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Daniel Fienberg

Chief Television Critic

Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg joined The Hollywood Reporter in 2015. A former president of the Television Critics Association, Fienberg also hosts THR's weekly television podcast, TV's Top 5, with Lesley Goldberg. If that's not enough Fienberg content, subscribe to THR's Now See This newsletter, which offers recommendations, reminders and silly puns every Friday afternoon.

‘White House Plumbers’ Review: Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux in HBO’s Exhaustingly Hijinks-Heavy Watergate Comedy

Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck's five-part series argues that the people in charge of the Watergate break-in were, perhaps, slightly buffoonish.

‘Citadel’ Review: Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden in the Russo Brothers’ Big, Basic Amazon Spy Series

The stars play members of a secretive and endangered spy organization in the long-in-development thriller.

‘Fatal Attraction’ Review: Joshua Jackson and Lizzy Caplan in a Paramount+ Remake That’s Not Worth Obsessing Over

The actors step into Michael Douglas and Glenn Close's shoes in this eight-part remake of Adrian Lyne's 1987 blockbuster.

‘Dear Mama’ Review: Allen Hughes’ Docuseries Grapples Admirably With the Complexities of Tupac and Afeni Shakur

The 'Menace II Society' director parallels the lives of mother and son in a five-part FX documentary.

‘Dead Ringers’ Review: Rachel Weisz Delivers a Stunning One-Two Punch in Amazon’s Unsettling Drama Series

Identical twin doctors explore childbirth and fertility innovations in Alice Birch's six-part adaptation of David Cronenberg's 1988 film.

‘The Diplomat’ Review: Keri Russell Toplines Netflix’s Smart and Diverting Political Drama

The eight-episode series from creator Debora Cahn centers on the newly installed American ambassador to Great Britain.

‘Personality Crisis: One Night Only’ Review: Martin Scorsese Shines a Light on Chameleonic Musician David Johansen

Scorsese and co-director David Tedeschi's Showtime documentary looks at the music and life of the New York Dolls frontman and Buster Poindexter alter ego.

‘Am I Being Unreasonable?’ Review: Daisy May Cooper’s Hulu Mystery-Comedy Intrigues and Frustrates in Equal Measure

The 'Rain Dogs' lead and Selin Hizli are the creators and stars of this show about a pair of mothers with some very dark secrets.

Critic’s Notebook: In Dealing With Death, ‘Succession’ Hits a Dazzling Peak of Inevitability and Shock

'Connor's Wedding,' the third episode of the fourth and final 'Succession' season, saw creator Jesse Armstrong and director Mark Mylod deliver — in absolutely stunning fashion — on something promised since the pilot.

‘Jury Duty’ Review: Even James Marsden Playing James Marsden Can’t Give This Prank Comedy Much Purpose

Riding the trend of shows like 'The Rehearsal,' the Freevee series drops one ordinary, unsuspecting civilian at the center of a fake courtroom process peopled entirely by actors.

‘Transatlantic’ Review: Netflix’s Glossy but Superficial Account of a World War II Rescue Network

'Unorthodox' co-creator Anna Winger's new limited series looks at Varian Fry and Mary Jayne Gold's heroic work shepherding European artists and thinkers to safety during the Holocaust.

‘The Crossover’ Review: Disney+’s Coming-of-Age Basketball Drama Is Most Engaging off the Court

Adapted from Kwame Alexander's novel-in-verse, the series features LeBron James among its producers and a cast led by Derek Luke and Sabrina Revelle.