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  1. ‘Saturday Night Live’ 40th-Anniversary Shootaround: R...

    Grantland Staff

    Last night's SNL 40th-anniversary special had the unenviable task of cramming decades of comedy history into one evening's worth of entertainment. Granted, the program in question stretched into an almost four-hour extravaganza, but even th...

    Blog | February 16, 2015
  2. Lightning Round: Who Will Replace Jon Stewart As Host of 'Th...

    Grantland Staff

    After 16 years as the host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he's calling it quits on an as-yet-undetermined date in 2015. During his hosting tenure, Stewart has grown from a snarky Gen X comic into o...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  3. Super Bowl Commercial Shootaround: All the Fast Cars, Cool Insura...

    Grantland Staff

    Holly Anderson: I'm writing this almost cold, after one viewing during the Super Bowl, no advance viewing online. I wanted to watch the trailer for the first time during the game, in a casual party setting, to see if I could ma...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  4. Super Bowl Run & Shootaround: So You Want to Play With Magic?...

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Mike Ehrman...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  5. Our Favorite TV Episodes of 2014

    Grantland Staff

    Andy Greenwald: On television, "bottle episodes" are so named for the way they limit the action to one or two settings, narrowing the focus, sure, but also saving a considerable amount of money in the process. The term itself is limiting, t...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  6. ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Shootaround: One Very Long Night in...

    Grantland Staff

    Holly Anderson: I do appreciate the dedication to placing this squarely in our nostalgic thoraxes by running Muppet Family Christmas-caliber credits, but the "RECORDED FROM AN EARLIER LIVE BROADCAST" banner robbed us of so much tensio...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  7. ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Premiere: Carol Levels Up, ...

    Grantland Staff

    John Lopez: It's about time! How had The Walking Dead gone four full seasons and not yet featured a fireball of walkers blown sky high, and then had said flaming zombies land jaws-a-chomping on a gentrified train depot full of cannibals? Se...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  8. Grantland Recommends: ‘The Honorable Woman,’ ‘E...

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome to Grantland Recommends, in which Grantland staff members share some of their favorite discoveries and obsessions of the month, whether new, old, or new again. This month we're loving spy novels, nautical novels, high fantasy, and m...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  9. 'Gone Girl' Shootaround: From Laughing With Fincher to ...

    Grantland Staff

    [Note: We're going to discuss Gone Girl here. That means there will be spoilers. If you haven't seen it (or haven't read the book), this is a very dangerous place for you.] Alex Pappademas: The TV spots would have you believe tha...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  10. Jeff Goldblum (and Tim and Eric) Would Like to Sell You Some Fanc...

    Grantland Staff

    Remember when celebrities used to hide their product-endorsement shame in Europe and Asia? Those were dark times. But now we are truly living in the Golden Age of famous people we like and respect openly attempting to sell us stuff in Americ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  11. Lightning Round: Tony Soprano Is Not Dead

    Grantland Staff

    Do you like mystery and ambiguity? Have you achieved some level of acceptance and moved on with your life since the famously open-ended 2007 finale of The Sopranos, arguably our greatest modern television show? Well, TOO BAD! David Chase has...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  12. The Emmys After-Party: Vapes, ’Staches, and a ‘Breaki...

    Grantland Staff

    For Andy Greenwald's breakdown of last night's Emmy Awards, click here. Emily Yoshida: There is no reason for anyone to be mad about Breaking Bad's final sweep of the Emmys. For one thing, I think most of us can agree that Breaking B...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  13. Lightning Round: ‘The Leftovers’ Has Been Picked Up f...

    Grantland Staff

    HBO finally (finally) picked up a seven-episode second season of The Leftovers. It's now aired seven episodes of the first, so this is a relatively late-coming vote of confidence. We asked the Grantland staff: Are you in or...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  14. The 'Bachelor in Paradise' Premiere After-Party: Psycho...

    Grantland Staff

    On Monday night, after months of breathless Chris Harrison pimpage promising the kind of drunken antics and ocean-based hook-ups we'd come to expect from one of his late-summer dating programs, the venerable Bachelor Pad franchise was trans...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  15. Lightning Round: Did Anyone Watch the 'Halt and Catch Fire&#...

    Grantland Staff

    Last night, Halt and Catch Fire very quietly aired its season (and perhaps series) finale. This realization prompted questions: Did anyone at Grantland actually stick with it? Was anyone fully caught up? Will this be another one-and-out AMC show? Did...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  16. Lightning Round: The ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Cast, Rev...

    Grantland Staff

    Earlier today, a very important development rocked the Grantland office to its core: the announcement of the Bachelor in Paradise cast. The names: AshLee Frazier, Sarah Herron, Danielle McBride, Clare Crawley, Lacy...

    Blog | June 04, 2014