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'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?
'Veep' Season 5: TV Review
'Veep' Season 5: TV Review
If there's a better comedy on television, tell that to 'Veep' as the gold standard and HBO favorite enters season 5 on fire.
'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.
'Orphan Black' Season 4: TV Review
'Orphan Black' Season 4: TV Review
It's back to basics for the cult show as the fourth season kicks off in lean, fresh and easier-to-follow fashion.
'Fear the Walking Dead': TV Review
'Fear the Walking Dead': TV Review
The sister show to the zombie master is progressing well with visuals to make it different — but right now it lacks a breakout cast of characters.
'Outlander' Season 2: TV Review
'Outlander' Season 2: TV Review
Season two of the Starz series changes scenery but maintains its epic, engaging sweep.
'Catastrophe' Season 2: TV Review
'Catastrophe' Season 2: TV Review
The second season proves that the Sharon Horgan/Rob Delaney comedy is no fluke — it's hilarious, spot-on and real.
Critic's Notebook: 'The Walking Dead' Finale Passes Up the Opportunity to Be Better
Critic's Notebook: 'The Walking Dead' Finale Passes Up the Opportunity to Be Better
The 90-minute season finale featured maybe 12 good minutes. And it won't matter a bit to the show's fans.