Yes, I'm a TV critic. But I've always believed my job is less about thumbs -- up or down -- and more about the conversation. Because the more choices we have, the fewer people in our lives know what we're talking about when we say, "Did you see that?" And that's when television really starts to get interesting.

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East Norriton woman’s grisly death becomes true-crime TV

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‘Goldbergs’ star takes her act to the real Jenkintown

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What's new or noteworthy on television the week of June 30.


This interview with ‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour won’t spoil a thing

The actor who plays Hawkins' irascible police chief talks about working with Winona Ryder and Millie Bobby Brown, how the show treats its grownups, and what about it makes him cry.


Why losing ‘The Office’ isn’t the worst thing for Netflix

Sure, it's a hassle that NBC wants "The Office" for its own streaming service, but look how Netflix is spinning it.