Appeals court tosses Olivia de Havilland's Feud suit, keeping the world safe for trashy TV movies

In a precedent-setting ruling that ensures, among other things, cable channels’ constitutional right to churn out scandalous, ripped-from-the-headlines TV movies, a California appeals court has tossed out 101-year-old Academy Award-winning actress Olivia de Havilland’s lawsuit against Ryan Murphy. Specifically, de…

“Oh… I haven’t seen it”: 15 deep-cut Halloween costumes from 2017 pop culture

Halloween draws nigh, and with it the annual parade of ghosts and goblins, trolls and Trumps, pumpkins and David S. Pumpkins, and other, equally obvious guises drawn from the well of contemporary pop culture. But you read The A.V. Club (or, at least, you scroll past it on the way to the comments). Your refined tastes…

The best TV of 2017 so far

From a business prospective, the forecast for TV in 2017 isn’t the brightest: While ratings continue to erode for the broadcast networks, several cable outlets that joined the original-programming gold rush are now backing out, with cash-flush digital competitors like Facebook and Snap poised to stake those abandoned…

Feud showrunner says last night’s big C-word wasn’t “gratuitous”

The first installment of Ryan Murphy’s newest anthology series, Feud, kicked off last night with an attempted bang: As Joan Crawford, Jessica Lange makes an ill-advised move on her director, Bob Aldrich (Alfred Molina). There’s also a lot of talk about banging with respect to Crawford and her Whatever Happened To Baby…

Here’s when Feud and the latest seasons of The Americans and Archer will premiere

You won’t be seeing any new Atlanta until 2018, but you don’t have to wait that long to watch Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon engage in petty behind-the-scenes rivalry on FX: Feud, the newest series from Ryan Murphy, will sic Lange and Sarandon on one another beginning March 5 at 10 p.m. The first installment in an…