Mary McNamara's work was recognized as a 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist in the Criticism category. The jury noted "her searching television criticism that often becomes a springboard for provocative comments on the culture at large."
12:00 PM PST, November 12, 2013
Lindsay Lohan is a bad fit for Elizabeth Taylor's captivating grown-up charms in 'Liz & Dick.'
11:48 AM PDT, April 13, 2012
There's a cool cleverness to Lena Dunham's tale of twentysomethings premiering on HBO, but these 'Girls' keep their distance, making it tough for viewers to connect.
11:53 AM PDT, May 2, 2012
Since a court decision loosened restrictions, the expletive has been showing up everywhere -- often to great comedic effect. But is there a larger trend at play?
12:00 PM PDT, April 15, 2013
Take it from someone who knows: The struggle with childhood obesity, illustrated vividly on television, is a battle of both the mind and the mouth for an overweight kid.
8:00 AM PST, December 15, 2012
Whether it's 'Revolution,' 'The Hunger Games' or 'Downton Abbey,' the scenes on TV and film of society facing a cataclysmic event capture today's zeitgeist of fear of a world-changing event.
12:00 PM PDT, November 3, 2012
Some fuss was recently made over the role President Obama plays in "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," a docu-drama premiering on National Geographic Channel on Sunday.
12:00 PM PDT, September 12, 2013
Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke.
12:54 PM PDT, April 15, 2013
Brainy. Prickly. Those qualities persisted in the M.D. played by Hugh Laurie. Farewell to a game-changer.
12:00 PM PDT, June 22, 2012
If you ask a smart, talented, prolific, highly opinionated and possibly overextended writer to create a series for you whenever he gets the chance, you might get a terrific television show.
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