Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Ryan Lochte Just Wants To Dance, Apparently — With The Stars!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The casting of Ryan Lochte on Dancing With The Stars is an awfully speedy performance by the Hollywood redemption machine.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Pete's Dragon' And Kids And Their Monsters

Friday, August 26, 2016

On this week's show, we visit with Disney's latest live-action effort and talk about why kids have, and love, their friendly monsters.


The Old-Fashioned Romantic Comedy Pops Up On YouTube With 'Single By 30'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

It may be a recent arrival in original TV content, but YouTube has rolled out a pleasantly traditional romcom about friends who may or may not (oh, come on) fall in love.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Get Down' And What's Coming In TV

Friday, August 19, 2016

Brittany Luse and Kiana Fitzgerald join the roundtable for a chat about Netflix's The Get Down and what Linda Holmes learned at the annual Television Critics Association press tour.


TV Networks Unveil Fall Lineup At Summer Press Tour

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.


Dispatch From Halfway Through The TV Critics' Press Tour: Mariah, What's Good?

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Linda Holmes has been to 77 press conferences and counting (including one about a duck documentary); she updates us on what the networks are prepping for fall.


Upcoming PBS 'Hamilton' Documentary Puts Us In the Room Where It Happens

Friday, July 29, 2016

Linda Holmes' latest dispatch from the Television Critics Association meeting focuses on Hamilton's America, which combines history, performance and the making of the Broadway smash.


'It's Not My Story': Baz Luhrmann On Collaborating To Make 'The Get Down'

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Linda Holmes offers another update from the Television Critics Association meeting, this time on Luhrmann's hip-hop Netflix series The Get Down.


Stars Hollow Intel: A Few New Beans Are Spilled On The 'Gilmore Girls' Return

Thursday, July 28, 2016

From the Television Critics Association meeting in Los Angeles, Linda Holmes reports on Netflix's upcoming Gilmore Girls reunion.


Netflix, HBO, PBS And More Bring Their Upcoming Shows To Critics

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

It's about time again for the Television Critics Association to meet in California, and we have a preview of the week to come.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Ghostbusters' And 'Mr. Robot'

Friday, July 22, 2016

On this week's show, we bust some ghosts — well, we don't, but we watch those who do — and we address the beginning of the second season of USA's Emmy-nominated conspiracy thriller.


Remembering Garry Marshall, For Whom We Stayed Up Past 8 O'Clock

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Garry Marshall was the creator of Happy Days and the director of Pretty Woman and The Flamingo Kid. We look at his long career as a producer, director, writer and actor.


Despite Controversy, 'Ghostbusters' Opens With $46 Million

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

After considerable online hubbub about its all-female leading cast, the reboot of Ghostbusters brought in $46 million in its opening weekend.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Spielberg, 'BFG,' And 'The Great British Baking Show'

Friday, July 08, 2016

We talk about The BFG, the state of Spielbergiana, and the joys and cakes and custards of The Great British Baking Show. All that, plus what's making us happy this week.


About Face: On Beauty, Characters And Threading The Needle

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The looks and faces of actresses provide endless fodder for debate and fascination. But some care is called for in where we take these arguments.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: On Sequels And Skipping 'Independence Day'

Friday, July 01, 2016

We thought we were going to see Independence Day: Resurgence. In this episode, we dive into why most of us didn't and we take a raucous quiz on sequel titles.


The Bun Also Rises: Why We Love 'The Great British Baking Show'

Friday, July 01, 2016

The rare competitive reality show with a gentle heart and a sense of nuance returns to American television Friday night on PBS.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Finding Dory' And Great Voice Acting

Friday, June 24, 2016

This week's show finds us swimming around in Pixar's latest, and then we talk about the finer points of the voice acting we love the most. Plus: what's making us happy this week.


Bill Simmons Brings Angry Ben Affleck To His Big Night On HBO

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Bill Simmons debuted his new HBO show Any Given Wednesday with a few very strong feelings from Ben Affleck about Tom Brady.


HBO's 'Suited' And The Search For The Perfect Fit

Monday, June 20, 2016

A new documentary follows the clients of a custom suiting shop that works with clients who are transgender or gender-nonconforming.