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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Still Star-Crossed’ and ‘Michael Jackson’
Culture, Today

A Romeo and Juliet series from the Shonda Rhimes universe. And a notable Michael Jackson impersonator makes his acting debut as the King of Pop....

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‘The Leftovers’ Season 3, Episode 7: Bombs Away
Culture, Yesterday

The penultimate episode brings a shadow reality in the form of a dream....

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Jared Martin, Who Played Dusty Farlow on ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 75
Culture, Yesterday

Mr. Martin also appeared in a number of popular television shows, including episodes of “The Love Boat,” “Magnum P.I.” and “Murder, She Wrote.”...

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‘Still Star-Crossed’ Goes Beyond Romeo and Juliet
Culture, Yesterday

This new ABC drama from Shondaland imagines a Shakespearean sequel with feuding families, a beleaguered prince and, of course, romance....

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Where Did the Great Hollywood Baseball Movie Go?
Magazine, May 23

In an era of analysts and HD broadcasts, audiences don’t see the players as larger-than-life characters anymore....

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘The Take’ and the National Memorial Day Concert
Culture, Yesterday

Idris Elba — who made breaking the rules a very good thing in “Luther” — goes rogue as a C.I.A. officer. And Laurence Fishburne joins Joe Mantegna as host of a tribute to the armed services....

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Greed, Injustice and Decadence: What 5 Scenes From a Hit TV Show Say About China
Foreign, May 27

“In the Name of the People” has become one of the most popular shows in Chinese history, with themes and scenes that mirror real life....

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘War Machine’ and ‘Take 5: A More Perfect Patriot’
Culture, May 27

Brad Pitt swaggers onto the screen as a big-gun general — any similarities to a living person are purely intentional. And six filmmakers tackle patriotism....

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HBO Renews ‘Veep’ and ‘Silicon Valley,’ but There’s One Subtraction
Culture, May 26

The network said it would bring back the acclaimed sitcoms, though T.J. Miller won’t be returning to ‘Silicon Valley.’...

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‘Twin Peaks’ Season 3, Episodes 3-4: Falling in Space
Culture, May 26

Two episodes, encompassing the mystical and the silly....

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Geoffrey Rush Loves to Play Rogues and Fools. A Genius, Too.
Arts & Leisure, May 26

He talks about portraying historical figures like Einstein and his fresh turn as Barbossa in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”...

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How Jo Miller of ‘Full Frontal With Samantha Bee’ Spends Her Sundays
Metropolitan, May 26

During the week, Ms. Miller, 50, lives with her cat, Sammy, in Harlem, but on Friday nights, they drive to her 650-square-foot house in the Catskills....

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Young Comic TV Showrunners From Left Field
Arts & Leisure, May 26

Kulap Vilaysack is part of an emerging group of first-time series creators and showrunners who are more likely to come from outside of TV writer backgrounds....

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Seth Meyers Slams Republican for Violent Response to Reporter
Culture, May 26

Late-night TV hosts pounced on Greg Gianforte, who won the election on Thursday for Montana’s vacant House seat despite being charged with assaulting a reporter....

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In Controversy, Hannity Isn’t Seeing Advertisers’ Exodus That O’Reilly Did
Business, May 25

Companies are sticking by Sean Hannity as he promotes his conspiracy theory surrounding the murder of a D.N.C. staff member, claiming he is not violating their core values....

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘David Lynch’ and the Final Season of ‘Bloodline’
Weekend, May 26

Tripping out to “Twin Peaks”? Follow its visionary director’s artistic trajectory. Elsewhere, the Rayburns return for a last ride through the Keys....

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Jerry Perenchio, Entertainment Mogul Who Advised ‘Think Big,’ Dies at 86
Business, May 25

Mr. Perenchio promoted the first Ali-Frazier fight, produced television shows with Norman Lear and turned Univision into the dominant Hispanic TV network in the United States....

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The Summer TV Lineup: 13 Series to Watch
Arts & Leisure, May 25

Money-laundering manicurists, a Stephen King detective story and, oh yeah, “Game of Thrones.”...

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What You Should Read About the Most Interesting Episodes of ‘Master of None’ Season 2
Watching, May 25

If you’ve finished watching Season 2 and are looking for some insight into its most remarkable moments, this reading list is for you....

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A Speedy Refresher Course for Your Summer TV Favorites
Arts & Leisure, May 25

Catch Up on “House of Cards,” “Game of Thrones,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “Younger” and “Queen Sugar.”...

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In Jennifer Lopez’s ‘World of Dance,’ the Dancers Are the Stars
Arts & Leisure, May 25

On the new TV dance competition, Ms. Lopez says she wants the dancers to shine — and have an opportunity to “really make some money.”...

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Pope’s Stone-Faced Meeting With Trump Becomes Late-Night Fodder
Culture, May 25

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel all quipped on Wednesday night about President Trump’s visit to the Vatican....

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In Rare Move, Netflix Cancels ‘The Get Down,’ a Hip-Hop Series
Culture, May 25

The show, which was from the filmmaker Baz Luhrmann and ran one season, was set in the South Bronx in the late 1970s. It is unusual for Netflix to cancel an original series....

