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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We’re short on schadenfreude with ‘Succession’ on the shelf

By , Globe Staff

The third season of the HBO series was scheduled to begin production in April, just in time for the pandemic.


When actors are also producers, are they required to do any heavy lifting?

By , Globe Staff

The additional credit can mean different things, from a bump in pay and status to actual creative control.


With new venue, ‘Conan’ taps into host’s improv roots

By , Globe Staff

On Monday, Conan O’Brien will begin filming his TBS show at a Los Angeles comedy club called Largo at the Coronet.


Guess who turned me on to ‘Shtisel’?

By , Globe Staff

To those who urged me to watch, I am deeply grateful.