Aug 18, 2014 — Alastair Bland looks at the dangers to real sharks and the hazards of pseudo-documentaries as another Shark Week draws to a close.
Aug 8, 2014 — NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax medical show makes an unusual decision for a period drama: It looks seriously at race in America.
Aug 6, 2014 — Top Chef just can't stop bringing back the same people for more versions of the show. The new Top Chef Duels reaches years into the franchise's past.
Jul 30, 2014 — Look, of course Sharknado 2 is stupid. That's not the question. The question is whether it still makes a good party game.
Jul 29, 2014 — Monday night's Bachelorette finale went in a very unusual direction for a show that usually denies the degree to which it's about sex.
Jul 22, 2014 — This year's Television Critics Association press tour found networks pitching hard for the view beyond overnight ratings. But getting the right number isn't the end of the issue.
Jul 19, 2014 — On Saturday night, the Television Critics Association hands out its 30th annual round of awards, and the big winners are from cable TV, broadcast TV, and even new spaces entirely.
Jul 15, 2014 — Despite what some people think, critics don't love to hate things. At press tour right now there's a glumness that has settled in that can be traced to the fact that we're just not loving anything.
Jul 10, 2014 — HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.
Jul 8, 2014 — For the next two weeks, the great big world of television will sit itself down to answer questions about new shows, existing shows, and the future.