Primetime TV Is More Diverse Than It's Ever Been. Why Now?
August 25, 2014
With "Black-ish" and "Cristela," network comedy is mining race, ethnicity, and cultural assimilation for laughs.
Steven Soderbergh Made a Gilded-Age “ER” and It’s Riveting
August 07, 2014
The first ten minutes of "The Knick" are the most gruesome I've seen this year.
"The Honorable Woman" is a smart drama about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted appearance on last night's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart."
Halle Berry's new show "Extant" is the first of of a recent trend: Oscar winning or nominated black actresses headlining new network shows.
This Year's Emmy Nominations Are Same Old, Same Old
July 10, 2014
Tatiana Maslany! The Good Wife! The Americans!
When I finally read the story, after surrendering my name, email address, and birth date, I felt a little conned.
Stop Resurrecting Dead TV Shows!
July 01, 2014
"Community" is coming back for a sixth season (and maybe a movie). Yahoo should have let it rest in peace.
How the real-life friendship between Poussey and Taystee compares to what's on screen.
How Not to Write A TV Drama About Arab Dictators
June 25, 2014
This show, from the producers of "Homeland," is an offensively boring attempt to humanize dictators.