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Jon Hamm sat down with Rotten Tomatoes and other journalists at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel on Wednesday to discuss his experience starring on Mad Men as Don Draper for seven seasons. Read about his first day on set!
This week in TV news, George RR Martin has advice to the survivors on The Walking Dead. Plus, Downton Abbey comes to an end, Vikings announces season four, Orange Is the New Black releases Jason Biggs, and Saturday Night Live welcomes Taraji P. Henson!
Team Tomato is tackling season one of Better Call Saul with a weekly podcast. Hear our in-depth analysis of every episode each week as we follow Jimmy McGill's transformation into Saul Goodman. And beware -- plenty of spoilers within!
Check out the newest trailer for season three of Orphan Black which shows a closer look at the militaristic male clones who, unlike the sisterhood, grew up together as a regimented unit with a singularity of thought and action. Introducing The Wolf Pack.
Just ahead of its season two finale this weekend, Starz announced the casting of Ray Stevenson (Rome, Divergent), who will play the iconic pirate Blackbeard in season three of Black Sails. Also, see a clip of the upcoming season!
Since Better Call Saul takes place six years before we ever meet Walter White, there's no reason that Vince Gilligan's prequel can't last as long as Breaking Bad's five seasons. And if these long-running spinoffs are any indication, Better Call Saul could run even longer.
Fox's smash hit Empire ended this week with huge ratings and a best-selling soundtrack to boot. With the date of season two unknown, the wait for Empire's return may as well be a prison sentence. That's why we've put together this list of titles to check out until Empire rises again.
FOX's hit Empire smashed through home TV's last night with a more than one big bang in two back-to-back episodes, and the critics have weighed in. See reviews and Tomatometer scores for each episode all in one place.
This week in TV, we traveled to Austin's SXSW festival to see what's cooking on the small screen. Only in its second year, the SXSW Episodic section is proving a hot commodity at the annual gigantic exposition of new media content in Austin -- and everyone's invited to the party. The highlights from this year's innovative new work included Yahoo! Screen's revamped Community, a TBS half-hour comedy Angie Tribeca from Steve and Nancy Carell, The CW's hour-long iZombie, and USA Network's hacker drama Mr. Robot!
In an interview with Rotten Tomatoes, Man Seeking Woman creator Simon Rich discusses what it was like to work with complete creative freedom on FXX, why the show can afford to be so bizarre, and how The Simpsons have had a lasting impact on the comedy writers of today.
Rhea Seehorn may have started Better Call Saul as the mysterious smoker in the Hamlin Hamlin & McGill parking garage, but by this week's episode, "Bingo," we not only see what Kim Wexler is like as a lawyer, but also how much she means to Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk). Rotten Tomatoes interviewed Seehorn about her character and why she likes Jimmy so much. [Warning: Contains spoilers for episode 107, "Bingo."]
Water-cooler shows Game of Thrones and Mad Men return to the air next month so now is the time to catch up if you don't want to feel left out on Monday mornings. Already caught up? Then we have some other shows for you to binge this month too!
Outlander will be back with the second half of its first season on Starz on April 4 and the show's loyal fans (as well as fans of the book series by Diana Gabaldon) packed the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Thursday. See 10 (somewhat spoiler-y) things we found out about season one!
Vince Gilligan wants you to stop throwing pizzas on the Breaking Bad house. No, seriously, stop. Also this week in TV news, we learn about Hannibal Buress' new Comedy Central series, a cab-driver who caught his big break on House of Cards, Matthew Weiner's Hitchcockian inspirations for Mad Men, and a Firefly reunion in the works (kinda)!
In the most recent trailer for season five of Game of Thrones, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) says that she is a queen, not a butcher. But don't worry -- there appears to be plenty of butchering in season five. Watch now!
At Saturday's "A Salute to Comedy Central" event at PaleyFest in Hollywood, Rotten Tomatoes chatted with Jordan Peele about his upcoming horror film, Get Out, which Peele wrote and is directing for Darko Entertainment. See his take on the link between horror and comedy.
Rotten Tomatoes chatted with Ellie Kemper about what to expect from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's premiere season and what it's like having comedy heavyweights like Fey and Krakowski in her corner of the ring.
This week in TV news, we learn that Zachary Quinto is going to Hannibal in season three. Plus, HBO closes in on its standalone service, Judge Judy closes a five-year contract, Maggie Smith clears the air about Downton Abbey, and FXX doubles down on Man Seeking Woman!
On Thursday, USA will air the first episode of Dig, an event series starring Jason Isaacs (The Patriot, the Harry Potter films) and Anne Heche (Hung, Six Days Seven Nights). With layers of intrigue on and off the screen, we thought we'd give you a primer on what to expect from USA's new 10-part action thriller.
A&E's Bates Motel returns for round three on March 9, and if its chilling preview teasers are any indication, we're in for one helluva ride. The time draws near for this Psycho-inspired prequel to set the record straight on Mr. Norman Bates and his notorious proclivities-- and we're not just talking murder here.
Rotten Tomatoes visited the set of CBS's new cop drama Battle Creek during the shooting of season one's penultimate episode in San Pedro, CA. On set, we spoke to stars Dean Winters, Josh Duhamel, and episode writer Danny Weiss and found eight things you'll want to know before the premiere on Sunday, Mar. 1.
This week in TV news, The CW is putting together a superhero team-up show. Plus, The Walking Dead is giving us an extra 50 percent, Kurt Sutter is giving us a new period drama, Seth MacFarlane is giving us Ed Begley Jr., and Inspector Gadget and DuckTales are giving us back our childhoods!
After seven seasons, NBC's Parks and Recreation ended its run with this week's final episode, "One Last Ride: Part 1." Here's what the critics had to say about Parks and Rec's last run. [Warning: Some quotes may contain spoilers.]
With season two coming to BBC America on Wednesday, Mar. 4 (and the announcement of season three this week), now is the perfect time to binge Broadchurch, an eight-part British mystery that'll have you guessing right through to the end.
Following this week's Better Call Saul episode,"Heroes," Rotten Tomatoes chatted with actor Patrick Fabian, who plays Howard Hamlin. See Fabian's take on Hamlin's relationship to Chuck, how he feels about Jimmy, and what he thought of that crazy billboard scene! [Warning: Contains Episode 4 Spoilers!]
As Certified Fresh Marvel's Agent Carter ends its eight episode limited run tonight at 9 pm on ABC, we talk with showrunners Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters about the penultimate episode and what to expect in tonight's finale.
As season one of Bravo's Certified Fresh series, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, comes to a close, Rotten Tomatoes talked to showrunner Marti Noxon about her own divorce, dating disasters, and the feedback she got from her sister-in-law, Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan.
On Saturday night's installment of Black Sails, "XIII" (episode 205), we finally understand the motivations behind the character of Captain Flint (Toby Stephens). With these new insights, Rotten Tomatoes chatted with the cast of Black Sails about their reaction to the big twist. Caution: Big episode 205 spoilers within!
Benedict Cumberbatch's career has steadily risen to this moment, contending for Best Actor for The Theory of Everything, but it was only a few months ago that he was also in the running for an Emmy for his turn as Sherlock in 2014. With so much talent on the airwaves these days, we wanted to look at past Oscar nominees (many of them, winners), who were a part of last year's best TV shows.
This week in TV news, we learn that Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul is breaking records. Plus, Eddie Murphy refuses to make fun of Bill Cosby, The Master returns to Doctor Who, DC's Lucifer gets a pilot order, and Justin Bieber gets egged!
In episode three of Better Call Saul, 'Nacho,' after whom the episode is named, we get to see more of Michael Mando, who spoke with Rotten Tomatoes about shooting the impressive desert scene in 'Mijo,' fitting Better Call Saul into the Breaking Bad universe, and taking long bike rides with Bob Odenkirk. [Warning: Spoilers for the first three episodes within!]
Since its October 11, 1975 pilot with host George Carlin, Lorne Michaels' beloved brainchild, Saturday Night Live, has been instigating laughter across the nation and shooting its ensemble cast to Hollywood stardom. As SNL celebrates its big 4-0 this Sunday, we take a look at one special cast in particular, season 31's troupe of funny players, who have since become TV comedy's elite. Featuring such players as Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Jason Sudeikis, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey (not to mention Seth Meyers, who was a writer on SNL that year), the 2005-2006 season created some of TV's biggest stars. Let's see how 2005 cast of SNL has dominated the small screen in the past decade.
Football season may be over, but five seasons of Friday Night Lights are waiting to fill the void. If you haven't seen it already (and even if you have), Friday Night Lights is the perfect binge for sports fans and fans of good storytelling. For a show that launched the careers of Connie Britton (American Horror Story, Nashville) and Taylor Kitsch (Battleship and the upcoming season of True Detective), it deserves a chance to win over anyone who hasn't tuned in until now.
Better Call Saul is finally here and one of the biggest surprises this week has been the reemergence of Tuco. Rotten Tomatoes talked with Raymond Cruz about how he kept the role a secret, where he found inspiration for his character, and whether or not Tuco's really a bad guy. Warning: Episode 1 & 2 spoilers within!
