DAVID BIANCULLI

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ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

MIKE HUGHES

GERALD JORDAN

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2018
Mar
27
 
 
When Lois Vossen, executive producer of Independent Lens was growing up in Minnesota, she had a direct connection to the subject of Dolores but didn’t know it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
26
 
 
A funeral was the spark of Judd Apatow’s big two-night, four-hour documentary on his comic mentor The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
11
 
 
In its incessant promos, the rebooted American Idol has already indicated which direction it will be going, when it returns tonight after a two year absence on a new network, ABC...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
2
 
 
Putting an orchestral score to hip-hop tracks is the kind of one-shot thing that might be done at the Grammys — staged more for the visual impact than how it all sounded. But...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
26
 
 
The number of reporters dwindled as the TV Critics Association winter press tour came to its final days last week with sessions from PBS...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
22
 
 
Cable is the cornucopia of the TV Critics Association press tours, showcasing some of the most serious dramatic offerings alongside some of the most preposterous reality shows. And more often than you would think, there are puppies...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
19
 
 
It seems odd at first that the American Masters (PBS, 9 p.m. ET, check local listings) on the playwright Lorraine Hansberry seems longer than the film last week on PBS about James Baldwin...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
15
 
 
The E! Network occasionally stumbles on the zenith of the cultural zeitgeist with a new show...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
10
 
 
ABC stepped on the gas during its packed day at the TV Critics Association winter press tour...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
8
 
 
CBS had an extremely small footprint at the TV Critics Association winter press tour, with panels this weekend for just two new series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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