DAVID BIANCULLI

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ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

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Contributors

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KIM AKASS

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NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Jul
27
 
 
Now here’s an identity crisis for a TV character: Even the actress who plays you is different...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
24
 
 
It hasn't been easy to make a TV series these last few years that feels different since the avalanche of programming has filled just about every crack. HBO's Room 104...achieves "different."...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
19
 
 
Nat Geo's annual plunge into the world of sharks, appropriately titled SHARKFEST, keeps getting bigger – and yet its core mission remains exactly what it has always been and probably always will be...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
16
 
 
Honestly, it's a little uncomfortable to see dramatizations about women whose need for a baby makes them criminally unbalanced...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
15
 
 
NBC's new Peacock service, which officially launches Wednesday, makes a smart bet by including the British series The Capture in its opening-day lineup...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
15
 
 
It's just as hard to create a Utopian community on TV, apparently, as it is in real life. In both cases, the problem stems from the inconvenient and annoying fact that even Utopian communities need to include people...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
14
 
 
The new HBO documentary Showbiz Kids starts by telling us that 20,000 children audition each year for entertainment gigs – TV, movies, commercials, and so on. About 95% get no offers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
13
 
 
The new British series The Nest offers something a little different: a sometimes-creepy psycho-thriller built around the fragile world of surrogate parenting...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
12
 
 
One of Paul Simon's many perfect lines in "The Boxer" had his narrator "seeking out the poorer quarters where the ragged people go / Looking for the places only they would know."...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jul
10
 
 
"Girl tackles the big city" has been a theme of dramas since forever, so it's no surprise that it has quietly emerged as a consistently interesting subgenre in our current ocean of TV programming...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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