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.

The Dome Abhors A Vacuum...Of Power!

So if Monarch Julia and ex-Mayor Big Jim are just going to keep sniping at each other, Christine can slide right in and start bossing everyone around. 2015.07.03S03.E03

The Astronaut Wives Club Gets Religulous

Rene creates a PR nightmare by being a little too (completely) honest about whether she's going to pray for Scott when he's in space, but the real question is: how will this affect the Wives' standings this week? 2015.07.02S01.E03

How Much Of Mr. Robot Is...Like, Real?

And other not-quite-burning questions about the second episode. 2015.07.02S01.E02

Smash Finally Wins Pin The Leading Lady On The Musical

The latest run of episodes in the Smash rewatch finds Karen and Ivy each headlining the right musical (and lots of ex-Rent stars telling off lots of Bombshell boobs). 2015.07.02

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Should You Let Zoo Hold You Captive This Summer?

CBS's new sci-fi summer 'event series' revolves around animals attacking humans. Will you wish you could join them? 2015.06.30S01.E01

Kissing The Crazy Stone

Crazyfaces continue crazying up the Emerald Isle. 2015.06.30S11.E08

Is UnREAL Still UnREAL If Adam And Rachel Are More Decent Than Not?

And more not-quite-burning questions about the latest episode. 2015.06.29S01.E05

The Fosters Is Replacing Jake T. Austin With Noah Centineo?!

Your past and current Fosters commentators discuss! 2015.06.29

The Battle For A Volunteer Nurse's Soul Is Waged In Soldier's Laps

When frenemy Sisters Quayle and Livesey disagree about how much responsibility to give the VADs, Rosalie gets caught in the middle. And so do a couple of anonymous dongs. 2015.06.28S01.E02

Use Your Words, Poldarks!

Francis learns the hard way that there are some methods of solving disputes he should not engage in. 2015.06.28S01.E02

Move On Dot Argh

Everyone's out of the Dome and telling each other how important it is that they all 'move on'! But are they and is it? 2015.06.26S03.E01

In A Perfect-Wife Contest, No One Wins

Louise and Betty can't help being compared to each other as the First and Second Lady of space, but who's actually empirically better as a person? We're ranking all the Mercury 7 ladies based on their activities in S01E02. 2015.06.25S01.E02

Should You Get Charged Up For AMC's Robot Drama Humans?

AMC's new British import imagines a not-so-distant future in which menial jobs are performed by androids. Is it worth watching? 2015.06.25S01.E01

Predicting The Scandals PBS Has Yet To Investigate

This whole Ben Affleck Finding Your Roots business is just the beginning. We have a pretty good idea of the other skeletons the network may yet find in its closet. 2015.06.25