The new credits canon: 20 recent TV title sequences as brilliant as their shows

In 2007, an A.V. Club Inventory featured 22 TV credit sequences that fit their shows perfectly, paying homage to Homicide: Life On The Streets, The Sopranos, The Andy Griffith Show, and other series where a simple montage serves as an overture for the program’s themes and aesthetic. In the near-decade since that piece…

The best TV episodes of 2015 (so far)

The 2014-15 TV Club Awards already covered much of the TV Club that The A.V. Club has loved so far this year, so when it comes to looking at the year that’s been, we opted to tighten the focus. Even in this binge-watching age, a single episode of television can have a tremendous impact on an audience, stories and…

Comedy and animation wrap up the 2014-15 TV Club Awards

The A.V. Club began handing out end-of-the-TV-season superlatives yesterday, honoring the best in drama and reality TV, from Cookie Lyon’s cutting putdowns to Robert Durst’s fateful on-mic carelessness. Today, we conclude the 2014-15 TV Club Awards with picks from the season’s best comedies and animated series,…

“We really used every piece of the cow”: Nick Kroll walks us through Kroll Show

Like a bunch of Rich Dicks, the world cried “ner!” when Nick Kroll announced he’d be ending his eponymous sketch show late last year. As the third season of Kroll Show wrapped up, the ending seemed almost natural, like Kroll and company had brought the storylines fans loved to a natural close. PubLIZity’s Lizzes were…