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

That moment when ‘Maude’ seemed 20 years ahead of its time

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The 1977 episode was called “The Gay Bar,” and that’s where it took place.

TV Critic’s Corner

The wonderful baddies of ‘Animal Kingdom’

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The TNT series is packed with an extended family of awful people who do awful things.

TV Critic’s Corner

Expect CNN to explore why Trump and Twitter are bad for each other

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The cable news channel airs a special Monday night.

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Dinklage joins with PETA to discourage ‘direwolf’ buying

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Huskies have gained in popularity with dog buyers, but many are being abandoned at shelters.