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GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

MIKE HUGHES

GERALD JORDAN

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2018
Jan
6
 
 
PASADENA, Calif. — Amid the hype and hubbub of the TV Critics Association winter press tour, there is one reliable moment of hushed reflection — during the anticipated biannual address of FX CEO John Landgraf...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
5
 
 
There was a bit of excitement as the TV Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour began Thursday — and not just because so many out of town reporters managed to get to Pasadena before the wintery bomb cyclone hit the Northeast...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Dec
13
 
 
Panama is mostly spoken of in terms of its canal and its role in connecting two great oceans for navigation. But the isthmus also connects two continents and thus allows migration of species between North and South America...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
22
 
 
Before we sit down to overfilled holiday tables and gorge, it’s time to remember the 2012 Frontline report “Poor Kids" with a new sequel...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
The 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone is being marked a number of ways including this two-part documentary, Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, that takes a swing from its heyday...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
Independent Lens kicks off its 16th season with what would be a perfect American Masters... the absorbing and uplifting biography of jazz giant John Coltrane...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Oct
19
 
 
At a time when huge teams of writers script nearly every moment of late night comedy shows, with filmed bits are carefully shot in advance The Chris Gethard Show adheres to the fearless, no-net thrills of live TV...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
15
 
 
There will be scores of community talk-backs associated with the Ken Burns-Lynn Novick opus The Vietnam War that starts Sunday on PBS...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
14
 
 
Better Things is even better as its second season starts tonight...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
12
 
 
For the fifth year in a row, the Washington NFL team began its season with a loss Sunday. No news here: it looks like it might be another long season...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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