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June 06, 2015
Everything I Learned About Sex, I Learned From Black '90s Sitcoms

Everything I Learned About Sex, I Learned From Black '90s Sitcoms

I'm old enough to know quite a lot about sex. I'm also young enough to still lucidly remember my introduction to it. It wasn't elegant, romantic, or even textbook. It was pulled clumsily from sweet fantasies and uncomfortable realities, a collision of naive yearning and rude...

The Sex in Now Apocalypse Is Concerned with Liberation, Not Labels

The Sex in Now Apocalypse Is Concerned with Liberation, Not Labels

When describing the new Starz comedy Now Apocalypse, it might be tempting to start with the alien conspiracy that is the undercurrent of the entire coming-of-age series. It's definitely a storyline that stands out, but the apparent reptilian invasion in Gregg Araki's eye-popping show is...

Stranger Things Is a Stealth Blueprint for Successfully Navigating Puberty

Stranger Things Is a Stealth Blueprint for Successfully Navigating Puberty

Stranger Things is only headed into Season 3, but the Netflix show has already taught us so much: about Dungeons & Dragons sessions, about the holding power of Farrah Fawcett hairspray, and about the dangerously addictive qualities of Eggo waffles, just to name a few. But the best education you...

The Week in Superlatives: Sexiest Scene Stealer, the Real-Life Survivor, and the Scene That Made Us Weep with Joy

The Week in Superlatives: Sexiest Scene Stealer, the Real-Life Survivor, and the Scene That Made Us Weep with Joy

It's been another banner week in TV. Between a few buzzy show premieres, some emotionally evocative episodes -- for better and for worse -- and one majorly inspiring news item, here are the small screen moments you won't want to miss from this week!Best take on tampons: Amy Schumer's...

Marvel's Next Generation on Redefining What It Means to be a Female Superhero on TV

Marvel's Next Generation on Redefining What It Means to be a Female Superhero on TV

What better way to celebrate Women's History Month than taking a deep dive into the franchise that gave us some of the most complex leading ladies of the modern era? There really isn't one, which is why CBS Interactive, which TV Guide is a part of, teamed up to give Marvel fans an...

The Dirt Review: Mötley Crüe Biopic Is A Hot Mess That Sugarcoats Its Source Material

The Dirt Review: Mötley Crüe Biopic Is A Hot Mess That Sugarcoats Its Source Material

The Dirt, the long-in-development biopic of '80s sleaze-rockers Mötley Crüe, shares a lot with the recent megahit Bohemian Rhapsody. But only the negative stuff. Produced in conjunction with the band itself, this ostensibly shocking examination of the corrupting depravity stemming from...

The Best New Shows and Movies on Netflix This Week -- The Dirt, Delhi Crime

The Best New Shows and Movies on Netflix This Week -- The Dirt, Delhi Crime

Looking for something new to watch on Netflix? Here is a list of all the best new shows and movies released on Netflix the week of March 22-28.This week has something very rare for Netflix: no new English-language scripted series. Not a one. It's mostly about international stuff this week,...

Parks and Recreation Won't Return Unless There's a Story That 'Needs to Be Told,' Says Mike Schur

Parks and Recreation Won't Return Unless There's a Story That 'Needs to Be Told,' Says Mike Schur

The cast of Parks and Recreation, one of TV's most beloved comedies, reunited at PaleyFest in Los Angeles on Thursday to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary and rehash old stories, relive the best jokes, and, of course, answer whether a revival is a possibility in the near future.The...

Legacies Finally Revealed the Truth About Malivore

Legacies Finally Revealed the Truth About Malivore

Legacies has done a pretty good job of slowly stoking the Malivore mystery this season, but in its penultimate episode, The CW series revealed a ton of need-to-know stuff about the pit that's also kind of a person. After kidnapping our resident phoenix from school, Ryan Clarke (Nick Fink), a...

Grey's Anatomy Recap: Amelia and Link Are Just Getting Started

Grey's Anatomy Recap: Amelia and Link Are Just Getting Started

If you were hoping for Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) and Link's (Chris Carmack) budding bedroom behavior to be a temporary situation, well, you probably haven't been paying attention to the last 14 years of Grey's Anatomy,because nothing happens in a vacuum on this show -- well, except...

