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Robert Lloyd

Columnist

Robert Lloyd has been a Los Angeles Times television critic since 2003. Previously, he held that position at L.A. Weekly, whose music editor and critic he also was for some years, and was the author of the Today column at the late Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. His oral history of “Freaks & Geeks” appeared in the January 2013 issue of Vanity Fair. Sometimes, usually after dark, he masquerades as a musician (credits available on request).

Recent Articles

  • NBC's new doctor show 'Heartbeat' has a pulse but not much else going for it

    NBC's new doctor show 'Heartbeat' has a pulse but not much else going for it

    Premiering Tuesday before it moves to its official time slot on Wednesday, "Heartbeat," a doctor show from NBC, comes on like a longing look at ABC's indomitable "Grey's Anatomy" — a semi-comical medical drama where the sexual tension counts for as much as the medical challenges and ethical conundrums....

  • 'The Passion': Fox presents the Jesus of New Orleans

    'The Passion': Fox presents the Jesus of New Orleans

    For its musical Palm Sunday TV spectacular take on a Christian passion play – the theatrical retracing of the last days and hours in the life of Jesus – Fox, Dick Clark Productions' and "Glee" music producer Adam Anders, enlisted the city of New Orleans, Tyler Perry and a passel of pop songs and...

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