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'Narcos': TV Review
'Narcos': TV Review
Netlfix's series does more than trace the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar — it portrays various people entangled in his larger-than-life story, on both sides of the law and around the globe.
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.
TCA Journal No. 5: Which Series are Generating Buzz
TCA Journal No. 5: Which Series are Generating Buzz
Just getting in the conversation matters, since it's so hard to break out of a crowded field.
'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.
TCA Journal No. 3: Most Memorable Sessions...So Far
TCA Journal No. 3: Most Memorable Sessions...So Far
It's a long slog, but there are also a lot of valuable moments.
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.