By day, Jess Goodwin leads social media for NickSplat, Nickelodeon's '90s nostalgia brand, and reassures her inner child that yes, those many, many hours parked in front of the TV watching Hey Arnold! and Are You Afraid of the Dark? were totally worth it. By night, she eats cheese and donuts and rewatches canceled NBC sitcoms for the fifth+ time.

Why It's Not So Bad To Work The 4th of July

This July 4th will be the first in four years I'm not spending in an office, and I'll be honest: I'm kind of going to miss being busy all day. OK, don't get me wrong — while I personally don't understand the appeal of spending hours at the beach,…
By Jess Goodwin

17 Things Every Jessica Should Know

Were you born in the eighties? If so, there's like a 40 percent chance your name is Jessica. (The other 60 percent goes to Jennifer and Ashley, Jessica's BFFs.) OK, so maybe that's a gross exaggeration, but chances are, if you're named Jessica, you…
By Jess Goodwin

Does This Guy Look Familiar? He Should.

NBC's new sitcom Undateable , starring comedian Chris D'Elia, starts this Thursday, and unlike Whitney (another NBC sitcom D'Elia previously starred in) this one might actually make it a full two seasons. The basic gist is this: D'Elia plays Danny,…
By Jess Goodwin

'Undateable' Gives Off Barney Stinson Vibes

It's been a long road for Undateable , NBC's new sitcom starring Whitney alum Chris D'Elia. It was announced way back at the 2013 Upfronts and also went through its fair share of casting mixups, including the unfortunate replacement of Aly Michalka…
By Jess Goodwin

Welcome Your Favorite Funny Guys To 'Fargo'

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele — better known as comedy and improv masters Key and Peele — are guest-starring on the last four episodes of FX's Fargo, starting this Tuesday. The duo will be playing a set of FBI detectives named Bill Budge and…
By Jess Goodwin

She Steals The Scene on 'Fargo'

You may not have expected this when Private Practice closed its doors, but Kate Walsh is having quite the heyday. She's killing it as recently-widowed, former stripper Gina Hess on FX's Fargo mini-series (though, she's as not as often as we'd…
By Jess Goodwin

The Salem Witch Trials Are A 'Hannibal' Spoiler

The Season 2 finale of Hannibal airs this Friday, and I'm just going to come right out and say it: I am almost positive Abigail Hobbs is alive, and it's because of the Salem witch trials. The "Abigail is alive" theory has been floating around for a…
By Jess Goodwin

Who Should Take Her Role on 'Hannibal'?

Before NBC and showrunner Bryan Fuller adapted Hannibal into the amazing, terrifying, beautifully bloody TV series we've come to know and love, the relationship most people thought of upon hearing the name Lecter was that of the doctor and Clarice…
By Jess Goodwin

What Part Will She Play in Hannibal's Downfall?

Season 2 of Hannibal ends this Friday, and everyone is dying to know — who will take down Hannibal Lecter? Jack Crawford? Will Graham? Alana Bloom? Most people probably assume it'll be Will, who knows firsthand what Hannibal is and the lengths he'll…
By Jess Goodwin

When Will 'The Americans' Be Back?

FX's heart-pounding spy thriller The Americans airs its Season 2 finale this Wednesday, and as we say goodbye to our favorite husband/wife spy team, we have to wonder — will we see them again? The answer is pretty easy to swallow: FX officially…
By Jess Goodwin

9 Things You're Gonna Miss About Winter

If you live somewhere with icy cold winters (made icier and colder by the recent, demonic Polar Vortex) and blazing, satanic summers, you know what's coming. We're well into May, which means that pretty soon, people will be complaining about how…
By Jess Goodwin

How To Watch the Billboard Awards Online

Itching to watch the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night? Of course you are! Why wouldn't you be? Ludacris is hosting, Jennifer Lopez is receiving the Billboard 'Icon' award, and Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, Iggy Azalea, and Lorde…
By Jess Goodwin

We Want More Alana Bloom On 'Hannibal'

Fans of NBC's Hannibal already had a pretty good idea that after discovering Hannibal's true nature, Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) might die in Season 2's finale — and perhaps leave behind some screen time for one of his female co-stars. Why…
By Jess Goodwin

'Hannibal,' Give Margot a Chance

On last Friday's Hannibal, Mason Verger (played to despicable perfection by Michael Pitt), committed an act against his sister Margot (Katharine Isabelle) so unspeakable that a court of law would probably just put her on probation if she murdered…
By Jess Goodwin

She's Back, 'Hannibal' Fans

The penultimate episode of Season 2 of NBC's darkest thriller airs this Friday and with it comes good news: Gillian Anderson is back on Hannibal. Her character, Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, is Hannibal's therapist who has the potential to blow the lid…
By Jess Goodwin

What Does Prince Harry Think of This Trickster?

When Fox's reality show I Wanna Marry Harry debuted its premise of March, some people probably wondered if it was an early April Fool's joke. The concept of a dozen women competing for the chance marry Prince Harry is bizarre on its own — once you…
By Jess Goodwin

This 'Rosemary's Baby' Adaptation Change Is Weak

The first half of NBC's Rosemary's Baby adaptation premiered Sunday night, and it's, well, fine. The acting is fine, the cinematography is fine, it's all just fine. The biggest problem with it is that the inciting incident — how Rosemary and Guy…
By Jess Goodwin

PBS Has Some 'Game of Thrones' Mojo

Obsessed with The Bletchley Circle's Millie? You're not alone — between the wardrobe and her hardcore sass, Millie is kind of the best. Sadly, the show won't be back for a third season, so we have to make the most of every moment — including all of…
By Jess Goodwin

This 'Hannibal' Storyline Really Offended Fans

Things are getting crazy on NBC's Hannibal — and not everyone's thrilled with the direction the show is going, specifically when it comes to Margot Verger. On last Friday's episode, which saw Will (maybe) fall further and further into Hannibal's…
By Jess Goodwin

'Hannibal' May Resurrect This Character

Between Will sleeping with Margot Verger and finally embracing his dark side (or not), it seemed like things on NBC's Hannibal couldn't get any more out of control. Then, after Hannibal reporter Freddie Lounds went snooping around Will's barn and…
By Jess Goodwin