DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

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

 
 
 
 
 
2019
Aug
12
 
 
Our Boys, a dramatized retelling of the fallout from a triple kidnapping/murder in Israel in 2014, plays like the popular American Crime Story series on steroids...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
12
 
 
Season 2 of AMC’s The Terror anthology series delivers the requisite supernatural horror. But the real horror in The Terror: Infamy lies outside the purview of demons. It lies in what people do to each other...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
11
 
 
Even those of us who have been going into supermarkets for years would probably assume, if we thought about it, that food distribution has always been pretty much the way it is today...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
9
 
 
Rock ‘n’ roll history is littered with the frustrating stories of artists who were musically brilliant and almost comically inept in navigating the other parts of the music business. The name David Bowie will never appear in those stories...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
7
 
 
Police procedurals from other countries, some English-speaking and some not, have become the lifeblood of multiple streaming and cable services these days...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
7
 
 
The latest Beverly Hills 90210 reboot, cleverly titled BH90210, calls to mind two lines from the television criticism game...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
6
 
 
The 1969 Woodstock festival was not the most significant flashpoint of the 1960s counterculture, but it has always been the most over-romanticized...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
4
 
 
Add Discovery to the channels sending out the message that, while life in the wilds of Africa may be endlessly fascinating, we should not get sentimental about it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
4
 
 
Female detectives being quite the trend on television these last few years, Lucy Lawless proves in a new Australian series that there’s always room for one more...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
1
 
 
There’s an unsettling parallel between Big Little Lies, the HBO drama that just wrapped up its second season, and No One Saw a Thing, a new Sundance documentary about a murder in a small Missouri town 38 years ago...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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