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Watch: (fan) trailer for the TV version of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

What a fantastically creepy and enticing fan-made trailer for the TV series adaptation of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, coming to Netflix next year!

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Cousin Oliver Syndrome

cousin-oliverA ploy associated with failing sitcoms, the addition of younger cast members fell victim to "savvy modern audiences" able to share their contempt in real-time online. [Vulture, via]

Watch Colbert interview Eminem on public access TV

Yesterday, Stephen Colbert was the guest host on "Only in Monroe," a public access television show in Monroe, Michigan. His guest was Eminem.

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Winona Ryder to star in new Netflix paranormal TV show

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Winona Ryder signed on as star of a forthcoming Netflix drama about the high weirdness, conspiracy theories, and paranormal reports around the Montauk Project, alleged US government experiments on Long Island involving time travel, psi-ops, and teleportation.

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Watch the first ever TV commercial for Super Mario Bros. from 1985

Approximate translation: "It's the Family Computer's Dream Adventure Game, "Super Mario Bros."! With a mysterious power, he gains a great transformation! Explore the earth, underground, the sea, the sky, and much more to see in this complete world."

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A timelapse of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from season 3 through 20

Seizure warning. Billy Chasen, who edited this amazing supercut, says try to watch in HD. He's right.

Chasen explains,

I've been watching The Daily Show ever since Jon Stewart took over for Craig Kilborn and I declared, "this'll never work!" This is my send off to his profound impact as host.

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Dick Van Patten, "Eight Is Enough" dad, RIP

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Dick Van Patten who famously played Tom Bradford on TV's "Eight Is Enough" (1977-1981) and also appeared in several Mel Brooks movies, Westworld, Soylent Green, I Remember Mama, and many other movies and TV shows died today at 86.

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Jean-Luc Picard that you can dance to

Star Trek: TNG's Jean-Luc Picard drops knowledge over Eclectic Method.

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Trailer for Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's new show!

In "Documentary Now!" Fred Armisen and Bill Hader take the piss out of serious documentary films.

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Stephen Colbert has an announcement

"I agree with Donald that America is dead--buried in a coffin, in salted earth with our enemies pissing on it and laughing. And Donald Trump is the only man who can--excuse me, I’m just moved--I’m physically moved by the knowledge that Donald Trump is the only man who can dig up the corpse of that nation and marry it.”

Portraits of children's faces as they watch TV

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Australian photographer Donna Stevens captured children's faces as they watch television.

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"Big T" measuring tape looks like Mr. T

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The Fisco "Big T" measuring tape resembles Mr T. "I pity the rule."

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SpongeBob SquarePants meets Breaking Bad

"Breaking Sponge"

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25 of the most potent TV commercial earworms ever, all in one video

Play this video at your own peril.

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Every tautological statement made in The Wire

It is what it is.

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On-the-set stories and inside scoops from Downton Abbey

“The story of Downton Abbey began with a dinner and an idea. The idea quickly became a concept for a television series, which was snapped up by ITV,” according to author Emma Rowley of Behind the Scenes of Downton Abbey.

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Stream Season 1 of Transparent FREE today only (24 January)

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If you have not seen it yet, you can enjoy the first season of Amazon's hit series Transparent for free today, Saturday 24 January. A great way to spend your Saturday afternoon or evening!

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