The best shows of the year according to people who actually know what the hell they’re talking about

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‘Late Night with Seth Meyers” Amber Ruffin’s response to “Go Back to Your Country” is the only response that we need.

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Everything is feeling particularly shitty today, so here is Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, and Tan France in some mom jeans to cheer you up

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Emma Thompson is a natural on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Saturday Night Live
Emma Thompson and The Jonas Brothers
May 11, 2019

Emma Thompson is a very funny woman. Because her international fame began after she appeared in movies like Henry V, Howard’s End and Remains of the Day, I have her stuck in my head as a Very Serious Actress of a Particular British Type, no matter how many interviews I’ve seen where she is charming and hilarious, no matter how many award ceremony speeches where she puts her full “fuck it” attitude on display. It turns out despite what my broken brain might think, Thompson got her start in comedy — in fact, her first acting awards, BAFTAS even, were for her work in two different British comedy series. And I guess what I’m getting at here is why the hell is this the first time she’s hosted Saturday Night Live? Emma Thompson is a God damned hoot, and needs to be back sooner rather than later.

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Am I going to waaaaay overthink a ‘Game of Thrones’ theory based on a stupid and most likely meaningless promotional tie-in? Oh, absolutely.

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NOT a Not!Live Blog of last night’s Oscars. (But maybe the next best thing.)

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Let’s guess which show will be canceled next. My money is on …

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It’s Giving Tuesday, so my act of charity is to share with you Prince’s first TV appearance. You’re welcome.

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Can we stop with this charade already?

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In which Tina Fey breaks my heart into a million tiny pieces with an imaginary TV show that will never happen

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