Fox's new series shouldn't win any awards for storytelling or originality, but it does have the best-looking criminally besieged city in the the Dark Knight canon yet.
A writer for Amazon's Transparent describes her own struggles with gender identify and storytelling, and the show's responsibility to portray transgender people in their fullness.
Business smarts and broader social change have encouraged Netflix and Amazon to offer complex portrayals of long-marginalized people.
This fall's two new shows with primarily black casts don't change the reality that "black TV" has gone mostly extinct.
The linguistic complement to "transgender" has achieved some popularity, but faces social and political obstacles to dictionary coronation.
The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.
HBO's Terror at the Mall goes light on presenting background info, on the assumption that viewers are going to look up the facts anyways.
With Perfidia, the novelist mines racial tensions in wartime Los Angeles, digging into the city's dark past once again to work through his own.
Once blackballed by Johnny Carson and shunned by the industry, the indefatigable comedian reclaimed her spot on the Red Carpet through pure grit.
Timothy Olyphant, star of TV’s Justified, reads a passage from the 1976 novel Swag.
The medium is dealing with a lot of new issues. This year's Emmy awards made that obvious.
The comedian won a new audience by sending up the award show's irrelevance.
True Detective's loss hinted that, for now, movie-style slickness and stars don't trump six years of storytelling.
Amid the falseness of the VMAs, as her parents try to sell an image, Beyoncé and Jay Z's kid keeps it real.
The show's eighth season premiere movingly ends the David Tennant/Matt Smith era of romantic hijinks.
Six scenes from Emmy-nominated shows that demonstrate how the golden age of TV isn't just about dialogue
You don't need on-screen OMGs to know that a fish mauling a human is OMG-worthy.
Three Atlantic writers discuss Starz's buzzy new fantasy show.
Might the year's most depressing show be pointing toward a happy ending after all?
The brilliant banality of National Geographic's new show Going Deep With David Rees