How bad can one day of work at Masters and Johnson’s Reproductive Biology Research Foundation be? At this point in the season, bad enough to convince Virginia Johnson to park her kids with her dad, and pack her bags to flee for parts unknown.
Masters of Sex spent two seasons building the Masters and Johnson relationship, and the first nine episodes of the third season testing what might break it. Unhappy children? Unexpected pregnancies? Johnson sleeping with other men? Unexpected fame? Flashing a gorilla? Starting projects without your partner’s approval?
Everybody lies sometimes. Some people are bad at it. Some people think they’re better at it than they really are. And some people tell their biggest lies to themselves. In this week’s episode of Masters of Sex, we get to see that whole range of possibilities.
After a decade of working on their own–as a team, but without a lot of input from other scientists–Masters and Johnson’s research is starting to have growing pains. The problem? They may be the experts on human sexual response, but that doesn’t make them experts in anything else. And if you want to expand a study in…
If viewers of Masters of Sex are puzzled by the whiplash shift in Virginia Johnson’s attitude towards Bill Masters this week, they should look no further than Johnson’s mother. That woman deserves a doctorate in manipulation.
Finally, an episode with stories that reflect back on past seasons and incorporate the science that helped make Bill Masters and Gini Johnson interesting enough people in real life to fuel a historical drama about their lives.
I guess scientific success makes for poor drama, since this week the writers of Masters of Sex have served up a mishmash of pathos that connects not at all with the science that made these people famous.
The book is out, and the reviews are rolling in. Masters of Sex opens this week with Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson reading each other the spectacular praise from the “new books” pages of medical journals and getting really hot about it.
At the end of the last episode, Bill Masters added up Virginia’s moodiness, thickening waistline, and tasteful vomiting and deduced that she was pregnant. This week picks up right where we left off, as Virginia confirms the diagnosis.
Fall TV is back! You may have already decided whether you're watching the Batman prequel show Gotham or the immortal medical examiner Forever, but what's up with supergenius show Scorpion? Plus, info on the season premieres of Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Person of Interest, and a frozen Once Upon a Time!
Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller also adapted a classic novel of extraterrestrial discovery for television — and tonight, we'll get our one and only chance to see High Moon. But also, two incredibly weird comedians are bringing you a new spin on the Twilight Zone. And that's not all television has in store for you…
This week, Syfy debuts its new zombie show Z Nation, set three years into the apocalypse, and brings back Haven with a new Audrey personality and a new set of Troubles. Plus, Teen Wolf gets ready to end its season—but who will survive? Get all the details below!
The summer TV season is winding down with The Leftovers season finale, while The Lottery subjects its embryo-seeking finalists to psychological interviews. Outlander approaches a major moment in Scottish history and Doctor Who visits Sherwood Forest—and Robin Hood. Get all the details below!
This week, the new Doctor tackles the Daleks, but will they be toothless or terrifying? Plus, Defiance gets a potentially deadly season finale while Teen Titans Go! reveals the adorable face of evil. Check out all the details below!
This week is all about endings and beginnings. Peter Capaldi begins his tenure as the curmudgeonly new Doctor on Doctor Who while True Blood meets its true death. And amidst the season finales of Korra and The Last Ship, we get two oddball premieres: Bojack Horseman and the profoundly strange Intruders.
This week, Discovery hosts its celebration of all things shark, but which specials are worth watching? We've got you covered. Plus, we're nearing the end of True Blood; mini golf gets serious on Gravity Falls, and we get to see the mystery-solving past of Finn and Jake's parents on Adventure Time.
Battlestar Galactica producer Ronald D. Moore returns to television this week with his adaptation of the hit Outlander novels—and you won't want to miss it. Plus, True Blood goes on a drug-fueled search for a dead character, Teen Wolf deals with a mysterious outbreak, and someone is targeting the Candy Kingdom elite…
When Masters of Sex works, the show is riveting, weird and funny. But lately it's suffering from "Bill is the heroic sex doctor who never existed" syndrome. And last night's incredibly distorted story of how intersex surgeries happened just took that way, way too far.
While the world prepares for the onslaught of a second Sharknado movie, Conan O'Brien is about to die at the tentacles of a new Sharktopus. Plus, Gravity Falls is back for more paranormal hijinks and The Strain gets its hands bloody with a vampire autopsy. See all the details below!
While childhood secrets are revealed on this week's Masters of Sex, another behind-the-scenes science drama debuts on Sunday: Manhattan, which takes us inside the secret city that helped create the atomic bomb. Plus, Phineas & Ferb takes on Star Wars—and it's bound to be goofy. See all the details below!