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7 Best New Fall TV Shows for Teens and Families

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.28.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

We've sifted through this fall's new stuff for titles that could work for families, plus some classic shows that offer fun watch-together experiences. And remember, there are plenty of family-friendly shows available through streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon.

There's Just Something About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

To get to the bottom of Louis-Dreyfus' appeal, one has to examine the facts: She's irrefutably beautiful, but is no girlie-girl and prefers the company of men who better appreciate her bawdy, take-no-prisoners outlook on life. Though she was born in New York City, the actress taps into an easy accessibility that makes her a relatable "everywoman."

Marx Brothers Make Merry in TV Collection

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.22.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Shout! Factory release of "The Marx Brothers TV Collection," an omnibus of the Brothers Marx's post-film career TV appearances, is occasion enough to celebrate once more the irrepressible talents of Groucho, Chico and Harpo Marx.

This Is Who Should Win at the 2014 Emmy Awards

Molly Fosco | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
Molly Fosco

The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards are happening this Monday, and I don't think I can wait that long to find out who will win. To remedy my impatience, here is who I want to take home the golden statue.

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Shazam CEO Rich Riley

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Yesterday, Shazam made history. The app that made your music search, and your life, so much easier has hit 100M monthly a...

Watch Out Matthew McConaughey, These Kids Will Steal Your Emmy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

Your "Aww" of the day is coming. Mom.me just put together a video of kids re-enacting different Emmy-nominated dramas, and the only way to describ...

Mental Illness on TV

Krystal Reddick | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Krystal Reddick

There are three TV shows (that I know of) dealing with mental illness: United States of Tara deals with multiple personality disorder and Black Box and Homeland both deal with bipolar disorder. I've watched all three.

Maureen Ryan

Hamm And Radcliffe Return In A Loopy Gem About Russian Doctors

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

We live in an era of artisanal TV: The ongoing explosion of platforms, networks and outlets means we are blessed to have an enormous array of small-ba...

Keanu Reeves Is Taking Over TV, And It's Totally Excellent

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's finally time to ditch those Sad Keanu memes. Despite coming off some recent box office bombs, Keanu Reeves has nothing to frown about as he's ...

Wanda Sykes on Kids, Family and Hitting the Road

Sarah Toce | Posted 08.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

The truth: Sykes is a down-to-earth mama who does comedy for a living and loves the hell out of life, but when I talked to her -- she was a normal chick trying to get a few words in before her five-year-old twins -- Lucas and Olivia -- hauled off into the nearby pool.

WATCH: Christopher Knight: 'I Didn't Really Want To Be A Brady Anymore'

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 08.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Although Christopher Knight first starred on "The Brady Bunch" in 1969, the actor hasn't been able to shed his character since. The ghost of Peter Bra...

Methadone for the TV-Binge-Watcher: What to Watch While Waiting for the Next 'Hit'

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 08.12.2014 | TV
Mellini Kantayya

Being a mere mortal and not a mighty algorithm, my suggestions aren't as nuanced as Netflix's 76,897 genre categories, but I did my best to match common themes and tones to these wonderful shows that may be new to many viewers.

What a Difference a Week Makes: The Old 'New' Media Landscape: 21stCF, TW, T-Free, Sprint

Shelly Palmer | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

What a difference a week makes. At our Innovation Series breakfast this past week, I was planning to discuss my recent article, The "New" Media Landsc...

Syfy's Ascension Is Already One of the Most Talked About TV Events of the Fall Season

Ed Martin | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

As I continue contemplating the dizzying number of shows that I previewed at both, I find that one of the few that I continue to think about on an ongoing basis and one of the very few that I cannot wait to see is Syfy's Ascension.

David Lohr

Mom Calls Cops On 15-Year-Old Son After Finding Porn

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

A mother in South Carolina called sheriff's deputies on her son this week after finding porn playing on her living room TV. According to the Sparta...

Where Did The Good 'Ole Family Sitcom Go? Mr. Drummond, Mrs. Huxtable, I Miss You!

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 08.07.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

The definition of "family sitcom" is not what it was back in the '80s or even the '90s. Nowadays, family shows are more geared towards tweens and teens.

Deafness Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Lydia L. Callis

Instead of dictating how young deaf people should live their lives, parents can work together with their child to find the most comfortable way of adapting.

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

Vince Vaughn Needs 'True Detective'

Ricky Camilleri | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Ricky Camilleri

Remember last year when the term, "McConnaisance" started getting tossed around as Matthew McConaughey was gearing up to win an Oscar for "Dallas Buyers Club?" If Vince Vaughn is able to secure the lead role on season 2 of HBO's "True Detective" get ready for the Vaughnaissance because looking at the last five years of Vince Vaughns resume, he needs it.

Must-Watch Netflix Streaming: The Killing Season 4

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Just when I get done binge-watching one great series on Netflix, Netflix has to go ahead and release another season of a show that I have to watch. Netflix just released the last season of The Killing and I have to say, it has a better home on Netflix than on AMC.

The "New" Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

Shelly Palmer | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Over the next 18 months, proposed and pending mergers and acquisitions are going to completely change the media landscape. Even if only a few of them ...

Whoa, Diane... Rude

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

Kelly Ripa congratulating Chris Pratt on his large [bleep]? Yes, please. This week's edition of Unnecessary Censorship features Lady Gaga, Diane Sa...

Why De-Stressing in Front of the TV Could Backfire

SELF | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

If you're like me, the first place you want to go after a tough day at work is the couch. But it turns out, using media like TV and video games could actually be kind of a terrible way to deal with stress.

How To Save the 'New York Times'

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The problem with the newspaper is that they continue to see themselves as a newspaper, either a print version, or an online version of the same. They are not.

Tales of A Writer: My Conversation With Richard L. Kramer

Elan Barnehama | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books
Elan Barnehama

Sixty-something Kramer is not your typical first time novelist. During his senior year in college he sent a story to The New Yorker, using it as a resume to land a job writing for their Talk of the Town column.