DAVID BIANCULLI

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ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

GERALD JORDAN

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2018
Jan
26
 
 
The end times are nigh. “Oh, there will be a reckoning!” they say. But wait. “Reports of television’s death are greatly exaggerated,” say others...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
20
 
 
Finally. The curtain rises Saturday (Jan. 20) on Planet Earth: Blue Planet II, on BBC America and four of its AMC Networks sibling channels...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
13
 
 
It’s good to be the Queen. At least it was, if only for a fleeting moment...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
8
 
 
In 1914, former President of the United States, avid outdoorsman, and lifelong adventurer Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and the legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon undertook an epic expedition into the heart of the Amazon jungle...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Dec
27
 
 
It was a year in which Netflix, Amazon, and FX weathered in-house scandals few could have anticipated a year ago today, let alone predicted, and yet it was a very good year for TV...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Dec
4
 
 
When you first hear the words “Big Cat Week,” it’s easy to make the association with Shark Week...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
14
 
 
Blue Planet II won’t bow in the U.S. until spring, 2018. BBC America won’t be more specific than that, at least for the time being. Even so, the David Attenborough-narrated follow-up to 2001’s The Blue Planet is already making waves, if you will...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
11
 
 
There’s a serenity to Elizabeth Smart in person that seems at odds with her experience...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
8
 
 
If there’s one thing lifelong conservationist and wildlife filmmaker Kim Wolhuter hopes viewers will take away from Wednesday’s PBS Nature special The Cheetah Children, it’ll be a sense of wonder for what remains of the natural world...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Oct
25
 
 
I knew a number of things about Vladimir Putin before I sat down to PBS’ Frontline’s two-part program Putin’s Revenge, which premieres Wednesday...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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 @astrachanideas
 
 
 
 

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