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Mike Judge’s New Show Is an Animated Series About Real-Life Country Musicians

Mike Judge--creator of Beavis & Butt-Head, King of the Hill, Silicon Valley, Idiocracy, and Office Space--has a new show coming to Cinemax called Tales From the Tour Bus. According to Deadline, which broke the news,…
Andy Cush / January 18, 2017

What’s Wrong With the Young Pope’s Radio?

When the Young Pope prays, and when he showers, he sometimes leaves the radio on. The sleek, white device on Pope Pius XIII’s Vatican bedside…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 16, 2017

Watch the Creepy First Trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu has released the first look at its adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale. Among the most-anticipated television to drop this year, the dystopian saga comes by…
Dale Eisinger / January 8, 2017

Watch Talib Kweli Perform a Surveillance-Themed Remix of “Get By” on Samantha Bee

This week's episode of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee featured a goofy segment on the U.S. surveillance state, specifically as it pertains to people of color under…
Andy Cush / December 16, 2016

Watch the First Trailer for Jay Z’s Documentary on the Harrowing Story of Kalief Browder

In March, Spike will air Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a six-piece docuseries produced by Jay Z. The series chronicles the life and death of Browder, a…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2016

NBC Has Delayed the Donald Trump-Inspired Law and Order: SVU Episode Indefinitely

As we previously reported, a Donald-Trump-inspired episode has been in the pipeline for Law and Order: SVU for a few months. Showrunner Rick Eid told The Hollywood…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 9, 2016

Martha Stewart Kills Chickens With Vodka, and Other Things Learned From Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party

Last night, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg's cooking show, Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party, debuted on VH1. Seth Rogen, Ice Cube, and Wiz Khalifa guest starred…
Taylor Berman / November 8, 2016

Westworld, Black Mirror, and The Trouble With Using Radiohead in Your TV Show

Six episodes into its run, HBO’s Westworld—the station’s garishly expensive cyborg-Jurassic-Park drama—has featured several major Radiohead music cues. Previously, we heard a player piano covers of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 7, 2016

Watch Solange Perform “Cranes in the Sky” and “Don’t Touch My Hair” on SNL

Solange made her Saturday Night Live debut last night, introduced by host Benedict Cumberbatch. She performed two songs from her acclaimed third album A Seat at the Table: "Cranes in…
Anna Gaca / November 6, 2016

Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek Will Play Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Biopic

Mr. Robot star Rami Malek will portray Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in a long-awaited biopic, Deadline reports. The film, which has been in development for…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

Report: Lady Gaga Will Play Donatella Versace in Third Season of American Crime Story

Lady Gaga will play singular fashion icon Donatella Versace in the forthcoming third season of American Crime Story, according to an Us Weekly source. (This is likely reliable info—Us…
Anna Gaca / November 4, 2016

Fuller House Is Back Because Nostalgia Is More Valuable Than Quality

Did any of you watch Fuller House, the Netflix Full House revival? It was ... not very good. Maybe if you were drunk, you could enjoy it as some…
Jeremy Gordon / November 1, 2016

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is Making a TV Show Based on His Early Wrestling Career

If you’ve seen films like The Pacifier, Pain and Gain, and Southland Tales—not to mention his still-prospering HBO sports-biz epic Ballers—you know that Dwayne Johnson…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 21, 2016

On Being Awkward and Insecure While Black

The abundance of black television from the past two decades includes three letters: U-P-N. Before its dissolution in 2006, UPN was the birthplace of some of…
Brian Josephs / October 10, 2016

Netflix’s Amanda Knox Documentary Reveals True Crime’s True Villains

With the premiere of both CBS’ The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey and Netflix’s Amanda Knox documentary, it's been a fun few weeks for fans…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 4, 2016
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