It's here! Our regular weekend round-up! And even though we write one every week, it never ceases to feel like a little bit of TV Christmas, wouldn'tcha say? QUICK, OPEN YOUR PRESENTS:
We're already pretty excited about Glee's upcoming September 13th premiere, so these posters, with their clever nods toward the new directions that various, uh, New Directions members were headed at the end of Season 3, are just fuel on the fire. BUT WHERE IS QUINN?!?
We had so little faith in MTV's ability to adapt another British TV show, but were pleasantly surprised to discover that this one ain't so bad! In what can easily be described as a Workaholics for teens, The Inbetweeners has a great cast chemistry and it pretty much nailed the juvenile humor this week—we're talking about Simon's drunken (and gratuitous) projectile vomiting spell.
Sneaky photographers snapped pics of Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie, the Stark bastard and the wildling woman in HBO's Game of Thrones, getting smoochy at a London restaurant. This warms our hearts so much that we could melt The Wall! Awwwww!
The actress we first met almost two decades ago in Kids has recently landed a bunch of cool roles, playing a transsexual hit(wo)man in Hit & Miss, a psycho masturbater in this week's Louie (pictured), and Fred and Carrie's new roommate in Portlandia. Indie as f*ck, heck yeah!
While the good guys won and the nefarious Daniel Hardman was enthusiastically kicked to the curb by his peers, for those of us who missed some quality Harvey/Mike bromance during all the Team Pearson vs. Team Hardman brouhaha, the summer finale let the guys kick back and share some light-hearted, pot-and-beer-fueled antics. Apparently, Harvey Specter is that guy who eats all the pretzels while Mike Ross explores vast conspiracies and they both think taking a leak in their boss' office is a great idea. It was some welcome fun after a pretty intense first half of the season.
"Parkinson's Juice." PS. That's Megan Mullally.
This week's Breaking Bad gave us the scene we've been waiting for (no, not someone punching Skyler in the face, @SmoochyDaisy52) when Walter White invited Jesse Pinkman over for dinner while an unsuspecting Skyler unpackaged some Albertson's deli food. Not only was it hilarious and awkward on its own, but it spawned spoofs like this Seinfeld parody. Also great: the morbid opening scene of the gang ripping apart a bicycle to dissolve it down, knowing full well that we knew what was coming next.
We love the current crop of competitors, but nothing ups their games like getting paired with the out-of-competition experts of seasons past. And now that more and more alumni from the Fox dance competition have begun to get jobs in the mainstream, the term "All-Stars" actually means something.
They may not tell us MUCH about what to expect of "Asylum," the second chapter in the AHS saga, but FX's near daily release of new teasers has us positively feverish with nun-ticipation! (Sorry.) Watch all seven teasers here.
The documentary series, called Inside Man, will feature Spurlock going undercover in various American subcultures, including card carrying gun fanatics, pot growers, and migrant workers. Remember when this show aired on FX and went by the title 30 Days?
We cringed as the fairies' elder sashayed barefoot and backlit across a stage and into the pages of infamy in this week's episode. Is there anything more uncomfortable than failed camp?
We said it last week but we'll say it again: What the sit is this sit?
It was a horrible Bravo reality show that had no basis for competition (art is art, man!), but it did give us the weirdest reality show contestants EVER, like that guy who painted with his jizz. Ew.
What made your list of TV loves and hates this week?