In an interview with James D'Arcy, who plays Edwin Jarvis in Marvel's Agent Carter on ABC, Editor in Chief Matt Atchity asks how into comic books D'Arcy was as a kid. The answer? He was more interested in getting a pair of X-ray specs from the back!
This week in TV news, we learn George R.R. Martin's original plans for Game of Thrones. Plus, NBC renews five dramas, HBO sets a date for The Casual Vacancy, CBS shares big news for NCIS: New Orleans, and Gotham casts a Heroes alum as its newest villain!
As Season Six of Archer gets into high gear, we had a chance to talk to Judy Greer, who voices Cheryl on the show. She shared with us six things about Archer, six seasons into its mission to make us laugh.
Team Tomato takes on Amazon's Certified Fresh series, Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor as Mort Pfefferman who is transitioning into Maura Pfefferman. Take a listen as TV editor Sarah Ricard discusses two episodes at a time with Grae Drake, Ryan Fujitani, and Beki Lane. As always, there are plenty of spoilers, so don't listen if you haven't already seen it!
For the third time, Amazon Studios released a batch of pilot episodes whose fate as fully-produced seasons of television on Amazon Prime will be determined by, among other things, audience member response. With seven original series hopefuls this time around, we take a look at what the critics think. Could there be another Transparent in the works? Not likely, but some of these shows still have a fighting chance -- and you still have time to watch them and weigh in.
Super Bowl XLIX's match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots goes down this Sunday! And that means by the end of the day, we'll have experienced our share of elated winners, deflated losers, and, of course, weird expensive TV commercials. But why wait? Watch some Super Bowl TV spots for movies in our playlist below.
This week in TV news, we learn that Eddie Murphy will be on the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Plus, David Tennant will play a Marvel villain, Anna Gunn will be an FBI agent, Wet Hot American Summer will have a huge cast of hilarious people, and watching all of these things might be bad for your mental health!
How to Get Away with Murder is back tonight with the first of its five remaining episodes of the premiere season. We got to sit down and get some Murder trivia tidbits with stars Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Katie Findlay, Aja Naomi King, Karla Souza, Jack Falahee, Matt McGorry, Charlie Weber, and Liza Weil.
This week in TV news, Amazon shares Transparent with non-subscribers. Plus, Ray Donovan casts Ian McShane, Laura Graham remembers the end of Gilmore Girls, Tatiana Maslany reads for Star Wars, and ShondaLand loves on Empire.
After one hell of a season finale cliffhanger, we've finally got our first look at Hannibal season three. Fannibals will have to wait until this summer for a third helping, so until then, enjoy this tasty sample of what's to come.
This week in TV news, The Affair creator Sarah Treem says the big question from the finale was unintentional. Plus, Woody Allen signs up for Amazon Prime, IMAX delays Game of Thrones, Comedy Central renews Broad City, and Twin Peaks' Dale Cooper is back!
In the wake of rumors that Netflix may discontinue streaming all BBC series on January 31 if contract negotiations fall through, it's somewhat comforting to know that there will still be some quality British programming left for Anglophiles to devour. The Channel 4 production Black Mirror has largely flown under the radar, but it's fascinating, sometimes brilliant, and certainly worth a look if you're in the mood for some twisted social satire. Read on to find out why.
In this special episode of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Team Tomato recaps Transparent episodes 3 and 4, "Rollin'" and "Moppa." Then, Grae Drake and Sarah Ricard interview Transparent creator Jill Soloway about her Golden Globe Award-winning series.
The Golden Globes were announced on Sunday, January 11 in a televised ceremony, and Richard Linklater's Boyhood continued its winning streak with a trophy for Best Motion Picture - Drama, as well as a Best Director award for Linklater himself. Read on for the full list of winners.
This week, as the world was rocked by violence in Paris, late night has been at the forefront of the conversation. See what Conan O'Brien and Jon Stewart said during their Wednesday night broadcasts about Charlie Hebdo. Plus, other headlines this week feature Game of Thrones, John Travolta, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and awards news.
Piggybacked on the season three premiere of Girls, Looking's debut was slated to be for thirtysomething San Franciscan gays what Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath is for fledgling female millennials: a mirror. With its promising slogan, "Find something real," the series by-and-large succeeded in portraying the contemporary queer experience. Now the boys are back for a second go-round on Sunday, Jan. 11, giving you just enough time to plow through season one and fall for Jonathan Groff?s Patrick Murray all over again.
Team Tomato takes on Amazon's Certified Fresh series, Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor as Mort Pfefferman who is transitioning into Maura Pfefferman. Take a listen as TV editor Sarah Ricard discusses episodes one and two with Grae Drake, Ryan Fujitani, and Beki Lane. As always, there are plenty of spoilers, so don't listen if you haven't already seen "Pilot" and "The Letting Go."
It's a sparse week for movies, with only one movie in wide release: Woman in Black 2. Team Tomato also discusses A Most Violent Year, which is likely to get some awards love in the next few weeks. Sarah Ricard shares some upcoming TV, including the return of Downton Abbey and the premiere of ABC's musical miniseries Galavant. In the second half of the show, Sarah and Matt bring in Los Angeles Times TV critic Mary McNamara to discuss the current state of TV binge watching, and how it's changing TV as an art form.
Rotten Tomatoes awards the Certified Fresh accolade to TV shows reviewed by 20 or more critics (including 5 Top Critics) with a steady score of 75 percent or higher on the Tomatometer. A series remains Certified Fresh unless its Tomatometer falls below 70 percent. And lucky for these shows in 2014, the critics were major fans.
By now, you may have heard of a little show called Breaking Bad, considered not only one of the greatest TV shows of all time, but also one of the most binge-worthy. With Breaking Bad off the air forever (and Better Call Saul not starting for another month), what's one to do? At Rotten Tomatoes, the staff has looked back over the past year's shows and selected some of the best -- not just because the critics loved them, but because they are one helluva way to spend a weekend in a state of binge-watching bliss.
Matt and Grae take some calls from listeners about their favorite TV shows and movies from 2014. While talking to fans, we learn an alternate name for Fox's Gotham, we find out who listens to the show while in class, and which 2014 movie would make for a very disturbing children's book.
O.M.G. Can the winter finale of How to Get Away With Murder be topped? Is Marvel's Agent Carter going to give the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents a run for their money? Will Better Call Saul! cook up something satisfying for Jonesing Breaking Bad fans? We don't know yet, but it won't be long now before some of our favorite TV shows shake things up again. Here's the list of the new and returning shows this winter.
We get it. Some of you will require about a week to recover from your holiday dinners and family get-togethers. Some of you are just over the whole partying-on-New-Year's-Eve thing. Some of you are misanthropes who just want to be left alone to eat potato chips and watch a fictionalized apocalypse unfold on your television. Well, all of you are in luck, because we've compiled a handy list of notable TV programming to finish the year from the comfort of your couch. Read on to see who will be airing what in the days leading up to December 31, as well as the various special broadcasts that will air on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Once a cult hit web series and now a critically acclaimed TV series, Comedy Central's Broad City is the perfect "sick day" binge. We won't tell you what you should be doing while watching Abbi and Ilana's totally raunchy, completely hilarious misadventures in New York City, but we will tell you how to find it and why it's worth watching them clean toilets and score dime bags.
Team Tomato tackles the finale of The Newsroom -- and not everyone is sad to see it go. Matt Atchity, Sarah Ricard, and Ryan Fujitani discuss the show's final episode, including the funeral, the multiple flashbacks, and there's a discussion around Aaron Sorkin's recent statements in the press. As always, there are plenty of spoilers, so don't listen if you haven't already seen the finale.
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 11 - 'Krieg Nicht Lieb'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Sure, we all start the fall TV season with good intentions, but with 100 shows premiering this fall, you'd have to be a human DVR to keep up. Besides, not every show (sorry, Manhattan Love Story) is worth the time investment. Here are the 16 best-reviewed shows of the fall -- some new, some returning, all Certified Fresh -- and where to watch them right now.
This week, FX and HBO dominate TV Talk, as Sons of Anarchy breaks its ratings record, Cuba Gooding Jr. signs on to play O.J. Simpson, and Fargo announces season two casting. Plus, HBO moves forward with its stand-alone service while The Leftovers flirts with moving away from Mapleton.
A miracle of longevity, Tina Fey's 30 Rock managed to stay on the air for seven years in spite of low ratings. The secret? Critical acclaim and die-hard fans. If you were one of those people who missed NBC's 30 Rock in its first go-around, isn't it time you finally checked out one of TV's most beloved comedies? Here's where to start.
Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity interviewed executive producers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen about this week's exciting winter finale of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. See how far back the planning started for last night's episode.
Matt Atchity, Ryan Fujitani and Sarah Ricard (calling in from the East Coast) discuss 'Oh Shenandoah,' the fifth episode of the third season of The Newsroom on HBO. Team Tomato discusses Will's cellmate, Sloane's epic takedown, Jim & Maggie in Russia, and the critics' reactions to some of the more sensitive subject matter covered in the show. As always, there are plenty of spoilers, so don't listen until you're caught up on the show.
