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Stephen Colbert made an appearance on The Late Show on Tuesday night for the first time since it was announced that he will be David Letterman’s successor.
Apr 22, 2014 4:29PM ET
Since the unfortunate too-soon cancelation of their great NBC show Best Friends Forever in 2012, television has been crying out for Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham to reunite. They've taken their game to USA, which is just now venturing into original comedy programming, and their show Playing House debuts on April 29.
Apr 22, 2014 1:25PM ET
The Archer crew are spies once more. This season's radical change of Archer from a show about a group of spies to a show about a group of cocaine-peddling drug dealers was, in fact, just a one-season experiment.
Apr 22, 2014 9:44AM ET
Because it sounds like he still thinks we just don't get it.
Apr 22, 2014 9:34AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Jon Hamm does not care for Justin Bieber, alleged Brian Singer victim names more names, and GOOP may be going out of business.
Apr 22, 2014 9:15AM ET
The Daily Show was on break last week, which meant it missed out on all of the farmers-turned-pseudo-militia fun of the Cliven Bundy story. So Jon Stewart spent the first few minutes last night playing catch-up – in a new segment titled "I don't get it."
Apr 21, 2014 6:00PM ET
Ask Netflix how many people watch its marquee original program, House of Cards, and you won't receive a straight answer. But you're still going to have to pay more to watch it.
Apr 21, 2014 5:25PM ET
On the same day that HBO's Silicon Valley was renewed for a second season, the fake startup at the center of the show, Pied Piper, debuted a real-life website promoting the young company.
Apr 21, 2014 5:05PM ET
Fans of Joss Whedon got pleasant news this morning—his film In Your Eyes, an indie effort he wrote which was directed by Brin Hill, can be watched today for the low low price of five dollars on Vimeo.
Apr 21, 2014 3:48PM ET
The sprawling world of Game of Thrones can be confusing, so we're here to help you understand with some insight from a book reader.
Apr 21, 2014 3:14PM ET
Which government agency wields the most menacing power? The CIA? NSA? IRS? No, it’s the deceptively banal Food and Drug Administration. Just ask Sarepta Therapeutics.
Apr 21, 2014 11:02AM ET
This week's Game of Thrones drew a tight bead on one of the show's most important themes, the ineffable qualities of leadership, as the court of the Seven Kingdoms moved to unite around a basically unknown boy king in the wake of his brother's poisoning.
Apr 21, 2014 10:36AM ET
It's impossible to pick a favorite Good Wife guest star, but Michael J. Fox ranks in the top three. (Spoilers ahead!)
Apr 21, 2014 9:48AM ET
If it weren’t so hilarious, “Alicia” would be a very tragic episode of Veep.
Apr 21, 2014 9:39AM ET
Monday's Boston Marathon — the first since last year's deadly finish-line bombings — is getting underway right now.
Apr 21, 2014 8:52AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Lindsay Lohan came clean about some things, Justin Bieber's beef with Drake Bell continues, and Miley Cyrus has postponed the rest of her U.S. Bangerz Tour dates.
Apr 21, 2014 7:40AM ET
Let's get a few things out of the way: Yay, Joan! Yay, Dawn! Now, what is happening to Peggy?
Apr 20, 2014 11:38PM ET
Following the deadly avalanche that killed at least 13 people, the Discovery Channel has realized that a live jump off the summit of Mount Everest is just a bad, bad plan and has cancelled the special.
Apr 20, 2014 1:20PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Captain America 2 once again fended off Rio 2. A depressed Johnny Depp is going to need some chocolat(e).
Apr 19, 2014 8:20PM ET
In the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff loss to their in-state rivals earlier today, star power forward Blake Griffin may or may not have gotten revenge on a rowdy opposing fan in the front row by tossing a cup of water over his head.
Apr 19, 2014 8:00AM ET
Only on Hannibal could you read the plot description “Will investigates the case of a woman’s body found inside a horse” and think “Oh, sounds like the show is going back to normal.”
Apr 18, 2014 5:20PM ET
Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones will open on yet another re-ordering of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. The fragile alliance between Houses Tyrell and Lannister that propped up the reign of King Joffrey has been…tested, shall we say, by the events of his wedding to Margaery Tyrell.
Apr 18, 2014 4:20PM ET
Today is a momentous, important day in history, in case you are unaware. One Direction released the video for "You and I," their fourth single off Midnight Memories, and the lads are clearly starting to show their age.
Apr 18, 2014 3:45PM ET
Since Mad Men's s premiere last weekend, certain fans and writers have been theorizing about the show's possible connections to the Manson murders. Should this postulating be embraced or dismissed?
Apr 18, 2014 2:02PM ET
Two movies opening this weekend ask the big question: what happens to a person when they die? One of those says they go to Heaven, the other says they become a power-hungry supercomputer. Whichever of those sounds better probably says a lot about you as a human being.
Apr 18, 2014 1:04PM ET
The new trailer for HBO's The Normal Heart, an adaptation by Larry Kramer of his groundbreaking 1985 play, begins on a happy note, at a beach party. That doesn't last long.
Apr 18, 2014 12:48PM ET
The NBA playoffs begin on Saturday, with 16 teams all vying for that coveted championship trophy. And what better way to decide the best team than by looking at their greatest, most exciting, ridiculous GIFs of the season.
Apr 18, 2014 12:42PM ET
Transcendence is a film that poses a lot of ponderous questions, but they all lack any real dramatic tension. There's something inherently skin-crawling about zapping the brain of dying Will Caster (Johnny Depp) into AI form, which happens about 15 minutes in, but a slow, slow build to creepiness follows nonetheless.
Apr 18, 2014 12:13PM ET
As it approaches a syndication-worthy number of episodes, the once-constant fear that Community would be cancelled seems like a ghost story Annie might tell Abed just to rattle him rather than a legitimate concern.
Apr 18, 2014 12:02PM ET
Last week I was overjoyed when Parks and Recreation revealed that Leslie Knope was pregnant. I was less pleased after this week's episode when Leslie found out she was having triplets.