August 17, 2013
It's time to retire television's most overused buzzword.
A Revealing New Look Inside the Nixon Bubble
July 31, 2013
Before there was Tammy Haddad prowling This Town with the camcorder, there was H.R. Haldeman roaming the White House with the Super 8.
The Evolution of the TV Lawyer
July 23, 2013
How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.
Today brings the latest rumor in the years-long question of whether Keith Olbermann will return to ESPN—the network that made him a star and, to a necessarily lesser but equally formidable extent, the network he made into a star.
Stephanopoulos vs. Stroumboulopoulos
June 14, 2013
Last weekend, to small fanfare and smaller ratings, CNN debuted a new celebrity interview show,“Stroumboulopoulos.” I will spare you the squinting doubletake: The network did not somehow quietly poach George Stephanopoulos from ABC’s "Good Morning."
Not That Kind of Girl
May 10, 2013
While everyone was fawning over Lena Dunham, Liz Meriwether made a show that's funnier and more true to life.
German War Guilt: The Miniseries
May 07, 2013
The country's breakout television series confronts WWII atrocities head on.
Chris Hayes's Challenge
April 10, 2013
When unserious subjects happen to serious journalists.
Why Women Turned on Matt Lauer
March 19, 2013
There are a very small number of jobs where it just doesn't matter if you're not that well-liked. Solitary-confinement prison guard, maybe. Large-scale media or movie mogul. Solo-rig long-haul trucker.
Kevin Spacey's Leading-Man Problem
February 05, 2013
Laura Bennett watched thirteen hours of "House of Cards" in one weekend. The show is haunting, but Kevin Spacey's performance left her cold.