The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.
Your Straight Hair Doesn't Equal Strength
March 05, 2015
Why we need more curly-haired heroines on television.
'Better Call Saul' Has Its Own Dark, Addictive Chemistry
February 06, 2015
"Better Call Saul" is a hero's journey with a seedy legal drama mixed in.
February 05, 2015
'Mad Men,' 'True Detective,' and the miseducation of the fanatical TV viewer.
'Parenthood' is Dead. Long Live the Sentimental Family Drama.
January 30, 2015
I may have been the sole stone-hearted viewer in America who watched all of last night’s series finale with dry eyes.
'The Americans' Is TV's Smartest Show About Parenthood
January 27, 2015
The show is more elegant and sexy and confident than anything else on television.
Hollywood presented its most high-minded version of itself at the Golden Globes: progressive, humble, and aware of the world outside the Beverly Hilton’s walls.
At Last, Television Shows Have Figured Out What Sex Is Like for Women
December 30, 2014
The year gave us an abundance of TV that showed sex from a female perspective, in all its dirty, awkward, steamy forms.
Stephen Colbert Didn't Change the World, But We Wouldn't Have Survived the Bush Years Without Him
December 19, 2014
Colbert's goodbye was predictably sentimental, but he deserved it.
Stephen Colbert Is One of Pop Culture's Best Literary Boosters
December 17, 2014
Stephen Colbert's best author interviews.