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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

  • 'Roots' is still fresh and shocking 40 years later

    'Roots' is still fresh and shocking 40 years later

    "Roots" premiered on ABC in January 1977,  just a few months after Alex Haley published the historical novel upon which it was based -- a phenomenon on the back of a phenomenon. Now remade for the flat-screen generations by History, the new version will surely reap the benefits of 40 extra years...

  • Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara get wigged out on 'Schitt's Creek'

    Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara get wigged out on 'Schitt's Creek'

    In the rich, delightful and awkwardly named "Schitt's Creek," now in its second season on Pop – and its first season eligible for an Emmy -- Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara play Johnny and Moira Rose, rich people who lose all their money and find themselves living in a motel in a small town they...

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