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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TV Critic’s Corner

Anatomy of a hate-watch

By , Globe Staff

Awards shows have become ubiquitous to the point where we are never not in the middle of awards season.

TV Critic’s Corner

Late night hosts have first debate covered

By , Globe Staff

“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” is the latest to announce live episodes following both nights of the first Democratic debate.

Some series worth catching up with

By , Globe staff

There are no exciting new shows this week.


This week in TV: Hate-watching awards shows, more ‘Das Boot,’ and where to find the good stuff

By , Globe Staff

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