TV

Slyer Than Fox
The wild inside story of how MSNBC became the voice of the left
March 25, 2013

Phil Griffin is charming and impulsive, a TV savant who built MSNBC into a liberal oasis. But if you think he cares about the future of American liberalism, you’re very much mistaken. 

'Duck Dynasty' and the Hyper-Masculine Redneck Reality Show
March 15, 2013

The men of A&E’s wildly popular reality show “Duck Dynasty” catch squirrels with their bare hands and skin frogs with a single flick of the wrist.

Late-Night Comedy, All Day Long
How Fallon, Kimmel, and other shows are adapting to the viral age
March 05, 2013

How Fallon, Kimmel and other shows are adapting to the viral age.

Making Time for TV
Why parents who love television should let their kids watch, too
March 05, 2013

Why parents who love television should let their kids watch, too.

House of Cads
The psycho-sexual ordeal of reporting in Washington
February 27, 2013

The psycho-sexual ordeal of reporting in Washington.

Dan Harmon and the Rise of the Woe-Is-Me Comedy Tour
February 25, 2013

Fired from your TV show? Just take your complaints on the road—for laughs, and of course money.

Made in America, Funded by Communists
China's English-language CCTV News expands its U.S. presence—from inside the nation's capital
February 20, 2013

China's English-language CCTV News expands its U.S. presence—from inside the nation's capital.

Downton's Third Act
Is the British Soap Stuck?
February 16, 2013

This season of "Downton Abbey" has had prostitutes, jilted brides, and tragic death. So why does it feel like nothing's happened?

Kevin Spacey's Leading-Man Problem
The star of the 13-hour "House of Cards" is as impenetrable as ever
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.

The Spies Next Door
"The Americans" is a Cold War Thriller for Our More Ambiguous Age
January 30, 2013

"The Americans," a new show about KGB spies undercover in America, will have you rooting for the enemy.

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