DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

GERALD JORDAN

MONIQUE NAZARETH

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Feb
16
 
 
Doris Kearns Goodwin had been working her way through the presidents. Her books had traced the lives of Kennedy, Johnson, Lincoln, Taft, and two Roosevelts...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
14
 
 
High Fidelity keeps marching across the media landscape. It was a 1995 Nick Hornby novel, a 2000 John Cusack movie, and a 2006 Broadway musical. Now it's a streaming series – a good one – arriving Friday on Hulu...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
9
 
 
As the final Homeland season begins (Sunday, Showtime, 9 p.m. ET), one scene seems to define the fictional Carrie Mathison and the very real Claire Danes, who plays her...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
6
 
 
At mid-season, TV viewers expect new shows to trickle in slowly. They don't expect a cascade like this: Thursday has three debuts and a season-opener...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
2
 
 
Fred Silverman molded a generation of television. It was the last, three-network generation, the final one totally dominated by CBS, ABC, and NBC. And Silverman...ran all three...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
28
 
 
History tends to remember a few rebels and reformers. They're authors and politicians, mostly. But then there's the guy – now semi-forgotten – who was once the world's most famous chemist...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
Growing up in Syria, Amani Ballour knew a world of rules and limits. "There are too many differences between boys and girls…. I couldn't play with boys. I couldn't climb the tree...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
21
 
 
For Dan Levy, it was a big (and uncharacteristic) step: He asked his dad for help. The result is Schitt's Creek, which has just started its final season amid praise and nominations...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
19
 
 
Hugh Laurie is back to the world he once mastered – comedy that's dark and droll and odd and, well, very British. Also, very funny...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
13
 
 
Let's credit Andrew Davies for consummate patience. He's the master adapter, an expert on turning British classics – especially ones by Jane Austen – into TV scripts...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Mike Hughes

Mike Hughes remembers watching a TV show in which a man simply played records. He thinks TV is much better now. With Gannett News Service, his television stories went to 100 newspapers; with TV America, they go to considerably fewer, but he still seems happy. Read more at www.mikehughes.tv 
 
 
 
 

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