Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY

Kelly Lawler

USA TODAY

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Kelly:

5 TV shows and movies to binge-watch over the long Easter weekend

Whether you want to watch something funny and solo or something epic and with the whole family, we have five TV shows and movies that are perfect to binge-watch over the long Easter weekend. → Read More

What Reddit's 'Game of Thrones' fans really thought of the Season 8 premiere

We surveyed the super active "Game of Thrones" in the Reddit community about the first episode of Season 8 of the HBO drama. → Read More

See Russell Crowe transform into Fox News' Roger Ailes in Showtime's 'The Loudest Voice'

Showtime's "The Loudest Voice" hits the network in June and chronicles the rise and fall of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ stars pick their favorite death scenes

From Oberyn Martell's head-crushing to the Red Wedding to dying of old age, "Game of Thrones" actors spill on their favorite death scenes and how they'd like their characters to go out. → Read More

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 premiere recap: Secrets, Starks and spirals in 'Winterfell'

Spoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" Season 8 finally kicked off on HBO with a slow but steady premiere episode that set the table for an epic end to the fantasy series. → Read More

15 burning questions the final 'Game of Thrones' season needs to answer

Who's the prince(ss) who was promised? Who's pregnant? Who will sit on the Iron Throne, if anyone? The eighth and final season of "Game of Thrones" has a lot to answer. → Read More

Here's when 'Veronica Mars' is coming back (this time on Hulu)

Attention Marshmallows! Cult neo-noir drama "Veronica Mars" is returning for an eight episode season on Hulu this summer, starring Kristen Bell. → Read More

Everything you need to know before watching 'Game of Thrones' Season 8

'Game of Thrones' returns for its eighth and final season on HBO Sunday, and we have everything you could possibly need to know before stepping back into Westeros. → Read More

15 burning questions the final 'Game of Thrones' season needs to answer

Who's the prince(ss) who was promised? Who's pregnant? Who will sit on the Iron Throne, if anyone? The eighth and final season of "Game of Thrones" has a lot to answer. → Read More

'Game of Thrones' actors on who they'd want their character to hook up with

We asked 12 actors from "Game of Thrones" who they would romantically pair themselves with on the show, and the answers will probably surprise and delight you. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Easter eggs, hints and head-scratchers you might have missed

From Edmure Tully to White Walker spirals, here are the biggest Easter eggs and potential plot holes from the first seven seasons of "Game of Thrones" that could be significant in the final run. → Read More

Dead 'Game of Thrones' characters are back (sort of). How they think the show will end

On the red carpet for the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones," actors who played dearly departed characters on the HBO drama guess how the show might end. → Read More

That time when 'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner went to (and survived) a real Red Wedding

Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones," says she went to a red wedding in real life and no one died, a nice change from the kinds of lethal weddings that usually populate the HBO show. → Read More

'Game of Thrones': Every single thing you need to remember from the first seven seasons

If you don't have time to re-watch "Game of Thrones" before the April 14 Season 8 premiere, read through our handy (and slightly abridged) summary of everything that happened in the first seven seasons. → Read More

'This Is Us' recap: Can Randall and Beth's marriage survive?

Spoiler alert! This week's episode of "This Is Us" was all about Randall (Sterling K. Brown) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson), from their first date to their wedding to their current fights. → Read More

How ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ went from cult film to the funniest new TV series of the year

FX's new comedy "What We Do in the Shadows" is a hilarious TV adaptation by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement of their cult 2014 film. → Read More

The definitive ranking of all 67 'Game of Thrones' episodes

From epic battles to annoying side characters, we rank all 67 episodes (to date) of HBO's "Game of Thrones" from worst (anything in Dorne) to best (Red Weddings, great battles, Hodor). → Read More

'This Is Us' recap: Things fall apart for the Pearsons

Spoiler alert! Kevin makes a big decision, Kate and Toby deal with their premature son and Randall and Beth struggle in this week's episode of "This Is Us." → Read More

Review: NBC's 'The Village' is the worst kind of emotional manipulation

Even if you love mushy sentiment, NBC’s new drama “The Village," the network's latest attempt to capitalize on your emotions, is just too much. → Read More

Hulu’s ‘Shrill’ is a hard, honest and beautiful portrait of a fat woman, and I should know

Hulu's Aidy Bryant-starring sitcom "Shrill" is the most realistic portrayal of a fat woman ever to hit the small screen. → Read More