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Critic's Notebook: A Complicated Appreciation of the Great 'Game of Thrones'
Critic's Notebook: A Complicated Appreciation of the Great 'Game of Thrones'
I think 'The Americans' is the best drama on TV; but I'll rewatch the HBO series first.
Critic's Notebook: Why Being Critical of Broadcast Television Matters
Critic's Notebook: Why Being Critical of Broadcast Television Matters
Despite the sad state of affairs that the upfronts couldn't truly mask, some smart moves might be happening with the networks.
Critic's Notebook: The Sadness of Upfronts
Critic's Notebook: The Sadness of Upfronts
Oh, sure, broadcast networks seem super exciting now, but wait until the carnage of fall and beyond.
Critic's Notebook: How the Television Academy Can Save Itself By Nominating 'The Americans'
Critic's Notebook: How the Television Academy Can Save Itself By Nominating 'The Americans'
The FX series is the best drama on television — not one of the best, the best — and the Golden Globes have given the Emmys a golden opportunity.
'Marseille': TV Review
'Marseille': TV Review
This original French crime drama from Netflix (starring Gerard Depardieu) feels very American in a pretty bad way.
'Houdini & Doyle': TV Review
'Houdini & Doyle': TV Review
Nothing really works or makes much sense in Fox's new show about Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle.
Critic's Notebook: 'The Night Manager' Glosses Over Its Flaws With Beauty and Talent
Critic's Notebook: 'The Night Manager' Glosses Over Its Flaws With Beauty and Talent
The AMC-BBC miniseries, an updated take on a John Le Carre novel, is short, pretty and entertaining — it just might not be as good as advertised.
Critic's Notebook: Why the Return of HBO's Best Shows Actually Spells Doom
Critic's Notebook: Why the Return of HBO's Best Shows Actually Spells Doom
The former king of prestige television has all its greatest current shows — 'Veep,' 'Silicon Valley' and 'Game of Thrones' — premiering tonight. But then what?
Tim Goodman: Memories of Prince in My Living Room (Figuratively and Literally)
Tim Goodman: Memories of Prince in My Living Room (Figuratively and Literally)
THR's chief TV critic (a former music critic) reflects on seeing the legend up close, taking him for granted and helping the uninitiated learn to love him.
'Silicon Valley' Season 3: TV Review
'Silicon Valley' Season 3: TV Review
HBO's top-tier satire continues to skillfully skewer everything about tech in its third season.
Critic's Notebook: Can HBO's 'Vinyl' Be Saved?
Critic's Notebook: Can HBO's 'Vinyl' Be Saved?
With the first season coming to a close Sunday night, the show never delivered on its promise — but a course correction in season 2 could make the difference (hint: Stick to the music).
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Season 2: TV Review
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Season 2: TV Review
The goofily wonderful Netflix series about the "Indiana mole woman" who becomes a New York City resident remains as ridiculous and fun as ever.