Television

It’s shocking how many Michael Jackson fans are still determined to take his side

March 14, 2019 10:12 am

Leaving Neverland and After Life reviewed

A marketer’s request: Make SXSW exciting again

March 8, 2019 1:21 pm

The festival is attempting to position itself as politically and socially relevant with initiatives like the presidential candidate interviews

Michael Jackson, smooth criminal

March 5, 2019 10:13 am

The accusations of Leaving Neverland are as grotesque as they are plausible

Luke Perry and Keith Flint: Gen X-ers from the Lost Age of the Nineties

March 4, 2019 7:06 pm

Nothing that Flint or Perry could do would ever eclipse their Nineties’ output

Jussie Smollett’s journey from dehab to rehab

February 23, 2019 9:12 am

Being a gay black man could be a career-saving move if Smollett plays the part for liberal white media

Jussie Smollett, and the strange alchemy of egalitarian despotism

February 22, 2019 10:19 am

The less hate there is in the United States, the more hate crimes must be manufactured in order to keep the Fraternal Order of Victims afloat

A reincarnation drama worth reliving

February 18, 2019 2:09 pm

Russian Doll reviewed

Joy Villa: Border wall Grammys dress made people angrier than ever

February 12, 2019 4:37 pm

Camila Cabello seemed to approve though

What is it about young women and serial killers?

February 11, 2019 10:02 am

On the surface, Ted Bundy was good-looking, normal-behaving and could be disarmingly charming

WATCH: SNL sends up the Virginia blackface scandal

February 10, 2019 3:24 pm

‘But it was the Eighties!’

Who’s afraid of Tulsi Gabbard?

February 6, 2019 1:21 pm

The Hawaii congresswoman is an identity politics box-ticker, yet MSNBC has it in for her. Why?

Maroon 5, America 0

February 3, 2019 10:11 pm

Sport is supposed to be an escape from everyday life, but the Kaepernick-Trump stand-off has ruined all that

Why SNL’s Tucker Carlson skit was a misfire

January 27, 2019 10:46 am

SNL writers presumably believe that all Fox News shows operate on the same level of idiocy — and that isn’t right

Russell Baker and Masterpiece Journalism

January 23, 2019 11:04 am

The absence of directness in modern American journalism reflects the cowardice and complicity of the journalists

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch exposes the dullness of Choose Your Own Adventure books

January 18, 2019 9:42 am

How else could a drama as knowing and meta and arch do anything other than disappear up its own bottom?

Twenty years on from The Sopranos

January 11, 2019 2:19 pm

‘People have been calling me Big Pussy for 20 years!’

I could watch Marie Kondo forever

January 7, 2019 10:15 am

The way Kondo does it is really quite inspirational. And relatively painless

Moral preening and identity politics were the big winners at the Golden Globes

January 7, 2019 5:23 am

The answer to the race conundrum was to split the difference between the minorities, and give most of the awards to white actors

‘Brexit unleased something monstrous’: James Graham interviewed

January 3, 2019 7:58 am

The playwright on how he made a drama out of a crisis

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing my husband, Dominic Cummings

December 13, 2018 12:48 pm

Channel 4 has released the trailer for its new Brexit drama – and Mary Wakefield is struck by how good the performances are

Why has late night swapped laughs for lusting after Mueller?

December 10, 2018 6:11 pm

Going after Trump is the least subversive act in comedy

The problem with the new Animal Farm

November 28, 2018 7:14 pm

Four legs good, two films bad?

No, Narcos, those who’ve had the odd puff and cheeky line aren’t to blame for the drug wars

November 22, 2018 1:30 pm

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from four seasons of the drug cartel drama, it’s that prohibition just makes things worse

Thanks to Making a Murderer, Wisconsin’s bovine incompetence has been exposed

November 8, 2018 3:11 pm

How long do the state authorities think they can get away with it?