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2016
Jan
7
 
 
Whoever decided we need to revisit O.J. Simpson’s life and murder case with two multi-part television documentaries should now raise his or her hand and explain...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
6
 
 
If you want to see what a “big swing” really looks like on prime-time television, check out the second season of ABC’s American Crime...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
5
 
 
One of the last TV shows you’d expect to find dusting itself off from a small, but embarrassing censorship scandal would be Finding Your Roots... But the third season will be shaking off the awkward shadow of Ben Affleck...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
5
 
 
MTV’s new Shannara Chronicles may be set thousands of years in the future, but to some of us old-timers, it feels like 1963 all over again..
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
3
 
 
If you thought things got awkward on Downton Abbey when Lord Grantham came home early one night and found a weasely art dealer putting the moves on Lady Grantham, little did you know what loomed ahead for Season 6, Episode 1...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
2
 
 
Sometimes the best chefs turn out a meal that’s only adequate, and that’s what happened Friday night with PBS’s beloved Sherlock...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
31
 
 
But by the time the most popular series in PBS history wraps up this March, empowered women could be one of its strongest legacies...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
29
 
 
In a television age that has not been kind to the half-hour comedy, Mozart In the Jungle becomes even more of a keeper in its second season than it was in its first...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
29
 
 
Imagine for a moment that Michelle Dockery’s Lady Mary on Downton Abbey isn’t an entitled British royal, but an entitled young American... That’s what Stephen Colbert has done by hosting this inspired bit where Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Allen Leech read a scene from a Season 5 Downton episode in American accents...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
26
 
 
“I don’t think Hugh has gotten nearly enough credit for the way he’s played Robert,” says Elizabeth McGovern, who plays Lady Graantham of Downton Abbey. “I mean, Robert can be a bit of an idiot. But Hugh has made him into a character people really care about..."
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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