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Top 6 Ripped from Headlines 'Law & Order: SVU' Episodes - Sound Familiar?

October 1st, 2014 3:24pm EDT
NBC
It’s often said real life is stranger than fiction and no show exploits that more than “Law & Order: SVU” The show’s latest dip into the real life pool of sexual depravity is tonight’s triple themed episode circulating around Beyonce/Jay Z/ Solange elevator-gate, Donald Sterling and Ray Rice brouhahas that were, you guessed it, ripped from the headlines. To salute these déjà-vu inducing moments, I’ve rounded up the top 6 “Law & Order: SVU” episodes based on real life cases.

“Funny Valentine” (2013)

One of the most highly anticipated eps of last season revolve around a celebrity pop musi...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Premiere Recap: Lost And Found

September 26th, 2014 1:07pm EDT
Grey’s Anatomy
Meredith finds her new person; Derek takes a stand on his future and Amelia overhears a major secret get spilled by Richard.

Buried Away

“Grey’s Anatomy’s” first flashback of the season is of a five-year-old Meredith—through voiceover—getting lost for the first time. On a whizzing carousel she became separated from her mom. When she found her again, it was mama grey that now looked confused and lost; as she would be, considering she was carrying Richard’s baby at this time.

Rejection of both daughters is how Ellis coped and Mer’s case she clung to her favorite doll, anatomy Jane, until s...
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'How To Get Away With Murder' Pilot Recap: Who Do The Kids Kill?

September 26th, 2014 11:13am EDT
'How To Get Away With Murder' Pilot Recap: Who Do The Kids Kill?
Our story plays with time quite a bit, shifting back and forth between the night of covering up the murder of an unknown person and the first days of law school with Annalise Keating. Oh Annalise Keating, you scary bitch. Perfectly played with such authority by the phenomenal Viola Davis, we know this is going to be a special show even right before the credits.

See, four of Annalise Keating’s prized students have murdered someone and they have to decide what to do with the body. With two against two, they flip a coin to decide whether or not they go to jail tonight and–shocker–they move th...
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5 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Will Be Epic

September 25th, 2014 1:39pm EDT
5 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Will Be Epic
“Grey’s Anatomy” may have lost one half of the twisted sisterhood in Cristina Yang, but gained so much more coming into season 11. New famous faces, marital woes and unknown familial ties are just a few of the twists and turns Shondaland will have us reeling from.Listed below are five reasons “Grey’s Anatomy” is must see TV come Thursday night.

Mer & Der Marital Woes

Derek wants to leave, Meredith wants to stay. Put succinctly that’s at the heart of Mer and Der’s strife that will carry over to season 11. Derek is itching to go to Washington D.C. and work for the president, nope not th...
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‘Law & Order: SVU Season 16 Premiere Recap 'Save Benson Baby'

September 25th, 2014 10:05am EDT
Law & Order: SVU
Noah may be safely in Liv’s arms but she’s still obsessed with getting answers to his mom’s murder. To refresh your memory: Noah’s mommy was raped and burned to death for turning on the cartel she was involved in as a prostitute. In the season 16 premiere episode “Girls Disappearing,” she recruits nearly all the detectives, or former detectives (looking at you Amaro) to go undercover and unearth the killer still a threat to Liv and baby Noah.

The Case

Amaro’s been demoted a beat cop after his rage-fueled meltdown last season. On duty, he spots a John having sex with an underage prostitute...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Teaser: Meredith Confronts Half-Sister in Ugly Spat

September 24th, 2014 2:48pm EDT
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Teaser: Meredith Confronts Half-Siste
Now that we’ve picked our jaws up from the floor and had time to process Meredith Grey has a sister (yes, another one) we finally get to see them in action. And frankly, it’s not a good look.

Webber catches Alex listening outside an office door. Alex warns him not to go in and makes his escape. So, he wisely glues his ear to the door to eavesdrop on Meredith and Maggie’s showdown.

It starts off with Maggie accusing Meredith of being disrespectful and unprofessional. Meredith whips back that respect is earned, and ignoring her requests in her O.R. scream unprofessional. Maggie then wonders...
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'Extant' Season 1 Finale Recap: The Life Savior of Humanity

September 18th, 2014 11:51am EDT
Extant
“Extant’s” final ep of the season ended on bittersweet note; Ethan finally discovered his purpose, which has ramifications for everyone, and Molly unknowingly got the miracle child she always wanted.

Let’s begin the “Ascension” recap in 3, 2, 1…ready for lift off? Well, I’m starting even if you’re not. “Extant’s” 13th and final episode of the season (fingers crossed for another season, no renewal date has been announced) kicks off with a somber Ethan playing with a space shuttle toy in his room, signaling Molly’s return to the Seraphim.

She comes in to apologize about freaking out on him ...
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14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air

May 11th, 2014 11:00am EDT
14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air
Admit it, both network and cable television just isn't what it used to be. Weekly series' have been for the most part, replaced for 12-episode arcs, reality television and non-interesting docudramas that do nothing to enhance the television landscape. Where's the friendship? The fun? The drama? The suspense? It makes viewers long for the days of when you looked forward to watching your favorite show every week and dissected it with your pals the next day and for days after. Some of the best are long gone, but fans still clamor for just one more episode. How many of these shows were you addi...
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Da Vinci's Demons 2.5: Corn

April 20th, 2014 5:05pm EDT
Da Vinci's Demons
Well, Da Vinci's Demons 2.5 moved from the celestial mathematics of last week's episode to about as mundane as you can get for science as the solution to Da Vinci's life-and-death problems. On the verge of being killed by his Maya-like captors in the New World, his life dependent upon his choice of the right instrument, Da Vinci's satisfies his captors with his selection of tools to sow corn. Unknown in Europe at this time, corn would have been the last thing that any European in the New World would have thought of at this time - anyone, that is, other than Da Vinci, who took note of the...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Season 5 Episode 18: 'Resident Evil' Review

April 18th, 2014 8:52am EDT
The Vampire Diaries
Something’s not right in and beyond Mystic Falls. The Other Side is greyscaled. Forces beyond one’s comprehension pulls supernatural folk who’ve been in The Other Side into a black void—even an original vampire is afraid of what’s happening on the other side. Grams tells Bonnie that something happened when the dead travelers touched her, affecting the other side in ways no one understands. In Mystic Falls, visions of domestic bliss and contentment overwhelm Stefan and Elena. Marcos is responsible for the overpowering force of the black void on the other side, as well as the visions of happi...
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