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Summer TV 2014

Hank Stuever’s reviews of every new show for summer and a calendar for all returning shows

Is your favorite TV show canceled?

Is your favorite TV show canceled?

It’s that time of year — find out which broadcast series have been renewed for 2014-2015, canceled or are still in limbo.

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TV Critic

Read reviews, essays and cultural commentary from TV Critic Hank Stuever .

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Hank Stuever on TV: It’s okay to quit ‘The Leftovers’

Hank Stuever on TV: It’s okay to quit ‘The Leftovers’

Viewers want to like it, for good reasons (it’s on HBO, intense performances), but they can’t go on.

‘Big Brother’: Is this the most sexist season ever?

‘Big Brother’: Is this the most sexist season ever?

This cycle has taken misogyny to new heights thanks to vengeful contestants and one kind of scary stalking situation.

TV listings: Friday, August 1, 2014

TV listings: Friday, August 1, 2014

The CW premieres yet another magic series and David Bowie gets a much-deserved documentary on Showtime.

‘The Bachelorette’ runner-up maybe regrets discussing his sex life on live TV

‘The Bachelorette’ runner-up maybe regrets discussing his sex life on live TV

Perhaps realizing this isn’t the kind of publicity he wants, Nick is doing some damage control over his bold finale move.

TV listings: Thursday, July 31, 2014

TV listings: Thursday, July 31, 2014

The fantasy series “The Quest” debuts on ABC, and “Project Runway” goes to the movies.

Column

‘Sharknado 2’: The real fear is the fear of missing out

‘Sharknado 2’: The real fear is the fear of missing out

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | The tornado full of sharks descends on Manhattan — but can the lightning strike twice?

TV listings: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

TV listings: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Molly seeks refuge on ‘Extant’ and former White House press secretary Jay Carney stops by the ‘Late Show.’

TV listings: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TV listings: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanna gets dark on “Pretty Little Liars” and “Frontline” investigates America’s involvement in Iraq.

‘How to Survive a Sharknado’

‘How to Survive a Sharknado’

Andrew Shaffer has a new book to get you through the return of Syfy’s flying sharks on July 30.

‘The Leftovers’ recap, Episode 5: ‘Gladys’

‘The Leftovers’ recap, Episode 5: ‘Gladys’

Everyone’s complaining that the show is too dour, so let’s start things off with a grisly murder.

TV listings: Monday, July 28, 2014

TV listings: Monday, July 28, 2014

“Running Wild With Bear Grylls” premieres on NBC, and the CW has the “2014 Young Hollywood Awards.”