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

  • James Corden brings mean tweets, slapstick and Carpool Karaoke as Grammys' good humor man

    James Corden brings mean tweets, slapstick and Carpool Karaoke as Grammys' good humor man

    The Grammy Awards, whose 59th edition took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night, is essentially a series of performances interrupted by speeches. Depending on the state of the world, these may be topical or not. See below. This year, with “Late Late Show” host James Corden replacing...

  • 'The Missing,' 'QB1: Beyond the Lights'

    'The Missing,' 'QB1: Beyond the Lights'

    "The Missing" (Starz, starts Sunday). An excellent sequel to the excellent 2014 limited series of the same name, linked by a theme — the obsessive search for a missing person — and the character of French detective Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo). Like its predecessor, it runs on multiple chronological...

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