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Reality dating shows are getting stranger by the day. But there may be a method to the madness.

HBO Max's "FBoy Island" and Netflix's "Sexy Beasts" and "Love Is Blind" reunion special aren't particularly deep, but they may reflect some real anxieties we have about modern dating.
  • Jul 28, 2021

Empty seats, muddled messaging and a botched ‘Imagine’ make for a lackluster Olympic Opening Ceremonies

At least the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremonies had Naomi Osaka.
  • Jul 23, 2021

‘Ted Lasso’ overwhelms with its kindness and compassion. It’s okay to find it annoying.

"Ted Lasso," the breakout hit from Apple TV Plus, returns for a second season with more of its energetic — some might say exhausting — wholesomeness.
  • Jul 22, 2021

With horror franchises, ‘Fear Street’ and ‘American Horror Stories’ prove vibes matter more than mythologies

The Netflix film series "Fear Street" spends its trilogy establishing a cinematic universe, but it's FX on Hulu's "American Horror Stories" anthology series that leaves you wanting more.
  • Jul 21, 2021

The second season of ‘Never Have I Ever’ gives us more of its best — and its worst

"Never Have I Ever," the Netflix teen grief-com co-created by Mindy Kaling, returns with a sense of more, but not much growth.
  • Jul 15, 2021
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The Emmy nominations actually reflect some of this year’s best TV (with a few ‘Emily in Paris’-type exceptions)

Despite some glaring snubs, this year's Emmy nominations capture what brought us together.
  • Jul 13, 2021

‘The White Lotus’ is the latest show to join HBO’s carnival of awful rich people we can’t look away from

Mike White's "The White Lotus" deliciously ruins vacations — luxurious Hawaiian ones at that — just as we’re allowed to take them again.
  • Jul 9, 2021
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12 female-forward TV shows to fill the ‘Younger’- and ‘Bold Type’-shaped hole in your heart

Because we all need some brain sugar like "Bridgerton" and "Gossip Girl" from time to time.
  • Jul 9, 2021

‘The Good Fight’ was the best of the anti-Trump shows. In a post-Trump world, it’s just as exhilarating.

The promising new season of "The Good Fight" is done with Trump the man, but not his populist influence.
  • Jul 8, 2021
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How ‘The Bold Type’ went from an irresistible feminist fantasy to an out-of-touch disappointment

The final season of Freeform's dramedy "The Bold Type" was an unmitigated disaster marred by rushed story lines and one final affront to its most underserved character.
  • Jul 2, 2021