Television
Television
March 2 2016 9:30 AMHap and LeonardSundance’s charming, baggy new series shows exactly why the small screen has gotten too big for its own good.
Feb. 24 2016 5:30 AMFuller HouseNetflix’s sitcom is a pitch-perfect reboot of the original. But who is this show for?
Feb. 21 2016 10:02 PMThe Walking Dead PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 10.
Feb. 16 2016 2:32 PM11.22.63Hulu’s series about the JFK assassination, starring James Franco, tries hard to rise above the original-content fray—but it’s so much less electrifying than it should be.
Feb. 14 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
Feb. 9 2016 1:42 PMVinylMartin Scorsese’s HBO show about ’70s rock ’n’ roll has prestige everything—sets, talent, camera work, visuals—but an ersatz essence.
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 AMStephen Colbert Used to Be the Toughest Interviewer in Late-NightWhat happened?
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.
Feb. 28 2016 11:01 PMThe Walking Dead PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 11.
Feb. 21 2016 10:35 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8.
Feb. 19 2016 4:31 PMLoveNetflix’s new comedy, created by Girls writer Lesley Arfin and produced by Judd Apatow, is extraordinarily bingeable. That doesn’t mean it’s good.
Feb. 14 2016 10:34 PMThe Walking Dead PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of the midseason premiere.    
Feb. 11 2016 4:17 PMBetter Call Saul Keeps Getting BetterSeason 2 of AMC’s series is a case study in how to make a truly original reboot.
Feb. 9 2016 1:30 AMFull Frontal With Samantha BeeIn her debut, Bee at once embraced and impaled the gendered expectations around her show. It’s hard to imagine a better start.
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 AMThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert Has Become the Best Late-Night Show on TVStep aside, Jimmys.
Dec. 1 2015 4:35 PMJust Being HonestIn the new season of Transparent, the Pfeffermans are more loathsome—and captivating—than ever.

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