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.

'I'm A Little Mad At This Show For Making Me Empathize With Heidi'

Tyson blows up Rachel's spot, Heidi gets drunk and mean, and your editors try to keep up. 2015.01.23S04.E03

What Will Happen When Blake Shelton Hosts Saturday Night Live?

Will someone successfully talk him out of a pro-American Sniper monologue/tirade? 2015.01.23S40.E12

'Hey! You're Playing Our Song!'

A lot of the usual things are annoying in the penultimate Parenthood (shut up with your Career Day, Snowflake Academy!), but at least Amber and Sarah are 100% perfect together. 2015.01.23S06.E12

'I Would Buy That Yellow Dress Even Though It Is The Yellowest Thing Since A Case Of Jaundice Scrambled Some Eggs Inside A Lemon.' 'On The Sun.'

This year's QVC challenge has the designers doing ready-to-wear separates, plus a fashion-forward companion. Who's ready for primetime? Your editors discuss! 2015.01.23S04.E10

Watch A Trailer For Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Could this Ellie Kemper joint from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock be your next obsession? 2015.01.22

Love Is A '90s Mixtape

Even if Hindsight didn't have other charms, its soundtrack alone would make it mandatory viewing. 2015.01.22S01.E03

The Fear Of Todd

What business could possibly cause Todd to leave Ilana unsupervised? Let's find out! 2015.01.21S02.E02

Does Jamie Actually HEAR Herself When She Talks?

And more questions sparked by the latest episode of Married At First Sight: The First Year. 2015.01.21S01.E02

Ron And Leslie And All About That Breakup

Two determined enemies consider a path to peace -- a path that cuts right through the fire Billy Joel didn't start. 2015.01.21S07.E04

Harlan County Spy Games

As Boyd starts working on his plans to cash out of Harlan, a certain double agent has to decide whether to sell him out...or join him. 2015.01.20S06.E01

The First Mickey-Centric Rags To Riches Is As Horrifying As We All Assumed It Would Be

Rose's problematic 'sexist chemistry teacher'/'triumph through cheating' A-plot is less hideous than Mickey's first shot at her own storyline: some BS about selling Girl Scout cookies. And here it is. 2015.01.20S02.E03

Contrivance, Contrivance Will Tear Us Apart Again

The latest impediment to Rogelio and Xo's happiness is the most irritating one yet. 2015.01.20S01.E10

Read An Oral History Of How Justified Came To Be

Not JUST for the praise of Timothy Olyphant, but...also for that. 2015.01.20

Should You Tough Out Channel 4's Catastrophe?

Can two prickly jerks of slightly advanced age figure out how to be in a relationship together when the circumstances that throw them together are...complicated? 2015.01.20

Makeovers All Around! (And, For Fiona, A Makeunder)

As Fiona embarks on the post-ankle monitor period of her life, Deb gets a new look, Mandy makes like a church girl, and even Frank will put on a tie for some free prime rib. 2015.01.18S05.E02