DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

KIM AKASS

MONIQUE NAZARETH

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

TOM BRINKMOELLER

GERALD JORDAN

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Apr
27
 
 
The fact that you’ve named all your backyard squirrels might not be the only tipoff that quarantine has turned your brain dull...but you’re not alone...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
23
 
 
Despite a high-wire concept and good critical buzz, FX’s Devs probably went by unnoticed with a 100-year pandemic raging at the doors of viewers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
15
 
 
What Tales From the Loop is not, is standard sci-fi fare with actors in elaborate rubber prosthetics. That does not, however, disqualify it as compelling science fiction...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
5
 
 

When faced with the unknown, you might as well laugh...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Mar
25
 
 

Maybe the true test of a comic’s skill is just to let them do it without an audience or a laugh track... a few late-night hosts are passing that test...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Mar
20
 
 
There isn’t anything remotely funny about Covid-19 or people suffering from it, or the prospects of a worldwide outbreak... And yet, we always find the humor...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Mar
19
 
 
As a mirror, TV shows us all that is possible within us – the good, the bad, the cruel, the loving, and, perhaps worst, the indifferent. And now, we have plenty of time to reflect on it all...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
9
 
 

If you're a fan of Donald Glover's Atlanta (and if you're not, what are you waiting for?), you'll be pleased to know that this week FX announced they are renewing the series for a fourth season... before the third has started filming...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jul
1
 
 
You might assume most TV spy tropes — fake passports, wigs, sunglasses — work well… on TV.  But here’s a fascinating look at TV spycraft with former CIA Chief of Disguise Jonna Mendez, who runs through clips of The Americans, 24, Alias and many others and says why some are the run-of-the-mill plot contrivances, and how others are credible CIA techniques...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
14
 
 
James Corden is one of the all-time great live show hosts, and last Sunday’s Tony Awards (June 8th) was no exception. During a commercial break he looked for a willing audience member to quickly perform his now well-known karaoke segments...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Eric Gould

Associate Editor

Eric Gould is a writer in Boston and Associate Editor for tvworthwatching.com. With prior stints in art, music, photography and design, he casts a wide net across the media pool fishing for the smart, the surprising and the oddly compelling. He will have essays on Rectify, Six Feet Under and Girls in the upcoming “Finale: Considering the Ends of Television Series” from Syracuse University Press. Email him at gould@tvworthwatching.com