How have A.P. Bio, Black Lightning, and other midseason shows panned out?

We’re now in upfront season, the time of year in which the networks and streaming outlets preview their fall lineups. These announcements are usually preceded by some bloodletting, so as we await the decisions from on high—and the inevitable petitions to save this drama or that comedy—The A.V. Club is checking in on…

Exclusive: Samantha Bee takes us through Full Frontal's "joyful" Puerto Rico special

It’s now been six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, but our fellow Americans are rallying. They could obviously still use some help with their rebuilding efforts, which Full Frontal With Samantha Bee is highlighting in The Great American Puerto Rico* (*It’s Complicated) special on March 28 at 10…

Doubles and double-crossings: The creators of Search Party break down the season-2 finale

Search Party kicked off its second season digging a grave and giving new life to the old murder-mystery format. Dory’s (Alia Shawkat) group of friends, once united by bottomless mimosas and the search for Chantal, is now completely fractured. The consequences of Keith’s murder and their cover-up became unavoidable,…

The 2nd season of Search Party starts digging a grave, but finds TV treasure instead

The second season of Search Party begins with a burial, as the protagonists of TBS’ mordant genre exercise attempt to cover the tracks (and the corpse) they left behind in the show’s first season. It’s not hard to transpose the Search Party creative team of Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter…

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