DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

GABRIELA TAMARIZ

Social Media Manager

Contributors

MONIQUE NAZARETH

JONATHAN STORM

GERALD JORDAN

DONNA J. PLESH

NOEL HOLSTON

DAVID SICILIA

 
 
 
 
 
2014
Oct
12
 
 

The arrival of Showtime’s The Affair, perhaps the year’s best new drama, is great news for quality TV fans. But it’s one more hour of great TV, on a night with so many already…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Oct
10
 
 

I was asked by CNN.com if I had any reaction to the reports that Jon Stewart had been offered the hosting duties on NBC’s Meet the Press, and had declined. I did…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Oct
5
 
 

Showtime’s Homeland burst onto the scene so forcefully that it won the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series its first year – then began to slide, markedly. But now it’s back, in more ways than one…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Oct
3
 
 
Tonight’s guests include Ben Affleck, who’s here primarily to promote Gone Girl, but whose appearances on this show always have been thoughtful and quotable, and often surprising.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Sep
22
 
 

The 2014-15 broadcast TV season begins officially tonight – and just in time, TV Worth Watching presents its annual "Fall Preview..."

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Sep
10
 
 

Ken Burns and his team have made some astoundingly instructive and entertaining nonfiction series for PBS. Their new epic, on the Roosevelts, is their best yet…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Sep
8
 
 

CBS announced Monday that beginning in 2015, Craig Ferguson’s replacement as host of The Late Late Show will be James Corden. If that name is familiar here in the States, it’s because of what imported treats you’ve been watching…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Sep
4
 
 

The first foray by Starz! into unscripted TV is The Chair, a new 10-part series that gives the same script to two different directors to see what they come up with. In the same spirit, I invite other TVWW critics to write their own reviews of The Chair. Meanwhile, here’s mine…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Aug
26
 
 

So many of this year’s Emmy categories were crammed with such strong contenders, or diluted with jarringly inappropriate competitors, you wouldn’t think the Emmy voters could get it right. But surprisingly, for the most part, they did…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Aug
20
 
 

With every episode of The Simpsons about to appear in a mega-marathon on FXX, I can’t help but think back to the series launch on Fox. Neither can my now-grown kids…

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

David Bianculli

Founder / Editor

Behind David in the picture is the first TV owned by his father, Virgil Bianculli, a 1946 Raytheon. (The TV, not his father. His father was a 1923 Italian.) David Bianculli has been a TV critic since 1975, including a 14-year stint at the New York Daily News, and sees no reason to stop now. Currently, he's TV critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and is an occasional substitute host for that show. He also teaches TV and film history at New Jersey's Rowan University, and his most recent book, 2009's Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of 'The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, has recently been purchased for film rights.  He's currently at work on another.

 
 
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