Five decades is a long time for any work of pop culture to remain relevant to an audience, and while the annual network TV airing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer remains a rare mass-audience touchstone in a 500-channel universe, it's time to dig in and see just how well this Christmas classic has aged.
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 10 - '13 Hours in Islamabad'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
This week in TV news, comic books are everywhere as the Walking Dead spinoff casts a lead, AMC orders a Preacher pilot from Seth Rogen, and Arrow soars in the ratings thanks to The Flash. HBO also makes news with Scorsese's rock and roll series and a slew of WGA nominations.
Back in the days when there were fewer channels -- and a lot more variety shows -- TV was pretty much wall-to-wall Christmas specials in December, from singing and dancing and sketch comedy to animated kids and crickets and long-eared donkeys. Cut to the present day where, apart from a handful of specials centered around pop stars performing at the lighting of one Christmas tree or other, the major networks mostly spotlight the blessed foursome -- Rudolph, Frosty, Charlie Brown, and the Grinch -- while relegating the TV of yore to DVD or basic cable. Here's a handful of gems from yesteryear that might make help your season bright.
Remakes can be a tricky business. Often times, the original material casts a long shadow, and a lot of remakes never get a chance to establish their own identity. But every once in a while, you get that rarest of gems: a remake that almost completely eclipses its original inspiration. The "re-imagined" Battlestar Galactica was one of those rare gems.
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards held their ceremony on January 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, honoring the best in producing in the categories of Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, and Long-Form Television. Read on for the full list of nominees and winners.
Matt Atchity, Sarah Ricard, and Ryan Fujitani of Rotten Tomatoes discuss 'Contempt,' episode four of season three of HBO's The Newsroom. Hear Team Tomato's thoughts on Sorkin's thesis and also the big ending of the episode. As usual, there are plenty of spoilers, so don't listen if you haven't already watched!
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 8 - 'Coda'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
This week in TV news, mega-movie stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon shop their limited-run TV series, Orphan Black adds cast to season three, Hulu plays out Selfie and Manhattan Love Story, and HBO preps its authorized Kurt Cobain documentary!
Matt Atchity, Sarah Ricard, and Ryan Fujitani of Rotten Tomatoes discuss 'Main Justice," the third episode in HBO's third season of The Newsroom. Hear Team Tomato's thoughts on Charlie's bluff, Will's motivation, Pruit's personality, and Jim and Hallie's situation. As always, plenty of spoilers so don't listen if you haven't already watched!
Poor Thanksgiving. All sad and sandwiched in between Halloween and Christmas. But there is turkey-themed entertainment out there -- the good, the bad, the weird, the sad. And you should watch it. In the following order...
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 9 - 'There's Something Else Going On'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 7 - 'Crossed'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
For many, the 1990s evoke fond memories of popular things like Skip-It, Tamagotchi, and Beanie Babies. They gave us Hanson, the Spice Girls, and the Macarena. But they also gave us ridiculously fantastic -- and often iconic -- television. With the holidays around the corner, it's that time of year to give thanks and be grateful for the wonderful TV of the past. Take a trip down memory lane and check out what some of your favorite characters were doing to celebrate Turkey Day during the last great decade of the 20th century.
Often considered one of the best "cancelled-too-soon" shows, this teen comedy-drama launched the careers of not only its creators Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), but also its young cast, including Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Linda Cardellini. Here's why you should check it out.
A pared down version of Team Tomato recaps the second episode of the third season of HBO's The Newsroom. Matt Atchity and Ryan Fujitani cover this week's episode, since Grae Drake is on assignment and Sarah Ricard on vacation. The guys discuss the pending hostile takeover of ACN's parent company, the consequences of Neal's communication with a government whistleblower, and most importantly, the evolution of the relationship between Don and Sloan. As always, spoilers abound, so make sure you're caught up on The Newsroom before listening!
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 8 - 'Halfway to a Donut'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 6 - 'Consumed'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
It's pretty rare that someone's professional life is filled only with success stories. Actually, we'd argue that those people are not nearly as prepared for 'real life' or as well-rounded as our fellow failure-friendly creative professionals. So we shed light on these showrunner greats not to knock them down, but to show our reverence for their plights and hope only good things come from them in the future -- for our sake as much as for theirs. No one wants to deal with another Selfie. And speaking of the devil...
The Paley Center and New York Comedy Festival co-hosted the event "Id Isn't Always Pretty: An Evening with Broad City this week, featuring the show's creators/stars, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, along with Amy Poehler and Seth Rogen. Here's what we learned.
This week in TV news, The Big Bang Theory mourns one of its own with the passing of actress Carol Ann Susi. Also, The CW reveals a first glance at Arrow's Black Canary, the major networks shake up their fall programming schedules, and Amazon looks ahead to 2015 with seven new pilots.
There is nothing like finding a sci-fi show acclaimed enough to receive Certified Fresh status. Helix's freshman season, which premiered earlier this year, is one of those shows. Here's what you need to know before you binge. But don't get sick binging, because the Center for Disease Control is going to be too busy in the Arctic dealing with this other deadly thing you'll soon know about!
What are the critics saying about Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 10 - 'Faith and Despondency'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Matt Atchity, Sarah Ricard, and Ryan Fujitani of Rotten Tomatoes discuss the season three premiere of HBO's The Newsroom. Listen, as Team Tomato recaps "Boston" and what's new with Will, Mac, Don, Sloan, Maggie, Jim, and Neil at the beginning of the new season. And, as always, there are plenty of spoilers about the episode!
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 5 - 'Self Help'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass have teamed up in creating this new comedy that follows two sisters and their respective partners. Mark Duplass stars alongside Amanda Peet and Melanie Lynskey. Togetherness begins January 11, 2015 at 9:30p.m.
This week in TV news, BBC responds to complaints about Doctor Who and David Benioff explains Bran's absence from season five of Game of Thrones. Also, Netflix develops a Lemony Snicket series and ITV announces season six of Downton Abbey!
With all six season available as a complete Blu-ray collection this week, you might finally have the incentive you need to binge The Sopranos. Here's everything you need to know about how and why you should go into business with Tony Soprano.
Saying farewell to a beloved show is never easy, but binge-watching other things immediately and relentlessly can help ease the suffering -- which is why we've found 24 TV shows and movies you can try to fill the void left by five seasons of Boardwalk Empire.
This week, HBO makes more casting moves with Game of Thrones and True Detective. Plus, a familiar story comes to the small screen while a familiar face returns to American Horror Story. Finally, the Flash is more than merely the fastest man alive!
There is a long, sad history of quality shows that struggled to survive the rigors of broadcast TV (Sports Night, Freaks & Geeks, Arrested Development). But one of the most frustrating examples has to be Joss Whedon's Firefly, a space western that most fans (known as Browncoats) would agree was cancelled far before its time.
This month, The Simpsons aired its 25th "Treehouse of Horror" episode, marking 75 spooktacular shorts of Springfield's favorite dysfunctional family. See which Halloween segments are critics' favorites and why!
What are the critics saying about Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 8 - 'The Separation of Crows'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Lucha Underground, El Rey Network's new reality series from Mark Burnett about the world of luchador wrestling, kicks off with a one-hour episode Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 8:00 p.m. See the first glimpse of the wrestlers with these character posters, including first looks at Sexy Star and Mil Muertes!
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 8 - 'Eldorado'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 3 - 'Four Walls and a Roof'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 5 - 'About a Boy'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
How's this for a Twilight Zone episode? A small-time actor appears on a TV show and then rockets to fame! Check out our gallery of 24 actors whose guest appearances on The Twilight Zone launched huge Hollywood careers.
Canadian TV's Schitt's Creek, a new comedy series with Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, former co-stars of SCTV and several of the Christopher Guest mockumentary films, will not only air in Canada, but also on TVGN (formerly the TV Guide Network) in January of 2015. The first trailer can be seen here.
This week, Mena Suvari helps the possessed while Morena Baccarin treats the criminally insane. Plus, Breaking Bad causes a stir while a Real Housewife heads to stir. Lastly, find out why a cable network is footing your bill to the polls this election.
Watch enough TV, and the programming landscape can start to feel a bit repetitive after a while; if you've seen a handful of sitcoms, soaps, procedurals, or reality shows, sometimes it's easy to assume you've seen them all. But this is not to say that every so often, network execs aren't capable of indulging the occasional flight of fancy. In fact, the dial is often littered with memorably idiosyncratic shows -- some of which we later look back on with befuddled bemusement and wonder what the people behind the scenes could have been thinking. This week, we raise a glass to those not-so-noble failures, so start practicing your most quizzical facial expressions -- it's time for Total Recall!
In this special edition of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Senior Editor Grae Drake interviews actor Patrick Fischler (Lost, Mad Men) about working in Hollywood (interview begins at 38:50). Meanwhile, comedian Gary Gulman chats with Team Tomato's Sarah Ricard about TV, including Lost, St. Elsewhere, The Wire, and how to solve every Scooby-Doo mystery ever.
Michael Begler, co-creator of Cinemax's The Knick, talks in detail with TV Editor Sarah Ricard about season one. Listen to his thoughts on Thackery, Cornelia, Edwards, and all the rest -- along with how he, co-showrunner Jack Amiel, and director Steven Soderbergh brought the Knick to life.
