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, Slate, and Decider, among many others. She lives in Austin.

TV In Bloom

Finding Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel her next guest-star gig. 2018.04.30

Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids Dos and Don'ts

Peek out of the corner of your eye at all the most important snapshots from S08.E20! 2018.04.30S08.E20

Beverly Hills, 90210 Violates Val, Again

Noah's brother comes to town to make peace with Noah, and make a move on whatever woman leaves an unattended drink in his vicinity. It's just Val's luck this is the one time the club's actually stocked wine. 2018.04.30S08.E20

Leisure's Secret Shames

Giving TV characters embarrassing secret hobbies. 2018.04.27

Growing Up Is Hard To Do

Helping unsuccessful former child stars make the transition to grown-up roles. 2018.04.26

Will & Grace Test The Truman Boys' Reconciliation By Having Grace Bone Sam

Has Grace slept with Sam because, as Karen puts it, he's the Will who'll touch her boobies? Let's get into it! 2018.04.26S01.E15

The Americans Crash The Party At Mr. And Mrs. Teacup's

Witness relocation is the least of Gennadi and Sofia's problems in our latest EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.04.25S06.E05

Now Re-Entering Westworld

Eve Batey returns to discuss the dystopia's sophomore(-ic?) season, plus the Canon is Flipping Out and much more! 2018.04.25

Married At First Sight's Season 6 Newlyweds Reveal Which Are Going to Stay Married At First Sight (For Now)

How far is Ryan willing to go to be as cool as Jon? We discuss the big announcements in our latest Bride & Doom podcast! 2018.04.24S06.E16

From A Clip To The Zip

Adapting Beverly Hills, 90210's awkward cold open-to-credits transitions for other shows. 2018.04.24

Billy, Don't Be Appläro

Sending TV characters to get lost among the meatballs at Ikea, and speculating as to how that would go for them. 2018.04.23

I Guess The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids Wrote This For You, Huh?

Val tries to locket down (sorrynotsorry) despite David and Donna's soulmate-itis in all the important snapshots from S08.E19. 2018.04.23S08.E19

Beverly Hills, 90210 Writes Prose On A Con

Dr. Jeff introduces Kelly to an ex-con. Kelly tells Brandon all about him. Brandon proceeds to use the Beat to ruin the guy's life. 2018.04.23S08.E19

Casting The 'Cast

Teaming up TV characters to conquer the audio format. 2018.04.20

Serging Your Sentence

Giving TV-inspired makeovers on each other. Punitively. 2018.04.19

Will & Grace Brings In Will's Brother So That Will Has Someone To Yell At Other Than Grace

Will fell out with his brother Sam over Sam's bad choice of fiancée, but now that they're getting divorced the Truman boys should be chill, right? Well, is Will ever chill? 2018.04.19S01.E14

The Americans Can't Stop Striking Out

While other Washingtonians enjoy the World Series (...for a while), Elizabeth craps out on a couple of missions, and Philip gets emasculated both by capitalism and by his wife. 2018.04.18S06.E04

Finding Our Way Through Lost In Space

Jeb Lund makes his Extra Hot Great début to join our discussion about Netflix's latest TV remake! 2018.04.18

Married At First Sight Shows Us The Fallout From Molly's Disgrace

On the eve of Decision Day, Molly and Jon tell the brides and grooms their bad news. We discuss it in our latest Bride & Doom podcast! 2018.04.17S06.E15

Laughs In Spaaaaaaaaaaace

Shows that Sarah D. Bunting loves become sitcoms...set in space. Hilarity and/or cannibalism ensues. 2018.04.17

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