The cliff-hangers you've been analyzing with friends, family, and coworkers since last season's finales: They're about to be resolved. So instead of catching up the day after, here's a more communal approach to watching your favorite shows. Call it a party but think simple -- themed drinks, easy apps, and entertainment provided by your most-anticipated programs. Here's a reason to throw a party a week now through mid-October.
The guest list is a delicate balance: too few and it's barely a party; too many and you risk chatter that drowns out the show. Since couch space is limited, aim for an audience of four to eight. Matchmakers and minglers should feel free to shake up the usual crew (shared fandom creates an instant bond).
Red-carpet subtext notwithstanding, there's no need to dress your living room to the nines. Just make sure your sofa is stocked with blankets and pillows. Photo confetti that pays homage to your show's cast adds a festive touch (and,Read More »from TV Guide: Throw a Top-Rated Fall Viewing Party