Chris Christie's TV Hits Are Not Rehabbing New Jersey's Image
July 30, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced he had just finished filming a cameo on Michael J. Fox’s upcoming NBC sitcom, “The Michael J. Fox Show,” which premieres in September.

Stop Treating Sex Scandal Press Conferences Like Couples Therapy
July 24, 2013

Last night, networks tackled the Weiner redemption tour with the breathlessness of news crews still giddy from the fumes of the royal baby beat.

The Evolution of the TV Lawyer
July 23, 2013

How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.

"Saul Goodman Should be Mayor of Las Vegas"
Bob Odenkirk on his dream "Breaking Bad" spinoff
July 21, 2013

Bob Odenkirk on Breaking Bad's finale and his possible spinoff.

Our Cover Model: Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk
July 21, 2013

Actor Bob Odenkirk graces the cover of the latest issue of The New Republic—not for an article about "Breaking Bad," the AMC show in which he plays sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, but to accompany Noam Scheiber's story, "The Last Days of Big Law."

The Hidden Secrets of TV Posters
July 18, 2013

The TV poster has evolved from marketing tool into artistic enterprise.

Forget Netflix: The Real Problem With This Year's Emmy Nominations
July 18, 2013

After much hubbub over the potential for Netflix to further shake up the television landscape with Emmy nods for its original programming, the dust has settled and “House of Cards” reliably prevailed.

Love and Hatewatching
A defense of Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom'
July 12, 2013

In defense of 'The Newsroom.'

James Franco Will Not Save the Comedy Central Roast
July 11, 2013

The recent announcement that James Franco would be the subject of the next Comedy Central Roast has been met with general enthusiasm. “Why didn’t anyone think of this sooner?” wondered The Atlantic Wire.

CNN Is Bad at Tabloid Journalism
July 10, 2013

Defense testimony for the Zimmerman trial, perhaps concluding Wednesday, has so far been something of a sideshow.