Alan Sepinwall

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The Enduring Popularity of 'The Sopranos'

Friday, December 17, 2021

In honor of 'The Sopranos'' surge in popularity, we revisit our conversation with Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall on the 20th anniversary of the show's premiere on HBO.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching, listening and reading

Friday, October 01, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's a profile of Will Smith in GQ, cooking videos from Sohla El-Waylly and The Turnout by Megan Abbott.


'Review/Preview:' Revisiting Old TV Shows

Monday, July 12, 2021

Chief TV critic for 'Rolling Stone' Alan Sepinwall recommends old TV shows to stream. 

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Watching 'Lupin' with Alan Sepinwall

Monday, February 08, 2021

Alan Sepinwall joins for a “Watch Party” about the hit Netflix series, “Lupin.”


Alan Sepinwall on the Current Reboot Craze

Friday, January 22, 2021

Alan Sepinwall on Hollywood's love affair with reboots.


Review/Preview: An Unusual Fall TV Season

Monday, September 21, 2020

Alan Sepinwall, chief TV critic for 'Rolling Stone,' gives an update on the state of television this fall and gives some recommendations. 


2020 Emmy Nominees

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Rolling Stone chief TV critic Alan Sepinwall joins us to discuss the Emmy nominees.


Review/Preview: What to Watch This Month

Monday, March 02, 2020

Alan Sepinwall on what to watch this month. 


'The Sopranos' Turns 20

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

20 years ago, a visibly skeptical Tony Soprano went to see a psychiatrist.


Review/Preview: Thanksgiving Binge Watching

Monday, November 25, 2019

Our ongoing “Review/Preview” series continues with a look at what to binge watch over Thanksgiving with Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone's chief TV critic.

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Flashback Friday: Party Like It’s 1999, A Drawing a Day Inspired by WNYC

Friday, January 18, 2019

Matt Zoller Seitz & Alan Sepinwall on "The Sopranos." Elise Engler on her artistic practice. “Charlie for the Culture.”

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Colbert Sheds Character for 'Late Show' Chair

Friday, April 11, 2014

Yesterday CBS announced that David Letterman will pass the torch to Stephen Colbert. How might Colbert begin to "play himself" after a decade of acting in character? Who might succeed him at Comedy Central?

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Oscar Recap: The Good, The Bad and The Quite Bad

Monday, February 25, 2013

Dana Stevens, film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, and Alan Sepinwall, TV critic for HitFix, talk with Brian Lehrer about last night's Academy Awards.

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Why TV Is So Good Right Now

Friday, December 28, 2012

One of the surprising side effects of the upheavals in the TV industry’s business model is that, for now, we’re actually living in a golden age of scripted television. Television networks have found that one of the few predictable ways to build an audience is to create content that’s really, really good. Alan Sepinwall covers TV for and is the author of the new book The Revolution Was Televised. He tells Bob about the unlikely path that led us to this TV renaissance.


Battles - White Electric (Shabazz Palaces Remix)

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Television 2.0

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Alan Sepinwall, television critic and author of The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever, looks at new ways of watching television and how they have transformed how we think of the "idiot box."

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The New Golden Age of Television

Thursday, December 17, 2009

We all know "I Love Lucy," "The Honeymooners," and "The Andy Griffith Show" from the Golden Age of Television, but are "The Wire," "30 Rock," and "Mad Men" part of a new Golden Age of Television? Emily Nussbaum, Culture Editor of New York magazine, and Alan Sepinwall, TV Critic ...

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