Originally inspired by ’70s blaxploitation movies, the star of the new Netflix series was reimagined as a modern black champion.
The episode “A Stereotypical Day” featured 8-year-old Jackson Millarker in an attempt to get the characters to inspect their own attitudes.
Fox’s new show has all the sports-story cliches except for one: It imagines the first female player to take the mound in the major leagues.
The Pfefferman family has exactly the wrong idea about spirituality.
A TV reboot of the 1971 novel and its film adaptation debuts this week, but the deeper religious themes of the original story might be lost on contemporary American viewers.
The new White House thriller on ABC gets Kiefer Sutherland into the Oval Office by bleak, violent means.
On Tuesday, the First Lady flexed her acting muscles with Stephen Colbert.
The new ABC comedy about the family of a teenager with cerebral palsy is one of the rare shows to put a character with disabilities at the center of its narrative.
The Late Night host ripped into Donald Trump’s history with the birther movement, just days after his NBC colleague’s softball interview with the candidate.
A new comedy from the Parks & Recreation creator Michael Schur goes to deeply philosophical places with its stars Kristen Bell and Ted Danson.
At Sunday's ceremony, Sarah Paulson apologized to the woman she played on TV—on behalf of herself and “the rest of the world.”
The six-part Amazon series about a dysfunctional, lovable British heroine is painfully funny and painful all at once.
The webseries makes a seamless jump to HBO, and it’s as clever and insightful as ever.
Why is the most popular U.K. television show in decades falling apart?
Westworld, HBO’s new series, reframes the classic monsters-run-amok plotline: The audience watches androids become more human—as the humans become less so.
Fox’s new sitcom takes the fish-out-of-water concept to its logical extreme.
Tig Notaro’s new Amazon series plumbs the depths of her real-life struggles, and mines subtle, empathetic humor from them.
FX’s new comedy Better Things, created by and starring Louie’s Pamela Adlon, is an acerbic look at the life of a working actress raising three children.
The onslaught of scripted television shows continues with the usual reboots, revivals, and adaptations—but also some original stories.
Donald Glover’s new FX show captures the surrealism and the daily grind of a city in the midst of cultural renaissance.