• What Was The Year's Best Show? It's Gotta Be 'Sammy' On PBS
    When all is said and done, the best TV show of 2019, as reflected in the reviews published here, was a PBS documentary.
  • 'Mars' A Pan: Thumbs Down For These Duds In 2019
    Looking back at the review columns that appeared here in 2019, the tally of pans outnumbered raves by a ratio of almost 2-1.
  • Laugh Out Loud Funny: The Legends We Lost In 2019
    Should auld acquaintance be forgot? Not on your life -- especially when remembering the TV immortals who died in 2019.
  • Mergers And Streaming Services: TV Was All Business In 2019
    The biggest stories in TV this year were mostly business ones -- mergers, consolidations and the emergence of new entrants in the streaming arena.
  • On Christmas Eve, All You Need Is Darlene Love
    After a couple of false starts, the "TV Blog" presents Darlene Love singing "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)".
  • New Entry For PBS Anglo File: '12 Days Of Tudor Christmas'
    The sentiment expressed in the famous English song title "There'll Always Be An England" is realized and sustained, at least in part, by PBS.
  • In New York, Christmas Tree Shortage Is Fake News
    Sometimes the practice of journalism can be aided greatly by the use of one's own eyes.
  • Next Week On Netflix: Mister Mulaney's Neighborhood
    We seem to be having a children's TV moment, even if this particular moment is characterized by kids' shows that are not real.
  • In Season Two, Roseanne Barr Haunts 'The Conners'
    It was surprising to hear the name Roseanne uttered during a recent episode of ABC's "Roseanne" spinoff, "The Conners."
  • Outrageous: Peloton, Hallmark And What Leno Said About Koreans
    Taking the time to join in the chorus of outrage about the content of an exercise-bike commercial is surely a First World activity.
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