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

 
 
 
 
 
2015
Sep
18
 
 

The 2015 fall TV season is just around the corner – starting officially on Monday. And to prepare you for when the new shows premiere, and which to watch or avoid, our TVWW team has, once again, provided an informative and entertaining primer…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Sep
11
 
 

Well, that didn’t take long. Stephen Colbert revealing his true self and conducting an impressive, important interview as the new host of CBS’s Late Show? Three days in, Colbert did it – with his questions, empathy, and patient silence – while interviewing Vice President Joe Biden Thursday night…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Sep
9
 
 

To open and close his inaugural Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS, the host sang: “The Star-Spangled Banner” to kick things off, and, with a stage full of musical guests, “Everyday People” to wrap things up. It was a Sly opening-night move…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Sep
7
 
 

The Civil War, the brilliant Ken Burns series presented by PBS in 1990, returns this week, in restored and enhanced condition, for its silver anniversary. Race, as America’s central defining and dividing issue, has never left…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
31
 
 
Former American Idol contestant Todrick Hall, now going only by his first name, takes viewers behind the scenes of the makings of his notably popular YouTube music video mini-epics...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
27
 
 
Nalani and Sarina Bolton are twin sisters. At 21, they’ve already performed and recorded for three years...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
20
 
 

Do the names Big Edie and Little Edie, or Nanook of the North, ring a bell? If they do, then have I got a TV miniseries for you. It’s a spoof of classic documentaries, and it’s delightful…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
18
 
 
First impressions are everything. And while TVWW seldom presents network promos, the brand new one introducing Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor on The Daily Show hits the absolutely perfect tone...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
16
 
 

On Sunday, HBO presents the latest drama from The Wire creator David Simon. Not surprisingly, it’s complex, thought-provoking, meaningful – and very entertaining…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
6
 
 

Like almost everyone else on the TV beat, I come here today to praise Jon Stewart, not to bury him. And I look back, with particular fondness, on one particular joke he said to me alone…

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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