August 30, 2015 We've spent two weeks looking at the state of television, and now it's time to ask some questions about where it's going from here.
August 28, 2015 Television coverage is in more places than ever, doing more work than ever, involving more people than ever. In that way, it's a lot like the medium it's analyzing.
Oscar Isaac and Carla Quevedo star in the HBO miniseries Show Me A Hero.
August 28, 2015 This week's show has HBO, summer box office, pop songs and summer songs, television we forgot to tell you about, and a lot more. It's just packed — just like summer.
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August 27, 2015 Sure, the landscape of television has changed a lot in recent years. But some shows just recur over and over again, and it seems they always will.
The "YouTube" logo. Perhaps you've seen it.
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August 26, 2015 Traditional television providers love YouTube. They also have to be nervous about it, given how popular it is.
August 24, 2015 We're supposed to be in the new golden age of television, but that doesn't mean it doesn't still face a certain slippery stigma for some people.
Morris Chestnut and Jaina Lee Ortiz in Fox's Rosewood, coming this fall.
August 21, 2015 Network executives repeatedly affirm their commitment to more diverse programming. Progress, particularly with regard to producers, is spotty. So what now?
John Dickerson of CBS News, Seth Meyers hosting the 2014 Emmys, and Jon Stewart at the desk at The Daily Show.
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August 20, 2015 As much experimentation as we see in TV, you also still see some old formats — late-night, awards shows and news among them — unsure about whether they need to change anything.
House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, is one of the many (many) shows now available on your TV — and in other places, too.
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August 19, 2015 There's an awful lot of TV and an awful lot of ways to watch it. In fact, there may be too much entirely.
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Robert Taylor stars in Longmire, which is moving from A&E to Netflix.
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August 19, 2015 People in television talk a lot about brands, but sometimes the way a content provider brands itself can actually affect what shows it can save.
August 18, 2015 There are so many ways to watch TV now that people often feel liberated from old models. But even under some of the new systems for television, as at your better casinos, the house always wins.
Uzo Aduba and Samira Wiley in Orange Is the New Black, one of the many series now delivered in one big bundle.
August 17, 2015 Television used to arrive weekly in almost all cases, one episode at a time. Now, the timing is being rearranged, and so are the conversations around shows.
John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks, speaks to the Television Critics Association on Aug. 7.
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August 16, 2015 The number of scripted prime-time TV series is expected to pass 400 in 2015. That's too much for at least one network executive, but the picture is more complex than that.
Oscar Isaac as Mayor Nick Wasicsko.
August 15, 2015 David Simon, perhaps television's greatest chronicler of institutional inertia, brings a painful and complex story of 1980s local politics to the network where he made The Wire.
August 9, 2015 Twice each year, all the major TV production houses bring critics to Beverly Hills, Calif. to introduce their latest shows. This summer, the sheer volume of new, scripted material is overwhelming.
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