Robbin' Season is kicking off in the new trailer for FX's Atlanta 

When FX’s Atlanta returns for its second season in March, it’ll be rebranded as Atlanta Robbin’ Season—a name meant to indicate that this new batch of episodes won’t exactly be a continuation of last season as much it will be an evolution of its themes. We saw a quick clip earlier this year teasing that the show was…

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The A.V. Club tells you what to watch in 2018

You can turn off your TV—or whatever device you’re using to watch TV these days—but TV is always on, as evidenced by the number of new and returning series that have already premiered in the early days of 2018. Here’s what The A.V. Club is looking forward to in the new year, from eagerly awaited second helpings and…

What non-2017 pop culture did you finally get around to this year? 

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Donald Glover looking for white trash and sketchy moms for Atlanta 

Are you an actor who considers themselves to be a “white trash” type? How about a “sketchy mom” who really enjoys violence? If so, FX’s Atlanta might be able to give you your big break. According to a Facebook listing, the Emmy-winning series is looking for some “very tan caucasians” to play people from Florida, some…

Survey suggests nobody actually watches those Emmy-nominated cable or streaming shows

A new survey, reported on by Variety, suggests that the average American couldn’t care less about the “Golden Age Of TV,” with most respondents answering that they’ve never even heard of Emmy-nominated shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, Master Of None, or Atlanta. These aren’t tv-free snobs or total luddites, either; of…

The Emmy race for Outstanding Comedy Series comes down to Atlanta and Veep 

The A.V. Club is counting down the days leading up to the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17, with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, TV editor Erik Adams is breaking down a category and giving us his picks for who should win, and who will win. Today we’re looking at the nominees…

The 22 best minor characters on TV right now

To the protagonists go the TV spoils: The spotlight scenes, the attention of award-giving bodies, the premium paychecks. And while a well-realized main character might hook you in to a TV show, that show isn’t worth sticking with unless its world is also populated by equally well-realized characters who support,…

Blessed are The Handmaid’s Tale, Atlanta, Big Little Lies, and other Television Critics Association Award winners

The Handmaid’s Tale took home the top prize at tonight’s Television Critics Association Awards, the professional organization’s annual celebration of TV excellence. In addition to winning the trophy for Outstanding Achievement in Drama, Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel was named Program of the…

Let Rick Ross and Donald Glover sell you on Atlanta’s lemon pepper wings

Lemon pepper wings aren’t a rarity, necessarily, but the kind you get at Buffalo Wild Wings bear just a passing resemblance to the ones you get in Atlanta. Glazed in butter and a thick lemon sauce and sprinkled with black pepper, the city’s wings came to prominence last year when Donald Glover’s hit series Atlanta…

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