DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

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MIKE HUGHES

KIM AKASS

MONIQUE NAZARETH

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

TOM BRINKMOELLER

GERALD JORDAN

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2016
Sep
6
 
 
Hugh O’Brian lived a much better life than the man he is most famous for portraying, Wyatt Earp. O’Brian, who died Monday in his Beverly Hills home at the age of 91, was a dedicated, clean-cut, no-nonsense lawman for six years on The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Sep
6
 
 
In person, Edi Gathegi seems easy-going and charming...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Sep
4
 
 
The new Acorn TV import comedy 800 Words is betting that a familiar goofy sitcom premise can gracefully evolve into an engaging drama about finding a way to endure terrible loss...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Sep
2
 
 
The Smithsonian special Building Star Trek turns out to be a fascinating rundown on how the cheap props of a cancelled 1960s television show foreshadowed some of today’s coolest technology...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Sep
1
 
 
CNBC’s Ground Zero Rising: Freedom vs. Fear, one of the first documentary specials on the 15th anniversary of September 11, starts to ask the right questions...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
30
 
 
Okay, Aya Cash agrees, clinical depression isn’t the classic raw material for television comedy. But then last season the funniest thing happened to Gretchen Cutler, Cash’s character on the FXX comedy You’re the Worst: She outed her clinical depression and the show got better...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
29
 
 
HBO did one of two things Sunday with The Night Of: It either played us for suckers or set us up for another spin on a great thrill ride...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
27
 
 
If you only had time to watch one new show this summer and you picked HBO’s The Night Of, you made the right call...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
26
 
 
Amazon’s new drama The Kicks is cool enough for kids and reassuring enough for their parents...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
25
 
 
It’s a dark-humor gag in television that “diversity” means casting a black actor as the incongruous best friend of the lead actor in an otherwise all-white world. In that sense, Joseph Sikora’s Tommy Egan is the flip side...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

David Hinckley

David Hinckley first grasped the power of television when, at the age of 8, he bullied his parents into buying a basset hound like Cleo on The People’s Choice. He named her Cleo. Somewhat more recently, he worked for 35 years at The New York Daily News, the last seven covering television.

 
 
 
 

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