TV

Yes, the 'Game of Thrones' showrunners hated HBO's stupid melting ice stunt as much as you did

If you care about that which is best in life, or if you're (somehow) out of TV to catch up on or binge, then you're probably anxiously anticipating the new season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> like the rest of us.<p>But now one of the show's lead actors, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (a.k.a. Jaime Lannister) revealed …

Game of Thrones

‘Game Of Thrones’: The 22 Best Quotes From The HBO Series

The wait is almost over for Season 7 of “Game of Thrones.” In the meantime, fans are desperately searching for anything to hold them over.<p>You could …

Game of Thrones

This Reality Show Was Canceled But No One Bothered to Tell the Contestants Living in the Wild

Oops.<p>What if you were a contestant on a year-long season of <i>Survivor,</i> except the season was canceled and no one told you? That's what happened to contestants on the Scottish reality show <i>Eden</i>. They spent a year in the wilderness as survivalists even though the show stopped airing in August 2016 after …

Entertainment

Final Shots: AMC Is Planning An Ad-Free Streaming Service

AMC Networks is reportedly planning to launch an ad-free online video streaming service aimed at millennial TV subscribers. In an effort to support …

Netflix

‘Thrones’ alum Rose Leslie still ‘emotional’ about dying in Jon Snow’s arms

As the lady’s maid Gwen on “Downton Abbey,” Rose Leslie captured the spirit of an independent-minded woman, circa 1912, who saved up enough money to …

Game of Thrones

The 15 worst episodes of 'The Walking Dead,' ranked

AMC's "The Walking Dead."AMC<p>The Walking Dead<p>wouldn’t be one of the most watched shows on television if didn’t have a great many entertaining episodes. Starting with the superbly made series premiere, this AMC show has turned out hours upon hours of some of the best binge watching that’s available …

Zombies

Bill Maher Gets Combative With His Panel Over Islam And The London Attacks: ‘Let’s Not F*ck Around, Let’s Get Real’

This week’s <i>Real Time with Bill Maher</i> was an exercise in testing Bill Maher’s patience. The bulk of the show focused on Trump, but there were several moments where it seems like Maher’s patience was shoved to its limits or he was forced into a spot where he didn’t have control. The fieriest moment …

Comedy

What the failure of ‘Iron Fist’ means for ‘The Defenders’

When Marvel and Netflix first announced their collaborative plans to expand the television portion of the MCU, it quickly became evident just what an …

Netflix

Here’s Your First Look at the Netflix JonBenét Ramsey Documentary

Last year, America’s fascination with the unsolved murder of six-year-old JonBenét Ramsey was wholly renewed with the passing of the 20th anniversary of the case. No less than four TV specials, including a Lifetime movie and an investigative CBS docuseries, were aired with the mystery as their …

Netflix

'This is the worst Comic Relief I've ever seen': the dire moments from BBC's Red Nose Day 2017

Comic Relief raised £71 million for worthy causes and gave romcom fans the Love Actually sequel they’ve yearned for all these years. But not everyone was impressed, with many taking to social media to slam the BBC’s charity ding-dong as unfunny and shambolic.<p>“Have they forgotten to put the 'comedy' …

Entertainment

NCIS: LA: Kensi Is Going Undercover With a Twist – Literally

<i>NCIS: Los Angeles'</i> Kensi (Daniela Ruah) may very well be <i>finally</i> getting the proposal from Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) she's earned by the end of …

NCIS

‘Big Bang Theory’s’ Kaley Cuoco Posts Hilarious Birthday Greeting For Jim Parsons On Instagram

“Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons turned 44 on Friday, and his cast members took the chance to greet him.<p>On his co-star Kaley Cuoco’s Instagram, the …

Entertainment

Stranger Things soundtracks get limited vinyl box set releases

<b>Featuring new artwork, posters and more.</b><p>The <i>Stranger Things</i> soundtracks are <b>getting</b> a brand new vinyl treatment from Lakeshore and Invada, this time in …

Stranger Things

Newswire: Cocky conservative PACs accidentally ran their “We beat Obamacare” ads tonight

Earlier today, President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership suffered a major setback in their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, when Speaker Paul Ryan pulled his bill to repeal Obamacare from the House floor after support for his efforts began to collapse. But that news apparently …

The Walking Dead

Only You Can Stop ‘The Expanse’ From Becoming the Next Canceled Sci-Fi Classic

Syfy’s epic space show <i>The Expanse</i> is a smash hit among science fiction fans, drawing praise from websites like io9 and Ars Technica and from …

