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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This week in watching: Rob Lowe reality check, a Marcia Clark legal drama, and what to expect when Amy Schumer is expecting

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Globe critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to the week in TV.

TV Critic’s Corner

Season 2 of ‘The Kominsky Method’ brings a Michael Douglas-Kathleen Turner reunion

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Douglas’s “Romancing the Stone,” “The Jewel of the Nile,” and “The War of the Roses” costar joins the Golden Globe-winning comedy series to play his character’s ex-wife.


College-admission scandal lesson: Just because celebrities have great images doesn’t mean they’re actually great people

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In light of the college admissions scam and so many other recent scandals, it’s time to remember what we already know.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Game of Thrones’ final-season runtimes are out

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The last six episodes include three that are an hour or less.