Sex, cities, sock puppets, superheroes, and short skirts: 24 hours of 1998 TV

The TV of 1998 feels more like the end of something than the beginning. Dawson’s Creek and Will & Grace were pointing to a new direction for their respective networks, but pioneering comedies like Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, Living Single, and Mr. Show were closing down. Jimmy Smits was making his NYPD Blue

NBC says Seinfeld and Friends revivals will never happen, but door's open for The West Wing

The success of the Will & Grace and Roseanne revivals has stirred up talk of revisiting virtually every successful sitcom, including The Office (but in that case, only for a holiday special), as well as many dramas. But NBC is actually showing some restraint in that regard—at a recent Hollywood Reporter event, network…

“A Festivus for the rest of us”: 23 holiday TV episodes to watch online

It’s December, so it’s time to dust off those Christmas movies, those Christmas movies that aren’t really Christmas movies, or whatever side of that wall you think Die Hard falls on. But what if you’re in a holiday mood but not up for the whole two-hour jaunt to Bedford Falls? Or want something classic and familiar,…

Finally, an exact tally of the quantity of coffee consumed by each Friends character

We all have our obsessions. Some painstakingly tabulate every death in John Wick 2, while others recreate Game of Thrones’ Red Keep with Legos. Now, Friends superfan Kit Lovelace has shared some investigative deep-diving of her own with an intensely detailed breakdown of how much coffee each cast member consumed…

Man Photoshops self into Friends, Simpsons, U.S. election, Brangelina, and more

Hillary Clinton, Tom Hanks, Selena Gomez, Daft Punk. These are just some of the luminaries that Average Rob, an Instagram user from Belgium, has probably never met and will never meet. No matter, with some deft Photoshop work, this self-described “mediocre dude” can instantly become a pal and a confidant to anyone in…