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 Esquire.com 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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Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s Top 10 shows of 2019

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The best of the year — led by a series that became Sunday night appointment viewing — plus 10 more choices that almost made the cut.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

New and familiar faces in fourth season of 'The Crown’

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I am eager to see Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher.

MATTHEW GILBERT

A regal performance

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In "The Crown," Olivia Colman has moved the series' portrayal of Elizabeth II into a more mature place, and she's been remarkable.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

Stacey Abrams is developing a series with CBS

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The show, based on her novel “Never Tell,” will be about a linguistics professor who teams up with an investigative journalist on a missing-persons case.