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Hey, Mr. Knickerbocker

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 14, 2015
When we last saw New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital, it was in a state of shambles. The institution’s first chief of surgery killed himself after an unsuccessful operation, and his replacement, mad-genius Dr. Thackery, had turned to a deadly diet of cocaine and opium to meet the job’s demands.   

Checking in at the Hotel Cortez

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 7, 2015
We’ve moved into the Murder House, been institutionalized in the Asylum, entered the Coven and joined the Freak Show. This week, fans will check into American Horror Story: Hotel (Season Premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday, FX).  

The Dream of the ’90s Is Alive on The Splat

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Remember the golden years of Nickelodeon? You know, Tommy Pickles, orange blimps, Ren & Stimpy, Stick Stickly, gak? Well, just like No Doubt, the tattoo choker and Good Burger — thanks, Jimmy Fallon — ’90s Nick shows are making a comeback, too.  

Spoiler Alert: ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Is a Lie

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2015
As The Last Man on Earth (Season Premiere, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Fox) returns this week, we already know a few things: First off, the title is a blatant lie. Phil Miller (Will Forte) is not the last man on Earth. He’s not the last (hu)man on Earth. He’s not the last male on Earth. He’s not even the last Phil Miller on Earth.  

Everything Old Is New Again: The Muppets

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Jim Henson’s Muppets — fun fact: it’s a combination of “marionette” and “puppet” — are bona fide pop culture icons and celebrities.  

Dr. Lahiri and Friends Start Residency at Hulu

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Fans of The Mindy Project (Season Premiere Tuesday, Hulu) would be hard-pressed to explain the comedy’s lackluster reception on Fox.   

Fall TV Preview

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Labor Day weekend means two things for television viewers — basically none of your shows are on this week, but Fall TV is right around the corner!

‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff Explores New Territory

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
With the undeniable success of AMC’s The Walking Dead, it makes sense that the network would produce a spinoff. Fear the Walking Dead (9 p.m. Sundays, AMC) promises zombie-apocalypse action in the fictional universe fans have come to love, with a different setting, cast and timeline.  

IFC Ushers in New Age of Parody

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Just last month, HBO aired the hilariously absurd 7 Days In Hell, a fake sports documentary following two fictional tennis rivals played by Kit Harington and Andy Samberg. IFC ups the ante by debuting an entire series of faux documentaries with the new comedy Documentary Now! (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday).  

Heroes and Tragedies

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 12, 2015
From True Detective to a true story, Sundays on HBO feature new programming for the remainder of the month with Show Me A Hero (Miniseries Premiere, 8 p.m. Sunday, HBO).  

Jon Stewart Says Goodnight To ‘The Daily Show’

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Jon Stewart might not be the only host of The Daily Show — Craig Kilborn hosted the original program from 1996-98 — but the comedian-commentator will always be associated with his work on the show, spanning from 1999 through this week’s final episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11 p.m. Thursday, Comedy Central).  

'Lachey's Bar' Lays on the Cincy Love

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
When word spread that brothers Nick and Drew Lachey — Cincinnati natives of 98 Degrees fame — were not only opening a bar in their hometown but also documenting the experience on A&E, the legitimacy of both ventures was questionable at best.  

2015 Emmys: The Nominees

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The 2015 Emmy Awards nominees were announced last Thursday, stacking some of the best television shows, specials and movies against one another. Andy Samberg will host the big show on Sept. 20, but here’s what we know so far.

It’s Back to Camp for 'Wet Hot' Stars

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Fourteen years ago, a massive cast of comedians embarked on their last day of camp in David Wain’s Wet Hot American Summer

HBO Mocks Sports Docs

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
As we approach the finals of Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world (which continues in London through Sunday), HBO presents a look at the intensity of the sport through the eyes of two world-class athletes and the spectators that watched their hard work and dedication come to fruition. Just kidding.