Why the Tina Fey and John Slattery episode stands out

CLOSE A new season means you need a new show to watch. Here are five series coming this fall. USA TODAY Amazon wants you to just love a little bit again.  The streaming service’s new anthology series, “Modern Love,” is based on The New York Times column about the different ways we love in the contemporary world. This can be love …

NBC won’t authorize outside investigation of Matt Lauer allegations

CLOSE Matt Lauer denies new rape allegation as former NBC colleagues call allegation ‘painful’ (Photo: Getty) NBC won’t open a new investigation into sexual misconduct allegations that led to the firing of former “Today” host Matt Lauer in 2017. The accusations against Lauer and the network’s response returned to the spotlight recently with the release of Pulitzer Prize winner Ronan Farrow’s …

Hannah Brown’s Jasmine soars on Disney Night

CLOSE “Dancing with the Stars” celebs channeled their favorite characters for Disney Night. They even got a surprise ending to the night. USA TODAY Spoiler alert: This story contains the results from Monday’s fifth week of “Dancing With the Stars.”  Week 5 brought Disney Night to “Dancing With the Stars,” filling the dance floor with beloved princesses, a dramatic pirate, a Pixar …

Carrie Ann Inaba laughs off chair crash

CLOSE ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” included a dramatic exit, “Saturday Night Fever,” and a surprising finish. USA TODAY We’ve seen dancers wipe out on “Dancing With the Stars.” But Carrie Ann Inaba’s tumble from the judges’ table Monday was the first time this season a judge has tumbled from the desk. The ever-graceful Inaba, a co-host on CBS’ “The Talk” …

HBO series is better at heroes than race politics

CLOSE A new season means you need a new show to watch. Here are five series coming this fall. USA TODAY Once again, we’ve been asked to watch the “Watchmen.” “Lost” and “The Leftovers” mastermind Damon Lindelof set out to bring the complex, bleak and political “Watchmen” comics to HBO. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ somber and seminal graphic novel was …