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.

The Americans Reacquaints Paige With Her Scary Mommy

Philip's reaction to Elizabeth's fury about Paige's, uh, normal human frailties leads Elizabeth to wonder whether there might be some ways to solve her problems other than barking or murdering her way out of them. Plus: is Dupont Circle Travel circling the drain?! 2018.04.11S06.E03

Does The Howards End Justify The Means?

Doree Shafrir weighs in on the decor porn and dialectics of the Starz miniseries, plus Big Little Lies for the Canon. 2018.04.11

Married At First Sight Lets Jon Convict Molly

Molly tries to act like the fight that closes her and Jon's trip to Orlando is no big deal. Too bad he's got receipts to show Dr. Jessica. 2018.04.10S06.E14

Big Brother Bundling

Sending TV characters into the Big Brother house and predicting how far they get. 2018.04.10

Quantum Plot Quorrections

Sending Sam Beckett into TV series to set their plots aright. 2018.04.09

Get Your Very Last Look At Carly's Tongue In The Latest Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids

We've collected the most important imagery from 'The Elephant's Father'! 2018.04.09S08.E17

A Beverly Hills, 90210 Breakup Brings Out The Worst In Brandon

Oh, you thought you'd already seen the worst in Brandon? You are like a tiny baby. 2018.04.09S08.E17

Blue Milk For Five

Jon Favreau's making a Star Wars TV series, and we're predicting the results! 2018.04.06

Project Runway All Stars Crowns Its Sixth Victor

The three finalists show their seven-piece collections to guest judges Catherine Zeta-Jones and Zac Posen. Which ends up being the man of the hour? Your editors discuss! 2018.04.05S06.E13

Will & Grace Provide A Cautionary Example That Pushes Together Their Widowed Parents

It's unanimous: Will and Grace are so lonely and pathetic that his mother and her father decide to try to find love with each other -- and Jack and Karen are determined not to end up like Will and Grace either. 2018.04.05S09.E16

Time's Up

Switching out bad men for better ones. 2018.04.05

Watch What Crappens

We're casting Beverly Hills, 90210 characters on Bravo series in this Mini! 2018.04.05

The Americans Seek A Sensor From A Sensitive Old Contact

The run up to the summit requires the acquisition of some important tech from an Air Force general who REALLY doesn't want to give it up. 2018.04.04S06.E02

Gathering The Comrades For The Americans

Stephen Falk wigs up for our discussion of the final season of FX's spy drama! 2018.04.04

Married At First Sight Precedes Second Honeymoons By Sending Jephte And Shawniece For Dinner With The Two Worst Couples They Know

Just a couple of weeks remain before Decision Day, so the couples are heading off on vacations. We discuss whether presence makes the heart grow fonder for any of them in the latest Bride & Doom podcast! 2018.04.03S06.E13

Winners And Lugers

The TV characters we'd send to the Winter Olympics, and their medal hopes. 2018.04.03

Book Buddies

Assembling literary salons for the TV characters with whom we'd most like to talk books. 2018.04.03

Theme Song Slaughter

Giving TV themes the successful-Nonac treatment. 2018.04.02

Queer And Now

Nominating male TV characters who most need the Fab Five's intervention. 2018.04.02

Thanks For Ruining The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids

David should give his stupid pants the same sort of scathing critique he used to meet-cute Jamie in all the most agonizing snapshots from S08.E16. 2018.04.02S08.E16

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