• For TV Shows Set In The Past, COVID Is Nowhere In Sight
    The producers and writers of a handful of prime-time shows set in past decades are exempt from raising the subject of COVID in their shows.
  • Kiss America Good-Bye: Big-Box 'Superstore' Copes With COVID
    The most significant aspect of this week's season premiere of "Superstore" is the departure of series star America Ferrera
  • With 2020 Vision, 'Conners' Starts Season With Timely Topics
    Only now are TV's delayed prime-time network shows starting to reflect the real-world realities of a pandemic and politics.
  • Notes From The Underground: Super Doc Operates Subway Clinic
    In the new drama series "Temple," a super-doctor sets up a secret clinic beneath the streets of London.
  • Trivia Game Packs Baby Boomer Memories In A Cigar Box
    Many of the game's 2,200 questions are about television, and television commercials -- from the 1950s through the 1970s.
  • 'Selfie' Doc Is Unsettling Journey Along America's Fault Lines
    Those who tune in hoping to see an analysis of American selfie culture will instead get a documentary about the state of the United States.
  • Mystery Man John Wilson Comes Out Of Nowhere, Saves TV
    A new show premiering Friday on HBO sweeps onto TV like a gust of fresh air.
  • Better Late Than Never: New Season Starting To Rev Up
    The introduction of new and returning network series is starting to accelerate now after lengthy COVID-related delays.
  • Voice Of America: On PBS, The Times Of Walter Winchell
    Walter Winchell, the gossip-columnist star of newspapers and radio whose career was derailed in the television era, gets the "American Masters" treatment this week.
  • Lost In The Supermarket? On TV, This Is Not The Case
    A groundswell of interest in a revival of the old "Supermarket Sweep" shopping-aisle game show was easy to miss because there was none.
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