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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
As the Television Critics Association winter press tour wrapped up Wednesday, it became clear that viewers will have more shows and more platforms to choose from in the coming year.
Monday, February 04, 2019
Marketers focused on finding the humor in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Here's what worked — and so much more that didn't — on the world's biggest showcase for TV advertising.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Black Earth Rising is a fictional thriller about the modern repercussions of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The series, which debuts Friday, offers a compelling look at the atrocity.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the new comedy about the stock market crash of 1987 is heavy-handed, profane and outrageous — and completely worth your time.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Star Trek: Discovery starts a new season Thursday on CBS All Access, which is trying to build a new version of the franchise for an all-access world — hoping its reinvention will draw in subscribers.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Season Three of the HBO anthology series True Detective premieres Jan. 13. This season stars Mahershala Ali and comes after a poorly received second season and an acclaimed first season.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
The documentary Surviving R. Kelly scored record ratings for the Lifetime network, and may lead to new criminal investigations of the R&B singer's alleged abuse of women throughout his career.
Monday, January 07, 2019
A look at this year's Golden Globe Awards, which honored films on the Iraq War, the AIDS crisis and more.
Thursday, January 03, 2019
R&B star R. Kelly has maintained his career through accusations of soliciting underage girls for sex and sexual abuse. A new series on Lifetime will explore those accusations.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
New TV shows in 2018 included Amazon's Homecoming, HBO's Barry, BBC America's Killing Eve and Showtime's The Chi. Each show highlights a great new trend in TV.
Monday, December 24, 2018
"This Little Light of Mine" is more than a children's song. For NPR's American Anthem series, a look at how the song was transformed by the nation's civil rights movement.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The CBS board of directors has fired former CEO Les Moonves for cause, meaning he won't get his severance. The board says Moonves tried to undermine a probe into sexual misconduct charges against him.
Monday, December 17, 2018
This year we say goodbye to The Americans, but we also celebrate new gems like Queer Eye, Killing Eve and Homecoming.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Christmas specials are often a schlocky tradition on TV. But it doesn't have to be that way. A few surprisingly decent specials will air this holiday season.
Saturday, December 08, 2018
HBO's "Icebox" is the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy, fleeing gang violence, who lands in one of America's notorious child detention centers after he's caught trying to sneak into the U.S.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
NPR's TV critic reviews the second season of Amazon's breakout hit, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He says the show continues its reign as one of the best comedies on television.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Netflix's new comedy The Kominsky Method debuts Friday. Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin star in it as an aging actor and his agent who try to navigate their later years in Los Angeles.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Netflix releases Narcos: Mexico, a spinoff of its show Narcos with a focus on how Mexico's drug cartels got organized. Stars Diego Luna as an ex-cop turned kingpin and Michael Pena as the DEA agent.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Showtime's new limited series, Escape at Dannemora, has all the elements of a successful prestige drama, but it's also slow and long — a painful trend in television.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
For one black nerd growing up in Indiana, Stan Lee's world was an amazing step forward.