Tara Ariano

Writer, editor, and snack enthusiast Tara Ariano co-founded TelevisionWithoutPity.com and Fametracker.com before co-founding the site you're reading right now. She's also contributed to New York, The New York Times Magazine, The Awl, Slate, and Grantland, among many others. She lives in Los Angeles.

SNL Season 41: The First-Time Hosts We'd Like To See

The writers have had almost a whole week off since the Season 40 premiere. Time's a-wasting to start planning Season 41! 2015.05.22

Farewell, Late Night's Cranky Dad

David Letterman's final Late Show is the perfect sendoff for the ur-curmudgeon. 2015.05.21

When A Sitcom Star Swaps With A Former Teen Porn Star, The Results Scarcely Elicit Even One 'Oooooh, Mary!'

Jackée Harry and Traci Lords live very different lives, but everyone's pretty cool with their choices in Celebrity Wife Swap's weirdly subdued season premiere. 2015.05.21S04.E01

Watch Highlights From Bill Murray's Final Late Show Appearance

You may want to enjoy them with a slice of cake. 2015.05.20

Kaitlyn Bristowe Is An Anagram Of 'Genuine Class'

Collecting the craziest crazyfaces of The Bachelorette's S11 premiere. 2015.05.19S11.E01

Please, Roger Sterling, Don't Judge All Canadian Women By Your Experience With One Québecoise!

As America finishes up with Mad Men, one Canadian woman is told to finish up with Canada. ...Well, Canadian-ish. 2015.05.18S07.E14

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Closes Out Season 2 By Cementing A True Love Story

Not the one you think! Well, maybe the one you think, but also another one. 2015.05.18S02.E23

What Will Happen When Louis C.K. Hosts Saturday Night Live (for his third time)?

Will there be fewer than fifty bits about stress diarrhea, or more? 2015.05.15S40.E21

Harry Shearer Will Not Return To The Simpsons

Related: The Simpsons continued producing new episodes after Season 8. 2015.05.14

Is Everyone Really Sure Christian And Maria Need To Start Having Children Immediately?

And more not-quite-burning questions sparked by the latest Arranged. 2015.05.13S01.E05

Frankie Buries An Old Friend, And Maybe An Old Habit Too

The best moment of a mostly terrible funeral. 2015.05.12S01.E04

Jane The Virgin Introduces Jane The Mother

Looking back on the mostly delightful first season of The CW's sweet telenovela. 2015.05.12S01.E22

Battle Of The Scientifically Enhanced Poo Pitchers

Which of this week's turd-tossers is the more compelling: Orphan Black's Helena, or Silicon Valley's Kiko? 2015.05.11S02.E05

Will Kalinda Ever Wrap Up The Longest Goodbye?

Alicia's first client's rendition to Chicago's black site gets a brief interruption in the form of Kalinda returning for ten seconds, probably actually for the last time. 2015.05.11S06.E22

Should You Come Out In Support Of Grace And Frankie?

A very fancy cast assembles to tell the story of two men who come out as gay later in life, and the wives they leave behind. 2015.05.07S01.E01

Will Steven's Hopes For A Future With Samm Get Scuttled By His Mom?

Steven's mother is concerned that he's pinning all his romantic hopes on a girl he's never met, so she's written in to Catfish on his behalf. And you thought yours was embarrassing when she wrote little notes on your lunch bag! 2015.05.07S04.E11

'I Actually Have Found The Dad-ness Of These Celebs Oddly Endearing'

Joe Reid and Tara Ariano discuss the pleasures and pains of Lip Sync Battle -- but don't worry: they know exactly how to fix it. 2015.05.07