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'Who' Will Be the Next Doctor?

What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...

Anthony Merino
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An Overcrowded Episode Shows 'The Blacklist' Is Exhausted

"Natalie Luca (No. 184)" suffers from too many twists that don't compel viewers, and Red prepares himself for death -- or just practices for a poetry slam.

Anthony Merino
Culture

Was O.J. Simpson Donald Trump’s Predecessor?

O.J. Simpson and Donald Trump: more than a few celebrity similarities.

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'The Blacklist' Continues Its Slow Decline Into Mediocrity

In "Dr. Adrian Shaw (No. 98)", creator Jon Bokenkamp seems dedicated to throwing ice water on our suspension of disbelief.

Anthony Merino
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Great Performances: 'Hamilton's America'

Marketing meets documentary in Hamilton's America, which makes it no less interesting and worth watching.

Anthony Merino
Politics

The Comedy Gift That Keeps on Giving: Late Night Hosts Respond to the Trump Tapes

The comedy gods bestowed on late night television the Trump tapes; all stepped up and answered the challenge.

Anthony Merino
Television

The Blacklist: Season 4, Episode 4 - "Gaia"

Even at its worst, The Blacklist never seemed lazy. Until now.

Anthony Merino
Television

The Blacklist: Season 4, Episodes 1 to 3

While it was disappointing to see one of the best characters -- Mr. Kaplan -- killed off, it was even more disappointing to see her brought back.

Anthony Merino
Reviews

Luke Cage: Season 1

Mike Colter and an exceptional supporting cast -- especially Alfre Woodard's brilliant performance -- bring the first African American comic hero to bold (and nuanced) life.

Anthony Merino
Television

Abandoned: Season 1, Episode 1 - "Ghost Mall"

McCrank's a likable host, but the first episode focused too much on him and not enough on the episode's subject.

Anthony Merino
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Netflix Original Series.

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Viceland

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Geeking Out: Season 1

Renaissance man Kevin Smith tries his hands at a fluff talk show; it's better than most, but still limited by the genre.

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AMC, American Movie Classic

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The A Word: Season 1, Episode 6 - "Lost"

There are no good reasons for actions that are selfish, mean and hurtful, a lesson Bowker will hopefully learn before season two.

Anthony Merino
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Penn & Teller: Fool Us: Season 3

Penn & Teller’s reverence of and respect for the vocation elevates the show considerably above mere brain candy.

Anthony Merino
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