Roots hails from Milford, Connecticut, and got her start in journalism when the arts editor of The New Haven Register gave her a shot as a student reporter. After graduating from Northeastern University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Roots wrote for The Patriot Ledger and Science & Theology News before turning her love of TV (and many childhood summers spent soaking up Days of Our Lives storylines) into an editor gig at Soaps In Depth. She covered All My Children and ultimately became senior news editor, then took a few years to eat cookies work as a writer/editor at Girl Scouts of the USA before landing at TVLine. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Nate.
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How many fingers of Scotch are acceptable before noon? How many tag lines can you generate by 5 pm? And sweetheart, will you pick up my dry cleaning on your lunch break? READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
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Things are looking up for fans of Eastbound & Down.
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Team WTF now has a new member.
True Detective Creator: HBO Drama's Season 2 Will Feature Three Leads
If time is flat circle, HBO’s True Detective is offering a little somethin’ extra this go-around.
The gritty crime series’ self-contained second season will …READ MORE
Mad Men Midseason Finale Recap: The Best Things in Life Are Free [Updated]
The following recap contains spoilers from Mad Men‘s midseason finale. If you haven’t watched yet, bookmark this page and come back later!
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Last Sunday’s return – and departure? – of Mad Men‘s Bob Benson got us thinking about the AMC series’ supporting players: Though regulars like Don and Peggy get all the adoration and/or ire, these lesser-used characters are the ones that lend perspective (and often comic relief) to the period drama.
We’ve narrowed the field …READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Soap Vet Gina Tognoni Takes Michelle Stafford's Place at The Young and the Restless
One popular daytime actress leaves a soap, another fills her role. So are the days of our — wait, wrong show.
Modern Family Season Finale Recap: Cam and Mitch Finally Get Hitched
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Mad Men Recap: One Big, Happy Family
There you are, Mad Men.
Just when I thought that maybe the first half of the AMC drama’s final season was going to be little more than a navel-gazing exercise, we get an episode that has all of the elements of great Mad Mens past …READ MORE