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

‘Lost in Space’ reboot set to launch in April

By , Globe Staff

Maybe Netflix will justify its forthcoming foray into the world of the space family Robinson with the help of a twist: Actress Parker Posey will star as the scheming Dr. Smith.

TV Critic’s Corner

A new ‘Magnum P.I’ from the same old CBS

By , Globe Staff

In this reboot, Jay Hernandez will star in the role that made Tom Selleck famous.

TV Critic’s Corner

End of the road for Harry Connick Jr.’s talk show

By , Globe Staff

It has been a tough market, with the likes Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, and Anderson Cooper failing in their own efforts to find footing in what fancy folks call the daytime space.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ faces some challenges in season 2

By , Globe Staff

How do you equal or beat such a tightly written and wildly praised first season, and where do you take the story as you move further and further from the original book?