Why was so much of the year’s TV like a good beer?
OK, it’s not exactly. But bigger, louder TV shows could learn a lot from this a cappella competition’s proud nerdiness.
In a banner year for both new and returning series, some love for the next generation of great TV.
If there was ever a case where a single offensive comment deserved repercussions, this was it.
No one, even a critic, can watch every episode of TV. But these are the ten that stuck with me.
This was one of the best years for TV in a long time–and thus, one of the hardest years to narrow down a list.
Print publishing has business problems. Journalism has business problems. But the two are not the same thing.
If an Internet story justifies your personal worldview too perfectly, maybe be a little bit skeptical.
As the terrific, emotionally complicated midseason finale showed, Alicia and Will are hotter as rivals than as lovers.
It can be sad when dramas kill off characters. But it’s the deaths in comedies–even cartoons–that hit closest to real life.
What makes a TV star doesn’t necessarily make an online star
In Nucky Thompson’s own game of thrones, the story gets ever more sprawling, and–as the season 4 finale proved again–few people are safe.
There is no force of man or nature more powerful than a news cliché.