Can Michael J. Fox Save NBC?He’s the struggling network’s best (OK, only) shot.
Terrible Name, Good ShowTrophy Wife sounds like a sitcom about shallow, catty women. It’s not.
Locked in a Nostalgia Funhouse With Kevin ArnoldThe Wonder Years, 25 years later.
Oh Great, Another “Equal Opportunity Offender”Why is it always the unfunny comedies like Dads that get described that way?
Cool to Be KindRicky Gervais plays a pure, innocent, gentle soul in Netflix’s Derek. You read that right.
Watch It With the Lights OnIdris Elba is back in another unsettling season of Luther.
Fox Sports 1 Is Not Yet Fully JockulariousThe launch of a new sports network is not without its speed bumps.
The Quality-TV ChecklistAMC’s Low Winter Sun ticks every box, but mostly just ticks me off.
The Role Larry David Was Born to PlayOnce again, Larry David plays Larry David, basically, in HBO’s Clear History.
Soap Springs EternalAll My Children, One Life to Live, and the sweetly human act of caring about fictional characters.
High? Def.Fox’s new Saturday-night animation block is counterbrogramming for stoned dudes, 15 to 25.
Headless Chickens Who Happen to Be Excellent at Their JobsThe new season of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom.
The Best Mad Men Season YetThe series is no longer about American history. It’s about Don’s history. And it’s scary as hell.
The Saturday Night Live Sketch PredictorWhat will happen when Ben Affleck hosts tomorrow night? Argo see for yourself!
Ashen-Faced Don Draper, and Other Mad Men Promo PredictionsReading the tea leaves of AMC’s maddening “On the next Mad Men …” promos.
With Great Power Comes … Nothing NewMarvel’s Agents of SHIELD fails to save the superhero genre.
I Love You, MomSurprise! Anna Faris and Allison Janney star in Chuck Lorre’s best sitcom in years.
The Best Sitcom of the New Fall Season Is Almost a Good SitcomBrooklyn Nine-Nine has potential!
“At the Beginning of This Episode I Was a Cocky Little Sh**”Meghan McCain learns something in Raising McCain.
Bullet Holes Where Its Heart Should BeThe new season of Boardwalk Empire.
Can Good Dads Make for Good TV?Modern Dads shouldn’t feel revolutionary. But it does.
Is This America’s Best Family Sitcom?The “guided reality” show Duck Dynasty returns.
Remember My NameBreaking Bad, clear and merciless, begins its conclusion.
Not Guilty, but Not Innocent EitherBBC America’s Broadchurch, a detective story most interested in the mystery of the human soul.
I Don’t Know What Game You’re PlayingBig Brother and racism.
Are These Farting Rednecks TV’s Most Loving Family?In praise of the Henderson-Thompson-Shannons of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Murder CityCould The Bridge do for Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, what The Wire did for Baltimore?
Hemisphere FactorIn the Stephen King adaptation Under the Dome, a small town gets stuck, uh, under a dome.
(The Office Had) The Time of Its LifeWhich outdated hits will make it into the series finale?
Can Amazon Transform TV?With eight new sitcom pilots and stars like John Goodman and Bebe Neuwirth, the bookselling giant is willing to try.