Atlanta Review: Donald Glover's FX Series Has Smooth, Engaging Cadence
FX’s Atlanta is most distinct for what it isn’t, than what it is.
It’s a half-hour in format, but it’d be misleading to deem it a comedy. And though it revolves around a young man shepherding his cousin’s music career, this is a world away from Empire. READ MORE
Too Close to Home: Is Tyler Perry's TLC Drama Just Crazy Enough to Work?
Monday night marked the debut of TLC’s first-ever scripted series Too Close to Home — a political soap created, executive-produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry — and after spending the past 19 hours in quiet reflection, we’re finally ready to talk about it. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Summer TV Winners & Losers: UnREAL, Stranger Things, SYTYCD and More
As the temperatures (finally) start to cool, it’s time to take stock of which summer TV shows are coming away golden, and which got burned. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
The Get Down Review: Baz Luhrmann's Drama Deserves a Pretty Good Rap
Toward the end of Episode 2 of The Get Down, Baz Luhrmann’s ’70s-set drama about the rise of hip-hop and the fall of disco in New York City, there’s a line of dialogue that hints at the both the undeniable joys and the patented absurdities of the show’s premise and execution. READ MORE
Mr. Robot Review: Season 2 Boots Up With Less Hacking, More Heady Drama
Perhaps I was among a subset of Mr. Robot fans who appreciated Season 1 as a clever and engaging “heist” drama that was enriched by the fact that its antihero was, as eventually affirmed, plagued by mental illness.
The start of Season 2, though, inverts that formula READ MORE
Zoo Review: Season 2 Is Unabashedly Crazy Like a (Feral, CGI'd) Fox
If Tuesday’s two-hour premiere was any indication, CBS’ Zoo is going all in with Season 2. READ MORE
American Gothic Review: CBS' Killer Drama Brings Cheap Chills to Summer
We need to talk about the Hawthornes.
At first glance, the wealthy Boston family at the heart of CBS’ new summer drama American Gothic (premiering Wednesday, June 22 at 10/9c) might look like they just stepped out of a page from READ MORE
Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? Review: The Remake's Bloody Hilarious
Before you go saying, “OMG, TVLine hates everything lately!” that grade of “F” is for “fun.” If you liked NBC’s original, so-bad-it’s-awesome Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? odds are, you’re gonna love James Franco’s 20th-anniversary remake READ MORE
Animal Kingdom Review: Crime Pays for TNT's New Drama… Just Not Well
If first impressions last, Animal Kingdom is in trouble.
Based on a 2010 Australian movie, the now-SoCal-set TNT drama is well-acted, and the pilot (June 14, 9/8c), sharply directed by co-executive producer John Wells (The West Wing). But READ MORE
BrainDead Review: Good Wife Creators' D.C. Satire Will Make Your Head Ache
Here’s something troubling about BrainDead, CBS’ new political dramedy from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King: After watching three hour-long episodes, I can honestly say READ MORE