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What’s on TV Thursday: Red Nose Day and a ‘Love Actually’ Reunion
Culture, May 25

NBC celebrates Red Nose Day in support of poor children around the world with the help of some celebrities, including cast members of “Love Actually.”...

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‘Fargo’ Season 3, Episode 6: Ray the Loser
Culture, May 24

Gloria finally meets Varga, who will be her biggest foe as the season concludes....

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Jury Is Selected for Bill Cosby Trial
Culture, May 24

Two jurors out of 12 are African-American, and the racial makeup of the panel became a point of contention during the selection process....

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Stephen Colbert Wins Season Ratings Battle, Thanks to DVRs
Business, May 24

The ratings spread between CBS’s late night show and NBC’s is marginal. But that gap is expected to widen, by about a million, once delayed data is collected....

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Kudos to Jimmy Fallon
Letters, May 24

A reader is grateful to have a late-night host who doesn’t focus on politics....

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Watch the First Trailer for ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7
Watching, May 24

The great war begins, apparently....

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Episode 7: Crossing the Border
Culture, May 24

This episode feels like a rote collage of imagery culled from countless other depictions of dystopias....

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Alan Yang, a ‘Master of None’ Creator, on Season 2, Chef Jeff and That Final Shot
Culture, May 24

A spoiler-filled conversation with one of the creators of the smart Netflix series....

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Michael Jackson’s Final Years Become a Lifetime Movie
Arts & Leisure, May 24

“Searching for Neverland” is based on a book in which the King of Pop’s bodyguards recall his tumultuous last months....

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Have You Heard the One About the Angsty Comic? Yes, Too Often
Arts & Leisure, May 24

Despite the proliferation of shows about comedians, their inner torment may not be as fascinating as TV seems to think....

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Two Women Walk Into a Club: Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor
Arts & Leisure, May 24

They discuss their new Showtime series, “I’m Dying Up Here,” set in the Los Angeles comedy scene of the 1970s, where women were rare and undervalued....

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Stephen Colbert Joins Trump’s Twitter ‘Intervention’
Culture, May 24

The “Late Show” host read a letter: “Dear President Trump, your tweeting has affected me in the following ways: My ratings are up.”...

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What’s on TV Wednesday: A ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
Culture, May 24

Frances Houseman and Johnny Castle have the time of their lives — again — in a remake of “Dirty Dancing.” And Luke resurfaces in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”...

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‘The Americans’ Season 5, Episode 12 Recap: Suffer the Children
Culture, May 23

In the season’s penultimate episode, a member of the younger generation puts the spies in peril....

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Jon Stewart and HBO Cancel Animated Shorts Project
Business, May 23

The former late night host and the cable network have shelved a plan to create animated shorts that was in the works for 18 months....

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Roger Moore, Who Played James Bond 007 Times, Dies at 89
Culture, May 23

Mr. Moore was 45 when he inherited the role and had the longest run with it....

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ABC’s Perspiration-Free ‘Dirty Dancing’
Culture, May 23

Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes star in a television remake of “Dirty Dancing,” the unexpected hit from 1987....

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Comedy Central Extends ‘The President Show’
Culture, May 23

The network has ordered seven additional episodes of the late-night show, which stars Anthony Atamanuik as a gregarious, media-infatuated sendup of President Trump....

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Fraught Racial Dynamics in the ‘Bachelorette’ Premiere
Culture, May 23

Our resident obsessives dissect Monday night’s episode, looking for clues to how the show will handle race, with its first black woman at the center....

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'Twin Peaks’ Premiere Delivers Only Half a Million Viewers
Culture, May 23

David Lynch’s series returned to TV after more than 25 years....

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James Corden Pays Tribute to Manchester in Heartfelt Monologue
Culture, May 23

The “Late Late Show” host sent his prayers to the families affected by Monday’s attack at a concert in the British city....

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Casual’ and ‘Frontline: Bannon’s War’
Culture, May 23

Save some affection for “Casual,” the Golden Globe-nominated Hulu tale about a family with issues — lots. Or feed your political appetite with “Frontline: Bannon’s War.”...

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Monica Lewinsky: Roger Ailes’s Dream Was My Nightmare
Op Ed, May 22

The late Fox chief built a ratings juggernaut by exploiting me and many others....

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‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3, Episode 7 Recap: Jimmy Goes Backward
Culture, May 22

Exploring the inner circles of lawyer hell....

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A New ‘Dirty Dancing,’ and Baby’s Love Story Is Just the Start
Culture, May 22

A TV musical remake of the 1987 film, now starring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes, includes an interracial flirtation and a sexless middle-age marriage....

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‘Twin Peaks’ Season 3, Episodes 1-2: Back in Style
Culture, May 22

The return of the Log Lady and a mysterious glass box are among the Lynchian touches in the first episodes of the new “Twin Peaks.”...

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What Critics Are Saying About the New ‘Twin Peaks’
Watching, May 22

Many critics and reviewers did not see the two-hour premiere until Sunday night....

