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

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. Read the rest

Jean-Luc Picard that you can dance to


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

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. Read the rest

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.” Read the rest

Portraits of children's faces as they watch TV


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

"Big T" measuring tape looks like Mr. T

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

SpongeBob SquarePants meets Breaking Bad


"Breaking Sponge" Read the rest

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

Listen at your own peril.

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. Read the rest

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


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! Read the rest

WATCH: Tacky 1980s sci-fi and fantasy opening credits

YouTuber RwDt09, aficionado of all things tasteless, curated this remarkable collection of tacky opening credits for 1980s sci-fi and fantasy TV series. Included on the list: Read the rest

Mod TV commercial for Kodak Instamatic (1966)

From 1966, this far out mod commercial for the Kodak Instamatic camera with Flash Cubes! Read the rest

Infographic about kinds of TV shows

I hope cartoonist John Atkinson does more of these spot-on TV show timelines. Read the rest

Celebrate Halloween 1976 style with Paul Lynde and KISS


When pressed to explain the high weirdness of America's bicentennial year, simply cite The Paul Lynde Halloween Special which aired in 1976 as an ABC special. Special guests included: Read the rest

What should the new Twin Peaks be?

Theresa DeLucci wonders what form the revived series will take when it hits screens in 2016.

Video: All of The Simpsons couch gags, simultaneously

This is not an artwork by Nam June Paik but rather every couch gag from The Simpsons all at once. Read the rest

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