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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Shows can outlive their stars, but not all of them should

By , Globe Staff

Over the years, the solutions TV series have devised to replace stars who have departed has ranged from the brilliant (“NYPD Blue”) to the pathetic (“That ‘70s Show”).

TV Critic’s Corner

Awards season meets sexual misconduct

By , Globe Staff

Seth Meyers faces no easy task hosting the Golden Globes.

TV Critic’s Corner

HBO’s ‘True Detective’ will head to the Ozarks

By , Globe Staff

In season 3, Carmen Ejogo will star as an Arkansas schoolteacher with a link to two missing children in 1980.

Television Review

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ still has it

By , Globe Staff

Spike Lee has adapted his breakthrough film into a 10-episode Netflix series.