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Willa Paskin is Slate’s television critic.

Movies
Oct. 16 2013 5:28 PMBurton and TaylorDominic West and Helena Bonham Carter star as the poster children for how fame warps stars.
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2013 1:11 PMAlec Baldwin’s New Show Is Basically My Dinner With Alec
Brow Beat
Oct. 11 2013 11:41 AMLast Night’s Glee Was a Very Moving Spectacle
Television
Oct. 9 2013 12:14 PMTelekinetic Teens! Sexy Vamp-wolves! Mary Queen of Scots, but She’s Psychic!Just another fall season on the CW.
Doublex
Oct. 4 2013 8:48 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The “What the Heck Is Dry Shampoo?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about how the government shutdown affects women, fall TV, and what BuzzFeed thinks about women in their 30s.
Television
Oct. 2 2013 11:19 AMA Big DisappointmentRebel Wilson is a revolutionary sitcom star. Too bad her sitcom is no good.
Tv Club
Sept. 30 2013 2:30 PMBreaking Bad, Season 5, Part 2This was a great show with a not-quite-great finale.
Television
Sept. 29 2013 11:07 PMWhoa, SaulBonds are broken and crazy Carrie is back in the season premiere of Homeland.
Television
Sept. 26 2013 1:15 PMWhat Is Homeland Without Brody?A better show.
Television
Sept. 24 2013 12:09 PMWith Great Power Comes … Nothing NewMarvel’s Agents of SHIELD fails to save the superhero genre.
Television
Sept. 23 2013 12:51 PMI Love You, MomSurprise! Anna Faris and Allison Janney star in Chuck Lorre’s best sitcom in years.
Television
Sept. 19 2013 5:47 AMLocked in a Nostalgia Funhouse With Kevin ArnoldThe Wonder Years, 25 years later.
Television
Sept. 16 2013 3:05 PMOh Great, Another “Equal Opportunity Offender”Why is it always the unfunny comedies like Dads that get described that way?
Television
Sept. 11 2013 11:21 AMCool to Be KindRicky Gervais plays a pure, innocent, gentle soul in Netflix’s Derek. You read that right.
Television
Sept. 3 2013 5:15 AMWatch It With the Lights OnIdris Elba is back in another unsettling season of Luther.
Television
Oct. 15 2013 4:11 PMA Donkey in Fox’s Clothing?Megyn Kelly’s new show reminds liberals she’s not the Fox News anchor of their dreams.
Television
Oct. 13 2013 10:00 PMWelcome to Caracas, Brody!Did we mention there’s a $10 million bounty on your head?
Television
Oct. 9 2013 2:08 PMAmerican Horror Story: CovenThe third season demonstrates once again that great TV doesn’t have to be self-serious.
Television
Oct. 6 2013 10:00 PMCarrie’s Going Off the Rails. She’s Also Right.Just because Carrie’s paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after her.
Television
Oct. 3 2013 11:53 AMThe Force of Nature That Is Margo MartindaleAnd the lame sitcom she’s stuck in, The Millers.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2013 6:18 PMThe Spoiler Special Podcast, Breaking Bad Edition
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2013 1:25 AMBreaking Bad Gave the Audience What It Wanted. But Is That a Good Thing?
Television
Sept. 27 2013 8:08 AMThe Joy of Watching SexMasters of Sex is the best new show of the fall season.
Television
Sept. 25 2013 3:00 PMCan Michael J. Fox Save NBC?He’s the struggling network’s best (OK, only) shot.
Television
Sept. 23 2013 11:50 PMTerrible Name, Good ShowTrophy Wife sounds like a sitcom about shallow, catty women. It’s not.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2013 10:41 AMAwards Shows Are Usually Terrible. But Last Night’s Emmys Were Something Else.
Television
Sept. 17 2013 5:40 AMThe Best Sitcom of the New Fall Season Is Almost a Good SitcomBrooklyn Nine-Nine has potential!
Television
Sept. 13 2013 8:28 AM“At the Beginning of This Episode I Was a Cocky Little Sh**”Meghan McCain learns something in Raising McCain.
Television
Sept. 6 2013 7:28 AMBullet Holes Where Its Heart Should BeThe new season of Boardwalk Empire.
Sports Nut
Aug. 27 2013 12:35 PMThere Has Been a Keith Olbermann SightingThe prodigal sportscaster returns to ESPN.

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