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.
Mad Men Midseason Premiere Recap: Life, Unexpected
Based on Mad Men‘s final midseason premiere, I’ve come up with a working theory about the series’ Brylcreemed protagonist, Don Draper.
Here goes: He’s got READ MORE
Outlander Recap: Spanky Panky
Droughtlander is finally over, Outlander faithful, and the long-awaited continuation of Claire and Jamie’s adventures is an intricate depiction of clan politics, familial dynamics and the shift in social mores over the centuries.
Oh, who am I kidding? All anyone’s going to be talking about tomorrow is the spanking. READ MORE
Mad Man John Slattery Riffs on Roger's Evolution, Joan's Love and Pete's Hair
Mad Men Boss on the Speed, Secrecy & Swan Song of His Iconic AMC Drama
Sweetheart, take a memo: Mad Men‘s Sterling Cooper & Partners will close its doors for the last time later this year, when the AMC drama comes to its long-heralded — and long-planned, series creator Matthew Weiner says — finale.
“I knew what was going to happen READ MORE
Outlander Catch-Up: 8 Characters You Need to Know as Season 1 Continues
As surely as James Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser has too many names, the end of the seven-month wait for the return of Starz’s Outlander is nearly upon us.
“Who Whatser MacWhozie Whoser?” you ask? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Nashville Recap: Red Letter 'Deyna'
Fool me once, Nashville, shame on you.
Fool me twice — with READ MORE
Forever Creator: Abigail's Fate Will Be Resolved by Season's End
Warning: This post contains spoilers for Tuesday’s episode of Forever.
Abigail Morgan, this is all your fault.
Comedy Central Backs Daily Show Successor Trevor Noah in Twitter Flap
Sutton Foster Talks Playing Younger, Bunheads' 'Devastating' Final Bow
There comes a moment in the premiere episode of Younger, TV Land’s newest comedy, when the 40-year-old character played by Bunheads alum Sutton Foster is mocked by two twenty-somethings in a locker room for — how shall we put this? — being a less-than-diligent tender of her lady garden. READ MORE
Nashville Photos: 'Deyna' in Despair, Juliette's Baby Shower of Fury
We’re gonna warn you up front: There’s not a lot of variety in these shots from upcoming Nashville episodes, but somehow, we don’t think you’re going to mind.
Because can you ever really get enough of READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS