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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TV Critic’s Corner for Thursday, March 26

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I hate it when actors indulge in fake crying, that squinching up of the face with simultaneous vocal blubberings but no tears.

Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

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Matthew Gilbert’s guide to television tonight, including “Girls” on HBO.

Television Review

Dumb and dumber in Florida

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“Big Time in Hollywood, FL” is the newest addition to the Comedy Central lineup, and it follows two inept twentysomething brothers.

TV Review

In James Corden’s ‘Late, Late Show’ debut, instant familiarity

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Many Americans might easily have felt as though they were spending the hour with an old friend.