The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime StoryFX’s mini-series feels as urgent and compelling today as the trial did in 1995.
BillionsTrashy, enticing, morally questionable—Showtime’s new series is the Page Six of TV shows.
The 2016 Golden Globes Tried So Hard to Pretend That They Don’t Take Themselves Seriously at All
The TV Club, 2015Colin Farrell didn’t get enough credit for his stellar performance in True Detective Season 2.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Has Become the Best Late-Night Show on TVStep aside, Jimmys.
Nothing’s a Hit AnymoreIn the streaming age, the way we calculate ratings has become nearly meaningless. But they matter more than ever.
Why Are Americans Ignoring Trevor Noah?This crazy campaign should be his coming-out party. Instead, it’s our first election since 2000 where The Daily Show might as well not exist.
The Perverse Pathos of Zach GalifianakisFX’s Baskets is moving and deeply sad. Too bad it’s framed as a comedy.
Why I Became a TV CriticAs a kid, I wanted to be an anthropologist. Then I started watching ’90s sitcoms.
Shades of BlueIn Jennifer Lopez’s new cop drama, an unarmed black man gets shot. But a network drama proves to be the worst possible place to deal with police brutality.
The TV Club, 2015Some of the year’s best shows used identity and diversity to riff on and spiff up familiar genres.
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The Wiz Live! Was So Good it Made NBC's Other Live Musicals Look Like Dopey Dress Rehearsals
Just Being HonestIn the new season of Transparent, the Pfeffermans are more loathsome—and captivating—than ever.
Into the BadlandsAMC’s new martial arts series has such deeply cool fight scenes that it hardly needs anything else.
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Flicker Off, Flicker On LED bulbs were once pricey and easy to ignore. They’re about to become the standard. And it will happen very, very quickly.
Beyoncé’s Surprise New Single Is Both a #BlackLivesMatter–Inspired Protest Anthem and an Absolute Jam
Apple Is Killing Some iPhones Repaired by Third Parties. But There’s Sort of a Good Reason.
Peyton Manning, You’re Our Only Hope How the NFL’s model citizen could end the NFL’s dumb war on drugs.