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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The week in watching: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ bad move, late night’s new face, Emmy anticipation

By , Globe Staff

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to what’s on television.

TV Critic’s Corner

This reality show is guaranteed to be ‘Legendary’

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The forthcoming Warner Media streaming channel, called HBO Max and due sometime next spring, has just ordered a new 10-episode dance competition.

The new shows to watch — and the ones to avoid — this fall

By , Globe Staff

Critic Matthew Gilbert sorts through the best and worst of fall TV’s plethora of choices.

TV Critic’s Corner

With podcast, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey put in a little ‘Office’ overtime

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The actresses, who played Pam and Angela, respectively, will host “Office Ladies,” a weekly podcast that will feature the pair breaking down episodes and telling behind-the-scenes stories.