Ep. 066 - Boardwalk Empire Recap - 'Friendless Child' (SPOILERS)
Sarah Ricard, Tim Ryan, Ryan Fujitani, and Marya E. Gates of Team Tomato recap the penultimate episode of Boardwalk Empire, "Friendless Child." Beware spoilers within!
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 2 - 'Strangers'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 4 - 'Iron in the Fire'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 7 - 'Friendless Child'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
In the promo for ABC's Oct. 16 How to Get Away With Murder, nine simple words are the teaser -- and while those words did not disappoint, critics found the quiet moment of Viola Davis removing her wig and makeup to be the most powerful moment of the week. Caution: spoilers within.
This week, generations of TV- and movie-watchers mourn the loss of actress Elizabeth Pena. Plus, HBO confirms flashbacks in the new Game of Thrones and a stand-alone subscription service. In the joyous news department, Bill Murray is making a TV Christmas special.
In the new ABC comedy black-ish, Laurence Fishburne and Anthony Anderson play father and son. And while their comedic chemistry makes for some fresh TV, you have to let go of the fact that Pops and Dre are only nine years apart in real life -- which got us thinking about these other TV parent-child age differences too close to ignore...
Maybe you need a little extra inspiration to get into the Halloween spirit. Maybe you're just not into celebrating the 31st at a flashy co-worker costume party. Maybe you were cleaning the autumn leaves out of your roof gutter when you toppled off your ladder, and the full body cast within which you now find yourself entombed simply refuses to fit into that "Sexy Elmo" costume you were hoping to flaunt on All Hallow's Eve. Whatever the case, you've got a pumpkin spice latte in one hand, your TV remote in the other, and some extra time to kill, and we've got just what you need: a full rundown of the finest Halloween programming this side of the Netherworld. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a mix of TV shows and films that run the gamut from monstrous marathons to creepy classics. Oh, and there's some good stuff for the kiddies, too.
With a storm of A-list talent, complex storytelling, gallows humor, jarring violence, and blizzard-worthy amounts of snow, Fargo is a perfect little binge for a cold day. Isn't it time you watched season one of Fargo? You betcha!
It's not too late to hop on the train of some of fall's hottest TV shows. We've taken all the new fall premieres with Fresh and Certified Fresh ratings and put your catch-up options all in one place. Here's what you need to know about watching the critics' faves before you get too far behind.
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 6 - 'Devil You Know'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Homeland Season 4, Episode 3 - 'Shalwar Kameez'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about The Walking Dead Season 5, Episode 1 - 'No Sanctuary'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
In this TV edition of Review Roundup, Senior Editor Grae Drake shares the Tomatometer scores for new shows Cristela (ABC) and The Affair (SHO). Plus, The Walking Dead (AMC) is back for season five! See what the critics think.
The Flash raced onto TV last night, but viewers with long memories may recall that this isn't the DC speedster's first foray onto the small screen. John Wesley Shipp first donned the red-and-gold suit in 1990, but it was gone after a single season -- and remembering that first Flash in the pan got us thinking about other superhero who came and went, so we decided to dedicate this week's list to long-forgotten TV superheroes. Don those masks, readers -- it's time for Total Recall!
When Netflix announced that they would stream all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls, fans of the show nearly broke the internet with excitement. But the news also means that the uninitiated will get to catch up on the phenomenon and find out what phrases like "oy with the poodles already!" really mean.
RT correspondent Dan Deevy talks to the stars of the latest miniseries from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk: American Horror Story: Freak Show. Michael Chiklis, Angela Bassett, John Carroll Lynch, Denis O'Hare, and MORE talk about the talent-heavy cast and why they need to keep the lights on!
What are the critics saying about Gotham Season 1, Episode 3 - 'The Balloonman'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Episode info: The emotional effects of an extramarital relationship are explored when a married schoolteacher begins an affair with a waitress on Long Island. In the opener, Noah Solloway and his family visit Long Island where he connects with a local waitress.
Episode info: An official inquiry brings Carrie back to the U.S., where she struggles with her ambivalence towards motherhood. Meanwhile, Quinn spirals out of control; and a disgraced former case officer reveals disturbing new information.
Season 4 begins with Carrie, the CIA Chief of Station in Kabul, making a critical decision when her counterpart in Islamabad delivers urgent intelligence on a high-value target. Back in the U.S., Saul struggles to adjust to the private sector.
This week's show kicks off with Sarah discussing new TV shows, including Gracepoint, Selfie, Stalker, and A to Z. Then Tim discusses new movies Gone Girl, Left Behind, and Annabelle. Last (but not least) Ryan talks about new home video releases Transformers: Age of Extinction and Chef, and he introduces Grae's interview with Chef co-star Emjay Anthony.
What are the critics saying about Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 4 - 'Poor Little Lambs'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows worth your time. And by that, we mean a lot of your time. In the spirit of focusing on shows to obliterate those nights and weekends otherwise spent on more "productive" pursuits ("productive," as in "less interesting"), we bring you Showtime's Homeland, returning for season four this Sunday.
Saturday Night Live celebrates the premiere of its 40th season this weekend, and to celebrate, we've compiled a list of critically-acclaimed films featuring SNL alums. The movies listed here aren't necessarily the best or the best-reviewed movies from these stars; rather, we wanted to give a sense of the range and versatility of the not-ready-for-primetime players. Featuring those who rose to prominence during their time on the show (Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Kristin Wiig) and a few you may have forgotten about (Robert Downey Jr., Julia Louis-Dreyfus), our list is a testament to SNL's continuing relevance as an incubator for some of the entertainment world's brightest talents.
Sarah Ricard, Tim Ryan, Ryan Fujitani, and Marya E. Gates of Team Tomato recap 'Cuanto,' the fourth episode of season five of 'Boardwalk Empire,' and they share their thoughts on Margaret, Nucky, Capone, Val Alden, and Sally Wheet.
Key and Peele are accustomed to an environment where hilarity is the norm. Four seasons in, they continue to make seriousness silly and take silliness seriously. Constantly upping the ante -- not only in terms of production, but also in terms of making each other laugh -- the comedy duo strives to stay true to what audiences expect while keeping the show fresh for themselves.
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 4 - 'Cuanto'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
This week in TV news, we learned that Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell are confirmed for True Detective season two, but who will join them? Also, SyFy renews Defiance and Dominion, Starz announces Outlander's return date, NBC develops a Real Genius reboot, and CBS, Fox, Amazon, and ABC debut Certified Fresh TV shows!
Season 18 of South Park premieres tonight on Comedy Central and it's as good a time as any to jump in. But if you've never watched Trey Parker and Matt Stone's highly topical, delightfully absurd, and laughably crude adult cartoon, here's your guide to bingeing 17 seasons of Eric, Stan, Kyle, and Kenny.
The anticipation is over -- or at least, the anticipation of the first episode is over. Check out what's to come on the next episode of Gotham in this teaser and tell us what you thought about the premiere!
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 3 - 'What Jesus Said'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
It's fall TV time, and in addition to the plethora of shows returning and premiering in prime-time this month, we visited the set of The Price Is Right. After attending a live taping and chatting with host Drew Carey and executive producer Mike Richards, we have new insight into a show that has seemed never to change in 43 years.
The CW's fall season kicks off on October 2 with the return of Vampire Diaries and Reign. See glimpses of returning favorites, plus The CW's new series Jane the Virgin and The Flash in this one-minute montage.
To tease season four of Key & Peele, Comedy Central shared "Alien Impostors," in which action heroes Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele decide who's friend and who's foe -- based on a few telling questions.
This week in TV news, we learned that Darrell Hammond is announcing SNL and Aubrey Plaza is voicing Grumpy Cat. Plus, TV Land hosts a Cosby Show marathon, Les Moonves teases a Showtime internet service, and Fox orders a Lucifer pilot.
It's hard to stand out on a crowded programming dial, and that's probably always been especially true for the stars of crime procedurals; often, making one's mark isn't as easy as simply lowering one's shades while Roger Daltrey screams on the soundtrack. In order to rise above the fray, detective shows sometimes resort to adding the odd wrinkle or two in order to get our attention -- and although this tactic isn't always successful, sometimes it really, really works. In honor of all those offbeat gumshoes, this week, we're devoting Total Recall to an appreciative look back at some of the quirkiest crime-solvers in TV history. Join us, won't you?
TV critics Robert Bianco (USA Today), Tim Goodman (The Hollywood Reporter), Brian Lowry (Variety), Mary McNamara (Los Angeles Times), and Matt Roush (TV Guide) gave their opinions on some of the new shows coming this fall!
What are the critics saying about Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 2 - 'Toil and Till'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
In this special edition of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Grae Drake and Sarah Ricard chat with Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, Portlandia) and Jonah Ray (The League) about their Comedy Central series The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail.
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 2 - 'The Good Listener'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 1 - 'Black Widower'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
What are the critics saying about Boardwalk Empire Season 5, Episode 1 - 'Golden Days for Boys and Girls'? And what do YOU have to say? Check out the Tomatometer score, reviews, episode info and fans' comments on Rotten Tomatoes.
