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 Esquire.com 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

E! talk show will keep Philipps very Busy

By , Globe Staff

The “Freaks and Greeks” star will host “Busy Tonight,” which will air from Sundays through Wednesdays at 10 p.m.

TV Critic’s Corner

Hasan Minhaj files his last ‘Daily Show’ report

By , Globe Staff

Now, he’s following fellow “Daily Show” alums Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, and Samantha Bee into the world of talk shows.

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Omarosa is the anti-heroine we’ve all been waiting for

By , Globe Staff

I can’t imagine coming up with a more perfect premise for a dishy, cynical TV drama than her tale of revenge and need.

TV Critic’s Corner

Every week, a majestic opening to ‘The Affair’

By , Globe Staff

It has plenty of detractors, but to me the title sequence, set to Fiona Apple’s music, is a perfect reflection of the show it introduces.