Apr 15, 2014 — The cable network premieres a new drama series tonight. It's called Fargo, and has the same title as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie. Critic David Bianculli says it's very definitely a wonderful show in that same wacky spirit - but it's just as important to note what this new Fargo is not. It's not a remake — and it's not a sequel.
Apr 15, 2014 — When TV decides to adapt a movie, it can do it in a couple of different ways. The success of FX's adaptation of Fargo and the problems with CBS's adaptation of Bad Teacher make telling examples.
Apr 15, 2014 — The Address follows an intensive program that teaches kids with learning difficulties to recite the Gettysburg Address. And in doing so, it raises some tough questions about resources.
Apr 15, 2014 — Marc Hirsh looks at the direction of the Fox comedy and wonders: why can't it leave well enough alone? Or, in fact, leave anything alone?
Apr 14, 2014 — It's easy to be skeptical of a TV series inspired by the brilliant film Fargo, but the FX adaptation is dark, funny, free-standing and a great big hoot.
Apr 14, 2014 — One of TV's most popular shows kicked off its new — and final — season with some big surprises. Is Mad Men's mesmerizing pitchman still living a lie?
Apr 13, 2014 — Taking apart Mad Men has become a popular hobby among many Sunday-night analysts. As it enters its seventh season, it seems more self-aware than ever.
Apr 13, 2014 — Epic fantasy fans rejoice: Game of Thrones is back on TV. But the series won't last forever — so K. Tempest Bradford has a few suggestions for cable executives looking for their next big hit.
Apr 11, 2014 — CBS announced Thursday that the spot held by David Letterman for 21 years will go to Stephen Colbert.
Apr 11, 2014 — The AMC period drama returns Sunday, with the usual shroud of secrecy that makes it difficult — but not impossible — to review. Fresh Air critic David Bianculli does his best.