Is The Walking Dead Broken Beyond Repair?

[ad_1] Like a disoriented zombie, The Walking Dead has shambled right off a cliff. Despite an intense franchise overhaul, The Walking Dead’s Season 9 premiere on Sunday night drew record low ratings—as in, the lowest viewership ever for a premiere among adults between the ages of 18 and 49, and 47 percent fewer total viewers […]

The Extraordinary Slow Burn of Better Call Saul

[ad_1] Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul. Courtesy of AMC. To paraphrase veteran television critic Alan Sepinwall, TV’s greatest strength is time. Novels end, movies elbow their way through an awards season or two, but television keeps going, year in and year out, pacing its story to match the slow unspooling of our own lives. […]

Billy Bush Would Like to End the “War on Flaws,” Please

[ad_1] Bush photographed attending the Kaleidoscope Ball at 3LABS on May 21, 2016. By Emma McIntyre/Getty Images. This month marks two years since a leaked Access Hollywood tape ended Billy Bush’s then-ascendant career at NBC, and the TV personality marked the occasion with some social-media wisdom Monday. “I have concluded that I am NOT extraordinary,” […]

How Rami Malek Found His Inner Freddie Mercury

[ad_1] By Alex Bailey/©2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Rami Malek is best known for playing a socially anxious, hoodie-clad computer hacker on Mr. Robot. So when the Emmy-winning actor set his sights on playing Freddie Mercury—the late Queen frontman who was comfortable strutting and preening onstage in catsuits—he enlisted backup. “I sat down with […]