Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carly:

Netflix’s 'Dating Around' gets reality TV right for 2019

Forget ABC's "Bachelor" and E!'s "#NoFilter," Netflix's reality series "Dating Around" is the one authentic dating show that's worth your time. → Read More

Jussie Smollett interview: I'm 'pissed off' people don't believe 'the truth' of the attack

Jussie Smollett, the 'Empire' star who was attacked in a "possible hate crime, talks to "GMA" about how he's doing. → Read More

Rappers YNW Melly, YNW Bortlen charged with two counts of murder in other rappers' deaths

Jamell Demons, aka YNW Melly, and Cortlen Henry, aka YNW Bortlen, are accused of murdering two young rappers from the Treasure Coast. → Read More

Grammys 2019: Everything you didn't see on TV during the broadcast

Best album winner Kacey Musgraves awaited her Postmates delivery and Dua Lipa finished her aborted speech. We were backstage and in the audience, giving you everything you missed at the Grammys. → Read More

Here's what Grammys VIPs will eat at the show on Sunday (Hint: It's decadent)

At the Grammys, VIPs at the show will be noshing on artisanal jerky, lobster mac and cheese, smoked cocktails and chocolate tarts. → Read More

How Eleven came to be: ‘Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds’ prequel book gives backstory

Who are Eleven's parents? And why does her mom call her Jane? The first official "Stranger Things" book tells the story leading up to Eleven's birth. → Read More

Why Netflix's Jake Gyllenhaal film 'Velvet Buzzsaw' could become your new weird obsession

If you liked 'Bird Box,' Netflix is hoping you'll watch its new satirical thriller 'Velvet Buzzsaw,' which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a L.A. art critic. → Read More

Justin Bieber is selling smiley faces, corduroy and lethargy in new clothing line

Justin Bieber's Drew House fashion line is here, with prices ranging from $48 - $148. Hope you like corduroy and smiley faces! → Read More

'Bachelor' recap: Colton gets serious about sexual assault during chat with Caelynn

This episode of "The Bachelor" set aside some of the regular tropes for an authentic conversation about sexual assault. → Read More

SAG Awards 2019: What you didn't see on the telecast

On camera, actors accept trophies at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. But in the ballroom and backstage, there's plenty more going on. → Read More

Netflix in February: Kevin Hart, Ray Romano and 'One Day at a Time Season 3' are coming

Netflix's original content in February includes a Kevin Hart comedy special, two Ray Romano shows and Jake Gyllenhaal thriller "Velvet Buzzsaw." → Read More

Taraji P. Henson clarifies stance on R. Kelly after deleting controversial Instagram posts

Taraji P. Henson took to Instagram to take a confusing stance on the #MuteRKelly hashtag, before clarifying: He's "GUILTY AND SHOULD BE MUTED" → Read More

How 'Rent' sings about drugs, AIDS and death in prime time: Not your typical TV musical

Fox's "Rent," which airs Jan. 27, tackles mature themes including the AIDS epidemic. Here's how the play is being updated for TV. → Read More

Netflix's 'Space Force' brings Steve Carell back to TV 'Office' comedy

"The Office" star Steve Carell is co-creating and starring in a Netflix comedy inspired by Trump's "Space Force." → Read More

You should watch both Fyre Fest docs on Hulu and Netflix (despite Hulu's shade-throwing)

Fyre Fest became a schadenfreude sideshow. This week, Hulu and Netflix have documentaries on the 2016 event, and one movie calls out the other one. → Read More

Critics' Choice Awards: Patricia Arquette, Rachel Bloom on what THEY could be critics of

On the Critics' Choice Awards carpet, we asked stars what THEY could be critics of - and the answers weren't movies. → Read More

Critics' Choice Awards: 8 moments you missed, from Lady Gaga to Chrissy Teigen

The Critics' Choice Awards had a ton of star power Sunday night. Here's everything you need to know that happened, from Lady Gaga to 'Roma.' → Read More

We need a ‘Bird Box’ sequel to answer our many, many burning questions

Did you finish Netflix's popular Sandra Bullock thriller 'Bird Box' with a bunch of outstanding questions? You're not alone. → Read More

David Bowie's wife Iman honors him on his birthday: 'My memory loves you'

David Bowie is being remembered by wife Iman on social media in photos and quotes like "My memory loves you. It asks about you all the time." → Read More

Backstreet Boys show off their kids in adorable 'No Place' music video

The Backstreet Boys are showcasing their wives and kids in the new music video for "No Place," about feeling there's no place like home. → Read More