If you haven’t watched the Sean Spicer/’Veep’ mashup yet, stop what you’re doing and watch it now.

You know who loves Sean Spicer right now? United Airlines’ public relations team is who loves Sean Spicer right now. As you probably heard, Sean Spicer had yet another disastrous press conference yesterday in which he defended Hitler, claimed he didn’t use chemical weapons and called concentration camps “Holocaust centers” — and during Passover, no less. The bottom line is when the Anne Frank Center is calling for you to be fired, you’ve had a bad day at work.  And honestly, if this dumb yam doesn’t lose his job over this, he has job security for forever.

And if you are thinking to yourself, “this feels like something out of Veep,”  you’re not the only one. Even the Veep showrunner, David Mandel, sees the similarities:

From the moment Sean Spicer appeared, it’s just been sort of like, ‘That’s Mike McLintock [Selina’s bumbling press secretary] from ‘Veep’!” In some ways he makes McLintock look pretty good at his job. I am quite happy that we’re avoiding some of the top-level similarities.

Sean Spicer’s internal monologue as presented by Jimmy Kimmel:

And just because we’re piling on Spicey today, here’s a bit from last week in which Spicer is a kindergarten teacher. After his performance yesterday, it may very well be where he ends up:

Hey, remember when the White House Press Secretary wasn’t a household name? Good times.

In Cable News News

Trump’s buddy Bill O’Reilly is taking a vacation that he swears has nothing to do with anything.

Wait — WAIT — did Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski just admit they are a couple?

And here’s a roundtable discussion with a bunch of news anchors discussing what it’s like to do their jobs in the Age of Trump, if that’s your thing.

In Other TV News

Harris Wittels is going to be honored at the first ever Harris Phest next Thursday at 8th Wonder Brewery here in Houston:

[Harris Phest] will include performances by Phish cover band A Live One, stand-up sets, scenes he wrote for Parks & Rec, and a select reading of his finest tweets. During the event, the brewery will also be serving a special Humblebraggot beer.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Harris Wittels Fund, which provides scholarships to students from the comedian’s alma mater, Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Find out more about the event here.

ABC wanted Connie Britton to star in Scandal and she would have been great because Connie Britton can do anything, but I think we can all agree that this was Kerry Washington’s role.

Might there be a second season of Big Little Lies after all? There might! (But I kinda wish there wouldn’t be because the first season was such a perfect little gem.)

Here’s a weird lawsuit: an extra on Brooklyn Nine-Nine claims that a caterer made fun of him for being Asian, and refused to make him an omelet.

Trailer Park

The Mist, Spike, June 22

Orange is the New Black, Netflix, June 9

In Development



The Path was renewed for a third season on Hulu.

Casting News


Dorothy Mengering, David Letterman’s mother and recurring guest on his show

Peter Hansen, General Hospital actor

Clay Adler, star of Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County


The Real Housewives of New York: Meet Tinsley Mortimer. 8 p.m., Bravo

Ripper Street: Commissioner Dove hopes to win the battle for Whitechapel for good in the series finale. 10 p.m., BBCA

The Path: Season finale. Hulu

National Enquirer Investigates: An investigation into the beloved Dolly Parton. YOU BEST BE NICE TO DOLLY, NATIONAL ENQUIRER9 p.m., ID

Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Armie Hammer, Judd Apatow, John Mayer Conan: Ludacris, Ariel Winter, Future Islands The Daily Show: The Best of Desi Lydec Watch What Happens Live: Luann D’Agostino, Andre Leon Talley

WEDS. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC The Goldbergs
Modern Family
Designated Survivor
CBS Survivor
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
CW Arrow
Whose Line is it Anyway?
Whose Line is it Anyway?
FOX Shots Fired
NBC Law & Order: SVU
Law & Order: SVU
Chicago P.D.

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  1. I like Powerless a lot, but it is definitely missing something. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but I’ll be a little sad when it’s let go if for nothing less than I need some Ron Funches and Danny Pudi in my life.

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