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The Oscars celebrated the best of film on Sunday, but we’ve gone one step further to celebrate the best and the worst of television this week. Behold:

The Downton Abbey rap

The finest rhymes about fancy English people you’ll hear all day. Probably.

Jermaine Jones and Ryan Seacrest standing next to each other on the Idol stage

It was just a really funny image when they were facing one another and talking and Jermaine… Continue reading TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (March 3)

Are you ready for the Oscars!?!? The Academy Awards!?!? The validation that taking a role as a silent-film star was worth it!?!? Well if you like awards shows, you’ll love this! It’s a weekly awards show where we hand out trophies to everything we liked and didn’t like on TV. So Free Tibet, Darfur, and whoever else, and check out this week’s Swells and Hells. We promise not to play… Continue reading TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (February 25)

You did great this week, TV! You sure kept busy with hellos (hi, Touch!) and goodbyes (see ya, Chuck!), crazy news, and even the president taking up hours of your primetime, that we barely noticed half the shows you gave us were repeats. Here’s what we loved and unloved:

SWELL

Dichen Lachman as Being Human‘s who-knows-how-old vampire prune Suren
We made her chuckle while pondering her striking exotic looks, but there’s no doubt… Continue reading TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (January 28)

Is it just us, or was this week the best week of TV ever? Oh, it was just us? Well, you have to admit it was at least pretty good. Top 100 for sure. Here’s what we thought was good and bad on the tube this week.

SWELL

President Obama sends Betty White a birthday message

That Romney dude would have made her do 90 tequila shots.

Raylan Givens’ tablecloth trick on Justified

Not only… Continue reading TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (January 21)

We hope all your new exercise regimens haven’t prevented you from watching as much TV as we have! Cause that would just make us feel lazy… or superior. Either way, here’s what we loved and hated on TV this week.

Swell:

Newscasters getting tongue-tied by weird names

Jimmy Kimmel compiled local newscasts to recount this ridiculous story. Someone make a techno remix of this, please.

Once Upon a Time‘s flashback to Rumpelstiltskin’s alternate fairytale