America's Next Top Model Season Premiere Recap: Do the Height Thing
The struggle is real, especially for unfeasibly hot — but not especially tall — folks who’ve been held back from lessons in tooching, booching, smizing and acting the damn fool on national television all because of their height.
No need to break into a rousing chorus of “We Shall Overcome,” however, READ MORE & GRADE IT
Mr. Robinson: Does NBC's Musician-Turned-Teacher Comedy Sing?
“I hope your ears are 18, because they’re about to get sound-banged!”
So ends the first episode of Mr. Robinson, NBC’s new comedy starring Office alum Craig Robinson. If you find the joke funny READ MORE
Difficult People: Is Hulu's Billy Eichner Comedy an Easy Favorite?
Take a moment and reflect on all those horrible, politically incorrect thoughts that run through your mind each day, none of which you would ever say out loud. READ MORE & GRADE THE PREMIERE
Playing House: Maggie Gets a 'Real, Live Human Family' in Season 2
The ladies of Playing House are back — and they’re (Mr.) Kookier than ever. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Pretty Little Liars Recap: Undercover Brother
Of all the twisted things Charles has done over the past six seasons of Pretty Little Liars, asking his sister to prom might just be the most unsettling. READ MORE
Teen Wolf Recap: Trap Queens
Before I begin this week’s Teen Wolf recap, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the beloved character we lost during Monday’s hectic episode. READ MORE
So You Think You Can Dance Recap: (G)Hosts With the Most
There’s a reason So You Think You Can Dance‘s Cat Deely gets an Emmy nomination every year as Outstanding Reality-Competition Host — just don’t get me ranting about her lack of an actual win in the category — and she proved it tonight by referencing Edvard Munch’s “Scream” and Calvin Klein’s ad campaigns while READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLLS
True Detective Recap: Up in Flames
If you’d swung by Vinci Gardens and played the odds that at least one of True Detective‘s core four wasn’t gonna make it out of Season 2 alive, this week’s episode would’ve been your big payday.
Yep: Poor READ MORE
Food Network Star Recap: No Country for Bold Ramen
Something died in the middle of this week’s Food Network Star — and not just guest judge Katie Lee’s will to live after being asked to accept the idea that a steaming bowl of soup makes the perfect warm-weather family-reunion entree. READ MORE
Hannibal Recap: Stop Dragon Her Heart Around
Dr. Hannibal Lecter knows all about perfect pairings — a census taker’s liver and a nice chianti; Prof. Sogliato’s cranium and a freshly sharpened ice pick — and yet on this week’s installment of the NBC drama that bears his name, every pas de deux had me thinking “pas de don’t!” READ MORE