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Documentary 'Sidney' debuts on Apple TV+

By Kevin McDonough Apple TV+ streams the 2022 documentary "Sidney," a profile and appreciation of actor Sidney Poitier (1927-2022). More than an actor, Poitier was seen — and, one could … more

'Simpsons' 34th season premiere accentuates longevity

By Kevin McDonoughHistorical in its own right, "The Simpsons" (8 p.m. Sunday, Fox, TV-PG) enters its 34th season, exploring that fine line, explored in "This Is Spinal Tap," between "stupid and … more

New season of 'The Kardashians' kicks off on Hulu

By Kevin McDonough When did product placement become a fixture of television? At a time when some streaming services have no advertising, sponsors must find clever ways to insinuate their products into the shot. Product placement in movies … more

A wondrous way to look at nature with 'Super/Natural'

By Kevin McDonough Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch and produced by James Cameron, the new National Geographic nature documentary series "Super/Natural" begins streaming on Disney+. Unlike most nature films, or at least all of those narrated … more

Hulu spoofs sitcoms (and itself) with 'Reboot'

Hulu sends up the streaming business and its habit of wrapping old favorites in new packages. Its new comedy series "Reboot" begins in the offices of Hulu, of all places, where Hannah (Rachel Bloom), … more

Ken Burns film reflects on America and the Holocaust

By Kevin McDonough PBS kicks off its fall season with a three-night television event, "The U.S. and the Holocaust" (8 p.m., Sunday, TV-14, check local listings), produced by Ken Burns, Lynne Novick and Sarah Botstein. World War II, long … more

CBS offers an old-fashioned 'Fall Preview'

By Kevin McDonough Before streaming, September brought the advent of a fall TV season and an onslaught of new shows. Now that the average Tuesday can bring 10 original series, the seasonal approach seems less important. The "CBS Fall Preview" … more

Back to 'Atlanta' for a fourth, final season

By Kevin McDonough The fourth and final season of the clever and addictive satire "Atlanta" (10 p.m., FX, TV-MA) begins with a traffic jam from hell. And by the time it runs through its brilliantly nightmarish half-hour, you get the sense that … more

Enough already with 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Despite working as a critic and thus being prone to finding fault with everything, I never find pleasure when a series is canceled, and am generally happy when I hear of a show's renewal. There are many jobs on the line. And for every big star we … more

Fox airs 'Academy of Country Music Honors'

Having showcased the first two episodes of its country music family melodrama "Monarch," Fox doubles down on its Nashville bona fides with the "Academy of Country Music Honors" (8 p.m.). Expect performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, … more

New this week: 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Goodnight Mommy'

By The Associated PressHere's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.MOVIES— Twin … more

Tune in Tonight for Monday, Sept. 12, 2022: Are the Emmys necessary?

"SNL"'s Kenan Thompson hosts the 74th Emmy Awards (8 p.m., NBC, TV-14). Few awards, or events, are more deserving of reformation or reinvention. The notion that Emmy voters, viewers or reviewers … more

Does race really matter in a fantasy world?

By Kevin McDonough Prime Video's "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" returns for a third episode. In an all-but-predictable move, some have criticized the series as "woke." They believe that the series' diverse casting "betrays" J.R.R. … more

Tune in Tonight for Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 10-11, 2022: 'Monarch,' 'Gigolo' and Serpent Queen' debut Sunday

Three new series premiere Sunday. One hearkens back to the days of prime-time soaps, and two unfold like fairy tales, complete with wicked queens. Fox debuts "Monarch" (8 p.m. Sunday, TV-14), a Texas-based melodrama about the leading family of … more

Is Hulu's 'Wedding Season' the first hit of the fall?

By Kevin McDonough Arriving just in time for what used to be called the fall TV season, Hulu's "Wedding Season" is a clever, assured and addictive mashup of two unlikely genres, the marriage-bound romcom and the espionage thriller. "Season" … more

Discovery's 'Explorers Club'; scary times on Shudder

By Kevin McDonough How many movies and other tales of adventure have begun with characters, mostly men, seated around overstuffed leather chairs in a cozy club, hatching schemes to travel further and faster than anyone before? Unless I'm very … more

Matthew Fox stars in apocalyptic drama 'Last Light'

By Kevin McDonough What happens when our crude isn't crude enough? That's the question posed by the limited series "Last Light," streaming on Peacock. It marks the return of Matthew Fox, who has been absent from the small screen since his stint … more

Prime Video spares no expense on Tolkien adaptation

By Kevin McDonough Amazon's Prime dominates Labor Day programming with the release of the long-awaited epic series "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power." But for a handful of trailers, widely available, there's been no promotional material … more

Weekend viewing options offer a little of everything

By Kevin McDonough On a weekend when fantasy buffs catch up with the third episode of HBO's "House of the Dragon" and some sample Prime Video's massive and expensive adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power," Netflix's most … more

AMC+ streams chilly new animated 'Pantheon'

By Kevin McDonough Speculative science fiction meets teenage angst in two-dimensional animation in the drama "Pantheon," streaming its first two episodes on AMC+. A new girl in a sleek high school, Maddie (Katie Chang) seems thoroughly … more
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