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

Steal some time to watch ‘Hustle’

By , Globe Staff

I’ve been a huge fan of the giddy British series, which ran from 2004 to 2012, since AMC began importing it in 2006.

TV Critic’s Corner

Gillian Anderson has left ‘The X-Files’ far behind

By , Globe staff

The former “X-Files” star has put in a decade and a half of extraordinary work.


This week in watching: Gillian Anderson’s ‘seX-Files,’ a Trump ‘halftime’ show, ‘Rent’ countdown

By , Globe Staff

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to the week ahead in television.

TV Critic’s Corner

Going out with a ‘Big Bang’

By , Globe Staff

While the CBS series “The Big Bang Theory” ends in May, it won’t disappear — thanks to repeats, “Young Sheldon,” and an upcoming musical heading for an opening off-Broadway.