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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With new venue, ‘Conan’ taps into host’s improv roots

By , Globe Staff

On Monday, Conan O’Brien will begin filming his TBS show at a Los Angeles comedy club called Largo at the Coronet.


Guess who turned me on to ‘Shtisel’?

By , Globe Staff

To those who urged me to watch, I am deeply grateful.


Three shows to binge when they come back

By , Globe Staff

Good news on the renewal front for fans of "The Kominski Method," "The Great," and "Never Have I Ever."


In Netflix’s compelling ‘Stateless,’ a place where no one wants to be

By , Globe Staff

The six-part series is a masterfully told, forcefully acted nightmare about life in a dirty, bureaucratically impacted limbo.