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COMFORT ZONE

Rediscovering Ricky Gervais’s hilarious BBC comedy ‘Extras’

The show is filled with squirm-inducing humiliation and VIP cameos.

TELEVISION

‘Will & Grace,’ the finale — take two

After three seasons that ranged from OK to pretty lousy, the revival is going to end on April 23.

TELEVISION

Like ‘Show Me a Hero’? Then show yourself these other excellent miniseries

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert tailors his suggestions to readers’ viewing preferences.

TELEVISION

11 great television escapes (plus a few extras), because reality is a bit much right now

TV critic Matthew Gilbert offers some salves for anxiety, existential dread, and boredom.

Could families bond around the TV, like they used to?

Since no one's leaving the house right now, maybe it's time to reinvent a ritual: gathering the family on one sofa in front of one screen.

TELEVISION

‘My Brilliant Friend’ remains transporting in season 2

This gorgeously filmed Italian production turns the long friendship between two women into an epic story filled with tragedy, redemption, humor, and rich period detail.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

Free trials give you access to TV’s best

A number of services are extending free trials, hoping to seduce new subscribers at a time when everyone is watching TV because of the coronavirus.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

Falling for Netflix’s ‘Feel Good’

It’s Canadian comic Mae Martin’s semi-autobiographical story of her relationship with a British woman who, until their romance, considered herself straight.