The pioneering franchise shaped how reality TV handled race. Now the first two Black castmates are grappling with its legacy.
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Jonas goes for depth in Spaceman, and mostly gets lost in the shuffle.
The World’s a Little Blurry hews close to the Eilish mythology, yet still offers a rare glimpse behind the making of a teen pop star.
HBO's Allen v. Farrow revisits the stories of Dylan and Mia Farrow, providing a deep deconstruction of a ’90s tabloid obsession.
A new Netflix docuseries about the Elisa Lam case presents itself as a study of true crime, but it mostly rehashes old conspiracy theories.
From Taylor Swift to Olivia Rodrigo, women pop stars in the social media era have achieved chart success by writing about their love lives — for better and for worse.
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A new documentary turns “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez’s reign of terror into a one-dimensional police procedural.
Here are some under-the-radar podcasts making waves with true crime obsessives.
Selena fans will love the new Netflix series’ focus on music and family, though it doesn’t complicate what we know about the star’s life.
The Fox competition show has turned celebrity recycling into the most fun guessing game on TV. (Some necessary spoilers ahead.)
Teacher-student affairs are often portrayed as sexy, salacious scandals. A Teacher gets that they're really about abuse of power. (Massive spoilers, though it’s not that kind of show.)
From an old Australian sitcom to the new season of The Bachelorette.
Love Goes is the pop star’s most unabashedly queer album yet.
Two new documentaries look beyond salacious headlines to tell the story of the so-called NXIVM “sex cult.” Still, their focus on survivors’ personal stories leaves many questions unanswered.
Focusing on perplexing crimes and stories about victims largely ignored by the genre, the streaming giant’s true crime reboot actually cuts through the glut.
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The soap star and QVC queen's utter shamelessness has revived the franchise.
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