lingering questions

14 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen

“Little Fear of Lightning” cracks the mystery of Looking Glass, and raises a host of new questions in the process.
this week in late night

John Oliver’s Reignited Feud With Bob Murray Won Late Night This Week

This week, late night took on America’s most revered figures: Trump, coal executives, and Big Bird.
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The Brief and Wondrous Life of MC Skat Kat

Talking with the animators behind Paula Abdul’s onetime music-video co-star.
  1. overnights
    Rick and Morty Recap: The True Power of Superior IntimacyRick heads off on a “solo mission,” giving Jerry an opportunity to get into trouble with Rick’s new intern.
  2. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Baby of the HouseKenya, jealous of the attention Brooklyn gets from her father, asks her husband to rank how much he loves her and their daughter. Oh. Oh Kenya, no.
  3. overnights
    The Crown Recap: It’s Not Easy Being QueenElizabeth is cruelly reminded of why she can’t spend her days raising horses: She has to keep her power-hungry family members in check.
  4. thirst
    Sara Lee Cool With Those Filthy Instagram Comments You Left Following SNL SketchThe brand claims they didn’t delete your thirst tweets, merely hid them until they figured out what the hell was going on.
  5. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: You Become the StormIt’s a terrifying new world, and Elliot’s emotional safety net might have finally unraveled.
  6. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForeheadRichard is forced to man up while Monica is forced to woman up, and both manage to fail in their own unique way.
  7. overnights
    The Walking Dead Recap: Doctor SleepFor everyone who felt something was a little off with Dante, we now (sort of) know why.
  8. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“Little Fear of Lightning” cracks the mystery of Looking Glass, and raises a host of new questions in the process.
  9. overnights
    Poldark Series-Finale Recap: The End?Ending TV’s premiere wheat-scything, sea-gazing series with a hastily thrown-together French spy plot? Bold, Poldark, very bold.
  10. chat room
    Watchmen’s Tim Blake Nelson Would Never Drop a Giant Squid on Manhattan“I’m not a utilitarian.”
  11. hard same
    Werner Herzog Wept When He Saw Baby Yoda on the Mandalorian Set“It’s heartbreakingly beautiful.”
  12. overnights
    Dublin Murders Recap: The Murder GodsAs Cassie and Rob’s investigation branches out, a new complication is speeding toward Knocknaree.
  13. overnights
    Ray Donovan Recap: Send My Love All AroundA strong season opener meets up with a kinder, gentler Ray Donovan who’s working on his anger. We all know that can’t last.
  14. overnights
    The Crown Recap: Hidden FigureWith Philip’s mother newly installed at the palace, Princess Anne coerces a family reconciliation via an age-old secret royal weapon: the press.
  15. overnights
    The Crown Recap: All Things Bright and BeautifulIn the face of unfathomable disaster, Elizabeth remains frustratingly on-brand.
  16. last night on late night
    Professors, Add This SNL Drug-Dealer Sketch to Your Macroeconomics LecturesYou can’t flood the market, after all.
  17. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Harry Styles Is the Dog Now, ManHazza’s first gig as host and musical guest finds him ready, willing, and able to play the fool.
  18. last night on late night
    Harry Styles Needs to Get Laid (In This SNL Sketch) (Not in Real Life) (Sorry)“These pipes be clogged.”
  19. overnights
    The Crown Recap: Dull vs. DazzlingWe return to the complicated relationship between the royal sisters for a deliciously soapy (and historically suspect) Margaret showcase.
  20. last night on late night
    Harry Styles Dreams of SNL’s Halcyon Cocaine Years“That’s why the show’s not good anymore.”
  21. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle: Setting SunThe combination of force by the BCR and Kido’s discovery of his backbone lead to a major turning point for the show.
  22. overnights
    The Crown Season-Premiere Recap: Changing of the GuardWe meet back up with Elizabeth, looking very different but still much the same, at the dawn of a particularly turbulent time in British history.
  23. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Recap: Steal Fire From the GodsWith the Japanese seeming unclear what to do next, the BCR is in a state of flux after the carnage that destroyed the chance for peace.
