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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Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus TV’s best-ever comic actress?

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A genius at making shallowness and awkwardness into comic goldmines, Louis-Dreyfus knows how to transform the trivial into the revelatory.

TV Confessions: Robert Carlock

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A Weston native, the Emmy-winning writer co-created Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” with Tina Fey.

Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV this weekend

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Matthew Gilbert’s picks for what to watch, including “Nurse Jackie” on Showtime.

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Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Thursday

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Matthew Gilbert looks at what’s on television Thursday, including “Louie” on FX.