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

A wait-and-see approach on ‘The Conners’

By , Globe Staff

The “Roseanne” spinoff series has gotten the go-ahead. The fictional family will return to ABC in the fall, with a 10-episode order and without Roseanne Barr.

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Do we really need to stay in touch with ‘The Conners’ after Roseanne?

By , Globe Staff

The effort might seem misguided, but Sara Gilbert, John Goodman, and Laurie Metcalf are really good at what they do.

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A guide to good Netflix vs. bad Netflix

By , Globe Staff

If it sometimes feels like you’re picking through a Filene’s Basement bin to find what you want, we’re here to help.


If you haven’t watched ‘Ozark’ yet, start now

By , Globe Staff

The second season of the Netflix crime drama starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney drops Aug. 31.