DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

KIM AKASS

MONIQUE NAZARETH

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

TOM BRINKMOELLER

GERALD JORDAN

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Jan
18
 
 
It takes a lot to fill the ballroom for extra early morning session on the 11th day of the TV Critics Press Association winter press tour. But the guest was the top vote-getter in 2016 Presidential election...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
13
 
 
The proliferation of television programming has gotten so out of hand in recent years that the man who coined the phrase "peak TV" isn't even making his semi-annual charts tracking its growth anymore...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
9
 
 
PASADENA, Calif. — One of the best-attended panels in the opening days of the TV Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour was on Wednesday for ABC's Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
7
 
 
The connection between the honoree and namesake of Dave Chappelle: The Mark Twain Prize, which airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), is made almost immediately by comic Sarah Silverman...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
20
 
 
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – For a network that put the skids on its alternate history Confederate after controversy regarding racial insensitivity, HBO begins one of its most anticipated new series amid the single worst incident of racial violence in American history...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
17
 
 
From his brash Kenny Powers in Eastbound & Down to his sinister Neal Gamby in Vice Principals, Danny McBride knows how to create a singular, self-serving, short-tempered, ego-driven character for HBO comedies. His latest character continues that tradition...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
12
 
 
One horror turns to another on the second season of The Terror, AMC’s anthology series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
8
 
 
Executive sessions at the TV Critics Association press tours tend to kick off a network's day, setting the tone for the rest of the presentations...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
6
 
 
If Michael Wadleigh’s original 1970 Woodstock documentary concentrated on the music of the iconic rock festival, a new 50th-anniversary look at the event turns its focus largely away from the stage...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
4
 
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When it's time for another multi-hour examination of American history or culture from Ken Burns, it's usually the articulate director who spends the most time talking during press events...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Roger Catlin

Roger Catlin is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., where he is a regular contributor to the Smithsonian Magazine.com and The Washington Post, among other outlets. A former TV critic for the Hartford Courant, he blogs daily mostly on TV at rogercatlin.com.
 
 
 
 

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