TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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This week in watching: Gillian Anderson’s ‘seX-Files,’ a Trump ‘halftime’ show, ‘Rent’ countdown

By , Globe Staff

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to the week ahead in television.

TV Critic’s Corner

Going out with a ‘Big Bang’

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While the CBS series “The Big Bang Theory” ends in May, it won’t disappear — thanks to repeats, “Young Sheldon,” and an upcoming musical heading for an opening off-Broadway.

TV Critic’s Corner

Julia Roberts won’t return to ‘Homecoming’

By , Globe Staff

The drama was given two seasons right off the bat from Amazon. But Roberts signed on for only one of them, and she has decided to let that be her last.

Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

These teen sex comedies have more than one thing on their mind

By , Globe Staff

Netflix’s “Sex Education” and Hulu’s upcoming “PEN15” are reinventing the hormone-fueled genre.