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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.
Tim Goodman: Despite Glaring Oversights, Emmys Did Better Than Expected
Tim Goodman: Despite Glaring Oversights, Emmys Did Better Than Expected
THR's chief TV critic laments missed opportunities but also believes new rules helped make the Emmy nominations fairer and more representative of the quality of the TV industry today.
'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll': TV Review
'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll': TV Review
In Denis Leary's new FX series, the star-creator plays an aging rocker who finds out he's got a very talented daughter.
Quick Take: Comedy Central's 'Why? With Hannibal Buress' Needs to Find Purpose Fast
Quick Take: Comedy Central's 'Why? With Hannibal Buress' Needs to Find Purpose Fast
It's never really fair to review first episodes of new late-night shows, but 'Why? With Hannibal Buress' will need to get funnier and figure out why it exists in a hurry.
Good Luck Silencing Keith Olbermann (and Is That MSNBC on the Phone?)
Good Luck Silencing Keith Olbermann (and Is That MSNBC on the Phone?)
As ESPN seeks to clamp down on a man who can't live without commentary, he looks more and more like the kind of person the left-leaning cable network might want to ask back.
'Humans': TV Review
'Humans': TV Review
New AMC series takes a familiar sci-fi idea and gives it new life.
'A Deadly Adoption': Tim Goodman Live Blogs Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's Lifetime Movie
'A Deadly Adoption': Tim Goodman Live Blogs Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's Lifetime Movie
The dramatic thriller stars Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig as a successful couple who house and care for a pregnant woman with the hopes of adopting her unborn child — but then things quickly go awry.
'True Detective' Season 2: TV Review
'True Detective' Season 2: TV Review
Nic Pizzolatto's anthology crime series is back for a second season on HBO, this time with Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn in the lead roles.
'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3: TV Review
'Orange Is the New Black' Season 3: TV Review
Piper and the crew are back for more in Jenji Kohan's prison-set show, following a bold second season.
The NBA Finals: Great TV (So Long As the Warriors Win)
The NBA Finals: Great TV (So Long As the Warriors Win)
THR's chief TV critic takes a totally unbiased look at what could be an amazing shared cultural experience (unless LeBron ruins it).
'Aquarius': TV Review
'Aquarius': TV Review
NBC's 13-episode miniseries proves once again that it's hard to recreate the 60s without looking or sounding silly.