Science Fiction

The Netflix short documentary Extremis looks at the hard questions of end-of-life care

The film makes the difficult decisions families and patients make wrenchingly real.<p><i>Every weekend, we pick a movie you can stream that dovetails with current events. Old, new, blockbuster, arthouse: They’re all fair game. What you can count on is a weekend watch</i><i>that sheds new light on the week that</i> …

Netflix

Hugh Grant Dances To ‘Hotline Bling’ & Andrew Lincoln Marries Kate Moss In ‘Love Actually 2’

What a reunion! The cast of beloved holiday classic ‘Love Actually’ got back together for a good cause on Red Nose Day Mar. 24. You’ve got to see …

Andrew Lincoln

7 new trailers you should watch this week

The first few months of the year aren't the best time for new movies, so recently I've been watching some older ones. One of those was Stanley Kubrick's <i>The Killing</i>, a 1956 crime drama about an elaborate, <i>Ocean's Eleven</i>-style heist.<p>The film is dated in quite a few ways (its women get some …

Netflix

The New Trailer for The Handmaid's Tale Will Actually Give You Chills

This show might hit a little too close to home.<p>The official, full-length trailer for <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> has arrived, and it is haunting, to say the least. The new Hulu drama series—adapted from the 1985 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name—takes place in a not-too-distant dystopian future in …

Entertainment

I gave up TV, then qualified for Olympic marathon trials and got my PhD

There’s a scene in “Friends” where Ross’s colleague admits she doesn’t have a television. Incredulous, Joey asks, “You don’t own a TV? What’s all your furniture pointed at?”<p>Americans are obsessed with television, spending an average of five hours a day pointing ourselves at it even as we complain …

Entertainment

The major US TV networks covered climate change for a grand total of 50 minutes last year—combined

By all accounts, 2016 was an eventful year for the planet. It was the year when a record amount of coral perished in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, deforestation in the Amazon increased nearly 30%, polar sea ice the size of India disappeared, and of course it got hotter.<p>In fact, it was the hottest …

Climate Change

TV Club: A slow Iron Fist offers hellos and goodbyes

Halfway through this episode I started planning a jokey intro to this review in which I was going to talk about the shocking return of a compelling character only to reveal I was talking about Kyle, not Harold. But after finishing “The Mistress Of All Agonies,” that silly intro just doesn’t feel …

TV Series

The Knick Gets Officially Canceled By Cinemax After Two Seasons

The Knickerbocker Hospital is officially closed for business. After more than a year of waiting to hear if Steven Soderbergh’s stunning <i>The Knick</i> …

TV Series

Idris Elba: ‘If I'm going to watch TV it wouldn't be a period drama, put it that way'

Since The Wire, the actor has fought against being stereotyped. Now he’s tackling the UK’s diversity problem with a BBC takeover<p>Who wants to be that bloke who’s always banging on about diversity? Not Idris Elba, certainly. “It’s become a bit of a corny word,” he sighs. “People are just like: ‘Oh, …

Celebrity News (India)

When is the best time to buy a TV?

When is the best time to buy a TV? The short answer to that question is fairly obvious: Black Friday! In 2016, during the last two weeks of November, …

Entertainment

What Size TV Should You Buy?

It's an age-old question: How big does my house need to be to fit my TV?<p>OK, so that's not really the question, but in truth, most people purchase a …

Consumer Tech

Netflix Is Ready for Its Next Disruptive Move

The streaming giant just hired a big-name Hollywood executive to make original films.<p><b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) recently announced the hiring of Scott …

Netflix

This Theory About Jack’s Death on This Is Us Is Kind of Crazy

There’s a pretty good chance that if you’re reading this, you’re still reeling over the end of the first season of <i>This Is Us</i>. While we all start looking for another show to fill the void, at LEAST we’re getting lots of little teasers about season two, as misleading (mean!) or as hopeful (phew!) as …

Entertainment

Why the Business Behind Apple’s Latest iPad Is Like Netflix’s DVD Rentals

The tech world has become accustomed to big events and flashy announcements, and few companies do them bigger or flashier than Apple. So it came as a …

Netflix

TV Club: Star Wars Rebels’ season finale is the most “Star Wars-sian” the show has ever been

“Zero Hour” isn’t a disappointing hour of <i>Star Wars Rebels</i>. It’s far from it. I will admit, though, I had pretty high (different?) expectations since the last few episodes were so unique and distinct. There was a sense the finale would continue that kind of narrative boldness–makings risky choices …

Star Wars