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  1. cover-ups
    WandaVision Hides a Pregnancy in Classic Sitcom StyleIt’s a meta joke!
  2. religious imagery
    Chromatica’s Pope Lady Gaga Sends ‘Love, From the Capitol’“Chromatica II” into “911” in the peaceful transfer of power.
  3. syablevision
    Every Show Should Have at Least One Episode With Fred MelamedWandaVision is a testament to this.
  4. casting
    Cower Before Donna Murphy, Cool Teens of HBO Max’s Gossip Girl RebootThe two-time Tony winner is reportedly playing the school’s headmistress.
  5. mac & marie
    Let Us Ponder Zendaya Sexily Making Boxed Mac and Cheese in Malcolm & MarieUpon close inspection, it seems to be Kraft … fascinating.
  6. quibi
    Roku Has Swallowed Quibi’s Library of Quick BitesDon’t call it a qui-back.
  7. 2021 preview
    48 TV Shows We Can’t Wait to See in 2021There’s still a whole lot of TBD ahead, but also some definitive promise of great things to come.
  8. broadway
    Broadway’s Mean Girls Musical Will Not Return After the PandemicThe production is still set for a movie adaptation.
  9. close reads
    What Happened to Ryan Murphy?With a huge Netflix deal and the power to green-light just about anything, he has become the ultimate insider. And his work is suffering.
  10. renewals
    Kaley Cuoco Will Be Back in a Second Season of The Flight AttendantYou go, Kaley Cuoco!
  11. bless the child
    The Continuing Adventures of the Artist Formerly Known As Baby YodaAre you there, Force? It’s me, Grogu.
  12. honey no!
    All the Terrible Decisions Kaley Cuoco Makes in The Flight AttendantCassie, what are you doing!?!
  13. streep sing off
    Which Meryl Streep Character Is Canonically the Best Singer?From Florence Foster Jenkins to Dee Dee Allen.
  14. content overload
    All the Disney Investor Day Announcements in One Big PostFrom Rogue Squadron to Buzz Lightyear and Fantastic Four.
  15. star wars
    Disney Is Making Wow, Just So Many New Star Wars ThingsIncluding two Mandalorian spinoffs, a Patty Jenkins feature, and the return of Hayden Christensen.
  16. chat room
    The Flight Attendant’s Zosia Mamet Bonded With Fellow Horse Girl Kaley Cuoco“If you’re a horse girl, you just know!”
  17. stink stank stunk
    The Highs, Lows, and Lower Lows of Matthew Morrison’s Live Grinch MusicalHey, at least Denis O’Hare got paid.
  18. the quarries
    The First (And Dear God, It Better Be the Last) QuarriesIn which we award the most original, absurd, scrappy, and ingenious works that shaped our year in quarantine.
  19. beaches
    How to Tell If You’re in a Serious Lesbian Period RomanceThe gray windswept beach. There’s always a gray windswept beach.
  20. zazz?
    Nicole Kidman Seen Recklessly Giving It Some Zazz in The PromShe’s dreamed a little dream of a Fosse number.
  21. crazy ex-theater kid
    Hear Rachel Bloom Sing a Musical About Her Love of MusicalsFrom the audiobook of her memoir I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are.
  22. chat room
    Harry Melling on His Queen’s Gambit Teeth and Post-Potter Career“What I really enjoy about this job is the transformation of it. When I’m playing with that, I’m really excited.”
  23. girls on film
    Behind The Crown’s Best Diana Needle DropsMusic supervisor Sarah Bridge walks us through the season four music cues that define the princess’ rise into the Royal Family.
  24. reboots
    Saved by the Bell’s Alycia Pascual-Pena Grew Up on the Original SeriesOne of Bayside’s newest students talks tackling football and will-they-or-won’t-they romance onscreen and what she learned from Mario Lopez.
  25. sweater thirst
    Chris Evans, in Need of Attention, Playing the Piano in a Chunky KnitChris is going through it.
  26. lingering questions
    Every Question I Have After Watching Christmas on the SquareWas Dolly Parton ever actually on the set of this Netflix movie? And did she give everyone in its world the vaccine early?
  27. what?
    Well, Here’s Meryl Streep Rapping on a New Song From The Prom“If somebody starts in with new drama, just go high like Michelle Obama.”
  28. what is the self
    The Princess Switch: Switched Again: Make It Make SenseWe discuss Netflix’s latest Christmas Vanessa Hudgens movie, a taut psychological thriller that explores disturbing ideas about identity and the self.
  29. chat room
    Billie Piper Wanted I Hate Suzie to ‘Feel Like a Literal Panic Attack’“There wasn’t an I Hate Suzie-lite. It has to be a hot mess.”
  30. trailer mix
    Chaos Walking Trailer: Daisy Ridley and Wig Crash Land Into Tom Holland’s LifeThe long-delayed film is set to premiere in 2021.
  31. princess daae-na
    Princess Diana’s Cringey Phantom-Themed Present in The Crown Was RealThough it’s not clear whether she actually sang “All I Ask of You.”
  32. chat room
    His Dark Materials Star Amir Wilson Introduces His Will ParryWhat it was like to bring the hero of The Subtle Knife to life.
  33. how everything works
    The Stories Behind The Undoing’s Very, Very Fancy HomesHello, Upper East Siders.
  34. hbo max
    HBO Max Is Finally Coming to Fire TV DevicesCan we please get a Roku deal too?
  35. justice for spotchka lady
    The Mandalorian’s Best Cameo Appearances, RankedWho’s the best guest appearance in the galaxy?
  36. broadway
    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Will Have Some Broadway Performances After AllIn pretaped, socially distanced form.
  37. no sleep for map guy
    Steve Kornacki Has at Least Been Forced to Take a Break“If I sit down, I’ll fall asleep.”
  38. election 2020
    Patti Smith Busked at the Polls to Remind You All That ‘People Have the Power’“People have the power to dream, to rule, to wrestle the world from fools.”
  39. trailer mix
    The Crown Season 4 Trailer: It’s the Queen vs. Thatcher vs. DianaHoo, this looks good.
  40. vulture festival 2020
    Rachel Bloom Admits to Her Fifth-Grade Bully That She Was in Love With HimThat’s “very obvious” in retrospect.
  41. the undoing
    Nicole Kidman Does in Fact Sing Over The Undoing CreditsWith a little help from Keith Urban.
  42. chat room
    Marielle Heller on What the Constitution Means to Me and The Queen’s GambitThe actor-writer-director has two very different new projects in very different media.
  43. making moves
    How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and ExcitingBreaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  44. theater
    David Byrne and Heidi Schreck, in ConversationThe creators of American Utopia and What the Constitution Means to Me on the links between their filmed Broadway shows.
  45. trailer mix
    Christmas on the Square Trailer: Starring Dolly and Christine Ba-humbug-aranskiPremiering November 22.
  46. trailer mix
    The Prom Trailer: Meryl Brings Tolerance and Tonys to a Small Town by ForcePremiering on Netflix December 11.
  47. social distance
    At Home, From a Distance, With Dylan and Becky Ann BakerAmerica’s most reliable character-actor couple talk acting as their own crew for Social Distance.
  48. casting
    Dominic West, Professional Cad, Reportedly in Talks to Play Charles on The CrownWhat funny, infidelity-related timing!
  49. regional theater
    Diane Warren Wrote a Musical Around Stories of Sexual Harassment in HollywoodLouisette Geiss, a Weinstein accuser, co-wrote the book of The Right Girl.
  50. tony awards
    6 Takeaways From the Erratic 2020 Tony Award NominationsCongrats to Jagged Little Pill! Sorry to The Lightning Thief.
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