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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Critic’s Corner for Wednesday

By , Globe Staff

We don’t tend to think of reality TV and moral query at the same time.

TV Review

In History miniseries, ‘Texas Rising’ falls to stereotype

By , Globe staff

The overall plotting of the show, which is set in the 1830s, is as disjointed as it is clichéd.

The ticket: TV

By , Globe Staff

A day-by-day glimpse of this week’s TV highlights.


What makes shows like ‘Mad Men’ so great?

By , Globe Staff

What is the tie that binds “Mad Men,” “The Wire,” and others that puts them in a more rarefied group?