Robert Lloyd


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

  • 'Will' examines Shakespeare's younger years

    'Will' examines Shakespeare's younger years

    William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, still the greatest writer the English language has produced, is back, as he always will be. A New York production of "Julius Caesar," in which the eponymous emperor was represented in the likeness of a certain sitting president, was recently controversial....

  • Andy Samberg's 'Tour de Pharmacy' is loaded with cameos and comedy

    Andy Samberg's 'Tour de Pharmacy' is loaded with cameos and comedy

    Styled as a presentation of HBO sports, the energetic, goofball mockumentary “Tour de Pharmacy” cocks an eye at bicycle racing, “a sport with literally hundreds of dollars on the line and dozens of fans — stakes are medium.” The special reunites writer Murray Miller, director Jake Szymanski and...

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