The BBC drama stars Gillian Anderson as a detective investigating a serial killer, but the series' treatment of women defies the genre's conventions.
Comedy Central seems to have picked the troubled music star for its semi-annual traditional of televised ridicule in order to trigger Internet outrage.
Audiences were promised King Lear and Def Jam, not Suge Knight's Mystic River. So why are we getting more of the latter?
Just two episodes in, late night's newest host is deftly finding humor in darker topics.
Even an actor who helped break down barriers for gay characters on television can still be grossed out by them.
The wacky questions posed to the cast and crew of the new ABC show at the Television Critics' Assocation underscored the painful degree to which American television needs it.
The show is out of Arkham Asylum and back to its inert mob war, still desperately in need of a change in pace.
For all its failings, the fifth season's third episode gave the indomitable Violet her very own Doctor Zhivago.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss "Triggering," the second episode of the HBO show's fourth season.
The latest Masterpiece Mystery! spices up cookie-cutter murder mysteries with a turn by the dashing James Norton.
The new series from FXX is the latest in a recent spate of comedies trying to hybridize skits and narrative, with mixed success.
Two Atlantic writers try to figure out just what kind of show Empire really is.
Comedy Central's beloved slacker-girl duo is back to perfecting the art of failing spectacularly.
Will a viewer boost for the controversy-prone director's new project be worth the potential damage to the Internet giant's reputation?
An overly busy mid-season finale clumsily tries to discuss Ferguson and the Eric Garner case without taking the time to give the issues their due.
At the Golden Globes, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler broke with good taste, but with a purpose.
A new TLC special follows men who experience "same-sex attraction" but don't act on it. It has started a controversy—one that reveals a lot about cultural tensions in America.
The Golden Globes' TV categories proved the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is on the cutting edge—hardly new territory for the organization.
The second episode of the fifth season featured a secret rendezvous, a seductive art historian, and a 1920s book on birth control.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss "Iowa," the first episode of the HBO show's fourth season.