TV Review: “The Accidental Wolf”

My review of a limited series with Broadway star Kelli O’Hara as a bored housewife dragged by a late-night phone call into a mystery about a murdered man and his pregnant wife.

Who Is In “Jeopardy”?

The producers of “Jeopardy!” have announced what they’ll do after Alex Trebek’s final episodes air in January, but I doubt that an online petition drive to make Levar Burton the new host will succeed. Here’s why.

Alex Trebek

Upon hearing that Alex Trebek died at age 80 this weekend, I thought not only about all the years I’d respected his work on “Jeopardy!” but also about the time I saw him host a game show in person.

Colbert and Stewart Disappoint

I’m a longtime fan of both Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, but as I explain in this post, the latter’s appearance on the former’s show Friday night was marred by bad acting, yelling for no reason, lousy lighting, and fuzzy video.

TV Review: “The Queen’s Gambit”

My review of a limited series on Netflix about a young orphan from Kentucky who becomes a chess prodigy and champion while battling an addiction to pills and booze, led by a stunning performance from Anya Taylor-Joy.

Double Your Sorkin

Here are my reviews of two recent Aaron Sorkin projects that are worth your time — the “West Wing” reunion special (now streaming on HBO Max) and “The Trial Of The Chicago 7” (now streaming on Netflix).

Bad Biden

Here’s why Lorne Michaels made a mistake bringing in Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden in the cold open political sketches on “Saturday Night Live.”

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