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April 5, 2016 Comment

‘The People v. OJ Simpson’ Ends Tonight, Amid Critical And Social Media Buzz

One of the year’s most critically acclaimed TV shows wraps up tonight on FX.

March 24, 2016 2 Comments

‘The Catch’ Is Shonda Rhimes’ Newest Production

Thursday evenings on ABC are known for their lineup of Shonda Rhimes shows, including “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

March 16, 2016 4 Comments

‘The Americans’ Walks The Line Between Spy Thriller And Family Drama

The FX show, which returns tonight for its fourth season, focuses on the tensions of being a spy, and the tensions of being part of a family.

January 6, 2016 7 Comments

American Idol Worth Remembering, But Worth Ending Too

The show’s 15th and final season begins tonight. It transformed a genre and dominated TV for years, but its ratings have spiraled.

December 25, 2015 Comment

Extra Time On Your Hands This Holiday Season? Try These Shows

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says ’tis the season to catch up on the shows you haven’t had time to watch the rest of the year. These are his ideas.

December 18, 2015 Comment

Season 5 Of ‘Homeland’ Echoes Recent Attacks

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans thinks “Homeland” might be one of the most overlooked TV series rebounds in 2015.

December 14, 2015 Comment

In Season 2, Fargo Is Still Fresh

The FX TV show “Fargo” will air its Season 2 finale Monday night. NPR’s TV critic Eric Deggans weighs in on how the show has garnered such success.

December 10, 2015 2 Comments

Netflix Leads Networks In Golden Globe Nominations

The online network garnered eight nominations, putting it ahead of all other networks. The film “Carol” earned five nominations.

December 3, 2015 2 Comments

NBC Updates ‘The Wiz’ For A Modern Audience

NPR’s Eric Deggans talks about the reasons behind that choice, and the cultural impact the story has had in the last 40 years.

October 30, 2015 2 Comments

Apps Fuel TV’s Latest Attempts At Quiz Shows

NBC is hoping its upcoming show “QuizUp America” could be as popular as classics like “Wheel of Fortune” or “Jeopardy!”

October 21, 2015 Comment

TV Show Revivals Hope To Recapture Fans’ Hearts

Netflix is in negotiations to revive “Gilmore Girls” and “The X-Files” is returning to Fox for the first time in 13 years.

September 3, 2015 5 Comments

What To Watch On-Demand This Fall

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans explains what original content means to online streaming services, and what shows are coming this fall.

August 19, 2015 2 Comments

Lifetime Looks To Get Younger

On Saturday, Lifetime will premiere “Unauthorized Full House,” billed as a behind-the-scenes look at the popular ’90s TV show.

June 24, 2015 Comment

Seinfeld Goes Online, But Who Will Watch?

Hulu is now streaming all nine seasons of the classic ’90s sitcom, but will it hold up to a younger online viewing audience?

June 10, 2015 5 Comments

‘Game Of Thrones’ And Not Saving The Best For Last

NPR’s Eric Deggans has noticed a trend: shows that put their most exciting moments one or two episodes before the finale.

May 28, 2015 2 Comments

A Summer TV Preview From NPR’s Eric Deggans

It used to be that summer was a time for reruns on television, but networks are now taking summer television seriously.

May 19, 2015 Comment

Look Back At David Letterman’s Top 10 Moments

We look back at David Letterman’s top 10 moments hosting the “Late Show” on CBS ahead of final episode on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015 2 Comments

What's New Is Old At The TV Upfronts

NPR’s TV critic Eric Deggans is most excited about ABC bringing the Muppets to network television for the first time in nearly 20 years.

May 5, 2015 Comment

The End Of An Era: Looking Back On Letterman’s Legacy

The countdown begins for the “Late Show with David Letterman.” On May 20th, he’ll wrap-up an accomplished 33-year career.

May 1, 2015 Comment

‘Penny Dreadful’ Does Horror Well

The second season returns to Showtime on Sunday. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show offers much more than cheap spooks.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.