‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Creator Talks Finale and Cancellation: “It Feels Like a Death”

Mike O'Malley discusses the show's abrupt end and hints at where several plotlines were headed as part of his six-season plan.read more

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ End — But Only One...

AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' had a beautiful finale echoing back to the pilot, while Starz's 'Survivor's Remorse' had a good closing episode, but it wasn't designed as a...

‘Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers’ Love Blooms in ‘My Kisses Are Very Private’

Does 'Survivor' have not one, but two potential power couples? And does anybody know how long Lauren has played centerfield? read more

Critic’s Notebook: NBC and the “Peacucking” of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast license, but why is the president so mad at his former television home?read more

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and the Golden Age of Sad TV

'The Leftovers,' 'Better Call Saul,' 'The Americans' and, of course, 'This Is Us' are just a few of the recent shows to effectively mine small-screen stories for tears.read more

‘Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers’ Castaways Face a Personality Choice in ‘I’m a...

New alliances form, idol conversations are had and a losing tribe faces a choice between short-term strength and long-term stability on a new 'Survivor.'read more

Critic’s Notebook: At Least the ‘SNL’ Season 43 Premiere Amused Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling only occasionally got funny material and Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump impression may have run out of juice.read more

‘Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers’ Premieres With ‘I’m Not Crazy, I’m Confident’

Chekhov's Super Immunity Idol looms as the hustlers, heroes and healers try to live up to their defining characteristics in the 35th 'Survivor' premiere.read more

Critic’s Notebook: ‘This Is Us’ Returns For Second Season With Emotional Ghoulishness

New details in Jack's demise emerge, but is one of network TV's best dramas really doing itself any favors with this ongoing death puzzle?read more

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Strain’ Series Finale Ends With Both a Bang and a Whimper

Here's how a series that began as a Guillermo del Toro-branded presumptive blockbuster slipped away with an undiscussed finale airing opposite the Emmys.read more

‘Mr. Mercedes’ Writer Dennis Lehane Discusses the Show’s Pre-Trump Backdrop

'Mystic River' scribe and 'The Wire' veteran Dennis Lehane discusses working for TV, but why he doesn't think we'll ever see a Kenzie-Gennaro TV show.read more

Take Me to the Pilots ’17: ABC’s ‘Kevin (Probably) Saves the World’

Jason Ritter is likable, but perhaps miscast, in ABC's inconsistent genre-and-tone-bending spiritual dramedy 'Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.'read more

Take Me to the Pilots ’17: CBS’ ‘9JKL’

If you've been waiting for a sitcom in which Mark Feuerstein, Linda Lavin and Elliott Gould make frequent jokes about their genitals, CBS has you covered with '9JKL.'read more

Critic’s Notebook: Rousing ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Caps an Uneven Season

After a logic-defying penultimate episode, the HBO fantasy drama capped its seventh season with action, twists and just a little incest. read more

Take Me to the Pilots ’17: Fox’s ‘The Orville’

Seth MacFarlane's new Fox sci-fi comedy isn't the Seth MacFarlane sci-fi comedy that Fox wants you to believe it is.read more