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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 Reviews

Two new TV sleuths: an immortal and a genius

By Matthew Gilbert , Globe Staff

Sadly, neither “Forever” nor “Scorpion” is particularly worthwhile.

The ticket: Television

By Matthew Gilbert , Globe Staff

Matthew Gilbert’s TV guide for the week.

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For female stars, roles need more depth

By Matthew Gilbert , Globe Staff

Almost all of this season’s new female-driven shows utterly fail to make their leads interesting and textured.

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Tea Leoni is a saint in a suit in ‘Madam Secretary’

By Matthew Gilbert , Globe Staff

Tea Leoni’s Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord is unwaveringly likable — and honorable and heroic.