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America's Next Top Talent Search Reality Show

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment

How many hours have you spent in Results Show Purgatory? You know, those few seconds before Ryan Seacrest or Cat Deeley or Tom Bergeron tells you who...

The New David Foster Wallace Film Is Exactly The 'Grotesque Parody' He Feared

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

“The End of the Tour” opened Friday with a well-deserved 90% on Rotten Tomatoes. Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg have, by many accou...

Why TV Is Okay for Kids

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 07.30.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

In my only child post I discussed my view that an only child should have less stringent screen time limits than other kids, because they need to know what everyone else is talking about at school, and TV is part of a child's culture.

Are We Approaching the Death of the ReRun?

Brandon Topp | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Topp

I remember as a child pressing my thumb to the soft-rubber up-or-down channel buttons on the remote and watching the screen jump to Cosmo Kramer bursting through Jerry's door, or Eric Matthews dancing, calling out his principle and neighbor, "Feeney! Fee-hee-hee-heenay!"

Not in a Minion Years: The Top 10 Reasons Why 'Minions' is the Worst Movie Ever Made

David Fagin | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
David Fagin

Feel free to call Me Despicable, but, in my opinion, Minions is easily one of the worst movies of all time. I didn't walk in wanting to hate it. I walked in wanting to love it. Which is why I'm so pissed.

Television 2.0: Getting the Right Audience to the Right Advertiser at the Right Time

Gavin Douglas | Posted 07.28.2015 | Media
Gavin Douglas

This is Television 2.0: An ambitious and vital step that needs to be taken by the television industry to generate, aggregate and deliver layers of meaningful audience metrics on each of their TV shows.

ESPN Could Be Sold On Its Own Like HBO, Bob Iger Admits

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

Warning: There could come a day in which you are forced to pay for episodes of ESPN's "SportsNation" just like you fork over money for "Gam...

Sense8-tional

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Charlotte Safavi

OK, I'm a little late to the party. The 12-episode sci-fi drama Sense8 produced and created by J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) and written by siblings Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix) has already debuted June 5 on Netflix.

ABC Family Generation

Samara Wolpe | Posted 07.27.2015 | College
Samara Wolpe

This year, a generation of kids will be thrust into the long awaited but still unsettling age of puberty and turn to ABC Family for answers. While you enjoy your show, think about what that half hour is creating in our generation.

Binge Watching: Should We Be Concerned?

Danya Braunstein | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Danya Braunstein

There have been a number of articles circulating the media in response to a research study which suggested there was a link between binge watching television programs with depression and loneliness.

How the Astronaut Wives Club Got It So Darn Right

Meredith Spidel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Meredith Spidel

Of course they weren't perfect, but they got so much so darn right--in a time when it mattered so darn much.

True Detective Star Colin Farrell on the Pitfalls of 'Purge Acting'

Tavis Smiley | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Farrell shares how he has learned to resist forcing too much of his own life experiences into a performance, so as not to make it an exercise in what he calls "purge acting."

The Best Is Yet to Come: Maite Alberdi's Tea Time Screens on PBS's POV

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

It made me realize that death is something one can also laugh at, approach it with wonder and not only dread. It gave me the courage to think that perhaps our best years are ahead, instead of always behind.

Greg Louganis - Back on Board, Big Time!

Donnie Demers | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports
Donnie Demers

Inspiration, when it happens, can be life-altering. A song. A movie. A poem. A dance. A painting. A hug. A smile. An act of kindness witnessed from afar. No matter where the inspiration comes from, its power can shift our perception and alter the way we see ourselves, forever.

The Unexpected Reason Caitlyn Jenner Is Suffering From Insomnia

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

Caitlyn Jenner's public transition has been one of 2015's cultural highlights, and we're excited to more fully explore her story in the new documentar...

Lunch With Stephen: The Most Important Meal Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.23.2015 | Comedy

They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. That old adage is beginning to make sense as we head into the home stretch of Stephen Colber...

Progressive and Inspirational Advertisements From Over the Years

Taylor Griffith | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
Taylor Griffith

The media holds a large influence over our culture and society. Not only does it provide entertainment and advertisement, but it also acts as a reflection of our values, beliefs, and self-understanding.

Why This Workaholics Star Will Never Sleep Near a TV

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

In real life, Holm is married and father to a 19-month-old son, Arne, something that shocks fans of his on-screen character.

This Is Almost 40

Janine Huldie | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Janine Huldie

Anyone pretty much under the age of 30 would most likely be as Clueless as Cher Horowitz to the anger management, chair throwing Jerry Springer-like memories that may indeed indicate that I may be almost 40.

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

8 Times We Wished We Were Friends With the 'Seinfeld' Gang

Hulu.com | Posted 07.17.2015 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer are admittedly hysterical, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is.

Review: Good Evening: Télé Liban's 100 History-Making Moments

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Series were a staple of Lebanese TV, which aired its first programs in 1959, and became a money making export to Arab countries.

To Pitch, or Not to Pitch, That is the Question

David Fagin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
David Fagin

It seems you can't throw a stone in Hollywood these days without hitting someone who claims, at one time or another, they've had an idea they pitched stolen. This goes for both unknown writers, as well as established ones. But the thing to keep in mind here, is not whether they actually did.

CBS Loves Geniuses

Rick Rosner | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Rick Rosner

CBS has more shows about geniuses than any other network ever -- forensic and detective shows, threat-of-the-week shows, The Big Bang Theory -- at least a dozen programs, dwarfing the number of CBS shows about idiots (Big Brother).

These Three New Series Depict LGBTQ Lives

Anita Dolce Vita | Posted 07.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Anita Dolce Vita

Dyke Central, Eden's Garden, and Brothers are three new web series that are providing viewers a more diverse glimpse into the lives of LGBTQ individuals. I sat down with the creators of all three to learn more about the inspiration behind and future of these promising series.