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Willa Paskin is Slate’s television critic.

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
Tv Club
Dec. 25 2013 11:49 PMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 1: Slate’s round-table discussion of the year in TV kicks off.
Brow Beat
Dec. 11 2013 11:41 PMWas This Episode of American Horror Story Racist? Or Radical?
Television
Dec. 8 2013 11:45 PMThe Top 10 TV Shows of 2013The shows I went wild for.
Television
Dec. 6 2013 10:19 AMPlease Don’t Bring Back This Bonnie to MeA&E makes a misogynistic ratings grab with its Bonnie & Clyde remake.
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.
Tv Club
Dec. 26 2013 2:58 PMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 5: I Was Offended by How Much The Following Offended Me!
Television
Dec. 15 2013 10:13 PMA Tearful FarewellI cried at the finale of Homeland, but that doesn't mean I'm gonna watch this show again.
Television
Dec. 9 2013 9:08 AMThe Creepy Incompetence of the CIAApparently there are only four agents in all of America, but still, why send Carrie to Tehran?
Brow Beat
Dec. 6 2013 11:49 AMThe Sound of Music Live Was Borderline Unprofessional. Also: Terrific.
Television
Dec. 4 2013 12:16 PMNoir! What Is It Good For?Well, it makes TNT’s Mob City pretty watchable, for starters.

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