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

On BET and Netflix, singing the praises of Quincy Jones

By , Globe Staff

BET will air a concert marking the music icon’s 85th birthday, and Netflix has a new documentary out.

TV Critic’s Corner

Chris Evans to star in Boston-centric miniseries ‘Defending Jacob’

By , Globe Staff

The series will be an adaptation of the novel by Boston author William Landay.

TV’s new shows this fall, from binge to cringe

By , Globe Staff

TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to the new shows debuting during television’s peak season.

TV Critic’s Corner

Marshmallows haven’t seen the last of ‘Veronica Mars’

By , Globe Staff

According to star Kristen Bell, who posted the news first on social media, Hulu has ordered eight new episodes of the series, which left the air in 2007.