Now that "Jane the Virgin" fans can buy Jane Gloriana Villanueva's book "Snow Falling," we look back on other books by fictional characters that were published in real life, from “Lost,” “Twin Peaks,” “Castle,” and more.
Aug. 1 is National Girlfriend Day, a day for women to celebrate their special bond of friendship. And what better way to honor the day than with a look at the five best life lessons about friendship learned from some of television’s most famous girlfriends?
In NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Nick Offerman rocked one of the most iconic mustaches in pop-culture history as Ron Swanson, the red-tape-hating, red-meat-loving civil servant and reluctant friend to Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope. In case you haven’t noticed, that impressively groomed ‘stache has been MIA since the show’s teary 2015 finale, even as Offerman has become an increasingly prolific presence in TV and film. “The mustache was so utilized and well received in Parks & Recreation that it’s gonna be on the bench for a while,” Offerman told Yahoo Movies at the Los Angeles press day for his latest movie, the poignant comedic drama The Hero starring Sam Elliott as an aging movie star coming to terms with his mortality.
Comedian Chris Rock recently revealed that he was the one who convinced fellow comedian Aziz Ansari to go after Donald Trump during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live the day after the president’s inauguration. Rock told New York magazine that Ansari ran his set by him and Rock persuaded him to get political: “I remember he was running his [monologue] set by me, and he was going to do all this relationship stuff.
There’s a Funko Pop! figure for almost every pop culture character you can think of, and the list keeps getting longer. TV fans can be particularly passionate about their Funko collections (See: Our desperate quest for a Funko Joey from the Friends collection), and 2017 will bring them at least 37 more figures to obsess over, from shows as varied as The 100, Parks & Recreation, and Alias. Click through to see the Funko TV friends coming your way this year.
Although the show wrapped up its seven-season run on Feb. 24, 2015 — well before current POTUS even Donald Trump announced his candidacy — it proved remarkably prescient about so much of what unfolded through the 2016 election season, from the mood of the electorate to certain gaffes and foibles committed by both politicians and the media.
Through TV history, starting with I Love Lucy in the ‘50s, shows have had to figure out how to address actresses’ real-life pregnancies on screen. Scandal had to answer this question a second time this season when star Kerry Washington announced she was expecting another child.
On Tuesday’s "Conan," Chris Pratt reveals a bond he shares with "Parks and Recreation" costars Nick Offerman and Adam Scott. It involves cameras. And poop.
Whether it’s National Drink Beer Day (Sept. 28), National Drink Wine Day (Feb. 18), National Wine Day (May 25), National Mojito Day (July 11), or just the end of a really long day at work, sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying an alcoholic beverage with a friend. Or, if you feel like staying in, with your couch and your favorite TV character, many of whom like to imbibe from time to time. Here are 21 characters from television past and present whom we’d like to share a drink with.
You’d expect a young actress who’s starring in "Nick and Dave Need Wedding Dates" to have a party surrounded by famous co-stars, but she had quite the opposite.
Did Mad Men’s swan song live up to the hype? Did Glee end on a high note? With the year in TV nearly in the books, we’re looking back on 2015′s most notable TV series finales and giving each a letter grade, based on how well they wrapped up the show. Read on to see which series enders made the grade, from best to worst.
In 2015, television made us laugh, it made us cry, it made us text friends “OMG?!” There were so many incredible moments that we couldn’t stop talking about on Twitter, in the office kitchen, via Skype with our moms. Related: The 26 Best TV Episodes of 2015 There were hilarious musical numbers like “Pinot Noir” on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Kristen Wiig’s “Chandelier” dance at the Grammys. We stopped breathing for a few minutes during thrilling fights on Justified and Daredevil.
Basketball season is almost here, and with that comes the prospect of NBA players guest starring on our favorite TV shows. Sure, nine times out of ten, these cameos turn out awkward and stilted — but that can still be funny, right? (Especially when the NBA player is a foot taller than all the other actors.) With Shaquille O'Neal guest starring on Fresh Off the Boat this week, we’re looking back at eight memorable TV guest spots from NBA players through the years.