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…

Jessica Jones and Trish have a run-in with the law in new season 2 photos

The first season of Jessica Jones saw the titular hero’s best friend Trish Walker steadily grow into a dependable ass-kicker, even helping take down main villain Kilgrave by the end of the 13-episode arc. It’s understandable she would want to become more involved in Jessica’s various heroism-related activities (and…

Mike Colter says Jessica Jones season 2 will be “dark and heavy”

While Netflix’s upcoming team-up series The Defenders is already set to kick some ass (and fight Sigourney Weaver) with an August 18 premiere date, it’s looking like there will be a lengthy interlude between the first and second seasons of Jessica Jones, arguably the most critically acclaimed of all the streaming…

Showrunners call rape-for-shock-value a “plague on the industry”

In the wake of controversy surrounding comments from Last Tango In Paris director Bernardo Bertolucci—and the renewed criticism they’ve focused on the film’s depiction and use of sexual assault as a narrative device—a number of prominent TV writers and producers have spoken out against the mishandled use of rape as a…