The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.
HBO's Terror at the Mall goes light on presenting background info, on the assumption that viewers are going to look up the facts anyways.
With Perfidia, the novelist mines racial tensions in wartime Los Angeles, digging into the city's dark past once again to work through his own.
Once blackballed by Johnny Carson and shunned by the industry, the indefatigable comedian reclaimed her spot on the Red Carpet through pure grit.
Timothy Olyphant, star of TV’s Justified, reads a passage from the 1976 novel Swag.
The medium is dealing with a lot of new issues. This year's Emmy awards made that obvious.
The comedian won a new audience by sending up the award show's irrelevance.
True Detective's loss hinted that, for now, movie-style slickness and stars don't trump six years of storytelling.
Amid the falseness of the VMAs, as her parents try to sell an image, Beyoncé and Jay Z's kid keeps it real.
The show's eighth season premiere movingly ends the David Tennant/Matt Smith era of romantic hijinks.
Six scenes from Emmy-nominated shows that demonstrate how the golden age of TV isn't just about dialogue
You don't need on-screen OMGs to know that a fish mauling a human is OMG-worthy.
Three Atlantic writers discuss Starz's buzzy new fantasy show.
Might the year's most depressing show be pointing toward a happy ending after all?
The brilliant banality of National Geographic's new show Going Deep With David Rees
The entertainment industry loves disabled characters—but not disabled actors.
Even through her shtick, the late actress radiated vulnerability and charm.
The purest form of pop-cultural love I've ever felt was toward a show whose jokes I didn't even understand.
E!'s reality series Botched! is ghastly, mean, and important.
The victims of the prison system the Netflix show satirizes are overwhelmingly male. Leaving them out reinforces old stereotypes that hurt both genders.