Sep 3, 2015 3:35PM ET
In continuing to tinker with the universe she built eight years after it ended, J.K. Rowling might be falling into the same trap as Star Wars’s George Lucas.
Sep 2, 2015 2:45PM ET
The former Daily Show correspondent, who’s the host of a new show on TBS starting in January, will be the only female late-night host on the air.
Sep 1, 2015 4:26PM ET
The NBC show isn’t casting its net wide enough when it comes to finding new players.
Aug 31, 2015 4:00PM ET
The director, who died of brain cancer on Sunday, continually reinvented the genre he helped elevate with films like A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.
Aug 30, 2015 10:00PM ET
The HBO miniseries’ tragic final act concludes with residents moving into their new homes.
Aug 28, 2015 1:33PM ET
The new drama series, which follows the Colombian kingpin’s rise to power, feels more like a well-researched documentary than the gripping saga it wants to be.
Aug 25, 2015 2:12PM ET
With the loss of Mad Men and Breaking Bad, AMC is betting on spinoffs of former hits like Better Call Saul and Fear the Walking Dead.
Aug 23, 2015 10:00PM ET
Yonkers finally complies with an order to build public housing, causing a mixed response of triumph, outrage, and acceptance from residents.
Aug 22, 2015 8:00AM ET
The new comedy on Starz presents itself as a satire of cable news, but mostly wrings laughs from watching the Shakespearean actor subvert his dignified reputation.
Aug 21, 2015 1:48PM ET
Noah Baumbach’s new film stars Greta Gerwig as an energetic 30-something who’s having as hard a time growing up as the young student she mentors.
Aug 20, 2015 11:30AM ET
IFC’s mockumentary series, from Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, and Seth Meyers, gets its comedy from meticulous attention to detail rather than easy punchlines.
Aug 18, 2015 10:33AM ET
Though there are big-budget franchise pictures on the horizon (Mockingjay Part 2, Spectre), the upcoming movie season sees a wider mix of genres and smaller-scale efforts on offer, with hardly a tentpole film in sight.
Aug 17, 2015 1:52PM ET
The Instagram personality has signed with a Hollywood agency on the back of his curated feed of funny memes, but the comedy community is pushing back.
Aug 16, 2015 10:00PM ET
The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.
Aug 14, 2015 11:54AM ET
After the success of bombastic serialized dramas like Empire and How to Get Away With Murder last season, networks are embracing event television more than ever.
Aug 13, 2015 3:34PM ET
The Late Night host stirred attention this week by delivering his monologue from behind a desk—but his show is staying true to the genre’s best traditions while inventing some new ones.
Aug 12, 2015 11:34AM ET
The head of FX thinks a glut of new TV shows “has created a huge challenge in finding compelling original stories.” But might what’s bad for networks ultimately be good for viewers? Atlantic writers discuss.
Aug 10, 2015 9:50AM ET
In a climactic season finale, the show attempted to wrap up (almost) all of its loose ends.
Aug 7, 2015 9:28AM ET
A speech from Stephen Colbert highlighted the Daily Show host’s willingness to share the spotlight, as well as his immense contribution to broadcast comedy.
Aug 6, 2015 2:26PM ET
The revolutionary Marvel property has been filmed four times with little success, partly because of the difficulty in striking a balance between its dazzling ’60s kitsch and real-world humanity.
Aug 4, 2015 3:09PM ET
The AMC drama found its legs in season two, and it could prove a worthy successor to Breaking Bad and Mad Men if it scores a third season.
Aug 3, 2015 10:46AM ET
Paul faced danger, Ani and Ray faced each other, and Frank faced some career decisions.
Jul 31, 2015 12:37PM ET
Netflix’s revival of the ensemble cult film does far more than play on nostalgia—it’s an absurd, densely plotted prequel that never forgets to be funny.
Jul 30, 2015 4:18PM ET
In its second season on Comedy Central, Andy Daly’s mockumentary series still finds new ways to skewer the self-importance of its endlessly chipper protagonist.
Jul 30, 2015 8:00AM ET
The franchise channels its star’s manic energy, resisting character development in favor of insane stunts.
Jul 28, 2015 3:35PM ET
A new lawsuit filed against Conan O’Brien underlines the murky territory that comes with accusing another comedian of plagiarism.
Jul 16, 2015 4:19PM ET
The TV industry’s annual awards list recognized some worthy new programming and a more diverse slate of actors.
Jul 16, 2015 11:38AM ET
Denis Leary’s new FX series dates itself with clichéd diatribe about the state of contemporary music, and isn’t helped by its creaky, sexist antihero.
Jul 15, 2015 11:07AM ET
Movies and television have made jailbreaks seem like the ultimate victory against a corrupt system, but the reality is far less heartwarming.
Jul 12, 2015 8:00AM ET
The Showtime drama about two pioneering sex researchers leaps into the mid-60s for its third season.