When it comes to television characters, we seem to love bad moms just as much as squeaky clean ones. TIME takes a look at some ladies June Cleaver would have hated.
Long after you’ve become too old to enjoy after school cartoons, their theme songs continue to bounce around your brain. TIME chooses the most memorable animated tunes.
In addition to spawning multiple spin-offs, the crime drama Law & Order is also known for its immediately recognizable “doink doink.” TIME takes a look at other unmistakable television sounds.
Mad Men, the popular show about advertising executives in the 1960s, returns to television this weekend. TIME takes a look at the things we miss about that swinging decade
In light of the dust-up over South Park’s portrayals of Muhammad, TIME looks back at other cartoons that have caused a ruckus
After Fox’s 24 announced its final season TIME took a look at other television series that overstayed their welcome.
TIME’s James Poniewozik recaps the best TV of the decade, from a satirical news show to an urban crime drama.
“There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man.” Those words kicked off one of the most storied TV shows of all time, The Twilight Zone. TIME takes a look at some of its most memorable episodes
From The Brady Bunch to The Sopranos, TIME picks the 10 most memorable fathers in television history.
With a large menu of TV chefs to choose from, TIME cooks up a retrospective of the medium’s greatest culinary masters.
Sometimes, reality shows make us feel bad about (a) America (b) ourselves and (c) humanity. Here are the worst.
TIME looks back at the most absurd, ill-planned and disastrous TV-show spin-offs of the past few decades.
“I apologize. I know I left some of your favorite shows off this list. How do I know that? Because I left some of my favorite shows off this list. The happy and unfortunate fact is that there are far more than 100 great shows, …