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
Mar
5
 
 
Here is the precise opposite of typecasting: In Devs, Nick Offerman plays someone who masters the wispy world of computer dimensions...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Mar
2
 
 
Television used to give us plenty of perfect parents. Father knew best. Ozzie and Harriet had it all figured out...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Mar
1
 
 
There's a genre that we'll call "whaaa!?!" television. Or, simply, "WTF TV." These are shows in which the characters have no idea what's going on. Nor do the viewers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
26
 
 
Imagine being Logan Lerman. He's a young actor who's done the usual young-actor roles. But he's also a film buff who admires the classics. And suddenly, at 28, he's starring with Al Pacino...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
25
 
 
Rich contrasts flowed through the life and music of Miles Davis. Davis was the consummate cool-guy trumpeter, with fans ranging from Sinatra to rappers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Feb
23
 
 
Some shows – like some people – make themselves difficult to love...
 
 
 
  
 
 
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...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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