TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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Matthew Gilbert

After a season of stumbles, a graceful exit for ‘Game of Thrones’

By , Globe Staff

Unlike too much of the season, the series finale progressed slowly and surely, giving us the human story that had previously been getting short shrift.


This week in watching: Redoing Norman Lear’s sitcoms, binge-watching ‘Dead to Me,’ mourning ‘Killing Eve’

By , Globe Staff

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to what’s on television.


The 15 best performances on ‘Game of Thrones’

By , Globe Staff

A ranking of personal favorites from a vast cast.

Summer Arts Preview

Television picks: Anticipating Ben Affleck’s Boston crime series ‘City on a Hill’

By , Globe Staff

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert picks 10 of the summer’s most promising shows.