What to Stream the Weekend of March 22

What to Stream the Weekend of March 22

The weekend is coming up and that means one thing: time to ignore all your problems and binge-watch TV. Snuggle up this weekend with the highly anticipated return of the mystical, mysterious, alternate reality-hopping second season of The OA; a true crime thriller titled The Act that will shake you...

The World Needs One Day at a Time, Now More Than Ever

The World Needs One Day at a Time, Now More Than Ever

If the hue and cry over Netflix's cancellation of One Day at a Time has reached you, you've probably already heard some of the reasons viewers and critics are up in arms over the show's fate -- a fate that isn't set in stone, by the way. Another network could (and should) swoop...

Looking for Alaska Casts a Riverdale Serpent and Girl Meets World's Hot Uncle

Looking for Alaska Casts a Riverdale Serpent and Girl Meets World's Hot Uncle

Hulu's Looking for Alaska has filled out its cast and we now have a much better idea of what our heroine's tribe will look like. The limited series is based on John Green's debut novel of the same name and follows Miles "Pudge" Halter (Charlie Plummer) after he enrolls at a...

The Deadwood Movie Finally Gets a Teaser and Premiere Date

The Deadwood Movie Finally Gets a Teaser and Premiere Date

The end is nigh. HBO released the premiere date for the long-awaited Deadwood movie on Thursday, March 21, the 15th anniversary of the Emmy-winning Western drama's series premiere. Deadwood: The Movie premieres Friday, May 21 at 8/7c on HBO. The network also released a trailer that promises...

Bane Is Coming for Babs in This Gotham Sneak Peek

Bane Is Coming for Babs in This Gotham Sneak Peek

It's hard enough trying to have a baby in a government-forsaken war zone, but Gotham wants to add a medically enhanced, military-trained super villain to the mix! Thursday's episode of the Batman prequel series is aptly named, "I Am Bane," and TV Guide's exclusive clip...

Schitt's Creek Renewed for Sixth and Final Season

Schitt's Creek Renewed for Sixth and Final Season

The Levys are ready to leave Schitt's Creek at last.Father-son pair Eugene and Dan Levy, who co-created the Toronto-based show, announced on Thursday that their beloved comedy series will return for a sixth and final season in 2020.In a letter posted to Dan Levy's social media accounts,...

Everything We Know About Black Mirror Season 5

Everything We Know About Black Mirror Season 5

Now that the novelty of Black Mirror's interactive movie-slash-episode Bandersnatch has worn off, it's time to talk about what's next for the unsettling anthology series.Details on the show's fifth season are still relatively scarce, but thanks to some key interviews and casting...

Steven Universe  Beautifully Fosters Non-Binary Self-Love Without Being Too Preachy

Steven Universe Beautifully Fosters Non-Binary Self-Love Without Being Too Preachy

Over the last year, squeezing onto my friend's couch to catch up on Steven Universe has become a potluck of feelings. The show's appeal is obvious: A half-alien, half-human boy tries to get a handle on his Crystal Gem (read: superhero) powers while stepping into a mantle left behind by...

TV Still Struggles with Body-Positive Sex, But Shrill Is a Big Step Forward

TV Still Struggles with Body-Positive Sex, But Shrill Is a Big Step Forward

There is a moment in the opening scene of the very first episode of the new Hulu series Shrill, when Annie (SNL's Aidy Bryant) looks at herself in the mirror while getting ready for work and decides that the shirt she's wearing is a little uncomfortable. And so she does what many of us...

Lifetime's She's Too Young Was a Sex Ed Cult Classic That Deserves More Respect

Lifetime's She's Too Young Was a Sex Ed Cult Classic That Deserves More Respect

In my 2007 high school health class, the sex education unit was treated as a joke simply because everyone was too deeply uncomfortable to abstain from laughing. This was the year some noble Planned Parenthood volunteer came to New Jersey's Ocean Township High School to stick a magnetic dildo o...

