Patrick Macnee Proved A Gentleman Hero Could Treat Women As Equals

Patrick Macnee, who just died, embodied the ultimate gentleman adventurer for millions of people. As John Steed in The Avengers, he proved that an old-school gent could be ready for anything—whether it be robot killing machines, or a tough, self-assured lady in a catsuit. » 6/25/15 6:00pm 6/25/15 6:00pm

UnREAL, the Television Show About Reality TV We Didn't Know We Needed

When our children’s children undoubtably take a look back at the shows we consumed circa 2015, they’ll see UnREAL, a new television show premiering on Lifetime Monday night—perfectly timed, you’ll see, to air right after The Bachelor finishes—as a show that couldn’t have been made at any other point in television… » 6/01/15 7:10pm 6/01/15 7:10pm

I Saw The Supergirl Pilot, And It’s Actually Pretty Super

The pilot for this fall’s Supergirl TV series has appeared online, and here’s our spoiler-free review! If you were put off by the show’s six-minute preview from last week, I can assure you the show is significantly better than that. It still some of the same issues, but it’s far more charming than problematic. » 5/22/15 1:25pm 5/22/15 1:25pm

Bigots Are Already So Mad About Dan Savage's Mild-Looking Sitcom

The exceptionally handwringy Media Research Center—a conservative organization devoted to being professionally shocked, just shocked—is already exceptionally upset about The Real O’Neals, a forthcoming ABC show loosely based on sex columnist Dan Savage’s childhood. I’m sorry: sex columnist and “pro-gay bully Dan… » 5/14/15 5:10pm 5/14/15 5:10pm

The Real Housewives of Orange County Trailer Is a Biblical Disaster

Andy Cohen has blessed us with the trailer for TENTH season of the Real Housewives of Orange County. Yes, that’s TEN seasons. When this show premiered, I was just a budding high school student who had no idea that one day she would be paid to write about the train wreck lives of rich white ladies on reality television… » 5/12/15 6:10pm 5/12/15 6:10pm