DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

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MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

GERALD JORDAN

MONIQUE NAZARETH

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Jan
6
 
 
A new documentary on the late Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy references no events after May 1957. That's left up to the viewer.


 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
6
 
 
The Brokenwood Mysteries, a New Zealand crime detective series, opens its sixth season with a surprisingly educational exploration of Steampunk...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
4
 
 
Before we plunge too deeply into 2020, when we can expect the television weeds will continue to grow taller and thicker, it seems fitting to take one quick glance back at the ten best shows from 2019...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
2
 
 
Messiah’s ambitions are as bold as its title. Messiah, a dramatic thriller whose 10-episode first season premiered New Year’s Day on Netflix, envisions a charismatic Jesus-like character appearing in the modern-day Middle East...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
2
 
 
A whole generation of baby-boomer American boys grew up watching Western sheriffs, cowboys, and freelancers save the day by the simple one-two trick of shooting straight and always doing what’s right...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Dec
29
 
 
Cheerleaders often serve as incidental characters in TV and film dramas. They’re the girlfriends or the mean girls or, in the slasher film world, convenient prey for deranged serial killers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Dec
25
 
 
Television on Christmas Day doesn’t tend to be the focal point it can become on Thanksgiving when there are parades and dog shows and football games...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Dec
21
 
 
Someday someone is going to explain to me why fantasy kingdoms always seem to be located in cold, dark, bleak medieval woodlands teeming with monsters...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Dec
19
 
 
FX's new production of A Christmas Carol mines all the darkness with which author Charles Dickens infused the original and then adds more of its own...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Dec
17
 
 
Every year after the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, my cousin Dianne and I review the results. We like it more when big old shaggy dogs win, like Josh the Newfoundland...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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By Eric Gould
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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