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How ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Turned a Recasting Problem on Its Head

[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Season 4, Episode 8, “I’m Not The Person I Used To Be.”]On Friday’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) can’t recognize her alcoholic ex-boyfriend Greg (Santino Fontana) when he shows up at his high school reunion party after two years away. That’s because “Pitch Perfect” star Skylar […]

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Frankie Shaw, Tracee Ellis Ross, Alison Brie & More Talk ‘Roseanne’ Controversy And Female “Camaraderie”

THR continues their fascinating Emmy Roundtable discussions with moderator Lacey Rose, this week focusing on the Comedy Actresses. The hour-long episode features Drew Barrymore (“Santa Clarita Diet”), Alison Brie (“Glow”), Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”), Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”), Molly Shannon (“Divorce”), and Frankie Shaw (“Smilf”), as they discuss […]

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Roseanne Returns to Twitter to Apologize for ‘Stupid Tweet’ That Put Hundreds Out of Work

That didn’t take long. Roseanne Barr — much like the president she very vocally supports — cannot stay away from Twitter when things need to be said.Early Tuesday morning, the comedian and star of ABC’s revived and now canceled “Roseanne” posted a racist tweet referring to former President Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett as […]

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‘Roseanne’: If America Is ‘No Country For Old Women,’ the Conners Are Only Making It Worse

[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Roseanne” Episode 6 (Season 10), “No Country For Old Women.”]Another week of “Roseanne,” another list of grievances, another ending without any solutions.To be fair, “No Country For Old Women” provided the slightest bit of self-realization and acceptance, if not actual progress or change for the better. After […]

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‘Roseanne’: Johnny Galecki’s Return Is a Perfect Metaphor for a Show Wrestling with its Own Messiness

[Editor’s note: The following article contains spoilers for “Roseanne” Season 10 Episode 5, “Darlene v. David.”]One of the challenges of a new ABC season of “Roseanne” was to make it feel like something other than a simple parade of familiar faces. To make this seem like a fulfilling storytelling exercise and not a pure nostalgia […]

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‘Super Troopers 2’ Review: Those Inept Highway Patrolmen Return 16 Years Later, Dumber Than Ever

It’s 2018, ’80s nostalgia is a commodity, “Roseanne” is back on the airwaves, and Sony’s trying to revive “Men in Black.” As pop culture goes into the weeds, of course there’s a sequel to “Super Troopers.” The anarchic 2001 comedy from the Broken Lizard troupe came out of nowhere to find a home with Fox […]

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