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Full Frontal teams up with Padma Lakshmi to raise funds, awareness for immigrant workers Full Frontal teams up with Padma Lakshmi to raise funds, awareness for immigrant workers

In a move that would make the late Anthony Bourdain proud, the team at Full Frontal With Samantha Bee is raising awareness and funds for immigrant workers in the restaurant industry. The “Thank You” campaign was launched on Wednesday, along with a field piece that sees Sam Bee mix a Top Chef audition in with her…

Eric Andre and Josh Weinstein on Disenchantment, Poochie, and why many comedians consider law school Eric Andre and Josh Weinstein on Disenchantment, Poochie, and why many comedians consider law school

When we last spoke to Eric Andre, the actor-comedian told us The Simpsons remains one of the funniest things on TV, which is why he wanted to voice a character on the long-running animated sitcom. The good news is that Andre has landed a gig on a Matt Groening show—he’s joined Simpsons vets Josh Weinstein and Bill…

Queer Eye, but it's just Karamo Brown dressing everyone in bomber jackets Queer Eye, but it's just Karamo Brown dressing everyone in bomber jackets

We’ll soon find out if there’s room in the Fab Five for two fashion experts, as Variety reports Karamo Brown—who, as the Queer Eye reboot’s culture expert, makes over the participants’ souls—is launching his own line of bomber jackets.

MoviePass is now down to 2 movie choices at a time MoviePass is now down to 2 movie choices at a time

The rise and decline of MoviePass has been the stuff of moving pictures: A brash upstart shifts the paradigm and sets hearts aflutter before quickly learning it can’t take on City Hall, i.e., theater chains. After a montage of past-due notices and shots of executives at Helios & Matheson, MoviePass’ parent company,…

New Batwoman Ruby Rose leaves Twitter over casting backlash New Batwoman Ruby Rose leaves Twitter over casting backlash

Two days after the CW announced her casting as Batwoman, Ruby Rose has left Twitter over the abuse she received for... [checks notes] not being statuesque enough to play Batwoman, having been cast as Batwoman in the first place, and appealing too much to straight women, among other things.

None of the original Charmed actresses are into the reboot None of the original Charmed actresses are into the reboot

Future Charmed reboot watchers, be warned: Don’t hold your breath for a cameo from the original core cast. The erstwhile Halliwell sisters Shannen Doherty, Alyssa Milano, and Holly Marie Combs have all expressed their issues with the reboot, which is developed by Jessica O’Toole, Amy Rardin, and Jane The Virgin’s…

Tony Shalhoub on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the fabled Psych/Monk crossover Tony Shalhoub on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the fabled Psych/Monk crossover

Tony Shalhoub plays buttoned-up exceptionally well—his repressed, depressed Adrian Monk is the most memorable character to emerge from a network devoted to them. But the Emmy-winning actor also spent much of Monk’s eight seasons hinting at the vibrancy buried beneath all the mannerisms and immaculate (if a bit drab)…

Better Call Saul turns its attention back to Gus Better Call Saul turns its attention back to Gus

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, August 13. All times are Eastern.

Sorry, Insatiable creator, but you're not being censored by bad reviews  Sorry, Insatiable creator, but you're not being censored by bad reviews 

Censorship in the arts is something that very much exists. The great American novelist Toni Morrison has had some of her works banned or hotly contested by school systems because of their unflinching looks at sexual and racial violence, and we’re probably all familiar with the furor caused by Salman Rushdie’s Satanic…

Insatiable’s best joke is on anyone who watches the whole thing Insatiable’s best joke is on anyone who watches the whole thing

We are not in the business of judging a book solely by its cover, nor a film or TV series by the trailer (and when we do weigh in on the marketing, it is after the fact). No, we make the journey—sometimes a sprint, sometimes a slog—from cover to cover, opening credits to stinger, cold open to epilogue to offer some…

An excellent cast rescues fantasy parody Disenchantment from mediocrity An excellent cast rescues fantasy parody Disenchantment from mediocrity

Having already sent up the nuclear family and science fiction, Matt Groening turns his eye to medieval times for his first Netflix series, Disenchantment. The Simpsons and Futurama creator reunites with Josh Weinstein and Bill Oakley for this fantasy parody, which could be described as “Game Of Thrones as recapped by…

SuperMansion is also nostalgic for former president Barack Obama in this exclusive clip SuperMansion is also nostalgic for former president Barack Obama in this exclusive clip

Barack Obama was president of the United States for eight years, during which time he dealt with racism from many of his constituents and unprecedented partisanship in Congress. After being been succeeded by a man who questioned his citizenship even though he probably can’t spell “illegitimate,” the former president…

Better Call Saul returns, along with our excitement—and dread Better Call Saul returns, along with our excitement—and dread

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, August 6. All times are Eastern.

Playing twins on Claws gave Carrie Preston a new level of respect for Tatiana Maslany Playing twins on Claws gave Carrie Preston a new level of respect for Tatiana Maslany

Note: This interview discusses plot points from the Claws episode, “Til Death.”

Fox says Last Man Standing won't address whether Tim Allen's character is a Trump supporter  Fox says Last Man Standing won't address whether Tim Allen's character is a Trump supporter 

Thanks to some interesting choices this spring, the discussion during today’s Fox executive session at the Television Critics Association summer press tour turned to the network’s Last Man Standing revival. There was a certain business sense to the whole deal, given that the Tim Allen-led “comedy” is produced by Fox’s…

Charmed alum Julian McMahon thinks there's an "enormous audience" for the reboot Charmed alum Julian McMahon thinks there's an "enormous audience" for the reboot

The CW’s Charmed reboot is scheduled to debut this fall with an all-new trio of actresses—Madeline Mantock, Melonie Diaz, and Sarah Jeffery—harnessing the Power Of Three. Jane The Virgin’s Jennie Snyder Urman is behind this reimagining of Constance M. Burge’s popular WB series, which has already received some…

Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman give crafting the
Great British Bake-Off treatment Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman give crafting the Great British Bake-Off treatment

Although it’s not the return trip to Pawnee that viewers have been yearning for, Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman’s new reality competition series, Making It, positively brims with the goodheartedness of their previous NBC collaboration, Parks And Recreation. The erstwhile Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson host this spirited…

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