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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

  • New TNT drama 'Animal Kingdom' is subtler than premise suggests

    New TNT drama 'Animal Kingdom' is subtler than premise suggests

    "Animal Kingdom," a new drama premiering Tuesday on TNT, begins quietly, with paramedics entering a house where a woman is unconscious on a couch; next to her, a teenage boy watches television. "What's she taken?" "Heroin," says the boy (Finn Cole), whose name is Josh but is called “J.” Later,...

  • Silliness played straight makes new TBS comedy 'Wrecked' a pleasure

    Silliness played straight makes new TBS comedy 'Wrecked' a pleasure

    One of those networks you might not think about much, if you think about networks at all, TBS more than doubled its original comedy programming this winter and spring with the addition of "Angie Tribeca," "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee," and "The Detour," co-created by Bee and her husband and...

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