DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

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LINDA DONOVAN

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2018
Nov
22
 
 
Nalani & Sarina are twin sisters who perform with both a full band and as a duo, and who get and sound even better every time they put out a new album or video...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Nov
12
 
 
Yes, I’ve just co-edited (with Doug Howard) a book on TV finales, which is called, fittingly enough, TV Finales: From Howdy Doody to Girls...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Nov
11
 
 
The end is near! Well, actually, the ends are near – because this Friday, Nov. 16, as a tie-in with the publication of a new book I’ve co-edited, New Jersey’s Rowan University presents an all-day, absolutely free Finale Fest…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Oct
31
 
 
SERIES PREMIERE: Developed by Kevin Williamson of Dawson’s Creek and Scream fame, this new CBS All Access series transplants and freely adapts familiar fairy tales into modern-day New York. This first season, unfurled weekly, the inspirations are Little Red Riding Hood (take that, The Deuce!), The Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel. Stars include Billy Magnussen, James Wolk, Spencer Grammer (in left at picture) and Kim Cattrall. The opening episode is moody but vague – the openi
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Aug
20
 
 

When James Corden premiered his “Carpool Karaoke” segment featuring Paul McCartney on his CBS Late Late Show in June, it was much longer than usual – and much more emotional. Tonight at 8 ET, in a prime-time special, it’s even longer…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jun
28
 
 
Harlan Ellison, the passionate and influential writer whose works encompassed fantasy novels, collections of TV and film criticism, groundbreaking literary anthologies and memorable TV episodes from Star Trek and The Outer Limits, died in his sleep today, June 28, at age 84. Many people may not associate him immediately with television, but I do…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jun
23
 
 
American Masters premiered on PBS on this day in 1986...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
May
18
 
 
In the second half of its royal wedding retrospective doubleheader, BBC America presents, at 4 p.m. ET and again at 8:30 p.m. ET, TV coverage of the 1981 royal wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
27
 
 

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Mel Brooks all were on hand Thursday night to kick off the ninth annual TCM Classic Film Festival. DiCaprio presented TCM’s inaugural Robert Osborne Award to Scorsese – and Scorsese delivered an impromptu Mega-Endorsement…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
3
 
 

In my entire career as a TV critic, I’ve been stunned by a drama series’ outrageous originality on only three occasions. First was Dennis Potter’s The Singing Detective. Next was David Lynch’s original – very original – Twin Peaks. And now, as it launches Season 2, comes Noah Hawley’s Legion on FX…

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

David Bianculli

Founder / Editor

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's also an author and teaches TV and film history at New Jersey's Rowan University. His 2009 Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of 'The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour', has been purchased for film rights. His latest, The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to the Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific, is an effusive guidebook that plots the path from the 1950s’ Golden Age to today’s era of quality TV.

 
 
 
 

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