The Case of the Fractured FandomFans say Holmes and Watson are a couple in the BBC’s Sherlock. The creators deny it. Who’s right?
Show Everything, Reveal NothingHBO’s Being Serena is an all-access pass to the tennis star’s life that provides no access to her heart or brain.
“I Was Margo Martindale, Private Dick”The Americans’ actress on why she’s loved playing a spy—and being one.
The Long Shadow of ScandalOver seven seasons, the show sometimes lost the (insanely complicated) plot, but it changed TV for good.
Killing Eve Makes Murder Dangerously FunPhoebe Waller-Bridge’s BBC America series tracks the hunt for a gleeful contract killer, but underestimate her, and it, at your peril.
Roseanne Is More Than Just Its PoliticsLike most good art, it cannot be reduced to a single message.
Well-Funded FearWealth makes people fascinating targets in a miniseries about the John Paul Getty III kidnapping.
Atlanta Isn’t Afraid to Be ArtThe second season of Donald Glover’s FX series settles on you like an uneasy dream.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Third Season Broke New GroundToo bad its strides were outnumbered by its stumbles.
Our Bodies, Their SelvesIn Netflix’s Altered Carbon, the 1 percent can live like gods, as long as they have new bodies to live in.
The TV Show We Need Right NowDietland and Succession show it’s surprisingly hard to develop an urgently relevant show in the age of the lightning-fast news cycle.
The Americans Perfected the Art of the AnticlimaxThe show didn’t end with a bang, but with a slow bleed.
The End of The AmericansWhat did it mean to root for these murderous antiheroes, whose moral struggles were so like our own?
Patrick Melrose and the Long Afterburn of TraumaBenedict Cumberbatch stars in an adaptation of Edward St. Aubyn’s novels.
The New Episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale Suggest It Should Have Ended After Its First SeasonBut it’s still as good as ever at making you feel bad.
Back to the ShoreJersey Shore Family Vacation finds reality stars trying to mature without changing their bankable personas.
The New Roseanne Proves It’s Still the Ultimate White, Working-Class SitcomBut what that means, two decades later, is much more complicated.
The Musical Drama Rise Takes One Step Forward, Two Steps BackIt’s not blind, but it can’t quite see.
UnReal Gets Back in the SaddleAfter a disastrous second season, the Bachelor satire recovers in its third.
Queer Eye Returns, Aiming for Acceptance, Not Just ToleranceThe new Fab Five visit Trump country in Netflix’s reboot.
Citizen Rose Charts a Weinstein Accuser’s Journey Back to HerselfA testament to Rose McGowan in all her gnarly singularity.