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Willa Paskin is Slate’s television critic.

Brow Beat
Feb. 21 2014 11:28 AMNow That We’ve Finished Season 2, How Good Is House of Cards, Really?
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2014 9:04 AMWhere True Detective Is Headed, as Best We Can Tell
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2014 9:37 AMThe Crazy Thing That Happens in the First New Episode of House of Cards
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 12 2014 3:21 PMThe Princess and the Ice QueenNBC (and everyone else) puts Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner into boxes at the Sochi Games.
Brow Beat
Feb. 7 2014 11:06 AMI Actually Feel Bad for Jay Leno
Brow Beat
Feb. 4 2014 12:06 PMFinally, a Bachelor Contestant Exposes the Show’s Weird Sex Issues
Television
Jan. 29 2014 7:26 AMFleming. Ian Fleming.A BBC America miniseries makes the case that Fleming’s own derring-do inspired his greatest creation.
Television
Jan. 23 2014 12:45 PMSo Kinnear, Yet So FarRake is fatally torpedoed by its leading man’s lack of rakeiness.
Television
Jan. 22 2014 7:28 AMBroad CityComedy Central’s new series features a new kind of girl on TV.
Television
Jan. 16 2014 2:58 PMEvery Rose Has Its ThornFlowers in the Attic is back, and ickier than ever.
Doublex
Jan. 10 2014 1:41 PMWhat’s So Bad About Likable Women?And if we like an unlikable woman, doesn’t that make her likable?
Television
Jan. 9 2014 8:27 AMThe Spoils of BabylonLike The Thorn Birds, but funny on purpose.
Television
Jan. 7 2014 7:46 AMRaylan It InJustified is still better than almost anything else—but it’s not the show it once was.
Television
Jan. 1 2014 11:55 PMDan Harmon Is Still Pretty Torn Up About EverythingThe return of Community.
Tv Club
Dec. 30 2013 4:05 PMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 13: The hirsute hams of Duck Dynasty.
Brow Beat
Feb. 18 2014 9:34 AMJimmy Fallon Brings Earnest, Nice-Guy Vibe to His First Tonight Show
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 2:54 PMIt’s Time for a Prime-Time PromotionIn praise of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the most fabulous skating announcers in Sochi.
Television
Feb. 13 2014 7:30 AMHail to the SleazeHouse of Cards returns more ridiculous than ever. Thank goodness for that.
Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2014 1:14 PMAmazon Has Finally Made Its House of Cards. It Will Have You Addicted.
Brow Beat
Feb. 6 2014 11:42 AMWhy Nashville Is the Most Frustrating Show on Television
Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2014 11:26 AMThe Real World Hits a New, Depressing Low
Culturebox
Jan. 26 2014 9:29 PMDoing the HustleThe flashiest, emptiest Best Picture nominee, American Hustle.
Brow Beat
Jan. 22 2014 5:10 PMWhy Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now
Television
Jan. 17 2014 9:30 AMThe Dynamic DuoSherlock, TV’s best bromance, returns.
Television
Jan. 16 2014 12:19 PMLooking GoodLooking great!
Television
Jan. 9 2014 3:00 PMUnlikable CharactersThe girls of Girls are worse than ever, and the show is funnier than ever.
Television
Jan. 8 2014 11:48 PMTrue GreatMatthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star in HBO’s remarkable new True Detective.
Television
Jan. 2 2014 11:41 PMThe World Is ChangingBut Downton Abbey stays the same.
Tv Club
Dec. 31 2013 1:03 PMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 17: So long, farewell, au revoir, auf wiedersehn.
Tv Club
Dec. 29 2013 11:42 PMDownton Abbey and Other Examples of Total Quality Collapse

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