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Live from 5th Avenue, It's Saturday Night Live!

Tom Falco | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Tom Falco

Ten with Tom10 questions in 10 minutes A replica of the main stage. "40 Years of Saturday Nights," a special exhibit featuring the TV show ...

How a TV-Free Summer is Changing Our Family

Mary E. Graham | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Mary E. Graham

I used the TV and the TV used me. It was a beautiful relationship that I had no qualms with. Until summer arrived and I decided I had qualms.

The 15 Most Fashionable TV Shows Of All Time

W | Posted 07.01.2015 | Style

By Sue Williamson for W Magazine. (Main Photo: Getty Images) Sex and the City Each cast member brought something to the table: Charlotte spok...

Argument and Sound Bites Trump Civility

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Media
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

At a dinner party the other evening, one of the guests stated, with great indignation, "The entire south is against gay marriage." Media soundbites had asserted the same sentiment, but the truth is that only a few counties in some southern states had said they would not comply.

Celebrity Genealogy on TV: Who and When?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

We can probably expect an interlude between the next seasons of Who Do You Think You Are? and Finding Your Roots, and the duration of that lull will hinge largely on how PBS chooses to balance and accommodate the sometimes competing goals of content accuracy and viewer demand.

Islam, Satire & The Simpsons

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 06.26.2015 | Media
Mark I. Pinsky

What is the intellectually defensible position for where to draw the line between free speech and religious satire? How far is too far in an open society? Is it possible for tact replace hate, to make the point with a stiletto rather than a cleaver? Often when I face such dilemmas I turn to an unlikely wisdom tradition: The Simpsons.

Composer Dan Licht on Writing for Dexter

Nell Minow | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

The score for Dexter is so popular all eight seasons have released individual soundtracks and Licht has performed the music in concert before live audiences

How Much Sitting Is Too Much Sitting? The Difference Between Too Much Sitting and Too Little Exercise

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Over the past decade we have gained a greater understanding of inactivity and its negative consequences. The game-changing new story concerns a novel scientifically-based therapeutic intervention: sit less.

Zeba Blay

How Feminist TV Became The New Normal | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women

In its third season, "Orange Is The New Black" has become a feminist utopia on our television, tablet, and laptop screens. It's critically acc...

Life After Top Chef Win: An Interview With Yigit Pura

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Hilal Isler

It might be eight in the morning, but pastry chef Yiğit Pura is already on his third espresso. "I've been up since five," he says, cheerfully.

Humans Star William Hurt on the Potential Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

The show, which premieres June 28th, takes place in a parallel present where the newest must-have gadget is an artificially intelligent servant, known as a "Synth."

The Top 5 Cartoons Banned in My Home

Jessica Rising | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Jessica Rising

Like many of you, I am a parent, and like many of your kids, mine watch TV. They don't watch a lot -- we encourage books in our home first and foremo...

11 Ways Parenting Is like Watching "Game of Thrones"

Mike Julianelle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Last night, another season of "Game of Thrones" ended in bloody, punishing, somewhat dispiriting fashion. (Don't worry, no spoilers here!) Of course, it's nothing you're not used to already if you're a fan of the show.

What the F&$k is a Web Series, Anyway?

David H. Schwartz | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
David H. Schwartz

Could the next breakout entertainment hit be a web series? John Mossman, an award winning film director, teacher at Columbia College in Chicago, and director of an up-coming web series, Devolve, seems to think so.

Why Our Home Doesn't Have Netflix

Nathan Timmel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Nathan Timmel

Good television is like a drug; you get wrapped up in it and it offers an incredible high. I get why people binge watch, and I'd really like to become one of them. The problem is, I know my limits, and I fear my lack of self-control.

The One Where Kyrie Irving Has A 'Friends' Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.11.2015 | Sports

Kyrie will be there for youuuuuuuu.

This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Emmeline "Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object," educator Laurence J. Peter once said....

12 TV Shows To Binge-Watch While On Maternity Leave (If You Have Any Time)

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents

Anyone who has been on maternity leave knows that while it's a wonderful time in your life, it's certainly no picnic. Sometimes, in those weeks wh...

Your Story: Is It Time to Redirect?

Jen Grisanti | Posted 06.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

Are you going through an "in between" time in your life? Different phrases have been coined to describe times when we are in between: "in the meantime...

Sweet and Slow Down: A TV Writer Moves It Along

David S. Simon | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy
David S. Simon

Okay here's the thing: I'm already in a hurry to finish this piece and I just started it. Wait. Am I done yet?

TV Shows to Binge-Watch With Your Daughter This Summer

Michelle Cove | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Michelle Cove

I know of no better show that captures the ups and downs of the first kiss, first fight with a friend, first failure on a test, first break-up, first play audition. All of these moments provide perfect entry points into conversations that allow you to share relationship values with your daughter.

Television Will Be the Big Winner in Growth of Mobile Ad Spend

Gavin Douglas | Posted 06.05.2015 | Media
Gavin Douglas

Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report dropped at last week's Re/Code Code Conference, and is it any surprise that year-over-year mobile growth continues to outpace expectations? Of course not.

My Top 5 Soapbox Fails as a New Parent

Susie Gamboa | Posted 06.04.2015 | Parents
Susie Gamboa

We all come from different backgrounds, and each of our children is unique. I have learned I am in no position to judge the decisions other parents makes for themselves and their children.

What a Difference 25 Years Makes

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Media
Jacquie Jordan

When Roseanne Barr sang the National Anthem at a 1990 San Diego Padres baseball game, no one seemed to remember she was a comedienne. It was career suicide for the Primetime Network Queen.

The Dangerous Hypocrisy of the Right: The Josh Duggar Edition

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

The rhetoric of religious freedom and the 'war on Christianity' -- so often used as a justification for discrimination against LGBTQ people -- has nothing to do with religion or faith.