Long before Stephen Colbert and James Corden settled into their new CBS late-night homes, Neil Patrick Harris made plenty of headlines in potentially hosting his own variety-type series. And while the 'HIMYM' star has already been confirmed for the 2015 Oscars, Harris may yet host his own NBC variety series, remaking the U.K's 'Saturday Night Takeaway.'
We've come to the series finale, to the end of the line, where all of Nucky's reflections on his past -- both recent history and memories nestled deep in those flashbacks that have punctuated the season -- serve to illustrate that timeless question: is it the man who makes the choices, or do the choices make the man? This final season has been guiding us to the understanding that for Nucky, it was one singular choice that made him, a choice that also shaped the future of Gillian Darmody, intertwining their lives and fates.
First 'Smallville' set out to tell the tale of Superman before the days of donning a cape and tights, then 'Gotham' borrowed the idea to show Batman's earliest beginnings, but could 'Krypton' go back even further into DC mythology? 'Constantine' and DC's David S. Goyer has reportedly begun development on a new 'Krypton' TV series, which may well tell the origins of Superman's pre-origins.
Though only October, 2015 will soon be upon us, and with it the return of Showtime Sunday favorites like 'House of Lies' and 'Shameless.' And where the latter skewed a bit darker in season 4 (despite moving to the comedy section for Emmy purposes), the first full trailer for 'Shameless' season 5 sees Fiona and the Gallaghers returning to their destructive ways, with a few new (and returning) faces plenty visible.
We still don't know very much about how 'The Walking Dead' intends to show us a new corner of the zombie apocalypse with its 2015 "companion series" spinoff, but before any casting officially arrives, we at least know how the creative side has been stitched together. Frequent TV director and Oscar-winner Adam Davidson will helm the pilot episode of AMC's new spinoff, which looks to shoot before the end of the year.
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece.
In this week’s installment: a look at two current HBO shows and some Halloween-themed TV recommendations.
Tonight's latest 'The Walking Dead' installment gave us a pretty gruesome showdown in between "Four Walls and a Roof," but the first look at next week's "Slabtown" seems anything but gritty. Find out what happened to Beth after being kidnapped way back in season 4, with our first look at next week's episode!
‘The Walking Dead’ season 5 brings to life its 3rd episode with “Four Walls and a Roof,” as Rick and the others realize the threat of the surviving Terminus cannibals, Bob shares a surprising revelation about his departure, and Father Gabriel confesses his sins before encountering the group.
When the sketch embedded above begins, you think you know what's going to happen. All of the 'SNL' cast members at the office Halloween party will show off their increasingly elaborate costumes and accompanying impressions. But no! What ends up happening is far stranger and more specific.
With all of the new and new-ish faces on 'SNL's Weekend Update lately, it's always nice when a familiar character pops up to restore the show's equilibrium for a few minutes. Since we can't have Stefon on the regular anymore, we'll happily settle for Bobby Moynihan's Drunk Uncle, who returned to the show last night with a thing or two to say about Halloween.