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 Esquire.com 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

Megyn Kelly’s departure a ratings boon for ‘Today’

By , Globe Staff

In viewers between 25 and 54, the all-important ones that advertisers prefer, the numbers have risen about 10 percent.

Television review

In HBO’s ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ the world of Elena Ferrante’s novel is beautifully realized

By , Globe Staff

The series features astonishing turns by the young actresses who portray the two main characters, Elena and Lila.

Television Review

Catch ‘Escape at Dannemora’ if you can

By , Globe Staff

The gripping Showtime miniseries — based on an actual 2015 prison break in New York — is anchored by great performances from Patricia Arquette, Benicio del Toro, and Paul Dano.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Game of Thrones’ endgame begins

By , Globe Staff

How many “Game of Thrones” trailers — and even photos — will HBO release one at a time, between now and April, to keep us all stoked?