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.

Challenge Champs Vs. Fantasy Stars

Choosing the stars MTV should cast on its next season of The Challenge. 2017.10.23

The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids Are Nothin' But A Big Ball Of Gas

And Rob's 'authentic' woodworking is nothin' but corn as we collect the most important snapshots from S07.E23. 2017.10.23S07.E23

You Did This To Him!

When Dr. Martin has a stroke, Donna naturally blames...David? 2017.10.23S07.E23

TV Girls Trip

Putting four TV moms on the road and seeing what mischief ensues. 2017.10.20

Strap In For Project Runway's Latest Unconventional Materials Challenge

Lexus is the driving force behind the season's second unconventional materials challenge. Who speeds to victory, and who stalls out on the shoulder? 2017.10.19S16.E10

Law & Order: Minor Crimes Unit

Pitching episode plots for a hypothetical new entry in the Law & Order franchise. 2017.10.19

Can I Call You Grandpa?

'Oh my god, you have to.' - Will. 2017.10.19S09.E04

Vote-A-Rama: It's Another All-Canon/Nonac Episode Of Extra Hot Great!

Monty Ashley returns to help us decide whether two new TV series will make it into the Canon (and one into the Nonac)! 2017.10.19

Beverly Hills, 90210's Mostly Likely To Suck

Contemplating the chasm between what the gangsters' yearbook quotes probably would have been, and what they should have been. 2017.10.19

The Sickest Secrets Come Out On Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Leslie and Jill dig into Lyle and Erik's sexual abuse claims in E04; Sarah and Tara break it down! 2017.10.17S01.E04

Try Not To Cut Yourself On Jason Lewis's Cheekbones While Perusing The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids

We've collected all the most important imagery from 'A Ripe Young Age'! 2017.10.16S07.E22

And I Never Saw Him Again!

Tori Spelling gets to don '40s drag for an historical flashback fantasy about Donna's grandma's doomed marriage. 2017.10.16S07.E22

Project Runway's Shopkins Avant-Garde Challenge Is Overshadowed By Its Cheating Scandal

Which is probably just as well, because...Shopkins.........avant-garde challenge. 2017.10.12S16.E09

Oh, Please, God, Tell Me You're Not Back Together

Grace's emergency biopsy (not something that happens) leads to an awkward reunion with Leo. 2017.10.12S09.E03

The Sliding Dorks Of Beverly Hills, 90210

Imagining how stories would change if a gangster had made one different choice in his or her life. 2017.10.12

Some Kind Of A Reality TV Show

As the defense team starts gathering ammunition, a revelation from Erik may change the game. Sarah and Tara have your verdict on E03! 2017.10.11S01.E03

Light A Candle For The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids

We've collected the most important imagery from 'Straight Shooter'! 2017.10.09S07.E21

I Don't Want To Die!

Dick goes from smoking weed to snorting heroin to (spoiler) dead in the span of two days. Classic pothead arc! 2017.10.09S07.E21

Debra Messing Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Kevin and Tara have lots of thoughts about this historic occasion. 2017.10.06

Project Runway's Designers Try To Make Some Paper (Cups) With A Dixie Cup Print Challenge

Lifetime's latest baffling product placement underwrites the season's 'real women' challenge, which also comes with a $25,000 prize for the winner. Whose prints charm? Your editors discuss! 2017.10.05S16.E08

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