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Overwhelmed by Peak TV? Aaron Barnhart is your guide to the good, the great, and the skippable.
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POSTED January 24, 2020
‘Immigrant Stories Are As Varied As Our Stories’: The Making of
Producers Lee Eisenberg and Joshuah Bearman talk about their quirky new show for Apple TV+.
POSTED January 23, 2020
Star Trek: Picard
, Patrick Stewart Shows Why He’s in Charge Again
With his gravitas and avuncular wit, Sir Patrick is a great ambassador for the
values we could use more of these days.
POSTED January 22, 2020
Creator on the Unique Burden of the American Soldier
Roberto Benabib explains why he’s done with antiheroes.
POSTED January 17, 2020
On Apple TV+’s
, Little Stories Say a Lot
Based on true-life stories of immigrants, this is Apple TV+'s best show so far.
POSTED January 15, 2020
, Afghanistan Gets the
This dark war comedy joins
as a defining show for the two-year-old cable channel.
POSTED January 10, 2020
Can Great TV Survive In a World of Endless TV?
FX’s John Landgraf thinks it can — even in a world where viewers can choose from 532 (!) scripted shows.
POSTED January 8, 2020
Party of Five
Reboot Has a Powerful, Provocative Twist
Unlike the beloved 1990s version, the parents don’t die — they’re deported.
POSTED January 6, 2020
Why Now's the Perfect Time to Start Watching
Bob (Hearts) Abishola
Eleven episodes in, Chuck Lorre's slow-build immigrant dating comedy is firing on all cylinders.
POSTED January 2, 2020
, And His Role Was By No Means Trivial
Who is — and forever will be — the great Alex Trebek?
POSTED January 1, 2020
The Explosions Show
Is a Blast ... No, Really, It Is
, only without all that tedious busting of myths — just things that go boom.
POSTED December 30, 2019
The Two Things That Made The Decade of Peak TV Possible
They happened a week apart 20 years ago, and nothing has been the same since.
POSTED December 27, 2019
Is Much More Than a Little Green Meme
Baby Yoda is great, but the must-see-TV quality of this
-inspired show goes way beyond a GIF.
POSTED December 24, 2019
The Year Stephen Colbert Saved Christmas
In 2008, he created a bit of holiday magic with his heartfelt, slightly blasphemous parody
A Colbert Christmas
POSTED December 21, 2019
Eddie Murphy’s Return Confirms It: We Are Living in ‘Peak
The show's ability to break through the clutter makes it a standout in the Peak TV era.
POSTED December 20, 2019
The Two Popes
Has a Message That Goes Way Beyond Catholicism
The Netflix original film is about respecting those who disagree with us.
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