David Bianculli appears in the following:
Thursday, May 26, 2016
This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new
Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Late-night talk shows are focusing on increasing their Web audiences with segments like "Carpool Karaoke" and "Lip Sync Battle." TV critic David Bianculli says the changes are exciting.
Monday, May 09, 2016
TV critic David Bianculli discusses the final episode of the CBS drama and the legacy of the show as a whole. "
The Good Wife managed to be one of TV's best series for its entire run," he says.
Friday, January 22, 2016
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reunite in Fox's six-episode revival of its famous science fiction series. TV critic David Bianculli says the new
X-Files is worth investigating.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Though broadcast TV didn't impress him much this year,
critic David Bianculli says Better Call Saul and a number of other shows from cable and streaming services made 2015 a great year for viewers.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Critic David Bianculli says
A Very Murray Christmas, directed by Sofia Coppola, is "an unexpectedly tender little TV jewel from the man who built his early career on being a wisecracking cynic."
Friday, November 27, 2015
TV critic David Bianculli shares his enthusiasm for two newly released DVD box sets: season one of
Better Call Saul and a four-DVD set of the 1970s PBS variety show, The Great American Dream Machine.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Man in the High Castle, a new Amazon Prime series set in 1962, takes place in an America occupied by German and Japanese forces. Critic David Bianculli calls the show "breathtakingly original."
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Despite the popularity of streaming services, DVD box sets continue to be released, and embraced, by serious fans and collectors. TV critic David Bianculli details four recent releases he treasures.
Monday, October 26, 2015
In the new series, Melissa Benoist's Supergirl is overshadowed by her boss, played by Calista Flockhart. David Bianculli asks: "Shouldn't the most interesting character in
Supergirl be ... Supergirl?"
Monday, October 12, 2015
The FX-drama series
Fargo begins its second season Monday with a new story and cast. TV critic David Bianculli says the new season is full of charm, and "ridiculously loaded" with great performances.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
American Horror Story returns for season five this week. TV critic David Bianculli says this season, which is set in a lavish old hotel, is "the most visually arresting and twisted one yet."
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Last night, seven weeks after Jon Stewart stepped down as the host of
The Daily Show, the new host debuted. Critic David Bianculli says Trevor Noah "gave viewers plenty of reasons to tune in again."
Monday, September 21, 2015
TV critic David Bianculli reflects on the Emmy ceremony held last night and looks ahead at the new fall TV season. If you only catch one new show this year, Bianculli recommends
The Muppets on ABC.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
NBC's new live weekly show mixes mini-quiz shows, game shows, production numbers, stunt competitions and pranks. Despite all this, critic David Bianculli says it hasn't yet reached its full potential.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Late Show with Stephen Colbert was so packed with business, guests and music, it went several minutes overtime. But TV critic David Bianculli says "it didn't feel long. It felt good."
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Set in New York City in the 1960s, Ed Burns' new 10-hour series features corrupt cops and gritty gangsters. Critic David Bianculli says
Public Morals has the look and feel of a classic police drama.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Fresh Air TV critic David Bianculli reviews two very different new television projects – IFC's spoof show, Documentary Now!, and AMC's prequel series, Fear the Walking Dead.
Friday, August 14, 2015
David Simon's new HBO mini-series,
Show Me a Hero, examines racial biases in New York City's public housing laws. Critic David Bianculli says, "This 25-year-old true story couldn't seem more timely."
Friday, August 07, 2015
After 16 years as host of
The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart presented his farewell program last night. TV critic David Bianculli says it was an entertaining finale from start to finish.