Show-o-Matic

Breaking down each episode of our favorite formulaic shows by how closely it hews to said formula.

Will Catfish Help IRL Love Bloom Between Danny And Rosa?

Or has Danny been headed down a path of thorns? 2017.03.15S06.E03

Chelsea And Cole Get Married In Nebraska Instead Of On Teen Mom 2

...but over in Delaware, Kail and Javi are fighting their own personal war of the roses. 2017.03.13S07.E24

Once Upon A Time Finally Tells Us The Whole Truth About David's Father

You know, that loose end you've been losing sleep over since Season 2? Oh, you weren't? You'd forgotten all about it and didn't actually care at all? Oh well, here it is anyway! 2017.03.13S06.E12

Art Imitates Life On Girls

While Adam tries to direct fictional versions of scenes from his life, Hannah loses control over scenes from hers. 2017.03.13S06.E05

Feud: Bette And Joan Proves A United Front Can't Last Long In Old Hollywood

All along, they coulda been friends...if the Hollywood system hadn't conspired to make them hate each other. 2017.03.12S01.E02

Will Catfish Help Alante And Nevaeh End The Hellish Suspense Of Their Relationship?

For eight years, Alante has been frustrated by his inability to pin down his online girlfriend, Nevaeh. What devilry is she engaged in? 2017.03.09S06.E02

Jenelle Turns Her Camera Off And Her Attitude Up On Teen Mom 2

As Barb cries, Dave's grip grows tighter, dude. 2017.03.06S07.E23

The Girls Navigate The Circle Of Life

One man may enter; two men leave. The world, that is. 2017.03.06S06.E04

Once Upon A Time Tries To Escape Its Fate

The show course-corrects as it returns from hiatus. But is it enough? 2017.03.05S06.E11

Arrow Takes On Politics

Just like the real world, everything is solved by a few five-minute speeches and good intentions. 2017.03.02S05.E15

Will Catfish Help Shawny And Jack Get Past Her Suspicions Of Being A 'Side Piece'?

A divorced mom has fallen into a flirtation with a man she only knows via text. Can it possibly be true that she's not his #1 priority? 2017.03.01S06.E01

Family Issues Leave A Lasting 24: Legacy

Relationships get hairy between fathers, sons, and what's left of a band of brothers. 2017.02.28S01.E05

Kail Still Doesn't Want To Talk About It On Teen Mom 2 -- But Javi Does

Who else thinks MTV frantically re-edited this episode after Kail's pregnancy announcement? 2017.02.27S07.E22

Hannah Strikes A Blow On Behalf Of All Girls

But one of her literary heroes has another kind of blowing in mind. 2017.02.26S06.E03

Old Villains Shoot Back Into Arrow

Unfortunately, everyone just wants to talk about the season arc, not the episode's alleged plot. 2017.02.23S05.E14

Jenelle Has Neither Hustle Nor Flow on Teen Mom 2

Plus: Kailyn tells us for the seventh time this season that she doesn't want to film, and everybody is pretty sick of her bullsnot. 2017.02.20S07.E21

Everyone Could Use A Fallout Shelter On 24: Legacy

An abundance of poor choices has left plenty of consequences to go around. 2017.02.20S01.E04

Girls Visits A Cabin In The Woods

Two of the Girls head north, but all four of their evenings go south. 2017.02.19S06.E02

The Blacklist Gets Hacked

With Liz mostly doing nothing (surprise!), it's Aram's time to shine! 2017.02.17S04.E14