With the seventh and final season of FX's Sons of Anarchy premiering this week, Dan Deevy attended the red carpet premiere and chatted with some of the show's stars. Check out the video to see them discuss the challenges of shooting the dark final season and talk about whether or not they think their characters will survive to the end.
Matt & Grae recap the season finale of 'The Leftovers' with Ryan, Sarah, and Marya, and discuss the how the season wrapped up. Then Senior Editor Tim Ryan comes in to recap the season premiere of Boardwalk Empire. As usual, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it! (NOTE: The Boardwalk Empire recap starts at 34:04.
In this super-spoilery debrief from Showtime, all three seasons of Homeland are condensed into a 10-minute recap video. Damian Lewis (Nicholas Brody), Claire Danes (Carrie Mathison), Rupert Friend (Peter Quinn), Mandy Patinkin (Saul Berenson), and writer/producer Alex Gansa provide behind-the-scenes commentary.
The interconnected films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have given us an impressive list of superheroes, but it also introduced us to Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg), an unassuming (but extremely effective) agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. who appears in four Marvel movies, including The Avengers. Familiarize yourself with this fan favorite by catching up with Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
We're entering another TV season, which means dozens of optimistic new shows are lined up to make their premieres -- and unfortunately, it also means that most of those fresh additions will be gone by summer. To celebrate their stars' and creators' bravery in the face of all-but-insurmountable odds, we decided to dedicate this week's feature to a selection of programs who were sacrificed to the television gods after only a single airing, and came up with an eclectic list of overnight sensations culled from across several decades of abrupt failure. Don't change that dial -- it's time for Total Recall!
Looks like Storybrooke is getting a bit of a makeover...a Frozen makeover. Check out these two teasers for season four of ABC's Once Upon a Time as the town reacts to its newest arrival: Elsa , aka The Ice Queen.
This week in TV news, David Chase stirs up a Sopranos storm, FX makes a clown of Zach Galifianakis, Netflix acquires The Blacklist, Showtime makes Ray Donovanchanges, and Breaking Bad brings back the Blu-ray barrel!
Mindy Kaling is a Jane of all trades. She began on the U.S. adaptation of The Office as a staff writer, but her character Kelly Kapoor was quickly fleshed out into a more prominent role. Currently she's writing, producing, and starring in her own show, The Mindy Project, set to begin its third season Sept. 16 at 9:30 pm on Fox.
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco, Barcelona) dropped by the Rotten Tomatoes studio to talk with TV Editor Sarah Ricard about his new project, The Cosmopolitans. Streaming for free starting Aug. 28, The Cosmopolitans is part of Amazon Studio's "pilot season," and follows a group of young expatriates (Adam Brody, Chloe Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Adriano Giannini) living in Paris and searching for love.
NBC's Monday night broadcast of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmys brought in a lot of viewers -- many of whom had plenty to say about it. Here's what the critics thought of the show, including who won, who lost, who hosted, who nailed it, and who might want to stay home next year.
Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity recaps the ninth (and penultimate) episode of The Leftovers with Ryan Fujitani and Sarah Ricard. The team shares feedback from listeners, and makes some predictions about the finale. As usual, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are here and we've been asking our esteemed Rotten Tomatoes critics to weigh in with their predictions. For the category of Outstanding Drama Series, there are six nominees, but you wouldn't know it based on these 18 predictions.
With Damon and Bonnie supposedly dead -- or in limbo -- Elena is reeling at the loss of her love and best friend. She's having a hard time coping as she sinks into a destructive state. Tune in October 2 at 8 p.m. to see how Stefan, Elena, and the rest of Mystic Falls attempt to overcome their grief.
This week in TV news, Aaron Paul hosts a Breaking Bad scavenger hunt, Showtime renews Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan, Judi Dench joins Benedict Cumberbatch in Richard III, Greg Finley joins The Flash, and ABC develops one mind-bender of a TV show!
Should Anna Gunn just drive over to the Academy now and save herself the trouble of going on Monday? While she looks like the shoo-in for Supporting Actress in a Drama, the predictions for Lead Actress in a Drama are a bit more varied. Will it be Robin Wright? Julianna Marguiles? Fourteen RT 14 critics cast their votes.
Will it be Julia Louis-Dreyfus or Amy Poehler? Kate McKinnon or Kate Mulgrew? Rotten Tomatoes polled a group of Tomatometer-approved critics to see who might take home the statues for leading and supporting actress in a comedy series.
The leaves are everywhere and so are the 2014 Fall TV premieres. Put down that rake, because you'll need time to plan your television viewing schedule. This list of premiere dates will help you decide what to watch. Beats cleaning the yard.
James Corden is not exactly a household name in America...yet. So, to introduce you to this triple threat from across the pond, we bring you the genre-bending slapstick comedy/spy thriller The Wrong Mans, a tidy little binge from BBC and Hulu.
In May, Rotten Tomatoes visited the set of El Rey's new TV show Matador to see behind the scenes of tonight's "Enter the Worm." We didn't go to Nicaragua, but there's still plenty of cool stuff to report from Simi Valley, CA, where the shoot took place.
Team Tomato recaps 'Solace for Tired Feet,' the seventh episode of The Leftovers, and the team shares some feedback from listeners. This is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) will star in the limited-run series The Missing, coming in eight parts to Starz this November. Take a peek at this behind-the-scenes featurette for the new psychological drama.
This week's biggest TV buzz is all about True Detective season two casting rumors. Plus, Ricky Gervais is making an Office spin-off, AMC is airing a Breaking Bad binge, James Van Der Beek is going to CBS, and everyone is watching Game of Thrones!
It's been nearly 25 years and Twin Peaks is still as much of a cult phenomenon today as it was when it first aired in 1990. With the Blu-ray finally available (with special features galore), isn't it time you stopped by David Lynch's surreal '90s treat Twin Peaks?
Team Tomato recaps 'Guest,' the sixth episode of The Leftovers, and the team is split over whether the episode worked or not. As usual, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
This week's TV news includes a live Doctor Who special with Talking Dead's Chris Hardwick, a new Peter Pan musical with Allison Williams, and a record-breaking night for Syfy with Sharknado 2. Also, HBO announced a David Simon miniseries and TV Land announced a Jim Gaffigan sitcom!
Arrested Development was cancelled by a network and saved by Netflix before it was cool. And if you have no idea what's hidden in the banana stand, how to pronounce "Gob," why a loose seal is dangerous, or what an analrapist does for a living, then you're long overdue to binge Arrested Development, "the story of a wealthy family who lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together."
TV was the hot topic at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, with packed panels every day for the biggest shows -- some of which haven't even aired yet. See the hottest TV news to come out of SDCC, including updates for Game of Thrones and American Horror Story casting, a possible Sons of Anarchy prequel, and more superhero shows than you can shake a stick at!
In this special edition of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity interviews filmmaker Kevin Smith and actress Genesis Rodriguez about their new movie Tusk. Also, The Last Ship co-creator Hank Steinberg discusses adapting a book into a TV show, writing for serialized television, and going to Comic-Con for the first time.
Team Tomato is a little bleary-eyed, recovering from San Diego Comic-Con, but they're still up for recapping the 'Gladys,' the fifth episode of The Leftovers. This is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
In a sit-down at Comic-Con with the cast of BBC America's Orphan Black on Friday, Rotten Tomatoes picked up some fun facts about life on the set and what the actors think of their characters. [Caution: season two spoilers within!]
The CW's hit show The Originals returns October 6 at 8 p.m. Rebekah is back and Hayley is out for blood! All while Klaus and Elijah team up to take down...their parents. Check out the trailer that premiered at Comic-Con.
Even if you were unable to attend A&E's Bates Motel panel at Comic-Con Friday afternoon, you can still see this hilarious behind-the-scenes "audition tape" with Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Nestor Carbonell, Olivia Cooke, and Max Thieriot.
Comic-Con unleashed yet another exciting TV trailer, this time for The History Channel's gritty action/drama Vikings. Watch the trailer below, then prepare for the third season, which will premiere in 2015.
The new season of DC's CW hit is set to premiere on October 8 at 8 p.m., and the first trailer for it was just released at Comic-Con. Check it out below for tons of adrenaline-packed action, but beware if you'd rather not have anything spoiled!
The Walking Dead continues its proud tradition of premiering its upcoming season's first trailer at San Diego Comic-Con. Season five picks up right where the last one left off, with Rick reuniting with almost everyone in his group, thanks to Gareth's malevolent efforts, unbeknownst to him.
RT's Sarah Ricard interviews Legends stars Ali Larter, Morris Chestnut, and writer David Wilcox at San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Ali Larter watches a ton of TV, and Morris Chestnut is really eager to know how Legends will do on the Tomatometer.
This week, we learned details for the second seasons of Fargo and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Plus, Better Call Saul gets a real-life billboard, Seinfeld gets Emoji-fied, and The Simpsons get the craziest TV binge ever.
