Kelly Bedard

Sunday’s night’s season nine finale was the final episode of Shameless starring Emmy Rossum. Fiona’s open-ended exit leaves room for a return- for a holiday episode a few seasons away, maybe even a longer arc if the show runs long enough without her (Cameron Monaghan will be rejoining the cast for season ten after taking […]

  Kelly Bedard

“True Love” is a sporadic feature in which I tell you about things in pop culture of which I’m an unabashed fan, whether it’s an embarrassing thing to admit or not. Love is how we all felt about Parks & Recreation, True Love is maintaining that Super Fun Night was the most interesting new sitcom […]

  Kelly Bedard

The first few months of the new year are the best. The temperature drops below -40°, the ice makes dog walking nearly impossible, and the best holiday is again almost a full year away, but it’s all good because it’s the Best TV Season. For 13 or so weeks in the dead of winter, my […]

  Kelly Bedard

This was a great year of TV. It was a massively terrible year for network TV with few new hits and tons of stupid cancellations (6 shows on this list have already been cancelled or are in their final season) but it was still a great year of TV because, while the executives were making […]

  Taylor Sobolewski

The greatest thing about Shameless is that the first three minutes of the show are edgier than anything else on television right now. Instead of the typical “Last time on…” Shameless sasses its viewers for not being around last week, and after a review of the clips it plays the theme song. Now, if you […]

  Kelly Bedard

I’ve been saying for years that Shameless is one of the best series currently on TV. And that stars Emmy Rossum and Jeremy Allen White, in particular, are doing can’t-miss work. They’re both past My TV Award winners and nominees again for 2013 but it’s Shameless‘ currently airing 2014 season that you’re going to need […]

  Kelly Bedard

Showtime is one of the best channels out there and they seem to be getting better as the years pass. Here’s the second part to our three-part look at some of the shows that made Showtime stand out this year. (You’ve already heard all about the end of Weeds)* Shameless This show just keeps getting […]

  Kelly Bedard

*Originally Posted: June 21, 2011* In January I read a pretty harsh review of Showtime’s new “comedy”* Shameless, calling it crass, preachy, pretentious and easy. Of all the features of a series I might hate, those are probably the four I have the hardest time getting over. But then I heard the series’ praises sung by […]