TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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TV Critic’s Corner

Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ ticketed for TV

By , Globe Staff

The author has sold the rights to a company that intends to adapt it into a series, not a movie.


These days, just any old psycho killer won’t do

By , Globe Staff

With TV churning out so many murder mysteries — including some excellent ones — originality counts more than ever.

TV Critic’s Corner

PBS wants you to read some great books, then pick a winner

By , Globe Staff

Which books will be the network’s own Justin vs. Kelly?

Television Review

Simmons doubles the pleasure, but ‘Counterpart’ is convoluted

By , Globe Staff

The actor plays duplicates who live in parallel universes, but meet to track down an assassin.