Eric Deggans appears in the following:
Monday, September 18, 2017
Stephen Colbert hosted the 69th Emmy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. The Handmaid's Tale won the Emmy for drama series. Veep and Atlanta split the major comedy categories.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
The 69th primetime Emmy Awards are tonight. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans has awards of his own. He's voted on the shows he thinks deserve the "Deggys."
Friday, September 15, 2017
Filmmaker Ken Burns and collaborators turn their lens to the Vietnam War in a 10-part, 18-hour documentary. It was six years in the making and includes rarely seen footage.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans finds that planning for a hurricane is often like writing a message on a sandy shore — the plan never lasts long.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Unable to fix on a tone, the series "is trying so hard not to be so many things, it isn't fully any one thing," says critic Eric Deggans, who calls it "the strangest misfire of the fall TV season."
Friday, September 08, 2017
David Simon's gritty new drama follows pornography's transition from back-alley pursuit to billion-dollar industry. The sex scenes are transactional, but also explicit, with equal opportunity nudity.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Facebook is rolling out it's new video streaming service this week. "Facebook Watch" is accessed by a button on the home page feed. Click and you get tons of shows, including a couple of originals. It's paid for by ads, which could be aimed directly at you, since Facebook knows all about you.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Game of Thrones fans found out what the episode title, "The Dragon and the Wolf," meant Sunday night, when season seven of the wildly popular HBO show came to an end.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
This week gave late night television shows a lot of material to work with — a recap and review of how they did.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Whitney: Can I Be Me is an unauthorized documentary that marshals the voices of Houston's friends and former employees to tell an intimate, tragic story.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Two new TV series feature main characters who have autism. While some are applauding the fresh take on the disorder, others worry that the shows send the wrong messages.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The season finale of ABC's The Bachelorette aired on Monday night. This season featured the first African-American star, Rachel Lindsay, and a multi-racial cast of suitors for her hand in marriage.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The TV Critics Association summer press tour wraps up this week. We get a sneak peek at what's to come on TV this fall.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Executive producers Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman spoke to NPR's Eric Deggans to push back against the notion the show will be "a celebration ... of slavery."
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Last Chance U is a docuseries on Netflix that takes viewers inside the football program at East Mississippi Community College, where troubled football stars try to work their way back to top schools.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
CBS announced the three new actors who will be joining the cast of its cop drama. To no one's surprise, all are nonwhite. But the network still has work to do.
Monday, July 17, 2017
It's been more than a year since the last season of Game of Thrones ended. It is a show with a lot of characters and a lot of moving parts. So how was it? Our TV critic has a review.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Game of Thrones returns to HBO Sunday night. And next Sunday, Ballers and Insecure will also come back for another season of must-watch viewing.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives us his take on the 2017 Emmy nominations. With 22 nominations each, Saturday Night Live and Westworld are tied for the most Emmy nods of the season.
Friday, July 07, 2017
The new HBO mini-series charts the shared and individual histories of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, whose partnership helped redefine hip-hop and rock music.