As Team Tomato gets ready for San Diego Comic-Con, this week's coverage of 'BJ and the AC,' the fourth episode of The Leftovers, will be a little shorter than usual. As always, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
This week on the small screen, Netflix adds Daredevil cast, NBC drops SNL cast, and Game of Thrones simultaneously adds and drops directors. Also, HBO makes All the Way into a TV movie and TV Land makes Hot in Cleveland into a cartoon!
Comic legends Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks presented at a salute to Sid Caesar Wednesday night at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Rotten Tomatoes was able to chat with them on the red carpet about comedy, current TV shows, and the legacy of their dear friend.
Few TV shows are as binge-worthy as the beast that is Lost. Despite a controversial series finale, it's highly rewatchable, and those who have never seen it can live the craziness for the first time from start to finish. Here's why we think you should.
Richard LaGravenese joins Grae Drake to discuss his new show The Divide, premiering July 16 on WeTV, directed by Scandal's Tony Goldwyn, and starring Marin Ireland, Nia Long, Damon Gupton, and Paul Schneider, among many others. This episode does not contain spoilers.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity returns from vacation to discuss the third episode of HBO's The Leftovers ('Two Boats and a Helicopter') fellow Tomatoes Grae Drake, Sarah Ricard and Ryan Fujitani. As always, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
This week, The Flash and Sons of Anarchy announced new cast members... Orphan Black, The Knick, and Matador announced new seasons... and HBO announced that they might actually announce something about True Detective!
The nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday morning, July 10, by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly on a live video streaming at Emmys.com. Click through for the complete list.
It's been touch and go for The Killing since it debuted on AMC in 2011. But with Netflix airing the fourth and final season on August 1, here's why you might want to investigate the moody mystery of The Killing.
TV Editor Sarah Ricard discusses the second episode of HBO's The Leftovers ('Penguin One, Us Zero') with fellow Tomatoes Grae Drake, Marya E. Gates, and Kerr Lordygan. This is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
This week, we learn more about Better Call Saul, which may have a Walter White cameo. Plus, Criminal Minds welcomes Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sherlock gives an early Christmas gift, Chris Colfer gets cyberhacked, and Hollywood says goodbye to actor Meshach Taylor.
After three seasons on AMC, The Killing's Linden and Holder are back for six new episodes and another case to solve. Check out the trailer for the fourth and final season of The Killing, available on Netflix August 1.
FX network has produced some edgy binge-worthy programming. Premiering last summer, The Bridge was thrown into the mix with a couple of unorthodox protagonists. Here's why we think you'll want to get invested in these three-dimensional characters' lives and cross on over The Bridge into binge-land.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity and TV Editor Sarah Ricard discuss the the premiere of The Leftovers with fellow Tomatoes Cat, Marya and Kerr. This is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
Walking Dead fans will be excited to learn that answers to the Terminus mystery are coming. Plus, OITNB's Nicky Nichols is going to Girls, Saved By the Bell is going to Lifetime, and everyone is going crazy for binge-watching.
Think Michael Clayton meets The Player, with a dash of Parenthood, and you're on the right track for Showtime's Ray Donovan. Here's your spoiler-free guide to binging season one in time for the show's return on July 13.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Sarah Ricard, Tim Ryan and Kerr Lordygan to talk about the second season of Orphan Black. This is a spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't finished Season 2 yet!
Season one hasn't even aired yet, but AMC has already picked up the second season of Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off starring Bob Odenkirk. Also this week, Cartoon Network revives Powerpuff Girls, Heroes brings back HRG, Boardwalk Empire skips to 1931, and Game of Thrones travels to Dorne.
FX's 10-part series Fargo ended this week, so let's take a look at what the critics said about the limited series, the final episode, and the ambitious undertaking of adapting such a beloved movie. [Caution: contains spoilers]
Every television season sees the arrival of some fun (some might even say great) shows that go unnoticed by regular television audiences. One show that is off mainstream radar and is worth a look is the sci-fi/fantasy show Defiance. Holy "shtako," season two starts tomorrow, June 19! Here's why we think you'll dig it.
Check out Cinemax's new trailer for The Knick, a 10-part medical drama set in downtown New York's Knickerbocker Hospital in 1900. Starring Clive Owen and directed by Steven Soderbergh, The Knick will premiere on Aug. 8 at 10:00 p.m.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Sarah Ricard and Ryan Fujitani (and special guest Gabi Jacobs) to talk about "The Children," the tenth (and final) episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. Team Tomato has an in-depth discussion of all of the major plot lines covered in the season finale, and Sarah, Ryan & Gabi make some predictions about Season 5. Once again, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
Get ready for Sunday. Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss say this will be the series' best finale yet. Also, ABC Family renews Pretty Little Liars for two more seasons, BBC sends Doctor Who on a world tour, Spielberg looks to option a new Bryan Cranston miniseries, and American Horror Story's Sarah Paulson shares her doubly-good "Freak Show" character.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of Comedy Central's sketch comedy series Key & Peele joined Patton Oswalt in conversation at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills Monday night. Prior to taking the stage for a panel which live-streamed to thousands of internet viewers, Key and Peele shared with Rotten Tomatoes what shows they're currently watching. [Contains spoilers]
With the wealth of high-quality premium television currently available, journalists and fans alike have been quick to enter into discussions about "the best TV show ever." One series that consistently makes the cut is HBO's crime drama The Wire, even though it ended its run back in 2008. So what's the big deal? We're here to tell you.
WGN America releases a trailer for its second scripted series, Manhattan, a 1943 period piece about the "The Manhattan Project," the construction of the atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The new show premieres on July 27. See the new trailer here.
TV Editor Sarah Ricard discusses Orange Is the New Black's second season with fellow Tomatoes Grae Drake, Tim Ryan, and Catherine Pricci. Catch up with Piper, Crazy Eyes, Taystee, and the rest of your fellow inmates as the Tomatoes analyze all 13 episodes, and what's up with Vee and Soso. Beware spoilers.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Sarah Ricard and Ryan Fujitani to talk about "The Watchers on the Wall," the ninth episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. The Tomato team discusses the single location for this episode, and whether or not it was a bit of a letdown compared to the rest of the season. As usual, this is spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
On July 30, even the toughest New Yorkers will have their bravery tested by the storm of Sharknado 2: The Second One, as the SyFy sequel brings Ian Ziering and Tara Reid (and a bunch of flying sharks) to the Big Apple. Here's the first bite.
This week, HBO reported that Game of Thrones surpassed The Sopranos in ratings. Also, Showtime renewed Penny Dreadful for a second season, Homeland and Drunk History unveiled casting news, and generations of TV viewers said goodbye to Ann B. Davis.
Showtimes's Masters of Sex returns on July 13. Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star as William H. Masters and Virginia Johnson in this biographical series on the pioneers of sex science. So, if your curiosity is aroused, here are our observations on Masters of Sex.
Premiering July 13 on FX, Guillermo del Toro's new vampire series The Strain has been sharing teasers over the past few weeks, but now we finally get a glimpse of what's going on -- and it's pretty scary stuff. Watch!
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Sarah Ricard and Ryan Fujitani to talk about "The Mountain and The Viper", the eighth episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. Team Tomato discusses most of the plot threads from this episode, and question some of the characters' decisions and blind spots. This is another spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
Last year's summer hit returns to TV June 30 on CBS. Producer Steven Spielberg and horror novelist Stephen King team up to turn King's book into event television full of mystery and betrayal. But just like any other Stephen King story, nothing is as it seems.
True Blood's final season is approaching as fast as a sprinting vampire, and if this HBO hit series wasn't on your radar before, now is the time to catch up before it bows out for eternity this summer. Be forewarned, however, Eric and Bill will likely "glamour" you with their charms, sucking you into this sexy drama.
Today is a great day for Amazon Prime members, as HBO shares an impressive chunk of their original programming with the popular streaming service. Not sure where to start? The Rotten Tomatoes staff has some recommendations for you.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Ryan Fujitani and Sarah Ricard to talk about Mockingbird, the seventh episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. The Tomato team also talks a little about the nudity in the series, and the danger of moon doors. As always, this is a spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
With season two starting June 6, now is the perfect time to binge Netflix's first season of Orange Is the New Black -- 13 episodes of the small-budget, straight-to-streaming show that quickly became a cultural phenomenon in 2013. Before you change into your most comfy jumpsuit, however, here's what you need to know to prepare yourself for OITNB lockdown.
During Tuesday night's Conan, host Conan O'Brien sat down with Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin to talk about his books and the smash HBO show. Here are nine wonderfully wacky things we learned from the interview.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity joins fellow Tomatoes Ryan Fujitani and Sarah Ricard to discuss "The Laws of Gods and Men," the sixth episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. This is a spoiler-heavy discussion, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
Dan Harmon's NBC comedy Community has already faced possible cancellation twice, due to unsatisfactory ratings, so if you've never seen an episode of it, you're clearly not alone. That said, the show has inspired a cult following of super fans, which has helped keep it on the air for five seasons. With the next season yet to be announced, consider this our invitation to check out this unique sitcom in hopes that you will soon join us in chanting, "Six seasons and a movie!"
