Television
Television
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. 
Oct. 29 2015 9:00 AMThe Indispensable Project GreenlightReality TV’s heyday may have passed, but this show is single-handedly making the case for the genre’s importance. 
Oct. 26 2015 8:53 PMWalking Dead Podcast: “Thank You”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
Oct. 22 2015 1:09 PMHow I Turned My Love of The Simpsons Into a Freelance GigSlate’s Springfield correspondent tells all.
Oct. 16 2015 1:01 PMInsanity DefenseIn its third season, Nathan for You is even more delightfully deranged—and ingenious.
Oct. 12 2015 2:20 PMYou BetchaThe second season of Fargo adds some fresh ingredients to the first season’s monotonous Minnesota menu.
Oct. 7 2015 12:56 PMAmerican Horror Story: HotelRyan Murphy’s anthology series has gone from creepy to preachy. But this season seems like a promising new start. 
Oct. 2 2015 1:15 PMThe Affair Should Be a Sexy, Irresistible StunnerBut something’s holding the Showtime series back.
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.
Nov. 2 2015 10:40 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Here’s Not Here”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Oct. 27 2015 7:00 AMThe True Detective of Network TVWicked City features a necrophiliac serial killer and plenty of shocking violence and sex—but somehow makes it all seem tame.
Oct. 22 2015 2:36 PMSupergirlIt’s a procedural in a cape.
Oct. 19 2015 1:02 PMWalking Dead Podcast: “J.S.S.”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Oct. 15 2015 3:13 PMThe Knick Reinvented the Period DramaIt’s easy to treat the past as a cozy prequel to the present. But in Steven Soderbergh’s hands, history is at once horrifying and so beautiful you can’t look away.
Oct. 8 2015 4:53 PMCrazy Ex-Girlfriend Is Peak #PeakTVThe CW has made exactly the right kind of show—nichey, meta, aware that it can’t please everyone—for our TV-over-saturated age.
Oct. 2 2015 4:22 PMHomeland Didn’t Need More NuanceSeason 5 turns the show into something more complicated, moody, and dull. 
Oct. 1 2015 3:58 PMYou Should Be Watching The Leftovers In Season 2, HBO’s series gets hauntingly good.

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