The brilliant banality of National Geographic's new show Going Deep With David Rees
The entertainment industry loves disabled characters—but not disabled actors.
Even through her shtick, the late actress radiated vulnerability and charm.
The purest form of pop-cultural love I've ever felt was toward a show whose jokes I didn't even understand.
E!'s reality series Botched! is ghastly, mean, and important.
The victims of the prison system the Netflix show satirizes are overwhelmingly male. Leaving them out reinforces old stereotypes that hurt both genders.
Author Tom Perrotta, co-creator of a much-hyped new HBO drama, says Thornton Wilder's play taught him to write about finding meaning in the banal.
Streaming video now must provide subtitles for the hearing impaired. There's no guarantee of accuracy, though. One solution: crowdsourcing.
Why won't TV execs use the m-word to describe shows like True Detective and Extant?
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He doesn't quite look like a superstar, but talent, unconventional features, and the power of the Internet have made him into one.
Veep mocks and House of Cards villainizes—but next to their truly cynical UK counterparts, they almost seem saccharine. What does that say about the States?
When the public tunes in to see Indian Americans dominate the Scripps competition, is it to cheer for the precocious minority kids—or to gawk at them?
Our roundtable on "The Watchers on the Wall," the ninth episode of the fourth season of the HBO show.
A continuously updated account of watching the 13 new installments of Netflix's jailhouse dramedy
The joy I get from NBC's old peacock promos reminds me of what's lost now that everyone watches what they want, whenever they want, however they want.
Jonathan Demme's Caged Heat, 40 this year, showed the radical political potential—and, yes, sexually exploitative side—of the women-in-prison genre.
The Mountain and the Viper fought savagely, but so did people in middle-ages judicial affairs.
Our roundtable on "The Mountain and the Viper," the eighth episode of the fourth season of the HBO show.
What did the glimpse of younger Louie in "Elevator Part 4" mean for the rest of the show?