Richard Schiff: West Wing Special Is Poignant Look at ‘The Beauty of Voting’ — Plus, Why Leo Casting Is ‘Brilliant’

RELATED STORIES Cue up W.G. Snuffy Walden’s Emmy-winning West Wing theme in your head, because the HBO Max special that reunites the acclaimed drama’s original cast promises to make your Barlet-loving heart salute. Premiering Thursday, Oct. 15, A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote marks the first time in 17 years that the original […]

First Wives’ Club’s Michelle Buteau Offers Season 2 Update, Talks New Netflix Stand-Up Special

RELATED STORIES You might know Michelle Buteau from her role as harried orthopedic surgeon Bree Washington on BET+’s First Wives Club. Or you might recognize her as the host of the isolation-filled reality competition The Circle. But in her new Netflix comedy special, Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia, Buteau herself offers up a new way […]

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, […]

TV Ratings: DWTS Slips But Tops AGT With Special Tuesday Results Show

RELATED STORIES In the latest TV show ratings, Dancing With the Stars‘ special Tuesday outing featuring Season 29’s first elimination delivered 5.85 million total viewers and a 1.0 demo rating, down 27 and 23 percent from its opener but still topping the night in the demo. (Read recap.) Leading out of that, the Time 100 […]

black-ish to Air Election-Themed Special Ahead of Season 7 Premiere

RELATED STORIES Before black-ish heads into its seventh season, it’s heading to the polls first. The ABC sitcom will air a one-hour, election-themed special on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10/9c, the network announced on Tuesday. (The special will air ahead of the Season 7 premiere, which hasn’t been scheduled yet.) The back-to-back episodes will follow […]

Don Lemon Reacts to Dave Chappelle Criticism in New Netflix Stand-Up Special: ‘I Actually Agree With Him’

Dave Chappelle took aim at CNN anchor Don Lemon in a blistering new stand-up comedy special for Netflix — and Lemon doesn’t mind, actually. In the new special, filmed on June 6 in front of a socially distanced live audience and titled 8:46 in honor of George Floyd — you can watch the full special […]

CBS to Offer Quarantine Style Advice With Haircut Night in America Special

RELATED STORIES Before you take a pair of scissors to your quarantine mane, you might want to get some guidance from the professionals — and CBS can help with that. The network on Thursday announced Haircut Night in America, a one-hour special in which top hair stylists will walk celebrities — and viewers — through […]

Barack Obama Gives Keynote Address During Graduate Together Primetime Special — Watch Live Stream

RELATED STORIES This Saturday, Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 will celebrate the graduates and families across the country affected by school closures stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Celebrities, educators and leaders from around the world will pitch in to offer sage advice and praise the achievements of those who have worked […]

Parks and Rec Cast to Reunite (!) for Scripted Fundraiser Special at NBC

RELATED STORIES Our Pawnee pals are back… and for a good cause. The cast of Parks and Recreation will reunite for a one-off scripted special to raise money for food banks during the coronavirus crisis, TVLine has learned. The half-hour special, titled A Parks and Recreation Special, will air Thursday, April 30 at 8:30/7:30c on […]

Hannah Gadsby’s Comedy Special Douglas to Hit Netflix in May

RELATED STORIES Didn’t get a chance to see Hannah Gadsby‘s Douglas in person? Good news: Netflix is giving you a front-row seat later this spring. The streamer will drop Gadsby’s latest comedy special on Tuesday, May 26, TVLine has learned. Douglas, which is named after Gadsby’s eldest dog, is described as “a tour from the […]