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COMFORT ZONE

Jim Carrey’s Biden impression is a below-average Joe

It’s a misguided choice that makes me think more about Carrey and his style than about Biden while I’m watching.

‘The West Wing’ cast reunites again, this time for a book

The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama.

John Oliver recaps last week’s SCOTUS hearings and town halls — and actually visits Danbury, Connecticut

The “Last Week Tonight” host focused a new episode on the World Health Organization in light of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agency amid a global pandemic.

This week’s TV: Network shows return, Nicole Kidman’s new crime drama, and the final debate

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in TV.

From dueling town halls to President Trump’s rallies, SNL skewers American politics

Saturday Night Live typically takes a no-holds-barred approach when satirizing the American political scene — and last night’s episode was no different.

TELEVISION

Expect golden moments in 50th-anniversary season of ‘Masterpiece’

The lineup is promising, as reported in an exclusive by Variety. The winter shows include “Elizabeth Is Missing,” “All Creatures Great and Small,” “Miss Scarlet and the Duke,” and “The Long Song.”

11 TV shows to check out before the end of the year

New series include another HBO rich-people crime drama, a Stephen King pandemic nightmare, and a star-studded adaptation of “Between the World and Me."

‘Dexter’ is getting another shot on Showtime

The network is bringing back the show for a 10-episode season next fall, which may give it a chance to revisit the 2013 finale that was so unsatisfying.