Ted Lasso — the Apple TV+ series starring Jason Sudeikis as a clueless American coach taking over a British soccer team — avoids a sophomore slump with grace, heart and a lot of laughs.
Producer Kevin Smith reboots the '80s cartoon/action-figure-commercial by adding more mythology ... and thinning out the cast.
Viewers who woke up early in America to watch NBC's first live morning telecast of an Olympics opening ceremony Friday were greeted with a subdued presentation, where the COVID pandemic loomed large.
In the season 2 premiere, Ted Lasso struggles to help a star player, Rebecca double dates with Keeley and Roy, and Jamie Tartt is a man on an island.
A new Netflix documentary about tennis champion Naomi Osaka is a poignant, albeit curated, portrait of a young biracial woman navigating the precipice of sports superstardom.
The new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! brings a delightful cast to a parody of 1940s Broadway musicals, with good musical results, if things are a little mixed otherwise.
The series, produced by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, effortlessly grafts the bone-dry humor of What We Do in the Shadows onto the self-aggrandizing copaganda format of COPS.
Summer of Soul reveals never-before-seen film from a '69 Harlem concert series known as the Black Woodstock. McCartney 3-2-1 is a six-part series in which Paul McCartney talks to producer Rick Rubin.
Creator Mike White brings a group of rich guests to a luxury Hawaiian resort, where he explores the question of how much it costs to care about nobody except yourself.
HBO Max is launching a sequel to the original CW series Gossip Girl. And while it strains to be more contemporary, the series stumbles on the basics of good bad TV.
The latest season of the British police series on PBS Masterpiece is twistily plotted and suffused with sadness. Unforgotten packs much more of an emotional punch than your ordinary cop show.
The new season of I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson finds the sketch comedian digging even deeper under the surface of toxic masculinity to reveal its soft, hilariously pathetic center.
The Harlem Cultural Festival was filled with stars from soul, R&B, blues and jazz and drew more than 300,000 people. Questlove directs this breathtaking chronicle of Black culture in a pivotal moment.
As the members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences wrap up voting on nominations for the Emmys, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans offers a few under-the-radar recommendations.
Omar Sy plays a shapeshifting thief in the Netflix series modeled on Maurice Leblanc's Arsène Lupin novels. The new season offers a winning confection of speed, cool settings and good acting.