Your Guide to the Best TV All Weekend Long

What makes this weekend different from all other weekends? It's blurry and has no distinct edges, no set beginning, no set ending. Everything from here forward is amorphous, and unfortunately that's true of our entertainment as well: Slim pickings, throughout the next week. Luckily you also have the Weekend Stream,… » 12/19/14 4:00pm Friday 4:00pm

Excellent TV and Movies to Stream This Weekend

Here you see some great movies and shows to get you through the bear of this weekend, whether you're traveling, cooking, or simply reflecting on a life well lived in infamy. Don't forget to check out our lists of what's leaving and what's coming to Netflix at the end of the year. » 12/19/14 11:06am Friday 11:06am

Wednesday Night TV Didn't Plan to See That Shitty-Looking Movie Anyway

Tonight's television offers some big reality finales, a few Christmas specials, and more than your fair share of murders by the victims' loved ones. Not a lot of scripted, although genre dramas have some big moments coming and I guess if you like netlet off-brand sitcoms you're taken care of. » 12/17/14 3:35pm Wednesday 3:35pm

​Tuesday Night TV Is Actively Exploring a Presidential Run

Between the sun setting earlier and that holiday senioritis setting in, sometimes it's hard to remember what day it is, much less what time. Best not to make any commitments until 2015: Just check out our lists of what is leaving Netflix and what is coming to Netflix at the New Year, and settle in for an evening of TV. » 12/16/14 5:00pm Tuesday 5:00pm

The Best ​Movies and TV Coming to Netflix in January

If your New Year celebrations are anything like mine you are probably going to wake up in 2015 feeling vulnerable and nauseated, tossed aside like Renee Zellweger's old forgotten party clothes. Best to stay in on January first, eat sparingly but continuously, and find yourself a way back from wreck to masterpiece by… » 12/16/14 4:00pm Tuesday 4:00pm

​Everything Leaving Netflix at the End of December

One thing that's fun to do during the holidays is get the hell away from your family for just like one solid second of peace and quiet or so you can strategize. While any of these films that will be leaving Netflix on December 31 are suitable for family viewing, it's also true that you can do things on your own… » 12/15/14 4:00pm 12/15/14 4:00pm

Pretty Little Liars Is a Goddamn Christmas Miracle

If you are over the age to vote in our country, you may be left wondering What is Pretty Little Liars, and why is Twitter, intermittently, only and solely about it? (This week's special Christmas episode broke the internet, as usual.) We will answer these questions, preparing you for the holiday season that is upon… » 12/11/14 2:45pm 12/11/14 2:45pm

A Holiday Gift Guide for the TV Fanatics in Your Life

The perfect gift says something about you, something about me, and something about our relationship. That's a lot of things for one consumer product to say, but it's absolutely essential that you nail this, which is a lot of pressure at an already stressful time. So let us do the heavy lifting. Presented for you… » 12/11/14 1:40pm 12/11/14 1:40pm

Tuesday Night TV Is One Long List of Starbucks Lovers

Tonight it's all about the Liars, the Bad Girls, the Wild Cards; the gifted youths and Canadians of the chef world. Fingernails, mutants, and superheroes (and supermodels!) just going to town on one another. Billy Eichner, Julia Stiles, Sandra Bernhard and Special Guest Angelina Jolie are sure to brighten up the… » 12/09/14 4:49pm 12/09/14 4:49pm

Monday Night TV Is Getting Real Tired of Learning Stuff

Tonight's TV is ramping up the holiday cheer on basic network, but getting kind of freaky on the premium channels. That's just America for you, I suppose. I didn't think anything could be worse than the pee-stealing man from last week's Criminal Addiction, but this kid tonight never had a chance. Makes me sad. » 12/08/14 5:47pm 12/08/14 5:47pm

The Best TV and Movies to Stream ​This Weekend

This weekend represents one of the few normal weekends you're going to get, between all the holidays and holidays parties and other ways of being American that this time of year forces down your gullet. So why rest up, save your strength, revel in all the rich entertainment bounty that is available to you? We have… » 12/05/14 2:15pm 12/05/14 2:15pm

The Black Mirror Christmas Trailer Looks Better Than All of Last Season

Those nerds at Netflix can talk about their algorithm all they want, but clearly they're doing something right: Just as NPR America is finally discovering Black Mirror on Netflix, the UK's Channel 4 has delivered the trailer for its Christmas special, premiering on the 16th overseas and sure to arrive on our shores… » 12/05/14 1:48pm 12/05/14 1:48pm