San Diego Padres' minor league system and has...

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 1:05am

Will there be a Ballers season 3? (renewal, start date, air date)

You're a little behind but that's okay. We live in the age of DVR. HBO's original series Ballersjust finished its second season and there are a ton of loose ends for Dwayne Johnson and his motley crew of athletes turned actors — celebrities — and former West Wing cast members to confront in...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:24am