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.

What Will Happen When Chris Rock Hosts Saturday Night Live (this time)?

And given his New Girl guest shot, why isn't Prince doing double duty?! 2014.10.31S40.E05

'Don't Waste The Asshole Edit On Benjamin When You've Got A Perfectly Good Helen Lying Around'

Project Runway: All-Stars kicks off its fourth bid for designer redemption (or re-triumph, in the case of the two returnees); your editors discuss! 2014.10.31S04.E01

Love Among The Potpourri Of Freaks

A three-month time jump brings Max closer to Dylan...but does it bring Dylan closer to Max? 2014.10.31S06.E06

Should You Hear Arguments For Benched?

USA is moving away from comedy -- but first, this new sitcom about a disgraced lawyer. 2014.10.28S01.E01

Danielle Doesn't Seem Bothered That Mohamed Won't Touch Her Until After They're Married

And maybe not even then! Elsewhere, Danny's not going to make out with Amy either, and Gabriel sells out Yamir to his fives of fans. Let's rank how happy the engagements are this week! 2014.10.27S02.E02

The Courtship Of Elsbeth And Josh

While Alicia's campaign addresses the God issue, in that she doesn't believe in any, Josh and Elsbeth make some progress in their weird flirtation. 2014.10.27S06.E06

As The Affair Progresses Sex-Wise, The Affair Makes Noah Its Most Unreliable Narrator

Why did he ever bother getting married when he has a magic crank? 2014.10.26S01.E03

BREAKING: Amber Met A Basset Hound!

And some dude, but whatever. BASSET. 2014.10.24S06.E05

It Was A Therapeutic Smash

If there's a better way to deal with childhood trauma than destroying a bunch of props with a baseball bat, Couples Therapy has never heard of it. 2014.10.23S05.E07

'Women Like Dainty Little Wee TVs, Not Icky Big Ones.' - Marry Me

'No, but why can't we get a TV as big as the wall?' - Tara. 2014.10.22S01.E02

'Remember The Time You Ruined My QuinceaƱera With Your "Milkshake" Cover, MOM?'

The latest Jane The Virgin makes a case for maybe renaming the show Xiomara The Selfless Superheroine. 2014.10.20S01.E02

How Does Elsbeth Tascioni Win So Many Cases?

Zoning out and letting a hallucination of a marimba player lead her to insight, of course! But will she let Alicia's distracting kitten derail her in the courtroom? 2014.10.20S06.E05

Will Maura Tierney's Likability Ruin The Affair?

A beloved actor is a so-far-unwitting victim of The Affair, which is a problem since she's CLEARLY better than either of the jerks Affairing. 2014.10.19S01.E02

Bitter Pills

The first season of The Knick features lots of doctoring, but very few actual cures. 2014.10.17S01.E10

Everyone Knows Zeek Isn't Actually Dying, Right?

While some Bravermans freak out about Zeek not feeling like taking a walk since his open-heart surgery five minutes ago, others are intrigued by glamorous new Academy students. 2014.10.17S06.E04

Jenna's Back In Her Serious Glasses For A Serious Disclosure

While Jenna shares with Dr. Jenn the horrific details of her past, Nikki and Juan Pablo are somehow still fighting about how he won't say 'I love you' even though, at this point, would you? 2014.10.16S05.E06