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'iZombie' Is Tackling Politics This Season, But You're Still Going To Laugh A TON

When describing iZombie to someone who has never seen it, it's hard not to make it sound like a joke: "A zombie, a medical examiner, and a police detective walk into a morgue... " But The CW's "zom-rom-com" is so much more than just a punchline. Full…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Both 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Season 4 And Rebecca's Fate Are Up In The Air

Spoilers ahead for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 3. Things are getting even crazier on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) spent all of Season 3 coming to grips with her diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, and she finally decided…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Season 3 Finale Just Ended On The Wildest Cliffhanger

Spoilers ahead for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Season 3 finale. It took her three full seasons, but Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) finally took responsibility for all the "crazy" things she's done. She hit rock bottom, but this time, rock bottom actually fel…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Riverdale's' Latest Murder Mystery Won't Stop With The Twists

With the mystery of the Black Hood Killer seemingly put to rest, Riverdale decided to introduce another murder mystery to keep things interesting. Last week's cliffhanger found Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) coming home in a happy daze after sleeping w…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Here's The Sneaky 'Riverdale' And 'The Vampire Diaries' Connection You Missed

Julie Plec's first time directing an episode of a show on which she was not the creator or executive producer felt more familiar than it should have. Taking a break from her The Vampire Diaries and The Originals shared universe, The CW's uber-produce…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Altered Carbon's Showrunner Heard Your Whitewashing Concerns & Here's What She Has To Say

Hollywood has a long and problematic history of whitewashing, which is the practice in which white actors are cast in roles intended for non-white actors. The list of people who have contributed to this issue is extensive, ranging from A-list stars t…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This New Netflix Sci-Fi Dystopia Has A Surprisingly Feminist Spin

In a genre often dominated by male voices — male authors, male directors, male producers, and male stars — one of the most ambitious science-fiction television series ever to debut comes from a woman. And it's all the better for it. Laeta Kalogridis,…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Why It Matters That 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Didn't Call Out This New LGBTQ Relationship

A lot can can happen over the course of eight months... especially when that eight month time period happens over the course of only three seconds on the consistently groundbreaking series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The CW's musical dramedy took a big leap…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Riverdale' Is Doing A Musical Episode & The Cast List Is Incredible

In news that is simultaneously surprising and a long time coming, Bustle has learned that The CW's Archie Comics drama Riverdale is doing a musical episode. That's right: Riverdale High is putting on a production of "Carrie: The Musical," a "dark-yet…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Get Hyped For The Olympics AND Rage At The Patriarchy With This Perfect Show

As women, we have certainly made a lot of progress over the years, but that doesn't change the fact that we have been fighting misogyny and sexism all throughout history. That should always be maddening as hell, and yet the third season of Comedy Cen…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This New Show Is The Female-Driven Crime Thriller We Need In 2018

The words "gritty cop drama," usually bring to mind the assumption that the flawed, reckless and work-obsessed main character is male. But WGN America's Bellevue is turning that assumption on its head. The new series hailing from Anna Paquin, Adrienn…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Supernatural' Is Ready For A Female-Focused Spinoff & You Can Get A Taste Of It Tonight

It's time for a little bit of female empowerment on Supernatural, and that's something we can all use right now... even Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles). The Winchester brothers found themselves in a bit of hot water when The CW series …
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The 'Scandal' Cast Is Already Planning A Reunion & The Series Isn't Even Over Yet

It's almost time to say goodbye to Scandal for good, and some people are having a harder time letting go than others. No, I'm not talking about diehard fans — although when the Scandal series finale airs April 19 on ABC, more than a few tears will be…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This Iconic 'Lost' Villain Reveals The Secret To What Makes His Characters So Creepy

Somebody give this guy a mask. After almost two decades of playing psychologically terrifying bad guys on everything from The Practice to Lost and now currently on Arrow, Michael Emerson's face has become synonymous with downright chilling villainy. …
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This New TV Show Skewers Your Biggest Office Pet Peeves & It's So Relatable

Despite the fact that I've never worked a meaningless job at a giant corporation, wearing a suit to work and sitting in a cubicle, I found myself relating to Comedy Central's new dark comedy Corporate (consulting producer: Amelie Gillette) in a way t…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

How The 'Heathers' TV Reboot Is Staying True To The Dark AF Original

In the age of remakes, reboots and revivals, every announcement that a cult favorite film or TV is getting redone with a younger cast and set in modern times comes with the fear that your favorite property will get absolutely ruined. But f--k me gent…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Major Changes Are Coming To 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 & It's Going To Be Darker Than Ever

Throughout the award-winning first season of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, Offred a.k.a. June (Elisabeth Moss) was thrown into situations in which she had no control. And according to creator Bruce Miller and executive producer Warren Littlefield, that…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Starz's 'Sweetbitter' Is Making One Big Change To How It Covers The Book

Fans of Stephanie Danler's novel Sweetbitter went wild when Starz announced that it would be adapting it for television. But already, they're likely wondering just how closely Starz's Sweetbitter will be to the book. At the 2018 Winter Television Cri…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Everything 'Grey's Anatomy' Fans Need To Know About Sandra Oh's New TV Show

Sandra Oh is no stranger to playing a badass warrior. She dominated the OR on Grey's Anatomy for 10 years as Cristina Yang, the no-nonsense, brilliant surgeon who didn't let anything or anyone stop her from achieving her dreams. And now Oh is taking …
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The 'Roseanne' Reboot Is Going To Get VERY Political

Roseanne Barr is letting her art imitate her life. The comic is starring in a revival of her historic '90s sitcom Roseanne about the working-class Conner family, and immediately in the season premiere (airing Tuesday, March 27, at 8 p.m. on ABC) it's…
By Sydney Bucksbaum