TV

HBO

For better or for worse, “Game of Thrones” is a markedly different show than it was four or five seasons ago.

"Killing Eve"

The scheming and manipulating, of course, is at the heart of “Killing Eve.” At surface-level, the show is a kind of mindless, stylish caper. But really, it’s so much more: a meditation on the female psyche, a study in power and vulnerability, an open question about what a woman can or should do to get ahead.

"Fosse/Verdon"

Though not only for theater nerds, the FX miniseries “Fosse/Verdon” requires a bit more background than usual to appreciate the story it tells.

Netflix

On TV, the most common narrative arc for disabled people is their constant internal conflict and attempt to fit into society. While Ryan experiences this as well, the show delves deeper into the complexities of how being disabled doesn’t give you a free pass to treat other humans as lesser.

Brandi Carlile

I remember country music most vividly as the twangy acoustic stream trickling from the speakers of my Papaw’s truck. A good ol’ boy from Jellico, Tennessee, Papaw let the warmth of fiddles and guitars ramble quietly in the truck cab.

HBO

From the time it premiered 20 years ago on NBC, certain people have always wanted to believe Washington operated like “The West Wing.” They wanted to imagine slick, educated, smooth-talking technocrats briskly walking through corridors and “reaching across the aisle” to solve the problems the peo

"Little Women: LA"

But, in my quest to hate it, I was swiftly knocked down. While the form is stale, uninspired and awkward, the premiere’s story managed to spark some genuine emotion.

CBS

Peele steps into Serling’s narrator role and does it effortlessly. It’s only when he opens his mouth that you’ll wish he had been a bit more involved.

"Wife Swap"

There weren’t many “oh snap” moments, which is a crucial component every good reality TV show needs to capture its audience.

NBC

Sitcoms are as American as television can get: They display our signature appreciation for tight-knit circles and the eerie feeling that although time is pushing onwards, you keep reaching the same equilibrium. In their take on “time,” Daily Arts Writers, Maxwell Schwarz and Sophia Yoon tackle recent changes to the sitcom form over time, particularly the recent popularization of single-camera comedies.