DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

KARLE DUNBAR

Social Media Manager

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

GERALD JORDAN

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

CANDACE KELLEY

TOM BRINKMOELLER

MONIQUE NAZARETH

DAVID SICILIA

GABRIELA TAMARIZ

NOEL HOLSTON

JONATHAN STORM

 
 
 
 
 
2017
Jun
12
 
 
Sometimes, while watching a truly inspired hour of television, one is moved on an intensely personal, hard-to-explain level that defies easy categorization...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jun
8
 
 
Watching the One Love Manchester benefit concert this past weekend for the victims of the May 22 bombing outside Manchester Arena in the UK, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the healing balm of music in troubled times...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
30
 
 
I hit the wall — literally — in episode three. I may yet stick it out for the entire 18, but as of right now, that looks unlikely...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
23
 
 
Even by 2017 standards, it was a strange night of TV, but that is what TV viewing — the old-fashioned sitting-in-front-of-the-family-set kind — has become...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
14
 
 
The Amazing Race will live to run another race, after all. CBS’s pre-upfronts announcement late last week that the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series will return for a milestone 30th season...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
9
 
 
Hindsight is 20/20 — pun intended in this case since we’re talking about ABC. The Alphabet network’s decision to revive American Idol is both timely and, in this correspondent’s opinion, shrewd...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
8
 
 
Twin Peaks was the original 13-episode drama...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Apr
27
 
 
The original idea was a one-off, or at least that was the intention at the time...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Apr
21
 
 
This one is different. There are similarities, to be sure. A writer picketing outside a studio during the 2007 writers’ strike sported a placard...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Apr
11
 
 
The MTV MTVA’s recent decision — effective this year — to scrap their best actor and best actress categories in favor of a single gender-neutral category is a conversation starter, if nothing else.
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Alex Strachan

Alex Strachan has written extensively about television since 1995. He was the staff television critic for The Vancouver Sun from June 1995 to 2003. Prior to that, he was a general-assignment reporter and sportswriter at the Sun, which he originally joined in 1979. He became the national TV critic for Canada’s Postmedia News chain, or Canwest Global Communications as it was then called, in September 2003. He wrote for the chain from 2003-15, during which time his stories appeared regularly on Canada.com and in such daily papers as the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald. In recent years, his writing has focused more on media analysis and industry trends than celebrity profiles and background features, but he still finds time to watch The Voice and The Amazing Race, not to mention guilty pleasures like Banshee and Amazon Hotel. Alex's personal website focuses on his concern for the world around us through his stunning photographs from his world travels. In addition, check out Alex's blog on his site which he tries to update every two days or so. You can also follow Alex @astrachanphoto
 
 
 
 

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