Aug 28, 2014 — NPR TV critic Eric Deggans ranks Amazon's new batch of five series pilots, asking why none of them seem break the rules of TV quite enough to draw attention.
Aug 27, 2014 — Lifetime's new makeover show layers racial politics on top of the uncomfortable dynamics of manipulating beauty and style choices, and comes up with something to offend just about everyone.
Aug 27, 2014 — Glen Weldon and Linda Holmes take a few minutes to check in on the state of the Bravo-to-Lifetime reality show that dares to ask: Is it shiny enough for Heidi?
Aug 25, 2014 — The Emmy Awards are always good to past winners, but Monday's round of victories were about as conservative as it gets. Surprising, given the warm sendoff to a show about a drug dealer.
Aug 25, 2014 — We preview Monday's Emmys and five races to watch, including the battle for Outstanding Drama Series and an interesting clash of comedy actresses.
Aug 23, 2014 — The Fox animated show Bob's Burgers, which won the Emmy last weekend for Outstanding Animated Program, brings nuance and style to its female characters - particularly young Tina, who almost never was.
Aug 22, 2014 — The BBC will soon air its first Doctor Who episode with Peter Capaldi as the show's hero, The Doctor. Capaldi says the 50-year-old series inspired him to become an actor.
Aug 18, 2014 — Alastair Bland looks at the dangers to real sharks and the hazards of pseudo-documentaries as another Shark Week draws to a close.
Aug 8, 2014 — NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax medical show makes an unusual decision for a period drama: It looks seriously at race in America.
Aug 6, 2014 — Top Chef just can't stop bringing back the same people for more versions of the show. The new Top Chef Duels reaches years into the franchise's past.