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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Critic’s Corner for Saturday

By , Globe Staff

The Graham Norton Show 10 p.m., BBC AmericaOne of the pleasures of this show, and of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” with Andy Cohen, is the way the guests interact with one another.


Very proper ending for lords, ladies of ‘Downton’

By , Globe Staff

Teacups around the world were heard dropping with the news that PBS’s “Downton Abbey” would end after the sixth season.

Television Review

‘Killing Jesus’: A lackluster telling, but with wigs

By , Globe Staff

It’s a shallow telling of the Jesus story, with no more distinction than you might find in the generic reenactments of some historical documentary.

TV Critic’s Corner for Friday, March 27

By , Globe Staff

Dreamcatcher 9 p.m., ShowtimeAt a time when Congress is gridlocked over a bill that would help victims of human trafficking, here is a documentary about former Chicago prostitute Brenda Myers-Powell and the nonprofit foundation she started to end human trafficking and prevent the sexual exploitation of at-risk youth.