R.I.P. Danny Leiner, director of Harold And Kumar and Dude, Where's My Car?

Danny Leiner has died. The director of two of the best-known buddy stoner comedies in recent memory—as well as episodes of many of the most critically beloved TV comedies of the last 20 years—Leiner was 57. His credits include Harold And Kumar Go To White Castle, Dude Where’s My Car?, Arrested Development, The Office, …

It's Always Sunny's recreation of an iconic Seinfeld scene was eerily spot-on

Once upon a time—back before the show’s dedication to documenting minor human evils was quite so widely known—fans trying to describe It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia to other people were often forced to resort to comparisons to that last great sitcom about mostly awful semi-humans living largely meaningless lives: …

Arya is "alone" for her last Game Of Thrones scene, so read into that what you will

Forget all of the vague comments about finality, we now have some real details about what’s going to happen in one beloved Game Of Thrones character’s final scene—though the details are, naturally, pretty vague. This is courtesy of The Guardian, which sat down with Maisie Williams to talk about her new role in a…

Sarah Paulson only had a week to prepare for directing the latest American Horror Story

This week, FX’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse finally (finally) returned to Murder House, the setting of the show’s solid first season, and American Horror Story staple Sarah Paulson made her directorial debut with the landmark episode. Variety talked to Paulson about what it was like to direct for the series, and…

Netflix confirms Orange Is The New Black's next season will be its last

It’s been a likely possibility for a while now that Orange Is The New Black’s sentence might almost be up; the Netflix series is coming to the end of its current three-season order, and ended last year’s run—its sixth—by finally seeing Piper Chapman get released from jail to become the deeply privileged decorative …

ABC moves forward with NYPD Blue sequel series about Sipowicz's son 

In what seems a little like the TV equivalent of releasing an album of “new” music shortly after a musician’s death, ABC has begun developing a pilot for an NYPD Blue sequel series just over six months after the death of NYPD Blue co-creator Steven Bochco. This comes from Variety, which says the new show will revolve…

The Real World is pivoting to Facebook video, which, uh, good luck with that

Catching the zeitgeist just as aggressively as the days when it first introduced the world to concepts like “roommates” and “people acting like assholes for attention on TV,” MTV has announced that its long-running reality series The Real World is making the move to Facebook video, that most reliable and profitable of…

Jane Curtin on the worst SNL guest host: "God, there were so many"

There are few gigs in modern TV more fraught with the potential to out yourself as a massive asshole than hosting Saturday Night Live. Pretty much every factor—the rush, the pressure, the presence of the live camera—is almost guaranteed to bring out the worst in people, whether it’s deciding to bust out their “funny”…

Nathan For You won't be returning for season 5, unless this is just another wacky scheme 

Get ready for a real taste of poo-flavored frozen yogurt: As reported by Pitchfork, Comedy Central has confirmed that Nathan For You won’t be returning for a fifth season. As a little bit of silver lining, it sounds like the decision to stop the show came from creator and host Nathan Fielder, not the soulless Viacom…