Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Review: NBC’s Musical Dramedy Is Ambitious, But Tries to Play Too Many Notes

Who says network shows are too safe these days? In a sea of bland sitcom revivals and by-the-book procedurals, NBC is taking a huge swing with Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist — debuting Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10/9c; I’ve seen the first three episodes — starring Jane Levy as a woman who starts hearing strangers’ innermost thoughts […]

2019 in Review: Scene Stealers from Succession, The Mandalorian, Evil, Watchmen, mixed-ish and More

They’re not the stars of their shows, but they might as well be, because these supporting characters shine in every scene that they’re featured in. As TVLine continues to look back on the past year, we’ve compiled a list of 25 characters who snagged the spotlight and grabbed our attention with their memorable performances. Our […]

2019 in Review: The Television Stars We Said Goodbye to This Year

Not every headline made us smile during this busy year of television news. There were also announcements that broke our hearts, including the deaths of many beloved TV stars. Throughout the last 12 months, we said goodbye to more than 50 memorable personalities from the small screen, who we’re remembering in our latest Year in […]

2019 in Review: The Scenes We Desperately Wish We Could Unsee

Thought the tongue-freezing scene in A Christmas Story was the most harrowing visual you’d encounter this holiday season? Boy, do we have a bunch of photos to show you! Because we at TVLine are givers, we’ve collected extremely disgusting moments from 20 of your favorite shows. Our gross-out criteria was high: The scenes we selected had […]

2019 in Review: The 25 Character Deaths That Just About Killed Us

Here’s the thing: We understand that TV characters aren’t real people, but it still hurts when our favorites suddenly die on us, making the past calendar year especially rough for Team TVLine. Sure, there were a few deaths we saw coming — like Riverdale‘s Fred Andrews, who received an emotional sendoff several months after his […]

2019 in Review: The 10 Best Dramas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to make lists about our favorite television! Now that December is upon us, we’re kicking off TVLine’s Year in Review, which honors the best, worst and weirdest of 2019 TV. First up? The year’s best drama series. The past 12 months were an embarrassment of riches for […]

Mandalorian Review: Disney+ Series Shoots First, Raises Questions Later

RELATED STORIES The face of Disney+ is hidden inside a helmet — and the degree to which you can accept The Mandalorian‘s thus-limited expressiveness may dictate your enjoyment of TV’s first live-action Star Wars series. Having made its debut on Tuesday morning (provided you were able to get the brand-new streaming service up and running) […]

The Morning Show Review: Apple’s Big Swing Is Preachy, Jumbled Sorkin Lite

Apple certainly brought out the big guns for its first major TV offering, with Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell all starring in the daytime TV-set drama The Morning Show, debuting this Friday, Nov. 1 along with the Apple TV+ streaming service. (I’ve seen the first three episodes.) How could any show starring those […]

Living With Yourself Review: Paul Rudd Doubles the Fun of an Oddball Comedy

If adding Paul Rudd to any film or TV project makes that project better — and I think we can all agree it does — Netflix doubles down on that notion with its new series Living With Yourself, debuting next Friday, Oct. 18 on the streamer. (I’ve seen all eight episodes.) The immensely likable Rudd […]

Peaky Blinders season 5, episode 1 review: The BBC drama that keeps getting better

By this point, it seems a bit reductive to say Peaky Blinders is a good series because, well, a BAFTA award for Best Drama does tend to speak for itself. But as season four came to an end there was a slight niggling worry over where the plot could go next that didn’t feel either out […]