Chelsea Peretti’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine farewell is “the acting version of a birthday party”

Gina Linetti will receive an appropriately heartfelt and wackadoo send-off from Brooklyn Nine-Nine. On a visit to the set of the cop comedy—which moves to NBC for its sixth season beginning Thursday, January 10—Chelsea Peretti told The A.V. Club that G…

Gina Linetti will receive an appropriately heartfelt and wackadoo send-off from Brooklyn Nine-Nine. On a visit to the set of the cop comedy—which moves to NBC for its sixth season beginning Thursday, January 10—Chelsea Peretti told The A.V. Club that Gina leaves the 99th precinct in order to “spread her wings,” but…

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Brian Dennehy on DiCaprio, Rambo, and why Saoirse Ronan is the most talented actor around

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about.Read more…

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about.

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Exclusive: Hear the new single from Semisonic frontman Dan Wilson

Though he’s perhaps best known as the frontman for “Closing
Time” group Semisonic, Dan Wilson is, indeed, a jack of many other musical
trades. The Minnesota-born artist has written songs like “Someone Like You” with
Adele, produced tracks for Pink and …

Though he’s perhaps best known as the frontman for “Closing Time” group Semisonic, Dan Wilson is, indeed, a jack of many other musical trades. The Minnesota-born artist has written songs like “Someone Like You” with Adele, produced tracks for Pink and Phantogram, and even produced visual representations of his songs…

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Billy On The Street is back, and on a quest to get Emma Stone to join Instagram

Billy On The Street has returned, with host Billy Eichner and Oscar-winner Emma Stone teaming up to verbally assault people on the street. This time around, Eichner is on a quest to get Stone to join Instagram, and uses his microphone to seek out young…

Billy On The Street has returned, with host Billy Eichner and Oscar-winner Emma Stone teaming up to verbally assault people on the street. This time around, Eichner is on a quest to get Stone to join Instagram, and uses his microphone to seek out young, startled New Yorkers who either don’t know she’s not Emma Watson…

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It’s Nana Rose to the rescue on our Riverdale podcast, Dial M For Maple

Breakouts and break-ins abound on this week’s Riverdale, a show that’s never met a door it couldn’t kick through. As the mob puts the heat on Hiram, the Coopers and Joneses deal with Darla, and Toni rallies the troops for a Cheryl rescue mission. And you better believe Nana Rose comes through when we need her most!…

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Breakouts and break-ins abound on this week’s Riverdale, a show that’s never met a door it couldn’t kick through. As the mob puts the heat on Hiram, the Coopers and Joneses deal with Darla, and Toni rallies the troops for a Cheryl rescue mission. And you better believe Nana Rose comes through when we need her most!…

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Here’s 19 excruciating minutes of kids struggling with the Shrine Of The Silver Monkey

As all quote-unquote ‘90s kids know, Legends Of The Hidden Temple was Nickelodeon’s attempt to fuse a beat-the-clock game show with a bit of a history lesson. And while the pairs that made up the Blue Barracudas, Green Monkeys, Silver Snakes, and so on generally figured out the first two-thirds of the show with…

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As all quote-unquote ‘90s kids know, Legends Of The Hidden Temple was Nickelodeon’s attempt to fuse a beat-the-clock game show with a bit of a history lesson. And while the pairs that made up the Blue Barracudas, Green Monkeys, Silver Snakes, and so on generally figured out the first two-thirds of the show with…

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Cabin fever: Dial M For Maple returns with wild speculation about Riverdale’s next act

When Riverdale returns in March, the Core 4 will be packing their bags for a steamy trip to the secluded Lodge cabin—a trip we’ve lovingly dubbed the “Sex Weekend.” And we’re doing some packing of our own, as Marah preps for her move to LA! With so much going on, she & Cameron decided it was time for an extra special…

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When Riverdale returns in March, the Core 4 will be packing their bags for a steamy trip to the secluded Lodge cabin—a trip we’ve lovingly dubbed the “Sex Weekend.” And we’re doing some packing of our own, as Marah preps for her move to LA! With so much going on, she & Cameron decided it was time for an extra special…

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2 Dope Queens’ Phoebe Robinson on President Oprah and the “peak white guy” she wants to meet

As one half of comedy’s 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson has spent the past two years working toward leveling the podcast playing field for comedians who aren’t white dudes. Alongside former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams, Robinson invites women, queer comedians, and people of color to guest on the show,…

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As one half of comedy’s 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson has spent the past two years working toward leveling the podcast playing field for comedians who aren’t white dudes. Alongside former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams, Robinson invites women, queer comedians, and people of color to guest on the show,…

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Let’s remember all of 2017’s 12th Questions

For the past couple of years, The A.V. Club has used its 11 Questions feature to ask celebrities about their first concerts and most embarrassing phases. Part of that feature—the 12th question—also asked the interviewee to come up with a question for the next interview subject without generally knowing who they were.

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For the past couple of years, The A.V. Club has used its 11 Questions feature to ask celebrities about their first concerts and most embarrassing phases. Part of that feature—the 12th question—also asked the interviewee to come up with a question for the next interview subject without generally knowing who they were.

