Fox renews Family Guy and Bob's Burgers, saving us from sending a petition to NBC

At this point, it’ll probably just be easier to go through every network and make a list of the shows that haven’t been canceled yet, and it looks like we can add two to Fox’s list. As reported by Variety, Fox has actually renewed both Bob’s Burgers and Family Guy, so we know it will have at least three shows now…

Rock me, sexy Jesuses: 15 super-cool sons of God

This Easter Sunday will see NBC’s live telecast of Jesus Christ Superstar with singer John Legend in the title role—the second, or third, or more likely, 102nd coming of Jesus as a pretty cool dude. The trope of our God being an awesome God, as well an awesome guy to hang out with, is a popular one in church youth…

“No, really, Vanderpump Rules”: 9 critically reviled TV shows you enjoy

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…

What TV series did you love but will never revisit?

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…

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Dr. Ken Jeong reviews a whole slew of other television and film doctors

In a particularly infamous 1986 commercial for Vicks Formula 44, one that spawned a deathless catchphrase, actor Peter Bergman boldly declared, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV.” Ken Jeong, star of ABC’s Dr. Ken and real-life licensed physician, might be one of the few people in Hollywood who could legitimately…

Family Guy, Mancala, and s’mores at home: Here’s what’s on sale on Amazon today

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

Watch this trippy thumbnail history of basic cable’s affably bizarre Adult Swim

Back in 2001, when Cartoon Network announced it would be setting aside part of its late-night schedule for original, non-kid-friendly programming, few would have guessed the experiment would be a tremendous, lasting success. And yet, a decade and a half later, Adult Swim thrives with its signature mix of stoner humor,…