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Critic's Notebook: Network Chiefs Opt for Cowardly Collusion in Skipping TCA
Critic's Notebook: Network Chiefs Opt for Cowardly Collusion in Skipping TCA
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox network execs are missing a golden opportunity to change the narrative.
Critic's Notebook: In Order to Survive, Cable News Should Go Full Anti-Trump
Critic's Notebook: In Order to Survive, Cable News Should Go Full Anti-Trump
There's one way for cable news to stave off steep declines over the next few years, writes THR's chief TV critic, and it involves embracing and channeling anti-Trump anger.
'Soundbreaking: Stories From the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music': TV Review
'Soundbreaking: Stories From the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music': TV Review
PBS' don't-miss eight-part documentary starts Monday night and features a cross-pollination of artists and producers talking about the evolution of sound.
Critic's Notebook: How TV Can Save Us From Our Post-Election Grief
Critic's Notebook: How TV Can Save Us From Our Post-Election Grief
Boycott cable news, but by all means seek solace in a good comedy (NBC's 'The Good Place,' for example) or a drama like 'The Americans,' which takes us back to the relative comfort of the Reagan years (yes, today is that bad).
'Good Behavior': TV Review
'Good Behavior': TV Review
Michelle Dockery turns bad girl in TNT's newest drama, which has a great pilot and lots of promise but a premise that might need time to pan out.
'People of Earth': TV Review
'People of Earth': TV Review
TBS' new show is a surprisingly funny, smart, quirky and lovable comedy about an alien abduction support group.
'Good Girls Revolt': TV Review
'Good Girls Revolt': TV Review
Amazon's latest drama has its moments but gets lost in the over-explored 1960s, begging unflattering comparisons to 'Mad Men.'
'Pure Genius': TV Review
'Pure Genius': TV Review
Jason Katims, who has a long history of excellent shows, now has a terrible one on CBS about a tech billionaire and his gadget-heavy hospital.
'Chance': TV Review
'Chance': TV Review
Hugh Laurie and an excellent cast combine with a glorious San Francisco setting to make this Hulu drama about a troubled neuropsychiatrist worth a shot, despite several shortcomings.
'Berlin Station': TV Review
'Berlin Station': TV Review
Trying to pop out in a crowded field, premium network Epix offers up a spy drama that's more familiar than intriguing.
'Falling Water': TV Review
'Falling Water': TV Review
USA's very ambitious drama about dreams has many things going for it — but answers, logic and pacing are not among them.
'American Housewife': TV Review
'American Housewife': TV Review
ABC's new comedy about being overweight in the skinny suburbs is awfully thin on good jokes.