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April 23, 2015 Comment

‘Full House’ Is Latest Old TV Hit To Be Revived

The ’90s sitcom will return as “Fuller House” on Netflix. John Stamos will reprise his role, along with some – though not all – of his costars.

April 21, 2015 2 Comments

Comedy Central Hit ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Returns Tonight

Amy Schumer’s comedy show returns for a third season tonight, and she’s starring in a Judd Apatow film out this summer.

April 14, 2015 2 Comments

As ‘Justified’ Ends, Tumbleweeds Take Over TV Westerns

Tonight marks the end of the road for FX’s Western drama “Justified,” a cult and critic favorite.

April 7, 2015 2 Comments

TV Owns Your Sunday Nights

This Sunday, there are new episodes of nine critically-acclaimed shows, including “Mad Men,” “Game of Thrones” and “The Good Wife.”

April 1, 2015 Comment

God Is Everywhere, At Least On TV

Ahead of Easter and Passover, TV is flooded with religious programming, from NBC’s “A.D. The Bible Continues” to CNN’s “Finding Jesus.”

March 24, 2015 Comment

James Corden Is The New Face of ‘The Late Late Show’

TV critic Eric Deggans says that James Cordens first night hosting “The Late Late Show” was a blast from the past.

March 16, 2015 Comment

Apparent Murder Confession In HBO’s ‘The Jinx’

A day after his arrest on a warrant in relation to a homicide investigation — HBO aired an unguarded moment from Robert Durst in which he apparently confesses to murder.

March 10, 2015 8 Comments

4 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

NPR’s Eric Deggans says there is an abundance of great programming right now, including four shows that are going under the radar.

March 3, 2015 2 Comments

What Makes Or Breaks A TV Remake?

British television’s crime drama “Broadchurch” has been an absolute success, but the American remake “Gracepoint” flopped. Why?

February 24, 2015 Comment

‘House Of Cards’ Returns, But Just How Popular Is It?

Many Americans will probably binge watch all 13 episodes of the third season this weekend, but it’s impossible to know how many.

February 19, 2015 8 Comments

Eddie Murphy Was Supposed To Play Bill Cosby

Comedian Norm Macdonald says Murphy refused to play the role of Bill Cosby that was created for him on SNL’s 40th anniversary show.

February 2, 2015 20 Comments

Super Bowl Ads: Winners And Losers

NPR’s Eric Deggans says this year’s ads were less edgy and innovative than in prior years. He talks about the good, the bad and the bizarre.

January 27, 2015 7 Comments

Why Aren’t There More Latinos On TV?

New numbers show the four big television networks have made progress diversifying their casts, but only among African-Americans.

January 20, 2015 2 Comments

‘The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore’: A Critic's Look

The show premiered on Comedy Central last night and dove right into conversations on race. NPR’s Eric Deggans shares his take.

January 6, 2015 3 Comments

HBO's ‘The Wire’ Now Looks As Modern As It Feels

TV critics from NPR and the Baltimore Sun discuss how the series, newly remastered, has been relevant and even prescient.

January 1, 2015 Comment

TV In 2015: The Brits Are Back

American television loves nothing better than a spot of tea, singing medieval knights and those delightful accents.

December 23, 2014 Comment

Forget The ‘Best’ TV Of The Year – Which Moments Changed Culture In 2014?

From David Letterman announcing his retirement to black actress Lupita Nyong’o talking about accepting the color of her skin.

December 9, 2014 18 Comments

The Growth Of Streaming TV

People are watching a lot less traditional broadcast television. But TV sets were the most popular tech purchase this Black Friday.

December 1, 2014 Comment

Bravo Debuts Its First Scripted Series

The cable network known for its reality TV shows is launching a scripted show, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.”

November 20, 2014 3 Comments

Legendary Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83

NPR’s Eric Deggans has this remembrance of one of the most honored and successful directors in entertainment.

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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.