Matthew Gilbert

Gilbert has been the TV critic at the Globe since 1998. He has also written about TV for Slate, appeared on NPR, and been managing editor at the Boston Review.

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A powerhouse finale for ‘Game of Thrones’

By , Globe Staff

Fans will have a host of interesting possibilities to play around with during the many months until the show returns.


Keeping it ‘UnREAL’

By , Globe Staff

Reality TV has spawned something of value: a scripted series lampooning reality TV.


The Brits do crime shows really, really well

By , Globe Staff

Your thoughts on Brexit aside, let’s focus on something we can all agree on: The English have fantastic cop shows.

The Ticket: TV


Just when this season of “Game of Thrones” was losing focus, last week’s “The Battle of the Bastards” came along and changed it all up. Now comes the finale.