This Is Us Premiere: EP Promises Answers About That Huge Randall-Related Reveal Will Come ‘Quickly’

Warning: This post contains major spoilers from This Is Us‘ Season 5 premiere.  This Is Us isn’t content to rest on its Laurel any longer. In the final moments of Tuesday’s Season 5 premiere, the family drama revealed that Randall’s birth mother — whom viewers had been led to believe died soon after his birth […]

The Undoing Recap: Grace Under Fire — Plus, Grade the Premiere!

RELATED STORIES Your Moulin Rouge-adoring mind was not playing tricks on you: That was indeed Undoing star and exec producer Nicole Kidman singing a cover of “Dream a Little Dream of Me” in the HBO limited series’ opening title sequence. The song choice is, of course, drenched in irony given the David E. Kelley-penned thriller’s dark […]

black-ish Season 7 Premiere: Heroic Measures — Plus, Grade It!

RELATED STORIES Remember those psuedo-inspirational ads that so many businesses put out at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? And how suddenly, every company you’d ever patronized wanted you to know that they were with you, and we’d all get through this together? At the start of black-ish‘s Season 7 premiere, Dre considers himself an […]

Virgin River Gets Season 2 Premiere Date at Netflix

RELATED STORIES Netflix has (finally) locked in on a Season 2 premiere date for Virgin River, and it may be sooner than you expected. Whereas the drama’s freshman run released on Dec. 6 of last year, its sophomore season will arrive in late November — Friday the 27th, to be exact. In Virgin River, Melinda […]

Grand Army Premiere: Maliq Johnson on the Netflix Drama’s ‘Authentic’ Look at Issues Facing Black Teens in America

RELATED STORIES Warning: This interview contains mild spoilers from the premiere of Netflix’s Grand Army. Netflix’s newest teen addiction is no Riverdale — and that’s a very good thing. Loosely based on a 2013 play by series creator Katie Cappiello, Grand Army follows five diverse students at a public high school in Brooklyn. The series, which […]

Fear the Walking Dead Season 6 Premiere Recap: Better Red Than Dead

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Sunday’s Season 6 premiere of Fear the Walking Dead. If you haven’t watched yet, use your head like it was still attached and shuffle away from this recap. Toward the end of Sunday’s Season 6 premiere of Fear the Walking Dead, Virginia was told that “Morgan Jones is dead.” […]

NEXT on Fox: Grade the Premiere

RELATED STORIES Ordered to series back in May of the year 2019, Fox’s NEXT (fka neXt) at long last made its debut on Tuesday night. Will you be tuning in for the… er, subsequent episode? NEXT stars Fernanda Andrade (The First, Here and Now) as Shea Salazar, an FBI agent who puts a pin in […]

Soulmates: Grade the Premiere of AMC’s Near-Future Anthology Series

RELATED STORIES AMC on Monday night debuted Soulmates, a six-episode anthology series that in different and provocative ways will ask: What if science developed a way to identify your perfect match? And, most problematically, what if you are already with someone what that technology arrives? The first episode, “Watershed,” establishes that in the year 2023, […]

The Walking Dead: World Beyond Premiere Recap: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Whether you’ve already read our reaction to The Walking Dead: World Beyond — spoiler alert: didn’t love it — now it’s your turn to weigh in. First, we’ll go over the densely-plotted premiere, then you can grade the episode in the poll beneath and write your own review in the comments. Ready or not, here […]

Ratings: SNL Returns With Second-Largest Premiere Audience in 12 Years

RELATED STORIES Saturday Night Live‘s Season 46 premiere, with host Chris Rock and musical guest Megan Thee Stallion, delivered 7.77 million total viewers and a 1.68 demo rating, marking the NBC sketch comedy series’ most watched season opener in four years (since 2016, when Margot Robbie and The Weeknd drew 8.3 mil). Excluding that 2016 […]