Courteney Cox Revisited Her Friends Apartment and We Couldn't Be Any More Nostalgic

Courteney Cox Revisited Her Friends Apartment and We Couldn't Be Any More Nostalgic

The cast of Friends might not (ever) be ready for a revival of the series, but that doesn't mean they don't get as nostalgic for the beloved sitcom as we do sometimes.Over the years, the stars of Friends have shown their appreciation for the show that made them household names by doing...

The Riverdale Cast Played 'Jughead Line or Emo Band Lyric' and It Was Honestly a Challenge

The Riverdale Cast Played 'Jughead Line or Emo Band Lyric' and It Was Honestly a Challenge

Have you ever wondered what bands fill up Jughead's (Cole Sprouse) Daily Mixes on Spotify? We can't say for sure, but after listening to a few of his voiceovers, we have to believe that there's a good chunk of mid-00's emo and pop punk in there. We know Jughead is a writer,...

The Perfectionists Stars Explain Why Their Character Can't Be the Killer

The Perfectionists Stars Explain Why Their Character Can't Be the Killer

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for the season premiere of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists! Read at your own risk!]The first episode of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists ended with a murder. Nolan Hotchkiss (Chris Mason) was found impaled by an iron fence in the...

Black Mirror Just Got More Lethal By Adding an Avenger

Black Mirror Just Got More Lethal By Adding an Avenger

Who knew the Thanos snap could erase you from one futuristic world with impossible technology only to land you in another -- at least in Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II's case...Deadline reports that Netflix's hit anthology series, Black Mirror, has cast Captain America's...

The Perfectionists: I. Marlene King Answers Our Burning Questions After That Insane Premiere

The Perfectionists: I. Marlene King Answers Our Burning Questions After That Insane Premiere

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for the series premiere of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Read at your own risk!]We're not in Rosewood anymore, liars but it turns out that Beacon Heights also has a just as disturbing murder problem and some over the top stalking. The series...

Chad Michael Murray Finally Showed Up on Riverdale, and Everyone Should Be Unnerved

Chad Michael Murray Finally Showed Up on Riverdale, and Everyone Should Be Unnerved

[The following contains spoilers for the musical episode of Riverdale, "Big Fun." Read at your own risk!]Season 3 has been a busy one for the Riverdale teens. There's been board games that make kids commit suicide, gang warfare, feuding parents, and oh yeah, Archie (KJ Apa) was...

Mindy Kaling's New Netflix Show Could Fill the One Day at a Time Void in Your Life

Mindy Kaling's New Netflix Show Could Fill the One Day at a Time Void in Your Life

While we're obviously all still crushed at the news Netflix has canceled One Day at a Time, there may be an alternative for you to binge in the future.The streaming service has handed out a straight-to-series order for a half-hour, coming-of-age comedy series from Mindy Kaling. It is inspired...

Last Man Standing Exclusive: Eve Gets Tough with the Baxters' Foreign Exchange Student

Last Man Standing Exclusive: Eve Gets Tough with the Baxters' Foreign Exchange Student

Last Man Standing's Baxter family isn't necessarily known for letting people slide when they're not being entirely forthright -- Mike (Tim Allen), Vanessa (Nancy Travis), Mandy (Molly McCook), Kristin (Amanda Fuller), and Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) are not ones to hold their tongues,...

Hanna Review: Now This Is How You Turn a Movie Into a TV Series

Hanna Review: Now This Is How You Turn a Movie Into a TV Series

How many times have you heard a producer describe a series as "a 13-hour movie" or some variation on that phrase? It's become a cliché with little meaning, beyond suggesting a vague sense of shame that making a TV show isn't prestigious enough, even 20 years after the debut of...

Lizzy Caplan and Elsie Fisher Will Step Into a Stephen King Classic in Castle Rock Season 2

Lizzy Caplan and Elsie Fisher Will Step Into a Stephen King Classic in Castle Rock Season 2

Prepare to feel some phantom ankle pains after reading this news about Castle Rock's second season.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hulu's horror anthology series will bring back one of the most unsettling characters from the Stephen King collective in Season 2: Annie Wilkes from...