The Hills Recap: Thanksgiving Brings Food, Fights and ‘Boobs on a Platter’

RELATED STORIES It’s appropriate that Monday’s episode of The Hills: New Beginnings took place at Thanksgiving, because most of the hour was spent feasting on leftover drama. And they barely even bothered to heat it back up first. As an appetizer, we got a predictably uncomfortable holiday at Spencer at Heidi’s, featuring Stephanie as literally […]

The Hills Recap: Is Mischa Barton’s Comeback Going According to Plan? (Plus: Heidi Montag, Christian Singer?)

RELATED STORIES It took six weeks, but we finally reached the “new beginnings” part of The Hills: New Beginnings on Monday, courtesy of comeback queens Mischa Barton and Heidi Montag. Once titans of their respective industries, Mischa (empress of television) and Heidi (mistress of music) have decided that it’s time to get back to business, […]

The Hills Recap: War of the Bro-ses

RELATED STORIES Even though Monday’s episode of The Hills: New Beginnings was mostly just footage of women greeting each other at boutiques, MTV also gave us exactly what we came for: thinly veiled advertisements for Spencer Pratt’s totally legitimate crystal company. Pratt Daddy Crystals — a real thing with a real website — was first […]

Quotes of the Week: Stranger Things, The Hills, Instinct, The Detour and More

Those Independence Day fireworks weren’t the only things entertaining us this week. On the contrary, plenty of TV shows got our attention during the last seven days, thanks to the zingers and one-liners that populate our latest Quotes of the Week gallery. This time around, we’ve got an uncomfortable moment (though there were many to […]

What Does Hills Baby’s Assistant Do? Is Stranger Things Hair Now Just Sad? Lies’ Best Disco Duds? And More Qs!

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Big Little Lies, Instinct, The Loudest Voice and Stranger Things! 1 | On Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., does it not quite track that Daisy is being so cold to Deke after being […]

The Hills: New Beginnings Premiere: Everything We Learned, Including Why Pamela Anderson Moved to France

RELATED STORIES New beginnings began anew on Monday with the premiere of The Hills: New Beginnings, MTV’s long-awaited (and bizarrely edited) revival of its classic reality soap opera. We entered New Beginnings with two burning questions: First, will any characters discuss The Hills‘ original finale, which revealed the entire series to have been scripted? And […]

‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Revival With Original Cast Being Shopped Around

Beverly Hills 90210, the hit ’90s show about teenagers being played by 30-year-olds, is coming back. The Beverly Hills 90210 revival is set to feature original cast members Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Jason Priestley, Ian Ziering, Brian Austin Green and Gabrielle Carteris, provided a network or streaming service picks it up. The cast is, of course, much […]

Scrapping episodes, Emma Stone’s hatred of her elf role, and Jonah Hill’s questionable Icelandic accent: Cary Joji Fukunaga takes us inside the making of his Netflix series ‘Maniac’

Michele K. Short/Netflix “Maniac” director Cary Joji Fukunaga told Business Insider about the challenges of making his trippy new show for Netflix. He also explained why Emma Stone hated playing the elf character, and why he and Stone almost went to Netflix to see if the screening giant would not release all the show’s episodes […]

Yorkshire break: Quaint cobbled streets and wonderful views of the rolling hills

ALAMY A view across the Calder Valley to Heptonstall Heptonstall is in the borough of Calderdale, a location for the BBC crime drama Happy Valley. It is a classic “Hovis village” – steep, narrow, cobbled streets, crowded with labourers’ cottages made of large blocks of Yorkshire stone, a post office, two pubs and little else. […]