Eric Deggans appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Some may see Rachel Lindsay's rise as progress; but diversity isn't about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Lynch has assembled a rambling, surreal story that vaults from a spiritual limbo to places all over the country. But as any Twin Peaks fan can tell you, the story really isn't the point.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Director David Lynch likes to weird out audiences. His eccentric style can be unsettling to fans, but they keep coming back for more, as evidenced with the return of the Twin Peaks series.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The upfronts are underway in New York — that's where networks show their fall season to advertisers. We take a look at what's coming and what's cancelled — and what trends are driving the action.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
It was a short death. The long-running Fox network singing competition was cancelled last year due to sagging ratings, but ABC announced Tuesday that there are plans in the works to revive it.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Charles Barkley premieres a documentary series on TNT that aims to tackle issues of race in America. Comedian W. Kamau Bell has been hosting United Shades of America on CNN with a similar goal.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Netflix's hit show, with its incessant and incisive look at race at a fictional Ivy League college, doesn't really focus much on white people at all.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian 1985 novel is a horror show revealed in slow motion — and the true horror of its brutal, patriarchal future theocracy is how possible it seems today.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The documentaries attempt to complete the picture of what transpired in LA in 1992 after Rodney King was beaten by police, showing how the riots affected a wide swath of Angelenos.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
A slew of new documentaries look back on the Los Angeles riots, 25 years after the city erupted in protest. But why are so many being made and why now?
Thursday, April 20, 2017
In the HBO movie, Oprah Winfrey stars as the daughter of Henrietta Lacks who, with help from a reporter, finds out that her mother's cells are being used as the basis for medical research.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The critically acclaimed anthology show, Fargo, returns to FX for its third season on Wednesday night. This season stars Ewan McGregor playing two brothers.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
After six seasons of subversive self-absorption, and a week past performing a post-mortem on the core friend group, Lena Dunham's HBO show ends with Hannah's flailing lurch into woman- and motherhood.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The hit HBO comedy Veep returns Sunday for its sixth season. At a time when real-life Washington seems more absurd than any TV show, Veep succeeds by satirizing the venality of political culture.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
With its streaming TV service launching Wednesday, YouTube joins a crowded field. But it offers several features the others don't.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Set in 18th century London, Hulu's new drama, Harlots, is about a group of women who work and live in brothels. The show is told from the point of view of the women and has an almost entirely female production team.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The new Fox show Shots Fired follows two investigators looking into a police shooting where a black cop kills an unarmed white man. It's one of a handful of new network shows that are about policing.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Netflix releases another Marvel superhero series, Iron Fist. This one features a white martial arts expert who fights bad guys, most of whom are Asian. After successful shows like Jessica Jones, this one misses the mark.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Fogelman says he was genuinely surprised to learn that his NBC family drama has a reputation for making audiences teary. "It was not the intent, nor something I expected," he says.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Emerging TV outlets once used cheap reality TV shows to define their brands. Now, they're among those using high quality scripted shows to redefine themselves and build new audiences.