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Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle: Come hang with Pete Holmes, Jamie Lee, and us this January

Get ready, Seattle, Chicago, and San Francisco: The A.V. Club is joining forces with HBO to present a series of events with our pal Pete Holmes. This January, we’ll be galavanting around the country with Holmes and Jamie Lee in order to screen the first two episodes of Crashing season two. We’ll be popping up at local…

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Get ready, Seattle, Chicago, and San Francisco: The A.V. Club is joining forces with HBO to present a series of events with our pal Pete Holmes. This January, we’ll be galavanting around the country with Holmes and Jamie Lee in order to screen the first two episodes of Crashing season two. We’ll be popping up at local…

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Another Period’s Bellacourts battle opioids, strike for suffrage in the season 3 trailer 

The third season of Another Period arrives January 23, and with it once again comes a slew of wry, turn-of-the-century historical satire courtesy of Riki Lindhome and Natasha Leggero. This season, Newport, Rhode Island’s dim Bellacourt sisters will once again battle women’s suffrage, their plain sister, and any sort…

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The third season of Another Period arrives January 23, and with it once again comes a slew of wry, turn-of-the-century historical satire courtesy of Riki Lindhome and Natasha Leggero. This season, Newport, Rhode Island’s dim Bellacourt sisters will once again battle women’s suffrage, their plain sister, and any sort…

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Netflix picks up Riverdale’s Sabrina spin-off, gives it a 2-season order

Sabrina the teenage witch is coming to Netflix. The supernatural Riverdale spin-off was in development at The CW but has been given a two-season, 20-episode straight-to-series order by the streaming service, which is trying to fast track the show for release in 2019. The two seasons will reportedly shoot back to back…

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Sabrina the teenage witch is coming to Netflix. The supernatural Riverdale spin-off was in development at The CW but has been given a two-season, 20-episode straight-to-series order by the streaming service, which is trying to fast track the show for release in 2019. The two seasons will reportedly shoot back to back…

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Nashville to end—for good this time—after its upcoming sixth season

Nashville is ending—again. The country music drama will ride off into the proverbial sunset after its upcoming sixth season, its second on CMT. The show was previously cancelled after four seasons on ABC before being revitalized on the cable network.

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Nashville is ending—again. The country music drama will ride off into the proverbial sunset after its upcoming sixth season, its second on CMT. The show was previously cancelled after four seasons on ABC before being revitalized on the cable network.

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Exclusive: It’s all Poop Talk all the time in the new movie from the Sklar Brothers

Everybody poops, but most people don’t talk about it all that much. That could change with the release of Poop Talk, a new documentary from The Sklar Brothers. Randy and Jason Sklar’s new movie—in theaters and on VOD February 16—finds more than 50 comedians and actors telling their best poop stories, revealing their…

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Everybody poops, but most people don’t talk about it all that much. That could change with the release of Poop Talk, a new documentary from The Sklar Brothers. Randy and Jason Sklar’s new movie—in theaters and on VOD February 16—finds more than 50 comedians and actors telling their best poop stories, revealing their…

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Good news for a change: Carrie Fisher’s dog is doing well

There may be some hope for this world after all: Carrie Fisher’s beloved therapy dog is hanging in there, despite the sudden loss of his human mom last year. Carrie Fisher’s sister Joely told Good Morning America that Gary the French Bulldog lives with Corby, Carrie’s assistant, and is keeping his cookie coffers…

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There may be some hope for this world after all: Carrie Fisher’s beloved therapy dog is hanging in there, despite the sudden loss of his human mom last year. Carrie Fisher’s sister Joely told Good Morning America that Gary the French Bulldog lives with Corby, Carrie’s assistant, and is keeping his cookie coffers…

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John Hodgman on the craggy coasts of Maine and our inevitable march toward death

John Hodgman has lived a few places in his life. First, in Massachusetts, where he spent much of his young life. Then, New York—namely Brooklyn, where he grew into adulthood. Now, by virtue of a persuasive wife and the subtle appeal that an unyieldingly rocky coastline provides, he’s somewhere in Maine. All of those…

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John Hodgman has lived a few places in his life. First, in Massachusetts, where he spent much of his young life. Then, New York—namely Brooklyn, where he grew into adulthood. Now, by virtue of a persuasive wife and the subtle appeal that an unyieldingly rocky coastline provides, he’s somewhere in Maine. All of those…

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Sorry, shiplap-lovers: Fixer Upper is ending

Hold on to your open-concept kitchen counters, HGTV fans: Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced they’ll be ending Fixer Upper after the show’s upcoming fifth season. The couple says they’re walking away from the show in order to “catch [their] breath for a moment.” They say they’ll use the non-TV time to “shore up and…

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Hold on to your open-concept kitchen counters, HGTV fans: Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced they’ll be ending Fixer Upper after the show’s upcoming fifth season. The couple says they’re walking away from the show in order to “catch [their] breath for a moment.” They say they’ll use the non-TV time to “shore up and…

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Steve Guttenberg thinks the Biblical hero David would be a better bowler than anyone, even God

In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee.

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In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee.

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