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 on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Watch John Oliver Pop Up All Over HBO's Schedule In A New Promo For Last Week Tonight

One thing is undeniable: Last Week Tonight is one of HBO's Sunday night shows. 2017.01.18

Should You Throw In With Throwing Shade?

TV Land gets into the late-night comedy game by adapting a beloved podcast, but will Shade leave you cold? 2017.01.18S01.E01

Watch Billy Eichner Tell The Late Show He's Performing At Donald Trump's Inauguration

But will Trump deign to share his opinions of Amy Adams for a sum as low as a dollar? 2017.01.18

Watch Late Night Take A Closer Look At Republicans' 'Plans' To Repeal And Replace The Affordable Care Act

We're using 'plans' loosely. Even within sarcastic quotation marks. 2017.01.18

Watch Billy On The Street Take Keegan-Michael Key Through A Lack-Of-Obstacles Course To Acquire Firearms

Normally, yes, you'd want to challenge someone with an obstacle course. But in this country, getting guns is...not hard. 2017.01.17S05.E09

Watch Scandal's Kerry Washington Play 'Speak Out' On Ellen

It was a long hiatus. Before those long Olivia Pope monologues, she probably needs to stretch everything. 2017.01.17

Watch The Late Show Tackle 'Repeal And Erase' In The Werd

'Isn't that 'repeal and replace'? Well, you'd think. 2017.01.17

Watch Late Night Take A Closer Look At Donald Trump's Attacks On John Lewis

Also the latest on Russian hacking, because that matter apparently isn't closed yet either. Things are not great! 2017.01.17

The Young Pope Faces Law & Order: SVU In The Battle Of The Exotic Animal Arrivals

Two very different shows feature scenes in which human characters memorably meet furry mammals. Which did it better? 2017.01.16S01.E02

Again With This: Squash It. Walk Away. Chill.

Steve worries that Juwan will bring violence to the Peach Pit After Dark's hip hop night because he's...uh...Willie's nephew. [wink] 2017.01.16S05.E27

Watch The Late Show's Trailer For HBO's Forthcoming Spinoffs Of The Young Pope

Jude Law is pretty young, for a pope. But couldn't a pope be even younger? 2017.01.12

Watch Late Night Share A Couple Things About Donald Trump And Russia

'I find it hard to believe that Trump actually paid somebody for services rendered.' 2017.01.12