Strong Female CharactersHBO’s Doll & Em and the rise of jerk TV.
The Veronica Mars Movie Is Just More of the SameAnd that’s a beautiful thing.
Vive la RésurrectionWhen it comes to coming back, the French do it better.
A World in Which Nothing Is SolvedTrue Detective is not really a whodunit. It’s an exploration of storytelling.
The Banality of DuplicityEveryone is implicated in The Americans.
Hail to the SleazeHouse of Cards returns more ridiculous than ever. Thank goodness for that.
So Kinnear, Yet So FarRake is fatally torpedoed by its leading man’s lack of rakeiness.
The Dynamic DuoSherlock, TV’s best bromance, returns.
Looking GoodLooking great!
The Spoils of BabylonLike The Thorn Birds, but funny on purpose.
What Kind of Princess Do I Want My Daughter to Be?Disney’s Sofia the First, George Orwell, and the fallacy of aristocracy.
The World Is ChangingBut Downton Abbey stays the same.
A Tearful FarewellI cried at the finale of Homeland, but that doesn't mean I'm gonna watch this show again.
The Top 10 TV Shows of 2013The shows I went wild for.
Noir! What Is It Good For?Well, it makes TNT’s Mob City pretty watchable, for starters.
Crisis, NBC’s New Hostage Drama, Stalls Between Self-Seriousness and Camp Transcendence
Could Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams Make a Messy, Cliché-Ridden TV Show?Believe.
Your God Is Too SmallThe new Cosmos tries to reconcile science and faith.
Why NBC’s Hannibal Is Better Than The Silence of the Lambs
The Horrible Things That Men Do to WomenYes, True Detective treats its female characters badly. That's the point.
Fleming. Ian Fleming.A BBC America miniseries makes the case that Fleming’s own derring-do inspired his greatest creation.
Broad CityComedy Central’s new series features a new kind of girl on TV.
Every Rose Has Its ThornFlowers in the Attic is back, and ickier than ever.
Unlikable CharactersThe girls of Girls are worse than ever, and the show is funnier than ever.
True GreatMatthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star in HBO’s remarkable new True Detective.
Raylan It InJustified is still better than almost anything else—but it’s not the show it once was.
Dan Harmon Is Still Pretty Torn Up About EverythingThe return of Community.
The Creepy Incompetence of the CIAApparently there are only four agents in all of America, but still, why send Carrie to Tehran?
Please Don’t Bring Back This Bonnie to MeA&E makes a misogynistic ratings grab with its Bonnie & Clyde remake.
Homeland Should Just Embrace the Fantasy'Cause it sure isn't working as an incisive political drama.