New Amsterdam EPs Talk Doc’s COVID Crisis, [Spoiler]’s Return and Telling ‘More Human’ Pandemic Stories

RELATED STORIES Warning: The following contains major spoilers for Tuesday’s New Amsterdam. Proceed at your own risk! New Amsterdam‘s Season 3 premiere put one of the hospital’s own in serious jeopardy, revealing that Dr. Vijay Kapoor contracted COVID and is still not out of the woods. With the muscles around the doc’s heart ravaged by […]

BBC Breakfast viewers furious at Matt Hancock holidays grilling: ‘There’s a pandemic on!’

Mr Hancock, 43, sparked uproar a couple of weeks ago when he told the public he had booked a holiday to Cornwall for the summer, despite the UK still being in a national lockdown. With Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, 52, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 56, urging people not to make plans at the moment, […]

Nancy Drew EPs Break Down Season 2 Premiere’s Biggest Moments, Explain Why We’ll Never See the Pandemic

RELATED STORIES Horseshoe Bay’s motley crew of amateur sleuths resumed the most important mystery of their lives on Wednesday: How does one stop oneself from being murdered by a vengeful sea spirit? (We said it was important, not relatable.) Nancy Drew‘s second season premiere picked up right where the CW drama’s truncated freshman finale left […]

The Good Doctor EP on the Decision to Kill Off [Spoiler], Bring Back Melendez and Move Past the Pandemic

RELATED STORIES The coronavirus pandemic hit especially close to home on Monday’s episode of The Good Doctor, when COVID-19 claimed the life of one of St. Bonaventure’s most cherished nurses. Early on in “Frontline Part 2,” we found out that Morgan had contracted COVID (but had since recovered) after being exposed to a patient in […]

Bob’s Burgers Video: A Pandemic Hits Too Close to Home For the Belchers

RELATED STORIES At this very moment, countless TV writers’ rooms are buzzing with debate about how to properly weave the pandemic into their shows’ various storylines. Meanwhile, Bob’s Burgers is just kind of doing it by accident. By pure coincidence, Sunday’s episode (Fox, 9/8c) happens to center around a pandemic, one that hits uncomfortably close […]

South Park Tackles the Coronavirus, Police Defunding and More in Utterly Insane Pandemic Special — Grade It

RELATED STORIES For months, South Park fans have wondered how the Comedy Central staple would tackle the current state of the world. After Wednesday’s pandemic special, they finally have their answer — and it’s horrifying. Naturally, everyone in South Park takes a slightly different approach to the pandemic. Randy sees it as a business opportunity, […]

Coastal Elites: Star-Studded Pandemic Satire Gets HBO Premiere Date

RELATED STORIES Coastal Elites will virtually congregate this September, when HBO debuts its pandemic satire led by Tony Award winner Bette Midler. The socially distanced comedy, which was originally conceived as a play for the Public Theater in New York, will instead bow as a 90-minute special on the pay cabler, airing Saturday, Sept. 12, […]

The Best Way To Get in Shape During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Out of the blue, the novel coronavirus appeared in late 2019 and took over the world. Stay-at-home policies are changing our lifestyle, whether we like it or not. However, it’s imperative not to be looking at the quarantine as a vacation. If you are staying home and have some extra time on your hands, why […]

BBC QT: Heartbroken guest admits she doesn’t ‘feel proud’ celebrating VE Day over pandemic

Host Fiona Bruce spoke to guests including Chris Hopson, Chief Executive of NHS Providers, and George Eustice, Environment Secretary during Thursday’s episode. Viewer Margaret Collins called in to ask a question at the start of the show concerning the UK’s death toll, when she made the heartbreaking point that she doesn’t think there’s not much to […]

All Rise Recap: Did Pandemic Episode Make a Satisfying Finale? — Plus, 7 Tidbits About How They Pulled It Off

RELATED STORIES Just as the coronavirus outbreak has challenged people’s jobs, relationships and mental well-being in real life, so did it, too, during All Rise‘s virtually shot, pandemic-themed season finale on Monday. In the episode, Lola has her hands full, trying to convince her at-risk mother to stay home instead of delivering care packages. Meanwhile, […]