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. Suddenly, like his daughter Rachel, Michael is thrust into the dating scene with all its perils and humiliations. Enticed by the powerful aphrodisiac of sex, Michael learns to his chagrin that Murphy’s Law is always in play.
As told to J.J. McCorvey SHONDA RHIMES Showrunner, author, CEO of television production company ShondaLand “A giant part of my job is running the business, but I need most of my time for creative work. A lot of that involves shutting off everybody
He became a TV icon on Growing Pains, but the star’s favorite role was as a real-life father of 3
The team behind the most political superhero show yet
MEET THE ‘PETER PAN’ SINGER, 23, UP FOR BEST NEW ARTIST
THE ENGLISH STARS OF THE AFFAIR GET CANDID ABOUT THEIR COMPLICATED, SEXY DRAMA
As the former NFL star takes on a new role at Good Morning America, he reflects on his journey to the top, raising four kids and that dramatic exit from Live
THE ACTRESS OPENS UP ABOUT HER EATING DISORDER, AN ABORTION AND HER BROKEN ENGAGEMENT
THE BRADY BUNCH MATRIARCH ROSE FROM A ROUGH CHILDHOOD TO BECOME AMERICA’S MOM—BELOVED BY HER COLLEAGUES AND MILLIONS OF FANS
After a turbulent year, the star opens up about leaving Grey’s Anatomy, repairing his marriage and finding new happiness
THE VETERAN ACTOR, 71, STARS IN THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES THE CROWN
Nikita Richardson UNIVISION Within the next three decades, minorities will become the majority in the U.S.—and 60-year-old Univision, currently the fifth-largest broadcast network in the country, wants to be at the center of their conversations. “T
THE GREY’S ANATOMY ACTRESS, 46, GETS REAL ABOUT BOTOX, BODY IMAGE AND BEING A MOM
JACK DICKEY IN THE TELEVISION AGE, SUNDAYS HAVE LONG BEEN RESERVED for worship, sports and political chat shows. But it took a politics-mad showman named John McLaughlin, who died at 89 on Aug. 16, to throw all three in a blender and splash it in Am
MIRANDA SINGS, A YOUTUBE SKETCH series introduced in 2008, makes a mockery of the web’s would-be celebrities. Miranda, a misfit in cakey red lipstick played by Colleen Ballinger, appears in lo-fi music videos, either caterwauling or sing-speaking sal
FROM BODY IMAGE TO BOUFFANT HAIRDOS, THREE GENERATIONS OF TRACY TURNBLADS SHARE HOW HAIRSPRAY CHANGED THEIR LIVES
Norman Lear and Gloria Calderon Kellet bring back a ’70s sitcom staple, recast for the 21st century.
STARS HOLLOW WAS A TOWN FROZEN IN TIME. The tiny Connecticut home of Gilmore Girls never changed, nor did its inhabitants: diner owner Luke was always grouchy, inn chef Sookie always bubbly, town jester Kirk always good for a pratfall. The Gilmores,
Comedy-drama series like Fleabag and Transparent show how vulnerability is as important as unlikeability and strength when it comes to portraying fictional women.
MEGAN MCCLUSKEY DESPITE ITS NAME, The Walking Dead has never really been about the zombies. From the show’s first episode, in which Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) awakens from a coma to find the world as he knew it overrun by the undead, AMC’s hit dra
The Emmy-winning actor who made Carrie Bradshaw a cultural touchstone returns to TV with Divorce
NOTHING AGES MORE quickly or brutally than a piece of entertainment that was revolutionary for its moment. So it’s easy to look back at the debut of Glee and wonder what the big deal was. After all, it certainly wasn’t the first TV show to depict gay
“I WANT TO MAKE THIS VERY CLEAR,” ISSA RAE SAYS AS SHE DESCRIBES Insecure, the HBO comedy she created and stars on. “This is not the quintessential black-woman experience. It’s a very specific experience.” The emphasis is unnecessary. Rae, whose pop
What it’s like to be coming of age in a rapidly changing Cuba.
I FIRST MET FLORENCE AT A read-through of The Brady Bunch at Paramount, and I was struck by this vivacious, fun-loving woman. Florence’s zest for life showed through every word she spoke on the show. You could see her sense of humor in her eyes—she w
SEPT. 9/2 Angel Olsen, My Woman The snarl of her recent single “Shut Up Kiss Me” suggests a new, more Joan Jett–ish approach for this indie-folk star. Soundwalk Collective and Jesse Paris Smith Featuring Patti Smith, Killer Road Punk-poet Smith
“Gahgress”? “Mehvolution”? There should be a word for a good thing that takes far, far too long to happen.
THE BEST-LOVED FACES ON TV HAVE A NEW LOOK. THIS PAST spring we cheered for Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark in The People v. O.J. Simpson and wrestled with Wendell Pierce’s nuanced take on Justice Clarence Thomas in the HBO movie Confirmatio
The series tests the more-money-more-problems maxim.
THE EMMYS HAVE NEVER BEEN PARTICULARLY HOSPITABLE to the new. Part of that is just an awards-show problem, the consequence of a group of thousands of Hollywood types reverting to the familiar choices on their ballots. At this year’s Emmy ceremony (to
LAST YEAR’S EMMY AWARDS WERE A SATISFYINGLY well-made TV spectacle. Fans of Game of Thrones, TV’s signature hit, got to see their favorite stars celebrating the show’s first Best Drama win. Acting winners Viola Davis, who gave a moving speech about t