DAVID BIANCULLI

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ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

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ROGER CATLIN

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2019
Sep
25
 
 
Two previous sitcom inhabitants get top billing in ABC’s tough-as-nails Stumptown. The only one of real import is former How I Met Your Mother co-star Cobie Smulders...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
24
 
 
Initial appearances could be deceiving because high hopes for broadcast network dramas go against the grain these days. Based on the premiere episode alone, though, investing in ABC’s Emergence looks like it could be a winning proposition...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
23
 
 
Billy Gardell has been waiting for another big shot while also perhaps wondering whether he’d ever get one...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
23
 
 
Jimmy Smits is nothing if not durable. But is he still wearing well? Here and there, perhaps, in his latest new drama series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
23
 
 
Having a serial killer for a father can be tough on a kid...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
23
 
 
CBS’ new courtroom drama very much feels like a warmed-over, cut-and-paste job from high-octane producer Shonda Rhimes...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Sep
15
 
 
Be assured beyond any doubt. You'll get the ring, not the finger, by watching Country Music...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
30
 
 
The winged, hardscrabble faeries of Amazon Prime’s Carnival Row tend to cause flaps, and not only when flying...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
25
 
 
The title is a mouthful – one of the longest in TV history. The basic premise is easier to swallow, particularly during these trying times...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
18
 
 
Creator/executive producer Danny McBride takes his usual approach with his latest HBO series. Following the paths of Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals, McBride’s The Righteous Gemstones is coarse, irreverent, sometimes excessive and completely unconcerned about whether you’re offended or not...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Ed Bark

Since 2006, Ed Bark's local and national TV stories and observations have been showcased on his pioneering website, www.unclebarky.com.  For 26 years before that, he was TV critic for the Dallas Morning News. He's a past president of the Television Critics Association, and for seven years served on the national Peabody Awards board.

 
 
 
 

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