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity brings in fellow Tomatoes Ryan Fujitani and Sarah Ricard to talk about "First of His Name," the fifth episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. Lots of spoilers about this episode are in this podcast, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
Rotten Tomatoes Editor in Chief Matt Atchity brings in RT TV Zone Editor Sarah Ricard & Review Aggregator Catherine Pricci to talk about the "The Lion and The Rose," the second episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. There are plenty of spoilers about this episode, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
NBC's remake of Rosemary's Baby, starring Zoe Saldana, arrives this Sunday. Here are a few preview scenes from the miniseries, as well as a first look at its creation. Classic horror fans might be skeptical of remaking Roman Polanski's original film with Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes, but check out these clips and decide for yourself if you'll be watching Sunday night.
Lots of buzz surrounds this new made-for-HBO version of the play, The Normal Heart, directed by Ryan Murphy, starring Mark Ruffalo and Julia Roberts. How it will compare in this day and age? See the newly extended trailer here.
Maybe you didn't have AMC at the time -- or perhaps you weren't sure you could wait a week between each episode -- but now, with every season of Breaking Bad available on DVD and streaming, you have no excuse not to marathon one of the most binge-able shows in the history of television. Here's what you need to know before you start Breaking Bad.
The Strain, the new creep-fest series directed and co-written by Guillermo del Toro, premieres July 19 on FX. If these new teasers are any indication, The Strain might give American Horror Story a run for its money.
RT Editor in Chief Matt Atchity brings in Editor Ryan Fujitani to talk about Oathkeeper, the fourth episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. As always, there are plenty of spoilers about this episode, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
What happens when literature's most goth characters get their own show together? Showtime has shared the first full episode of Penny Dreadful, its new horror series featuring Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from Dracula as they terrorize a Victorian London neighborhood.
Louis CK is considered one of the best comedians of our time, but his FX show, Louie, still flies under the radar for many TV viewers. With season four premiering May 5, and the first three seasons available to stream on every major service, this is the perfect time to binge Louie. Here's what you need to know before you walk the mean and hilarious streets of NYC with Louis CK.
RT TV Editor Sarah Ricard brings in fellow Tomatoes Ryan Fujitani and Gabi Jacobs to talk about Breaker of Chains, the third episode of Season 4 of Game of Thrones. There are plenty of spoilers about this episode, so don't listen if you haven't already watched it!
The French miniseries The Returned might be just the right follow-up (or antidote, depending on your stance) to The Walking Dead. Here's everything you need to know before you binge (and don't worry -- no spoilers).
The season two finale of Bates Motel is quickly approaching. Norman and Norma's unconventional mother-son relationship continues, but Norma's pull on her son is slowly loosening and she can't protect him much longer from himself. Check out the trailer for a preview of the final three episodes of the season.
NBC's remake of Rosemary's Baby, starring Zoe Saldana, is fast-approaching. On May 11th, we'll say for sure whether rebooting this horror classic as a miniseries was actually a good idea or not. Until then, check out the first full trailer and tell us what you think.
Call the Midwife just began its third season in the U.S. on Sunday, March 30, and we've got the info you need to get binging. Without the pregnant pause between episodes, you'll be caught up in no time!
On Monday, How I Met Your Mother finally delivered on its nine-season conceit -- but not necessarily on a satisfying ending. See what the critics thought of the series finale, "Last Forever." Warning: spoilers inside!
On Thursday night at the Hollywood's Dolby Theater, PaleyFest welcomed the cast of HBO's Veep, who said that D.C. insiders are all too ready to "spill everything" when hanging out with the show's actors and writers.
PaleyFest was tailor-made for shows like Community, whose dedicated fanbase packed Hollywood's Dolby Theatre for its Wednesday night panel. Hosted by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Schneider, the cast Q&A session was bookended by a screening of the first episode of the two-part season five finale and, at the end of the evening, a short preview of next week's much anticipated G.I. Joe-themed episode, both of which were huge wins for the crowd. Joining Schneider on stage were cast members Joel McHale (Jeff Winger), Jim Rash (Dean Pelton), Yvette Nicole Brown (Shirley Bennett), Danny Pudi (Abed Nadir), and Gillian Jacobs (Britta Perry), along with returning showrunner (and creator) Dan Harmon and writer/producer Chris McKenna. Read on for the highlights.
Cast members of ABC's Lost appeared at PaleyFest on Sunday night for a special 10th-anniversary reunion. Actors Jorge Garcia, Maggie Grace and Yunjin Kim flashed back to their time on the show, while producer Carlton Cuse and writer Damon Lindelof talked about their obsession with True Detective.
Fans of How I Met Your Mother gathered at Hollywood's Dolby Theater on Saturday, Mar. 15, for PaleyFest 2014. Cast members Alyson Hannigan (Lily Aldrin), Cobie Smulders (Robin Scherbatsky), Josh Radnor (Ted Mosby), and Cristin Milioti (The Mother) attended, as well as the show's executive producers Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Pamela Fryman. Wayne Brady moderated the bittersweet celebration.
HBO's blockbuster series Game of Thrones has become a pop culture phenomenon and inspired a rabid worldwide fanbase, but we realize not everyone knows who Tyrion Lannister is or fears the impending threat of the White Walkers. With the fourth season set to premiere on April 6, we thought we'd be extra thoughtful and give those of you who have yet to take the plunge a few weeks to catch up. Read on for an overview, hunker down for an intense ride, and get yourself up to speed, because winter is coming.
The Weekly Binge shifts gears to bring you a mini-series that could help fill the void once you finish True Detective. It may not have been on your radar when it premiered a year ago, so this week, we give you Sundance's Top of the Lake.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we take you undercover with the outrageous agents of ISIS (or the agency formerly known as ISIS) from the FX animated comedy series Archer.
With the third season of Netflix's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning drama scheduled for release on February 27, it's a great time to get caught up on the career of predatory politician Francis Underwood. We won't spoil any details for those who have yet to stream the series, but since the season will -- in the tradition of Netflix programming -- be released in its entirety, it's probably a good idea to catch up quickly.
Take a look back and a look forward to the fourth season of the hit HBO series, the show features clips from upcoming episodes, behind-the-scenes-footage, interviews with talent, and cast members' answers to questions posed by fans.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we head to the South Side of Chicago to hang with the dysfunctional Gallagher family of Showtime's Shameless.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we're spending time with Ryan Hardy as he continues to pursue serial killer Joe Carroll and his oh-so-dedicated followers.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we're on the case with the acclaimed UK series Sherlock in preparation for its season three premiere here in the US. So, let's "fall" into the deductive and seductive world of Sherlock. The game is afoot!
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we meet up with Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) and her trio of Brooklynite girlfriends as they try to make sense of life and love in New York City. Here's what you'll need to know before you hang out with HBO's Girls.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we take a trip back in time to the waning days of the British aristocracy. Here's what you'll need to know before you spend some time at Downton Abbey.
2013 is almost over, and if you're looking for a little holiday television to complement your family get-togethers, debaucherous parties, and subsequent hangovers, we've got a solid schedule outlined for you. Read on for the lineup of New Year's Eve specials, marathons, and movie events commemorating the end of 2013:
It's cold outside, but RT has a full list of mid-season TV premieres to keep you warm. Check out this list of new shows premiering in the next couple months along with your favorite shows returning from hiatus.
Television is a fickle industry; for every hit series, there are dozens that failed even to make it past a pilot episode. Sometimes a show will get a fair chance to make an impression and build an audience, but even then, there is no shortage of fan favorite programs that have been yanked off the air. With this in mind, we here at RT thought we might implore Santa to bring us back some of our favorite cancelled TV shows.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we move a little north of Treme's New Orleans to the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia for the supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we're gonna head way down yonder to New Orleans to get acquainted with the good folks of Treme.
Need a little holiday cheer on the tube this season? No sweat; Rotten Tomatoes has got you covered. From live television specials to reliable old favorites, here is a list of the various themed programming you can tune into this holiday season.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, we indulge in Scandal for all of you who enjoy a high quality guilty pleasure at the expense of politicians and high profile personalities. Here's what you'll need to know to before you spend some time with Olivia Pope & Associates.
Thanksgiving can be exhausting. If you're not traveling great distances to get home, you're preparing your own humble abode for a gaggle of holiday visitors, and when your whole clan finally sits down for dinner, you spend the evening awkwardly catching up with relatives you haven't seen all year and gorging yourself on foods guaranteed to induce a mild coma. With that in mind, several television networks are offering Thanksgiving lineups that should make your inevitable descent into a sleepy, vegetative state much more pleasant. Lucky for you, we here at RT have gone through the trouble of cataloging some of the more notable programming available this year, so grab your remote, tuck yourself into your favorite snuggie, and drift into your cranberry dreams to the flicker of these Thanksgiving broadcasts:
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. And by that we mean a lot of your time -- we focus on the shows that obliterate those nights and weekends that would otherwise be spent on more "productive" pursuits (and when we say "productive," we mean "less interesting"). So let's yell, "Geronimo!" and dive headlong into the "fantastic" world that is Doctor Who. Allons-y!
