Now That Parenthood Is Over, I Will Never Cry Again

NBC's Parenthood was never fair, but it was consistent. Not fair because, in its efforts to show an imperfect but strongly bonded family having very realistic problems and eventually solving them through the power of love and communication, it made real family life seem like a barren hellscape full of dysfunctional… » 1/30/15 7:20pm Friday 7:20pm

Everyone on Parenthood Is Tweeting Very Sadly About the Finale

When Parenthood first started, it was an excellent show about complicated family relationships that rang true for many people. But now, many seasons later, (and with the addition of Ray Romano) it has become a sad sack of emotional garbage that not even Christina Braverman could love. I'm not sad it's ending, but the… » 1/29/15 4:30pm Thursday 4:30pm

Spy Eye: An Interview With the Costume Designer for The Americans

Like most married couples, Elizabeth and Philip Jennings have their share of ups and downs, passion and apathy, parenting mishaps and frequent misunderstandings and breakups. Unlike most married couples however, The Jennings, the TV family at the center of The Americans, are also undercover Cold War-era Soviet spies… » 1/28/15 10:44pm Wednesday 10:44pm

What AHS: Freak Show Got Right (And Wrong) About Ectrodactyly

"Passing" is a loaded word for many of us, particularly those of us who live inside darker skin, outside the gender binary, or under the cloak of disability. To "pass" is to move through life undercover. No matter how proud you are of your true self, society is all too happy to pigeonhole you into what it thinks you… » 1/28/15 11:50am Wednesday 11:50am

Attention! Here Is a Minute-Long Preview of Outlander's April Return!

Some of us are cowering in our snow bunkers, sure, but April will be here soon enough, and with it, new Outlander episodes. In the meantime, Starz has released a sneak peek—specifically, the first full minute of the show's return. Come, watch soothing screensaver-like shots of a Scottish stream and bask in the warm… » 1/26/15 3:49pm Monday 3:49pm

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Trailer Is Here and It's a Cult Classic

Netflix has released the first trailer for the Tina Fey/Robert Carlock produced The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which stars Ellie Kemper as a doomsday cult member who, after years in an underground vault in Indiana, learns that the world hasn't ended and moves to New York City to start her above-ground life. » 1/22/15 3:10pm 1/22/15 3:10pm

Everything Everyone Did Wrong on Last Night's Looking

In an episode of Looking where everyone was awful (first place: Patrick, honorable mention: Agustin), only one thing stood out like a shiny beacon of light in a dusty sex dungeon: The return of Richie. Unfortunately, his presence was short-lived and suddenly we were plunged back into the darkness of the mess that is… » 1/19/15 6:00pm 1/19/15 6:00pm