New Girl's Jess and Nick share an obvious chemistry during the first two seasons, and fans could finally celebrate when watching the couple define their relationship in the season finale. Even when they're dating other people and insisting they're nothing more than friends, there was still plenty of will-they-won't-they tension — until, well, they did. Now that one of TV's cutest couples is officially together, take a look at the most adorable moments between Nick and Jess!
Nashville's freshman season comes to an end this week, and if these sneak peek pictures are any indication, it's going to be a very emotional episode. Juliette must attend her mother's funeral, so it's a good thing Rayna comes to stand by her side. It makes me think back to the beginning of the series when these two women were at such odds. On a lighter note, Brad Paisley is guest starring! Check out all the pictures.
It's graduation season! While all this cap-and-gown talk makes me remember my own graduations, it also brings up vivid memories of the commencements I wish I was a part of from my favorite movies and TV shows. Then there are those groups I'd just want to hang with (I'm looking at you, Brat Pack) before its members head off to find jobs or go to college. Check out all the most memorable graduations from the big and small screens.
This week on Mad Men, Don and the cool kids in creative decide to get a little help from a "complex vitamin super dose" before a weekend of work on the Chevy account. Young-at-heart account exec Jim Cutler brings in his doctor, who proceeds to administer the upper drug into the backsides of the eager staff. The good doctor doesn't even blink twice before giving a dose to Roger Sterling, who discloses his heart condition. Although, we don't get to see what effect the drug has on Roger. I hope we find out next week.
While viewers don't explicitly know what the super dose consists of, we do see its impact. An injured Kenny Cosgrove breaks into a manic tap routine. Stan Rizzo races through the office and comes up with hundreds of "ideas." And Don Draper zooms past doors, talks a mile a minute, and becomes obsessed with coming up with something to say to his mistress, rather than focusing on the Chevy account. At least that's what it seems like he's talking about when he shares his pitch with Peggy: "Let's say I get her face to face. How do I capture her imagination?" So what is this drug that turns everyone into momentary geniuses who actually create sober gibberish? Probably amphetamines — aka speed.
If the Sterling Cooper Draper whatever-they're-called-now staff remind you of the kids in college who got hopped up on Adderall before a big deadline, it might be because they are hopped up on Adderall before a big deadline. Or something similar, at least. "Amphetamine salts combo," the technical term for what is known today as Adderall, was approved by the FDA in 1960. It then went under the name Obetrol. It and similar amphetamines, like dextroamphetamine and benzedrine, were popular at the time as diet pills, study aids, or party drugs. So it seems likely the Mad Men team would call on it increase their alertness and motivation. Other side effects include increased sex drive, which could explain Stan's come-on to Peggy and Wendy Gleason. And we saw quite a few of the negative side effects play out on Don, including fever, sweating, and insomnia.
In the 1960s, amphetamines were also used to stimulate American military men during the Vietnam War. However, they were not popular with many hippies and counterculture figures like The Beatles and Allen Ginsberg, who favored the more mellow drugs marijuana and LSD. Maybe Don Draper isn't all that cool after all.
Ben Affleck hosted this week's season finale of Saturday Night Live, but an even bigger reason to tune in was to see Stefon's final visit to "Weekend Update." Since Bill Hader is leaving the show, we had a feeling that Stefon would be spotlighted — and boy, were we right. Not only did Stefon give us one last round of New York's hottest clubs, but his ongoing flirtation with Seth Meyers finally came to fruition in a very big way. Check it out to see which guest star almost gets in the way of Seth and Stefon's love!
It's a nice day for a white wedding on this week's episode of Game of Thrones. OK, so the bride doesn't exactly wear white, and it's not really a nice wedding in the end, but you get the idea. Sansa and Tyrion tie the knot in front of enemies, family, and some more enemies. Thankfully, there's a lot of wine to help it all go down easier.
Elsewhere, Gendry gets duped by Melisandre, Dany makes a new friend, and Sam has a moment of courage that saves three lives. I kinda missed Jon, Jaime, and Brienne this week, but with all the wedding drama, there's not time for much else. Let's break down all the biggest moments when you read more
This week finds Mad Men on speed — literally. Almost everyone (save for Peggy and Ginsberg) at the agency drops their pants for an injection of some kind of "complex vitamin boost" and stays up all weekend trying to think of a campaign for Chevy — emphasis on "trying." We get some major flashbacks to Don's childhood at the brothel, and Sally and Bobby play host to an unusual guest. All of this is preempted by the death of Frank Gleason as Ted leaves the agency to attend the funeral.
"The Crash" is definitely the trippiest episode of the season, and not just because of the drugs everyone takes. Between the flashbacks and the woman who comes to the apartment (more on that later), I was constantly questioning what was real and who might be hallucinating. Let's get to the nitty-gritty with the five maddest moments of this week after the jump.
And you thought your dating life was complicated. Eleven years, 25 seasons, and two spinoffs later, ABC's reality TV dating show The Bachelor may not have the best track record when it comes to finding everlasting love for each season's winners, but there have been a surprising number of hookups and marriages among the growing group of alumni.
The Bachelor just finished up its 17th season with Sean Lowe proposing to Catherine Giudici, and the engaged twosome is planning a televised big day. The only other couple that's still together (from the same season) is Jason Mesnick and his runner-up Molly Malaney, who married in 2010 and welcomed their first child in March. The Bachelorette has had a better track record with two successes out of eight seasons. The very first star of the spinoff, Trista Rehn, married her pick Ryan Sutter on national TV in 2003, and they have two children together. And then Ashley Hebert married her season's winner J.P. Rosenbaum (also on TV) in 2012. Even the Bachelor Pad has resulted in some love connections. After meeting on the spinoff, Blake Julian and Holly Durst announced their engagement during the finale and married last year.
Some of the more random pairs include Andrew Baldwin's ex-contestant Peyton Wright marrying Ali Fedotowsky's ex-contestant Chris Lambton in 2012. The duo even has a show together on HGTV. And recently we've been surprised by the matchup of two-time Bachelor star Brad Womack dating Sean Lowe's second runner-up AshLee Frazier. For even more unlikely matches, click on the helpful chart we created above!
A week from today Desiree Hartsock meets her eligible bachelors in the season nine premiere of The Bachelorette — and if she doesn't find her future husband from those 25 guys, no worries, she can always go back to the show's pool of exes.
If you're already mourning the finales of your favorite Spring shows, not to worry — there's an exciting Summer TV lineup that's sure to fill the void. With the much-anticipated return of Arrested Development, the final season of Breaking Bad, new episodes of True Blood and The Newsroom, plus plenty of brand-new series, you'll have more than enough reasons to keep tuning in. Take a look at the must-see shows coming up this Summer!
Ben Affleck addressed his much-talked-about Oscars speech when wife Jennifer Garner made an appearance on stage during his monologue on Saturday Night Live last night. Ben got a lot of heat in the press for referring to his marriage as "work" in his best picture acceptance speech, but he explained that he didn't mean it in a negative way and brought out Jen — who took a break from filming Draft Day in Ohio — to clear the air, with hilarious results. Fun fact: Jen isn't the only A-list actress that Ben has asked to join him while he was hosting SNL, he brought then-girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow on as a guest star during his opening speech when he hosted back in 2000. Watch Ben's moment with Jen and see his bit with Gwyneth after the jump!