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

With Netflix’s ‘Roma,’ it’s viewers’ choice

By , Globe Staff

Right after the streaming service debuted the Oscar contender in theaters, it’s making it available in Netflix homes.


The week in TV: ‘Roma’ at home, Springsteen on Broadway, and therapists on screen

By , Globe Staff

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s take on what to watch this week.

TV Critic’s Corner

One view of the Writers Guild of America’s TV nominations

By , Globe Staff

There are no acting prizes, which makes the WGA list a little less exciting perhaps. But there are knowledgeable voters in the WGA, which makes their list worlds more legit.


A chill has set in for many of fall’s new shows

By , Globe Staff

Amid plenty of duds, some hits and some in-betweens.