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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TV Critic’s Corner

Need an idea for a game show? There’s an app for that.

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Fox has “Beat Shazam,” CBS “Candy Crush,” and now there’s a “Words With Friends” adaptation in the works.

TV Critic’s corner

Everything we know so far about the return of ‘Stranger Things’

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New cast members for season two of the Netflix hit include Paul Reiser and Sean Astin.

TV Critic’s Corner

A ‘Homecoming’ for Julia Roberts

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Amazon’s half-hour drama is from “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail.


I know what you should binge this summer

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Here are plenty of suggestions of series past and present to get you through the summer doldrums.