DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

GERALD JORDAN

MONIQUE NAZARETH

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
5
 
 
One of Bill Hader’s funnier SNL bits was playing Keith Morrison, host of NBC’s Dateline, with Morrison’s trademark delivery and borderline amusement at some of the more macabre turns in the show's murder stories. Hader was being interviewed for Sunday Today by Willie Geist when he got a surprise visitor...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
May
5
 
 
You weren’t alone if you thought last Sunday’s must-see Game of Thrones episode, “Battle of Winterfell” (April 28) was so dim and dark, you thought there was something wrong with your TV...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Apr
20
 
 
In what’s become one of our favorite holiday treats, here is Michael Keaton’s 2015 creepy rundown of what’s in his Easter basket – a stuffed bunny, a DVD of the movie Friday and some Jordan almonds, among other delights. Keaton seems equally happy to share as he is white-knuckling the whole thing...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Apr
8
 
 
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend wrapped its series last Friday (April 5th) with a nice little meta-twist that rewarded followers of the irreverent musical comedy...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
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By Eric Gould
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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