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How The Good Fight Trimmed Down Its Sex Scenes and Explicit Cursing for CBS

The best show you’re not watching is coming to network TV, in a (slightly) more sanitized form.
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How Vida Gave Its Second Season a One-of-a-Kind Sound

A provocative, eclectic soundtrack of songs created for the show makes season two of the Starz series even more visceral and intimate than the first.
this week in late night

This Week’s Most Theatrical Late-Night Moments

The late-night hosts kept the spirit of the Tonys alive this week.
  1. you got the dud
    Even Simpsons Writers Have Favorite Simpsons Memes“He looks just like you, Poindexter!”
  2. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: Go Play Your Video GameJess and Salinger spend most of this episode baiting each other into exposing themselves.
  3. the bbc
    Glenda Jackson Will Star in BBC One’s Elizabeth Is Missing AdaptationIt will be her first on-screen performance in 25 years.
  4. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: You Never Forget Your FirstIt’s back to the suburbs for Jess and Trish, who go on a road trip to look into the “accidental death” of Salinger’s brother.
  5. cancellations
    The Tick Officially Doesn’t Find New Home After Extensive Fan Campaign“I’m sorry we could not reward your glorious support with better news.”
  6. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: Pics Or It Didn’t HappenIt seems like Salinger is mostly about torturing his victims through self-indulgent rants about his sad childhood.
  7. trends
    The Emmys Might Go Hostless This Year, TooSure, why not!
  8. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: Cut My Life Into PiecesFinally, Trish reveals a useful superpower! (Still no super-strength, though.)
  9. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: This Is the Bad PlaceWho would want Eric the burger guy dead? Oh, probably one of the three people he blackmailed.
  10. spoiler alerts
    Giddy Tom Hanks Teases ‘Gutenberg Bible’ of Disney’s Toy Story 4 Talking Points“Do you know how many executives right now want to kick my ass because I brought this out?”
  11. prank'd
    Stranger Things’ Gaten Matarazzo’s New Prank Show Sounds Like a Black Mirror EpPrank Encounters will premiere on Netflix later this year.
  12. snl
    SNL’s Aidy Bryant Is the Only Sarah Huckabee Sanders We’ll MissIt wasn’t the best role to play, but Bryant gave it her all.
  13. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: Sharp ObjectsWhy does a show about someone who can literally move at super-speed have to drag so much at the start of every season?
  14. trailer mix
    Veronica Mars Revival Trailer: Spring Break Gets Really MessyPremiering on Hulu July 26.
  15. Why The Other Two’s Heléne Yorke Is Afraid of Gen-Z“There’s a savvy they’re getting earlier, and it makes them terrifying.”
  16. How Drew Tarver Cried on Cue for The Other TwoSufjan Stevens and John Mayer were involved.
  17. capitalism tv
    Lena Dunham Will Also Make a Show About Finance for HBOSuccession, meet Industry.
  18. network tv
    How The Good Fight Trimmed Down Its Sex Scenes and Explicit Cursing for CBSThe best show you’re not watching is coming to network TV, in a (slightly) more sanitized form.
  19. tv review
    Euphoria Review: Freaks and DicksThe bleak, nudity-filled HBO teen series is no-holds-barred, for better and for worse.
  20. tv review
    City on a Hill Offers Nostalgia for Boston’s Rough-and-Tumble Past, Little ElseThe new Showtime series hearkens back to a more racist, more physically criminal era with a lot of affection and not much scrutiny.
  21. chat room
    Rhea Seehorn Talks Better Call Saul, Veep, and Kim Wexler’s Ponytail Secrecy“It still makes my heart beat out of my chest because I’m just like, What is happening? What is she thinking?
  22. revivals
    The ‘Good Burger’ Sketch Returns With a Visit From the Jonas BrothersPlus the return of Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg.
  23. vida
    How Vida Gave Its Second Season a One-of-a-Kind SoundA provocative, eclectic soundtrack of songs created for the show makes season two of the Starz series even more visceral and intimate than the first.
  24. chat room
