TV

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.

Finally, a TV Show That Truly Takes Religion Seriously
August 05, 2014

Would it take the Rapture for Americans to turn back to faith?

A Timely New Spy Thriller Doesn't Over-Simplify Arab-Israeli Politics
July 31, 2014

"The Honorable Woman" is a smart drama about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Hillary Clinton Tells Jon Stewart She Wants an Office Without Corners
July 16, 2014

Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted appearance on last night's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart." 

Why Network TV Has Become Home to Black Female Oscar Winners
July 15, 2014

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!

Stop Resurrecting Dead TV Shows!
Yahoo should have let 'Community' rest in peace
July 01, 2014

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season (and maybe a movie). Yahoo should have let it rest in peace.

Interview: Orange Is The New Black's Poussey on Playing the Season's Tragic Heroine
And how she thinks her character wound up in prison
July 01, 2014

How the real-life friendship between Poussey and Taystee compares to what's on screen.

HBOs 'The Leftovers': Family Drama Plays Out Against an Apocalypse
What happens when half the people you live with suddenly disappear?
June 27, 2014

What happens when half the people you live among suddenly disappear?

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