October 15, 2013 MTV's silly Catfish television show has made it through two seasons, and it hasn't learned anything about taking the fascinating personal situations into which it inserts itself and using them to ask any interesting questions.
October 15, 2013 A new collection of Three Stooges cartoons may not be the team at its best, but there's something reassuring about seeing them in their later years, still poking each other in the eyeballs just like you remember.
October 13, 2013 The Food Network was intended for cooks, but it wasn't run by them. In a new tell-all book, Allen Salkin takes an unsparing look at the channel's progression from struggling cable startup to global powerhouse, and the people who rose and fell along the way.
October 11, 2013 Glee put together an episode to remember cast member Cory Monteith, and while it was awkward at times, that's perhaps appropriate to the occasion.
October 10, 2013 Survivor has always been thick with gender politics, but this season has been especially egregious. We take a brief tour of the icky sexism present in a single episode from Wednesday night.
October 6, 2013 The star of Blue Velvet follows up her Webby-winning Green Porno series with another cheeky look at animal behavior. In Mammas, she channels mothers of many a species, challenges the belief that mothers are universally self-sacrificing — and eats an offspring or three.
October 4, 2013 Pastor Jamie Coots says his Pentecostal church is really not that different from other churches. "We sing, we preach, we testify, take up offerings, pray for the sick, everything like everybody else does. Just, every once in a while, snakes are handled," he says.
October 4, 2013 In the reboot of the TV series Ironside, Blair Underwood plays the titular character once played by Raymond Burr. Underwood joins a long list of able-bodied actors who portray characters with disabilities — which one activist likens to "white actors going onstage in blackface."
October 3, 2013 The AMC show about a high school chemistry teacher turned meth dealer ended its fifth and final season on Sunday. Writers Peter Gould and Thomas Schnauz say there was "absolute sadness" in the writers' room as they put the last plot points into place.
October 3, 2013 The Shonda Rhimes political-romantic-crazypants drama enters its third season Thursday night. If you don't have time to catch up on the first two seasons, it only takes a few rules to understand how the show's world works.
October 1, 2013 House Hunters is your best television destination for scenes in which people sniff derisively at houses just like yours. Do you have wall-to-wall carpeting? An electric stove? How do you deal with the shame?