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Lifetime's The Mother/Daughter Experiment Is Some Morally Questionable Shit

Lifetime—television for women—will soon debut The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition, a reality series in which mothers/daughter pairs will attempt to resolve years of family trauma while (seemingly) living in the same house and being filmed. Much like Lifetime’s definition of “celebrity,” the show’s…

Crazy Ex Girlfriend Reminds Us That Women (Even the Bitches You Hate) Gotta Stick Together 

Last night on Crazy Ex Girlfriend, Valencia—the romantic rival of the show’s protagonist Rebecca Bunch—got to show off her softer side with the pop-country anthem “Women Gotta Stick Together.” But try as she might, the poor sexy yoga instructor (played by Gabrielle Ruiz) had a hard time putting her girl power message…

With Telenovela & Superstore, Two Beloved Latinas Return to Primetime

Tonight, NBC officially debuts two new shows marking the return of two beloved Latina actors—Eva Longoria and America Ferrera—to primetime network television. And, surprise! On first glance, both Telenovela and Superstore are somewhat zany comedies with heart and soul that show off the best of each actor’s comedic…

The Affair's Tragic, Screwed-Up Characters: They're Just Like Us!

The Affair moonlights as a mystery, the question of who hit and killed wayward junkie Scott Lockhart with their car threading through and unraveling the whole of the show, which wrapped its second season Sunday night. (As a plot device, vehicular manslaughter also propelled a show that, without it, would consist…

Popular TV Shows We Stopped Watching in 2015, For Reasons Like 'They Sucked'

For several years now, we have been in the throes of an era critics like to refer to as a “TV renaissance.” This ostensibly means that since the success of The Sopranos and The Wire, writers, directors and producers have been challenging themselves to make better, more literary and long-lasting series, built upon…

This Reality Show About the Kids of Hip-Hop Stars Wants to Be Empire

We’ve seen plenty of reality shows about the spouses, families and mooches of famous people—many of which are still popular (see: Love & Hip-Hop)—so we knew this was coming. Growing Up Hip-Hop is a series that follows the spawn of well-known hip-hop stars and their growing pains. In other words, a real-life Empire.