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The West Wing

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UCB Comedy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.

Leigh Weingus

'Psych' Star Talks Gus, Aaron Sorkin & More! | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

From his lifelong career as a tap dancer to his roles on "Psych" and "The West Wing," Dule Hill never seems to have a dull moment. Although his day...

10 TV Shows To Watch On Netflix

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.23.2013 | TV
Erin Ruberry

Gone are the days when a sick day meant staying home to watch soap operas and daytime talk shows. Here are 10 of our favorite series to binge on next time we have a few hours -- or a few days -- to veg in bed.

Remember Him?

Posted 11.19.2012 | Weddings

We recently gave you our picks for TV's most memorable wives, so now it's time to reveal our favorite TV husbands. From Ward Cleaver to Jim Halpert...

Term 2: Obama On the Verge

William Bradley | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

It may be that the superstorm is the finishing factor in this race. Finishing as in putting finishing touches on Obama's re-election, along with his powerful ground operation.

TV's Best Debates

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

With the presidential debates in full swing, HuffPost TV couldn't help remembering some of the best debates in recent TV history. From Claire Dunp...

'West Wing' Character Gives Obama Debate Advice

Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment

"The West Wing's" President Jed Bartlet, one of America's favorite fictional presidents, is weighing in on President Obama's first debate performance ...

Dethroned: Mad Men's Down Season Opened the Door for a Superlative Homeland

William Bradley | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Even though Season 5 was a down year for Mad Men, it was still clearly one of the best shows on television. It took something very special to best it. Which brings us to Homeland. I'm pleased that Homeland won for best drama.

Take Out the Tax Returns Day

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Alex Palombo

To be frank, tax returns deserve more attention than this. It's not to criticize a candidate's success. It's not to tear apart donations to charity or church. It's to see how honest our elected officials are. It's an issue of transparency.

It's A 'West Wing' Reunion ... Again!

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

"The West Wing" cast is back together, walking and talking, but it's not for a movie. The cast of Aaron Sorkin's NBC political drama reunited in s...

How 'The West Wing' Influenced Myanmar

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV

WASHINGTON — Myanmar's former generals have looked to American television for tips on how to build a democracy. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary...

PHOTOS: "The West Wing" Cast Reunites ... For What?

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

Is "The West Wing" movie really happening? Former star Josh Malina took to Twitter and shared a series of photos featuring many of his "West Wing" co-...

John Celock

'West Wing' Episode Comes To Life | John Celock | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

The political push by a group of geographers has managed to unite a bipartisan group of governors that normally don't agree. A campaign by the Ass...

Review: Aaron's Sorkin's The Newsroom

Rajiv Naresh | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
Rajiv Naresh

As all of Sorkin's work, there's enough drama and idealism to make this show watchable and even moderately addictive.

Why Does Louis C.K. Hate-Watch Aaron Sorkin?

Posted 06.28.2012 | Comedy

During an appearance on "The B.S. Report" podcast, Louis C.K. told host Bill Simmons that the television show he ever loved watching the most was also...

Looking Forward From Mad Men's Meandering Season 5: You Only Live Twice (One Can Only Hope)

William Bradley | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Was Don's silent look at the end of the Mad Men finale the equivalent of Schwarzenegger saying: "I'll be back"? Is it possible that the last three minutes of the episode redeemed the entire season?

Mad Men: Controversy as Joan Lowers Herself to Rise and Peggy Exits Anticlimactically (as SCDP Gets Its Halo Client)

William Bradley | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

As soon as I saw what happened, I figured there would be a lot of controversy about the latest episode of Mad Men, "The Other Woman." And sure enough, there is.

On Time Passing

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home
Zaki Hasan

It's funny how a seemingly arbitrary milestone can end up becoming the cue ball that sends a whole mess of thoughts about age, personal growth and professional goals bouncing around your head.

I Can't Worry About Gay Marriage; I'm Too Focused on My Own

Graham Milne | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Graham Milne

That, I think, is how one preserves the sacred institution of marriage -- by making our own an example of the best that it can be, not fretting fruitlessly over whether other people can or can't get married to the person they love.

It's A 'West Wing' Reunion!

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

"The West Wing" reunion you've dreamed about is here ... sort of. Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Dule Hill, Joshua Malina, Melissa Fitzgerald and Willi...

'Parks & Rec': Bradley Whitford And A Nod To 'The West Wing'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

After a brief hiatus, "Parks & Recreation" (Thu., 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC) returned to a new time slot and the continuation of Leslie Knope's political ca...

TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time

Evan Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

TV is a medium of great power, influence... and profit. One can simultaneously entertain and inspire (enspire?) -- and garner big ratings while doing it. Here is my list of TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time.

Review: Come to My Cabin in the Woods, My Dear?

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Oh, some of these special effects characters are a giggle and some are sheer mayhem making and some will make you grab your neighbor's elbow. That's when you know you're in the right place, because after inhaling deeply you are glad you came.

SNEAK PEEK: 'Parks & Rec' Is FINALLY Back!

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

"Parks and Recreation" is returning to NBC on Thurs., April 19 in its new timeslot, 9:30 p.m. ET and its bring with it two veteran stars of the networ...

Mad Men (Finally) Returns: Worth the Wait?

William Bradley | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Fortunately, Woodstock is still a long ways off. And the Summer of Love is, too (along with San Francisco), though it's just over a year away in the Mad Men universe. But the rumblings of change -- in this case racial change and generational change -- are getting much louder.