Television
Television
Feb. 3 2016 7:00 AM“Not in Kimmy’s Room!”A history of the long, complicated relationship between O.J. Simpson and the Kardashians.
Jan. 25 2016 2:48 PMSex, Drugs, and WizardsSyfy’s The Magicians could be just as sharp as Lev Grossman’s books are on the subject of young adulthood—if it would only stop trying to scandalize us.
Jan. 22 2016 10:51 AMThe X-Files RebootIs uneven, unnecessary—and promising.
Jan. 14 2016 4:47 PMBillionsTrashy, enticing, morally questionable—Showtime’s new series is the Page Six of TV shows.
Jan. 11 2016 7:38 AMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Jan. 4 2016 12:04 AMDownton Abbey Podcast: Recapping the Season 6 PremiereJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
Dec. 11 2015 1:52 PMSpoiler Special: Transparent Season 2Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Season 2 of Amazon’s hit show Transparent.
Dec. 8 2015 5:31 AMThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert Has Become the Best Late-Night Show on TVStep aside, Jimmys.
Dec. 8 2015 5:30 AMHas Network Television Defanged Colbert’s Political Bite?Yep. But here’s why that might not be a bad thing.
Dec. 1 2015 9:42 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Start to Finish”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8, the midseason finale of Season 6.
Nov. 23 2015 10:40 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Heads Up”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
Nov. 17 2015 5:51 PMThe Man in the High CastleIt’s the second best show Amazon has ever made.
Nov. 14 2015 1:40 PMIt’s Insane, This Guy’s SketchThe anti-nostalgic joys of With Bob and David.
Nov. 12 2015 9:00 AMNothing’s a Hit AnymoreIn the streaming age, the way we calculate ratings has become nearly meaningless. But they matter more than ever.
Nov. 9 2015 10:31 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Now”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
Jan. 29 2016 3:15 PMThe People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime StoryFX’s mini-series feels as urgent and compelling today as the trial did in 1995.
Jan. 24 2016 8:02 PMWhy Are Americans Ignoring Trevor Noah?This crazy campaign should be his coming-out party. Instead, it’s our first election since 2000 where The Daily Show might as well not exist.
Jan. 20 2016 7:30 AMThe Perverse Pathos of Zach GalifianakisFX’s Baskets is moving and deeply sad. Too bad it’s framed as a comedy.
Jan. 14 2016 10:42 AMWhy I Became a TV CriticAs a kid, I wanted to be an anthropologist. Then I started watching ’90s sitcoms.
Jan. 6 2016 2:50 PMShades of BlueIn Jennifer Lopez’s new cop drama, an unarmed black man gets shot. But a network drama proves to be the worst possible place to deal with police brutality.
Dec. 14 2015 3:27 PMWhy I Made “Diversity in Hollywood” My BeatAnd how covering it has changed my relationship to pop culture.
Dec. 10 2015 5:52 AMThe Top 10 TV Shows of 2015From raunchy pregnant sex to a burping serial killer.
Dec. 8 2015 5:31 AMStephen Colbert Used to Be the Toughest Interviewer in Late-NightWhat happened?
Dec. 1 2015 4:35 PMJust Being HonestIn the new season of Transparent, the Pfeffermans are more loathsome—and captivating—than ever.
Nov. 24 2015 5:58 AMHow Jessica Jones Absorbed the Anxieties of GamergateAnd turned them into riveting TV.
Nov. 18 2015 2:40 PMJessica Jones Is Our First Real Super-AntiheroAnd Netflix’s new series about her is excellent.
Nov. 16 2015 11:41 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Always Accountable”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
Nov. 13 2015 7:33 AMInto the BadlandsAMC’s new martial arts series has such deeply cool fight scenes that it hardly needs anything else.
Nov. 11 2015 1:52 PMCharge It to the Race CardMaster of None’s depiction of Indian-Americanness rings so true that it took my breath away.
Nov. 4 2015 10:30 AMMaster of NoneAziz Ansari’s Netflix series is a canny social satire—and a truly great sitcom. 

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