Eric Deggans appears in the following:
Monday, April 15, 2019
Winter is here. At least on HBO's Game of Thrones, which premiered its final season Sunday night. It was packed with uncomfortable reunions — unleashing massive implications for the story to come.
Friday, April 12, 2019
PBS premieres a new version of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, starring Dominic West of The Wire and The Affair. This version has no music and tries to be closer to the source material.
Monday, April 01, 2019
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele has created a new version of TV's classic anthology series — The Twilight Zone — for the streaming service CBS All Access. The show debuts April 1.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
After major Emmy wins for the first season of HBO's dark comedy Barry, the biggest question left was simple: Can they do it again?
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Apple unveiled a number of new services Monday, including a credit card, a gaming app and a TV app which combines other streaming services and adds new shows just for Apple.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
At the end of 2017, Disney announced that it would acquire large parts of 21st Century Fox. On Wednesday, shortly after midnight eastern time, the $71.3 billion deal finally was completed.
Monday, March 18, 2019
The The Inventor tells the story of the spectacular rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. The startup duped people into investing in a blood testing technology which never completely worked.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
We have reviews of two shows that premiere on Friday: Turn Up Charlie starring Idris Elba on Netflix, and Shrill starring Aidy Bryant on Hulu.
Friday, March 01, 2019
Two men who met Michael Jackson as children in the '80s allege the pop star sexually abused them for years. Reliance on personal testimony is both the strength and weakness of HBO's Leaving Neverland.
Friday, March 01, 2019
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has scheduled an open interview with former Trump Organization business booster Felix Sater on March 14.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Chicago police charged Jussie Smollett with disorderly conduct after he allegedly filed a false report about being attacked. The story has been wracked with controversy since it emerged last month.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Sammy Davis, Jr. could sing, dance and act. In PBS' American Masters documentary, a central theme is how Davis coped with the realities of life as a black entertainer in a racist America.
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.