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

  • Robert Osborne was everyone's favorite movie date

    Robert Osborne was everyone's favorite movie date

    Let us now praise the dedicated television host, the person who turns a program into a place, who erases the screen and makes his house your house, and your house, his. Robert Osborne, who died in New York Monday at 84, was the face and voice of Turner Classic Movies from its 1994 debut, a man...

  • Time travel is all the rage in 'Time After Time' and 'Making History'

    Time travel is all the rage in 'Time After Time' and 'Making History'

    Time, the final frontier! There has been a lot of traveling in it, monkeying with it on television of late: "Timeless," "Legends of Tomorrow," "Frequency," "12 Monkeys," "Doctor Who" of course, "Future-Worm!" (that one's a cartoon). Sunday adds two more. H.G. Wells, of course, is the man who popularized...

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