  24. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Baby OnboardA satisfying second chapter reveals some intriguing new details about the Mandalorian’s bounty amid a string of rousing action scenes.
  25. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Recap: A Reflection of a ReflectionThe series’ most moving episode yet sees John Smith confronting some ghosts for his past.
  26. mountain time zone
    Mormon Alert! The Real Housewives Franchise Is Heading to Salt Lake CityOur dream: Big Love with martinis.
  27. the industry
    Two Writers Quit Patricia Heaton’s CBS Show After Misconduct ComplaintsHeaton’s husband, an executive producer, allegedly engaged in inappropriately touching.
  28. the mandalorian
    Admit It, You’re Just Here for the Baby Yoda GIFsThese are most definitely the GIFs you’re looking for.
  29. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Recap: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?When John and Helen Smith host Fuhrer Heinrich Himmler and family for dinner, you could cut the tension with a sausage knife.
  30. tv
    Bill Murray Starts Living in The Now, Alongside Dave FrancoPeter Farrelly’s upcoming comedy for Quibi.
  31. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Recap: If We Must DieViolence in any timeline often just begets more violence.
  32. chat room
    Drag Race U.K.’s Blu Hydrangea on Going From Wallflower to Shady Lady“The shade started coming out, Mary Berry was there, the Frock Destroyers, I mean just absolute mayhem.”
  33. the simpsons
    Disney+ Will Let You Watch The Simpsons in the Correct Aspect Ratio After AllEventually.
  34. the winner and still champion
    Your Boy James Holzhauer Wins the 2019 Jeopardy! Tournament of ChampionsTaking his all-time Jeopardy! winnings up to $2,712,216.
  35. chat room
    Naomi Ackie on The End of the F***ing World, Eating Lipstick, and Star Wars“I was like, ‘You know what? I’ll just eat it.’ I wanted people to feel grossed out.”
  36. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Recap: Cat’s in the CradleAn episode focused on parents and children is characterized by the sense that this alternate reality isn’t a good one for future generations.
  37. the race to animate
    Women Are Taking Over Fox’s Sunday Night Cartoons. What Took So Long?A roundtable conversation with the women behind Bless the Harts, Duncanville, and The Great North.
  38. casting
    Clive Owen Will Be Impeachment: American Crime Story’s Very British Bill ClintonBeanie Feldstein is playing Monica Lewinsky.
  39. theater
    The Morning Show Did a Surprise Sweeney Todd DuetJennifer Aniston and Billy Crudup give it their all on “Not While I’m Around.”
  40. star wars
    Maybe The Mandalorian Should Just Be About Baby Yoda?All together now: Awwwww!
  41. easter eggs
    A Guide to Watchmen’s Stealth Easter EggsThe HBO series is packed with subtle background references to the original comic. Here’s some of the deepest deep cuts you may have missed.
  42. photo study
    How The Crown’s New Actors Compare to Their Real-Life Royal CounterpartsGod save the queen’s middle-aged years.
  43. this week in late night
    John Oliver’s Reignited Feud With Bob Murray Won Late Night This WeekThis week, late night took on America’s most revered figures: Trump, coal executives, and Big Bird.
  44. music videos
    The Brief and Wondrous Life of MC Skat KatTalking with the animators behind Paula Abdul’s onetime music-video co-star.
  45. overnights
    Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Where Does the Good Go?The long-awaited trial of Meredith Grey is just one gut-punch after another.
  46. encounter
    Tobias Menzies Can Tell a Story Without a WordThe Crown star once dreamed of being a mime. Onscreen, he speaks mostly with his face.
  47. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: Moonage DaydreamA last-minute change to the Apollo 15 mission lends a sense of danger to an otherwise calm and talky episode.
  48. overnights
    The Morning Show Recap: Let’s DuetIs Cory really an ally for Alex, or does he want to shove her in a meat grinder and put her into one of his human pies (metaphorically speaking)?
  49. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Season Premiere Recap: Both Sides NowTensions are rising as the Nazis move west against the backdrop of a strengthening resistance led by black people.
  50. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Don’t Want an Impeachment With PizzazzA little razzle-dazzle should effect institutional change!
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