DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

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Associate Editor

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2016
Feb
15
 
 
One of the oldest rules of the tabloid newspaper game is that “if it bleeds, it leads,” meaning a violent, bloody death automatically becomes the top story... But the death Sunday in the seventh episode of the final Downton Abbey season was not the big story...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
14
 
 
Creator Vince Gilligan was determined from the start to give Better Call Saul a personality of its own and he has, even aside from its more deliberate pace and lighter tone...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
14
 
 
There are many zombies, there’s a lot of action and it is not smart to mess with Daryl. Here’s hoping that isn’t too much of a spoiler for the herd of fans eagerly awaiting Sunday’s midseason return of The Walking Dead...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
12
 
 

B.B. King would readily tell anyone who asked that he wasn’t the best blues musician of the 20th century. What he wouldn’t say is that by the time he finished his career, he had become one of the century’s most important...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
11
 
 

"...A lot of what we’re writing about in this series is chaos,” Terence Winter says of his new series with HBO, Vinyl...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
10
 
 
The now-imminent end of CBS’s critically adored and modestly rated The Good Wife raises again one of TV’s most awkward questions: Can a good series run too long? The answer is yes...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
8
 
 
The Daily Show has spun off another comic child: Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, a weekly show that debuts Monday at 10:30 p.m. ET on TBS... It will build its comedy on real-life reported stories...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
8
 
 
Few things unsettle us as deeply as knowing there are people out there who would kill for no reason. Like, say, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
7
 
 
Mary’s in love, Barrow’s in tears, Carson’s pushing his luck, Daisy’s losing her manners, Isobel’s weakening, Lord Grantham’s bored and if looks from Violet could kill, pretty much everyone would be dead...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
7
 
 
Dame Helen Mirren is known for playing blunt-spoken women, up to and including the Queen of England. She doesn't play the Queen in this 60-second Super Bowl ad sponsored by Budweiser beer, but she does have some blunt words for people who drive drunk...