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Week in watching: Daytime impeachment viewing, Disney+, and ‘Twilight Zone’ on the big screen

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in television.


Seth Meyers’s terrible idea: Letting viewers ‘skip politics’

The late-night host's new stand-up special on Netflix gives viewers the option to skip past seven minutes of Trump talk. This is not a good precedent.

‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’ return is sure to bring ‘Good Times’

Produced by Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel, the ABC series will return for a second round on Dec. 18.

Showtime’s ‘Back To Life’ a captivating blend of humor and heartbreak

Daisy Haggard, who co-wrote the show, plays a 36-year-old woman who returns to her parents' home after 18 years in prison.


Chris and Scott Evans talk about cutting class in high school at Lincoln-Sudbury

The two Sudbury natives recounted the story to Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on “The Tonight Show” on Monday.

The week in watching: Trump Jr. on ‘The View,’ a BBC gem, and ‘Little Mermaid Live!’

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in television.

On ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Elizabeth Warren’ explains her Medicare for All plan

Cast member Kate McKinnon opened the show by portraying the Massachusetts senator on the campaign trail in Iowa, speaking to prospective voters about her newly released plan for health care.

Thoughts on the end of an ‘Affair’

In some ways, my relationship with the Showtime series has operated like the relationship between its central couple.