With the launch of the Rotten Tomatoes TV Zone comes a celebration of the people in charge of bringing a television show to your screen: the showrunner. This series will highlight the particular challenges of being in charge of a medium that is affected by the ever-changing landscape of entertainment and technology.
Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) takes his memorable set of choppers to help him play a dentist on The Middle this Wednesday, November 20. He plays Frankie's boss Dr. Goodwin. RT chats with him about his role and what his family Thanksgivings are like.
John Goodman, Matt Malloy, Mark Consuelos, and Clark Johnson play four Republican senators rooming together in the Amazon Instant Series Alpha House. Yara Martinez is a politically-minded socialite, and Haley Joel Osment plays a reporter from a small Las Vegas newspaper. Grae Drake asks them to stroll down Memory Lane to figure out who their worst roommate was.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we'll be taking a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. This week, the Complete Series Collection of Showtime's hit drama Dexter arrived on DVD shelves, which makes this a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with TV's favorite homicidal antihero.
In the entertainment world, nothing succeeds like success. For decades, we've been treated to television spinoffs of popular movies, and blockbuster silver screen reboots of decades-old TV properties. Still, audiences have a natural curiosity about how their old favorites will be handled in a different format, and how a new actor or actress will perform in an already-familiar role. With that in mind, we've compiled a brief list of roles that were occupied by different thespians when a franchise made the shift from movies to TV (or vice versa). We know there are plenty more examples out there, so be sure to tell us some of your favorites in the comments.
This week, as Mad Men's seventh and final season hits the small screen, we give you what you need to know to get all caught up on the goings-on within the smartly decorated offices of Sterling Cooper & Partners.
Every Fall season brings the finest of what the networks have to offer. New dramas! New comedies! New car insurance commercials wedged inbetween them! And to every season there is a turn, and quite often those turns offer doom and death to fledgling shows. Reasons for early cancellations are numerous: bad writing, low ratings, controversial content, political climate, and the list goes on. In this article we pay tribute to the recent dearly departeds, though further reading will suggest "dearly" might not be the right adjective to use. Here, then, are 10 shows that met their demise after airing just six episodes... or less.
Welcome to the Weekly Binge, where we take a closer look at the shows that are worth your time. And by that we mean a lot of your time -- we focus on the shows that will obliterate those nights and weekends that would otherwise be spent on more "productive" pursuits (and when we say "productive," we mean "less interesting"). So without further ado, let's try to convince all the fence-sitters to take the plunge and get all caught up on The Good Wife!
On TV tonight: Anger Management, The Big Bang Theory, Covert Affairs, The Crazy Ones, Elementary, Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Millers, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Reign, The Returned, Scandal, Sean Saves the World, Two and a Half Men, Vampire Diaries and White Collar.
On TV tonight: American Horror Story: Coven, Arrow, Back in the Game, Criminal Minds, CSI, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, Nashville, Revolution, South Park, Super Fun Night and The Tomorrow People.
On TV tonight: Betrayal, Boardwalk Empire, Drop dead Diva, Eastbound & Down, The Good Wife, Hello Ladies, Homeland, Masters of Sex, The Mentalist, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, The Walking Dead and Witches of East End.
On TV tonight: Anger Management, The Big Bang Theory, Covert Affairs, The Crazy Ones, Elementary, Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Millers, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Reign, Scandal, Sean Saves the World, Two and a Half Men, Vampire Diaries and White Collar.
You've got to do something to fill the time between visits from trick-or-treaters, so why not curl up on the couch with a good Halloween special? We at RT have made things easy for you with our rundown of the finest in late October programming for audiences of all ages.
On TV tonight: American Horror Story: Coven, Arrow, Back in the Game, Criminal Minds, CSI, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, The League, Modern Family, Nashville, Revolution, The Middle, South Park, Super Fun Night and The Tomorrow People.
On TV tonight: Awkward, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trophy Wife, The Goldbergs, Chicago Fire, NCIS, NCIS: LA, New Girl, The Mindy Project, The Originals, Person of Interest, Sons of Anarchy and Supernatural.
On TV tonight: Betrayal, Boardwalk Empire, Drop dead Diva, Eastbound & Down, The Good Wife, Hello Ladies, Homeland, Masters of Sex, The Mentalist, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, The Walking Dead and Witches of East End.
On TV tonight: Elementary, Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, The Big Bang Theory, The Crazy Ones, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Millers, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Reign, Scandal, Sean Saves the World, Two and a Half Men, Vampire Diaries, Welcome to the Family and White Collar.
On TV tonight: American Horror Story: Coven, Arrow, Back in the Game, Criminal Minds, CSI, Ironside, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, The League, Modern Family, Nashville, Revolution, The Middle, South Park, Super Fun Night and The Tomorrow People.
The fourth season of The Walking Dead is hitting Netflix this weekend, so now you've got a great opportunity to get caught up on AMC's hit horror series in time for the premiere of season five next month. Here's what you need to know to get started!
On TV tonight: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trophy Wife, The Goldbergs, Chicago Fire, NCIS, NCIS: LA, New Girl, The Mindy Project, The Originals, Person of Interest, Sons of Anarchy and Supernatural.
The FOX Animation shows have been preempted by playoff baseball, but here's what else is on TV tonight: Betrayal, Boardwalk Empire, Drop dead Diva, Eastbound & Down, Hello Ladies, Homeland, Last Tango in Halifax, Masters of Sex, The Mentalist, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, and Witches of East End.
On TV tonight: Anger Management, Elementary, Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, The Big Bang Theory, The Crazy Ones, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Millers, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Scandal, Sean Saves the World, Two and a Half Men, Vampire Diaries and Welcome to the Family.
The Walking Dead fourth season premieres this Sunday, October 13 at 9/8c! In anticipation, AMC has released a new set of Dead webisodes. "The Oath" focuses on survivors Paul and Karina, their destroyed camp, and how the two find the best zombie weapon: a seafoam green Hyundai Tuscon.
On TV tonight: American Horror Story: Coven, Arrow, Back in the Game, Criminal Minds, CSI, Ironside, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, The League, Modern Family, Nashville, Revolution, The Middle, South Park, Super Fun Night and The Tomorrow People.
On TV tonight: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trophy Wife, The Goldbergs, Chicago Fire, NCIS, NCIS: LA, New Girl, The Mindy Project, The Originals, Person of Interest, Sons of Anarchy and Supernatural.
On TV tonight: American Dad!, Betrayal, Bob's Burgers, Eastbound & Down, Family Guy, Hello Ladies, Homeland, Masters of Sex, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, The Good Wife, The Mentalist, The Simpsons, Boardwalk Empire, Last Tango in Halifax, Low Winter Sun and Witches of East End.
On TV tonight: Anger Management, Elementary, Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, The Big Bang Theory, The Crazy Ones, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Millers, The Originals, Scandal, Sean Saves the World, Two and a Half Men, Vampire Diaries and Welcome to the Family.
On TV tonight: Back in the Game, The Bridge (FX), Criminal Minds, CSI, Ironside, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, The League, Modern Family, Nashville, Revolution, The Middle, South Park and Super Fun Night.
On TV tonight: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trophy Wife, The Goldbergs, Lucky 7, Chicago Fire, NCIS, NCIS: LA, New Girl, The Mindy Project, Person of Interest and Sons of Anarchy.
On TV tonight: American Dad!, Betrayal, Bob's Burgers, Eastbound & Down, Family Guy, Hello Ladies, Homeland, Masters of Sex, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, The Good Wife, The Mentalist, The Simpsons, Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Foyle's War, Last Tango in Halifax and Low Winter Sun.
We've been geeking out over the teaser trailers for American Horror Story's third season, Coven, with its focus on witchcraft. "Initiation" and "Stakes" are our favorites so far, while "Slither" has some of us slightly disturbed. Check out the videos below for a compilation of the teaser trailers, the main credits, and a short promo that reveals a little bit of Coven's story, and let us know which one is your favorite.
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, took place on September 22nd at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The big winners were Breaking Bad, Modern Family and Behind the Candelabra.
Has your pulse spent the last year at a steady, acceptable pace? It needs to get ready to race. While you're at it, tell your heart too--it's going to be working a lot harder for selected weekends over the next six weeks. Starting Friday September 20, Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights returns with brand new mazes and the terror you count on to give you nightmares through the end of the year.
The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on July 18 by Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris on a live video streaming at Emmys.com. Click through for the complete list of nominations.
He's arguably most remembered for his time on Fox's sketch comedy show MadTV and a series of commercials he made for 7-Up in the early 2000s, but Orlando Jones has been in the business a long time. He returns to television this week with the premiere of Fox's hotly anticipated fantasy drama Sleepy Hollow, in which he plays a Manhattan detective trying to make sense of a pair of grisly murders. In an inaugural interview for the Rotten Tomatoes TV Zone, we got to speak in depth with Orlando about the new show.
Over the past 15 years, we've established ourselves as the most trusted source for movie fans to see what critics are saying about their favorite films. The Tomatometer has become the standard measurement of critical reaction, based on aggregated ratings and reviews from hundreds of critics. We're very excited to announce that (for the first time ever) we're applying the Tomatometer to television.