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Tim Goodman's Final TCA Journal: Nobody Escapes Unscathed
Tim Goodman's Final TCA Journal: Nobody Escapes Unscathed
It's the last day of the summer TCA press tour, meaning it's time for me to get on my soap box and dole out some tough lessons. Ready?
TCA Journal 7: Worrying About the HBO-Showtime Quality Gap
TCA Journal 7: Worrying About the HBO-Showtime Quality Gap
Yes, there are big rivals out there in TV land — FX and Starz included — but the old HBO-Showtime battle still intrigues.
TCA Journal No. 6: Welcome To the Platinum Age Of Television — And Good Luck With That
TCA Journal No. 6: Welcome To the Platinum Age Of Television — And Good Luck With That
Television has never been so great - nor so depressingly difficult to survive.
Tim Goodman: Jon Stewart Finds a Lovely, Perfect, Emotional Way to Go Out
Tim Goodman: Jon Stewart Finds a Lovely, Perfect, Emotional Way to Go Out
Jon Stewart's very last 'Daily Show' was a master class in how a TV icon should say goodbye — with grace and appreciation and the understanding that emotion has to be expressed, whether you want it to be or not.
'Show Me a Hero': TV Review
'Show Me a Hero': TV Review
Oscar Isaac stars as a New York politician who gets saddled with a divisive housing project in David Simon's new miniseries for HBO.
'Fear the Walking Dead': TV Review
'Fear the Walking Dead': TV Review
AMC's spinoff depicts the early days of the outbreak that eventually leads to 'The Walking Dead.'
TCA Journal No. 4: Welcome, Broadcast Networks! Now Show Us You're Alive
TCA Journal No. 4: Welcome, Broadcast Networks! Now Show Us You're Alive
Attention NBC, ABC and company: Cable, PBS, Netflix and Amazon have all been here, and it's time to stop being their go-to joke.
'Drishyam': Film Review
'Drishyam': Film Review
Nishikant Kamat's thriller portrays a decent man pushed to the limit by corruption and crime.
TCA Journal No. 2: How the Success of 'Daily Show' Might Not Have Much to Do With Trevor Noah
TCA Journal No. 2: How the Success of 'Daily Show' Might Not Have Much to Do With Trevor Noah
Comedy Central and its flagship late-night program are facing a much bigger challenge than replacing a host.
TCA Journal No. 1: Don't Drown in the Stream
TCA Journal No. 1: Don't Drown in the Stream
The Television Critics Association summer press tour kicks off. Not surprisingly, there's too much TV. Who will stand out, who will survive and who will get rewarded for the effort?
Tim Goodman: When You Opt for the Orgy, You're Out of Ideas (Or Why 'True Detective' Is Beyond Redemption)
Tim Goodman: When You Opt for the Orgy, You're Out of Ideas (Or Why 'True Detective' Is Beyond Redemption)
The much-discussed orgy scene in the latest episode of 'True Detective' was unsexy, unconvincing and symptomatic of the whole season's heavy-handed, wrong-headed, desperate approach to storytelling.
Tim Goodman on Emmy Nomination Process: Take the Final Step to Fix It
Tim Goodman on Emmy Nomination Process: Take the Final Step to Fix It
A year after proposing changes, it's clear they weren't major enough to fix pointless snubbing.