How far can TV take its ’90s revival?

LOS ANGELES—Roseanne Conner’s return to her famed couch may be giving agita to anti-Trump activists and bringing discomfort to some ABC employees. But it’s heartening to another group: the many television insiders with 1990s revivals in the pipeline. For the past year or so, television has been engaged in a quiet bid to resurrect the decade More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Under all the scandals, Scandal was about something really interesting: People are a mess

It’s handled. Thursday night we say goodbye to Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), her gladiators on Scandal and all the fruit analogies that have been used to describe its seven seasons: juicy, pulpy, seedy, ripe. More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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SCTV reunion tickets go on sale Monday

Fans of sketch comedy series SCTV will have an opportunity next week to grab seats at the upcoming Toronto reunion. Organizers at Second City say tickets for the event held at the city’s Elgin Theatre will go More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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‘Hannity Insanity’: Late-night hosts slam Sean Hannity for being named Michael Cohen client

By Samantha SchmidtThe Washington Post Tues., April 17, 2018 It was as if the comedy gods were looking down on America’s late-night television hosts. In court on Monday, the legal team for U.S. President More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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The Goods gets bad news: CBC cancels show

Here are the goods on The Goods: it’s not coming back next fall. CBC confirmed Tuesday that their daytime lifestyle series has been cancelled after two seasons. Steven Sabados, Jessi Cruickshank, Andrea Bain More...

By SLPundit On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Morgan makes new friends and a new beginning on Fear the Walking Dead

Spoiler alert: This story contains spoilers for Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead. The character of Morgan Jones officially crossed over from The Walking Dead to Fear the Walking Dead on Sunday night, More...

By SLPundit On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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A ‘new world’ begins as Season 8 of The Walking Dead ends

Spoiler alert: This story contains spoilers for The Walking Dead. The war against the Saviors is finally over. How about the war against the fans? Sunday brought an end to Season 8 of The Walking Dead and the More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller reunite on Saturday Night Live in Mueller-Cohen sketch

Saturday Night Live brought in a truly unexpected duo to skewer the latest in Trump World news: Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro. The sketch would eventually become a parody of the actors’ 2000 movie Meet the Parents. More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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What do you do for an encore as 2017’s best drama? The Handmaid’s Tale team put their blinders on and got back to work

You could say Bruce Miller and his cast and crew donned metaphorical handmaids’ hoods to make the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale. A lot has happened since the Hulu/MGM series — based on Margaret Atwood’s More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Building the world of Gilead — and the world beyond

What kind of nipples would you put on baby bottles in a society where plastic is banned because of the harm it causes to the environment? That’s one of the questions Bruce Miller and his team debated as they More...