    Ana Fabrega on Los Espookys and the Joys of Hat ComedyThe comedian talks wigs, teeth, and how she learned to be confident in her stand-up.
  25. overnights
    Jessica Jones Recap: I’m Super, Thanks for AskingAn overlong, underwhelming episode dwells on Trish being aggressively mediocre, if not outright terrible, at herodom.
  26. this week in late night
    This Week’s Most Theatrical Late-Night MomentsThe late-night hosts kept the spirit of the Tonys alive this week.
  27. international affairs
    Conan O’Brien and Sam Richardson Are Off to Ghana Next WeekTo tape the next Conan Without Borders special, of course.
  28. overnights
    Jessica Jones Season Premiere Recap: Savior, ComplexAs the third and final season kicks off, Jess is all by herself — even more than usual.
  29. last night on late night
    Let’s All Try and Guess Who Bit Rosie Perez on the ButtIt all went down on WWHL.
  30. last night on late night
    Matt Walsh Is Desus and Mero’s Standards and Practices GuyDo you want any leftover coke from Black Monday?
  31. the central park five
    Where the Key Characters From When They See Us Are NowAn update on the 11 people presented as crucial in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series.
  32. spin-offs
    Tracee Ellis Ross to Star As Jodie in MTV’s Animated Daria SpinoffRoss is excited to bring Jodie’s “sarcastic black girl magic” back to TV.
  33. adventure time
    Daniel Radcliffe Joins Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Interactive AdventuresTry not to start a robot apocalypse — or do!
  34. reality tv
    The Real World Revival Is a Far Cry From the OriginalCan Facebook Watch revive the glory days of the seminal reality show? No. But it may be doing the next best thing.
  35. tv review
    Queen Sugar Returns in Fine FormFour seasons in, the series pulls off realistic family drama with such assurance that it satisfies in the manner of a much bigger, louder show.
  36. tv review
    In Trinkets, Teen Shoplifters Form an AllianceAs a story about three high-school girls who become unlikely friends, the new Netflix series is a solid teen show — but something’s missing.
  37. vulture lists
    9 Essential Dad-Centric TV Episodes to Stream This WeekendMartin Crane, Sandy Cohen, Louis Huang, and more.
  38. last night on late night
    Patti Harrison Gets a Crash Course on the Origins of Pride Month“Instead of throwing a brick at someone you hate, throw a brick at someone you love.”
  39. let's talk about sex
    How Do You Choreograph a Good Queer Sex Scene? 6 TV and Film Creators Explain.Vida’s Tanya Saracho, Special’s Ryan O’Connell, Pose’s Steven Canals, and more discuss the challenges of depicting queer intimacy onscreen.
  40. encounter
    Carson Daly Is TV’s Ultimate Survivor“I’ve heard this my whole life. ‘What tangible talent does he have?’ The answer is none.”
  41. overnights
    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Cabaret of LightA series of petty slights and a whole lot of narcissism light the fuse on a truly spectacular dinner-table blowup.
  42. overnights
    Jane the Virgin Recap: Jane the Musical!Finally these two have figured it out! If ever there was a time for a grand musical statement, this is it.
  43. overnights
    Southern Charm Recap: Pillow PartyLet us proclaim the mystery of Craig.
  44. What Playing Pray Tell on Pose Has Taught Billy Porter“When you know better, you do better. And hopefully, I’m doing better.”
  45. misconduct
    The Fired Fuller House Creator Reportedly Boasted About Orgies to Staff“I wish I could make all the women on my staff get hysterectomies,” Jeff Franklin allegedly said.
  46. pilots
    Comedy Central Orders Chasers Pilot Starring Rob HuebelHe’ll lead a team tasked with hunting down shocking news footage.
  47. tv review
    Younger Is Still a Fizzy, Guiltless Pleasure in Season 6The TV Land series may have lost some urgency around the matter of Liza’s Big Secret, but it’s still as smart and fun as ever.
  48. a fun game
    Which Melora Hardin HBIC Said It: The Office’s Jan or Bold Type’s Jacqueline?It would be an honor to be yelled at by either of these well-coiffed TV bosses.
  49. chat room
    Alec Baldwin on Why Celebs Are Rushing to Host Game Shows“It was very, very, very convenient.”
  50. emmy insider
    Give Superstore an Emmy Nomination!It’s long past time to recognize one of TV’s best sitcoms.
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