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Monday, October 24, 2016
They finally did it: The producers of
The Walking Dead kicked off season seven by ratcheting up the onscreen gore and brutality until it matches what appears in the original comic.
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Peabody Award-winning series returns for a third season, with six new episodes picking apart our fear of — and dependence on — technology. And it's more consistently compelling than ever.
Friday, October 07, 2016
Rae's new HBO show is the first premium cable scripted series created by and starring a black woman. She plays an ordinary, sometimes-awkward character, not a high-powered lawyer or music executive.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Saturday Night Live has returned for its new season. Politics took center stage in the show, which included Alec Baldwin's debut as Donald Trump.
Sunday, October 02, 2016
HBO needs to find a big-ticket drama to fill out a Sunday evening time slot. They're hoping "Westworld," an elaborate sci-fi drama set in a Western-themed amusement park, will be a hit.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Woody Allen's first foray into television,
Crisis in Six Scenes, debuts on Amazon Friday. The series is a six-part comedy set in the 1960s with a cast that includes Miley Cyrus.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Cheo Coker was a well-respected journalist chronicling hip-hop and pop before he moved to film and TV. His latest gig is as showrunner on Marvel's highly anticipated black superhero series,
Monday, September 19, 2016
Does the fall TV season even matter anymore, in this age of #PeakTV? September is still the beginning of the season for broadcast networks — which still draw the most viewers and the big bucks.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson won for best drama, comedy and limited series — but some new names made splashes, too. NPR's pop culture crew live-tweeted the night's festivities.
Friday, September 16, 2016
The NFL's Thursday night game streamed on Twitter's platforms on a variety of devices this week. Over 800 million Twitter users worldwide had free, live access to the game.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Star Trek debuted on TV in 1966, and Starship Enterprise is still seeking strange new worlds. Co-star George Takei credits creator Gene Roddenberry's inclusive vision for Trek's enduring popularity.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
A new comedy by
Community alum, Donald Glover, called Atlanta premieres on FX on Tuesday night. And over on Oprah's network, OWN, Queen Sugar premieres. Both shows reflect the push toward diversity in prestige cable television, with creators, stars and subject matter focused on black people.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Cuba Gooding Jr., Rami Malek and Constance Zimmer all have one thing in common: this year is the first time each has been nominated for an Emmy. Their nominations hint at deeper changes in television.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
NBC broadcast more than 6,000 hours from the Summer Olympics on various platforms and hailed it as a big triumph, even though TV ratings dropped off substantially from London in 2012.
Friday, August 19, 2016
As part of the
All Things Considered series, "The New Middle," we take a look at how the middle class has been portrayed on television.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore comes to an end this week. Host and comedian Larry Wilmore reflects on the show's failures and successes.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Nightly Show has had some viral moments, but had a hard time building ratings. It will air for the last time on Thursday; Wilmore says he feels the show was overlooked by Comedy Central.
Friday, August 12, 2016
From Happy Days to The Wonder Years, television has long looked to the past for inspiration. Some new shows dig into 1980s and '90s nostalgia: The Get Down, Stranger Things and MacGyver among them.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Broadcast and cable networks unveiled their fall lineup to television critics. NPR looks ahead at the good, the bad and the ugly for the upcoming TV season, and how the business is changing.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
More faces of color are turning up on TV, but at this year's Television Critics Association summer press tour, actors and producers spoke out about how hard it still is to get a foot in the door.