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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Television Review

The Bronte sisters — and family — revealed in ‘To Walk Invisible’

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PBS’s two-hour drama about three extraordinary years in the sisters’ household often succeeds in doing justice to the rich material.

TV Critic’s Corner

Spike channel will shed its name and image

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The relaunched channel will be a more “gender-balanced” outlet than Spike, according to Viacom CEO Bob Bakish.

television critic’s corner

‘SNL’ will be live in all time zones

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Plus four other takeaways from the week in TV.

BUZZSAW | Matthew gilbert

Making ‘Homeland’ grate again

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I’m beginning to feel like Peter Quinn, dragging myself through the story in a stupor, trying to remain interested in something, anything.