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Altered Carbon Review: Sci-Fi Drama Is Visually Stunning, Unevenly Paced

When technology advances to the point that death is more a minor inconvenience and less a consciousness-ending blow, humans will have the theoretical …

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'The Resident': TV Review

Fox's new medical drama goes from annoying to average, leaving stars like Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp and Bruce Greenwood deserving better.<p>I tend to …

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'Dawson's Creek' Turns 20: Kevin Williamson Reveals the Teen Drama's Deepest Secrets

Josh Jackson as Dawson, Katie Holmes' moving pre-audition request and a deeply personal coming out story: The creator of the series that made stars …

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TV Review: Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’ on HBO

Populated by series like “Broadchurch,” “Happy Valley,” “Top of the Lake” and various versions of “The Bridge,” a TV subgenre has flourished in …

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'Corporate': TV Review

Comedy Central's new workplace comedy is visually and topically dark, and has potential amid its gloominess.<p>Deeply cynical, veering between quite …

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‘Black Lightning’ Expands The Boundaries Of DC Comics TV Shows

The title character of the CW’s latest DC Comics drama, <i>Black Lightning</i>, has a messy real-life origin story. In the late ‘70s, DC was very belatedly ready to introduce its first comic with an African American hero — sort of. The plan wasn’t for Black Lightning, but for the Black Bomber, a racist …

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'The Alienist': TV Review

Caleb Carr's bestseller finally makes it to the screen in a TNT adaptation full of solid performances and gorgeous, creepy visuals.<p>When Caleb Carr's</i> …

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'Counterpart': TV Review

With J.K. Simmons' outstanding performance, Starz finds a compelling, intriguing winner in the murky espionage series.<p><i>Counterpart</i>, the compelling new …

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TV Review: ‘Alone Together’ on Freeform

It’s deceptively quite difficult to make being a terrible person into comic brilliance — and there’s no better proof than a show like “Alone …

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American Crime Story: Versace Review: Season 2 Is OK, But It's No O.J.

Season 2 of FX’s <i>American Crime Story</i> has big gloves shoes to fill. Ryan Murphy’s true-crime anthology kicked off in spectacular fashion with <i>The</i> …

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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes on Sunday night were the first major awards ceremony to be held since the sexual harassment accusations against Harvey Weinstein were revealed. You could almost draw a direct line from #MeToo and Time’s Up (the anti-harassment initiative sponsored by powerful Hollywood women) to …

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These Are TV’s 7 Biggest Questions for 2018 at the TCA Winter Press Tour

While CES becomes a bigger spotlight for television each year, the industry’s premier January event continues to be the Television Critics …

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'The End of the F***ing World': TV Review

Netflix's new British import is a twisted, funny anti-romance led by great performances from Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden.<p><i>The End of the F***ing</i> …

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TV Review: Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi’ on Showtime

“The Chi” performs an important service: It transforms the word “Chicago” from something approaching an epithet into a three-dimensional place, a …

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'Grown-ish': TV Review

Freeform's 'Black-ish' spinoff is about the least defined member of the Johnson family trying to define herself in college, which takes some time.<p>Go …

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9-1-1 Review: An All-Star Cast Can't Resuscitate Fox's Stale Procedural

Ryan Murphy’s TV shows always attract top-notch talent, and his new Fox drama <i>9-1-1</i> (debuting Wednesday at 9/8c) is no exception, with Connie Britton, …

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Let’s start again: 12 resolutions for pop culture in 2018

It’s a New Year, and with it comes the opportunity for a fresh start—to take a hard and unflinching look at the areas in our lives that could stand …

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Winter TV Preview: Black Lightning, Rise, Versace, Good Girls and 10 Other New Shows to Get Excited About

A year ago, we pointed you in the direction of a strange burg called <i>Riverdale</i>, whispered about some <i>Big Little Lies</i> and X-alted <i>Legion</i>. So, what’s …

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TV Review: ‘LA to Vegas’ on Fox

Poking fun at air travel is ubiquitous: It’s a staple of stand-up, and an airplane episode is practically a sitcom convention. “LA to Vegas” takes …

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'The X-Files' Season 11: TV Review

Fox's 'The X-Files' is back again with more cumbersome mythology from Chris Carter and another dazzling Darin Morgan standalone.<p>When <i>The X-Files</i> …

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Black Mirror season 4: EW reviews all six episodes

Is anyone optimistic about technology anymore? Are they insane? When <i>Black Mirror</i> debuted in 2011, it felt conventional to praise the digital future, …

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Best TV 2017: the 35 best episodes - Vox

From Big Little Lies to Rick & Morty, Outlander to Twin Peaks, these were TV’s outstanding installments.<p>Every passing year brings more and more television, making year-end lists like this one increasingly difficult to compile. But the bright side of the Peak TV onslaught is that there’s more TV to …

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Winter TV Preview: 10 New Shows to Watch Out for in 2018

For years, the fall and spring seasons were when television networks would trot out their shiniest new shows in an effort to ensnare the attention …

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TV Review: ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 on Netflix

With:Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson, Michaela Coel, Andrea Riseborough, Andrew Gower, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole, …

The 10 most overhyped TV shows of the year that you never need to see

In today's overcrowded television world, networks are pulling out all the stops to get viewers' attentions.<p>From huge movie theater premieres to big star castings and franchise spin-offs, these TV shows debuted with much fanfare but failed to hold up under the spotlight.<p>Here are the 10 most …

'Jean-Claude Van Johnson': TV Review

Amazon's Jean-Claude Van Damme comedy fails to maintain the creative charge of its unexpectedly clever pilot.<p>Given its precariously high concept, …

The 2017 Uproxx TV Critics Poll

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The A.V. Club’s 20 best TV shows of 2017

T<i>he A.V. Club</i>’s picks for the top TV of 2017 carry with them a hint of escapism: otherworldly settings, larger-than-life characters, lavish costumes, …

The 10 Most Disappointing Shows of 2017

This week we’ve honored the best TV shows of the year, as well as the top 10 new series, but now it’s time to shift gears in a more cringeworthy …