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The Censors’ Disappearing Vibrator
Op Ed, May 21

Learning about sex in Singapore, under the state’s watchful eye....

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Plotting an O’Reilly Comeback With an Eye on Fox
Business, May 21

Competitors on the right see an industry leader battered by personnel losses, and an opportunity to turbocharge growth by picking up the cast-aside anchor....

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In ‘Twin Peaks,’ an Old Log Learns Some New Tricks
Culture, May 21

This revival of the 1990s series feels at times like a nostalgic version of the original alternating with a harder-edged one....

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Carpool Karaoke’
Culture, May 22

“The Bachelorette” introduces Rachel Lindsay, its first black lead. And Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez join James Corden in his musical minivan....

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Get Me Rewrite! Now It’s Late-Night Hosts Keeping Up With News
Culture, May 21

Scoops have become as important as jokes to competitive late-night TV shows....

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‘The Leftovers’ Season 3, Episode 6 Recap: The End Is Near
Culture, May 21

The series is almost over. And there’s still absolutely no telling how it will end....

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A ‘Bachelorette’ Bible
Culture, May 21

Four obsessives at The New York Times and one newbie help you unpack the glories of a deeply American artifact as it stars its first black lead....

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Networks Offer Taste of TV’s Ad Future. Marketers Are Hungry for More.
Business, May 21

At this year’s presentations of coming fall lineups, there were signs that the networks were doing more to embrace viewers’ shift to digital platforms....

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On ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Alec Baldwin Sings a Swan Song for Trump
Culture, May 21

“S.N.L.” paid homage to itself by having Mr. Baldwin sing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” The host, Dwayne Johnson, considered a presidential run with Tom Hanks....

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Rogers Ailes, Hillary Clinton and Me
Op Ed, May 20

The former head of Fox News liked journalists who looked like models and hated women who acted like Hillary Clinton. Which one was I going to be?...

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Dark Angel’
Culture, May 21

“Twin Peaks” returns, and what it brings with it is perhaps the biggest mystery of all. And Joanne Froggatt of “Downton Abbey” taps into her sinister side....

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Roger Ailes, Hillary Clinton and Me
Op Ed, May 20

The former head of Fox News liked journalists who looked like models and hated women who acted like Hillary Clinton. Which one was I going to be?...

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At Fox News, Another Prominent Host Is Fired, and Another Week of Tough Headlines
Business, May 19

The dismissal of Bob Beckel, a host of “The Five,” is the latest setback for a network coping with a harassment and bias scandal and the death of its founder....

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Roger Ailes: The Man Who Wrecked Conservatism
Op Ed, May 19

The former Fox News chief expanded the reach of conservative media — and paved the way to its decline....

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What’s on TV Saturday: Robert De Niro in ‘The Wizard of Lies’ and Dwayne Johnson on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, May 20

Bernie Madoff gets the HBO treatment in a movie with Mr. De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer. And Mr. Johnson joins the Five-Timers Club as host of “S.N.L.”...

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TV in the Age of Trump: Musicals, Murders and the Military
Business, May 19

Network executives are rolling out several shows with a strong military presence, while also focusing on true-crime sagas involving the Menendez brothers and Gianni Versace....

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‘Saturday Night Live’: The Most Memorable Moments This Season
Culture, May 19

From President Trump and Sean Spicer to Hillary Clinton and politics in America, “S.N.L.” scored huge ratings and became appointment television again....

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Norm Macdonald, Comic Nonpareil. (That’s a Word He Might Use.)
Culture, May 19

A new Netflix special shows what other comedians, like David Letterman, have known all along: Mr. Macdonald has an exceptional way with language....

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Here Is Your Fall 2017 TV Schedule
Culture, May 19

This week the broadcast networks released their fall prime-time schedules, as they do every May. Here’s a quick look at the shows, both returning and new. New series are indicated in bold....

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Another ‘Downton Abbey’ Heroine Goes Dark
Culture, May 19

Why would a woman kill husbands, lovers and inconvenient children with chilling regularity? “Dark Angel” on PBS tells the story of one of the first female serial killers....

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Listen to a ‘Twin Peaks’ Fantasy for String Quartet
Culture, May 19

Daniel Schlosberg, who wrote his thesis on Angelo Badalementi’s indelible score for the David Lynch show, has written a piece based on it for the Dover Quartet....

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‘Bloodline’ Returns With Murder and Madness in the Florida Keys
Arts & Leisure, May 19

This Netflix series starring Kyle Chandler is back for its final season....

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Dwayne Johnson Sounds Pretty Serious About Running for President
Culture, May 19

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, the actor known as The Rock doubled down on the possibility that he would run in 2020....

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Roger Ailes: The Man Who Mined a Divided America
Business, May 18

The Fox News creator made a fortune creating a cultural safe space for Americans pining for the way things were....

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ and ‘James Beard: America’s First Foodie’
Weekend, May 19

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” returns for a third season and sends its heroine to college. And “American Masters” celebrates the culinary legacy of Mr. Beard....

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How the Right and Left (and Everyone Else) Reacted to Roger Ailes’s Death
Business, May 18

To some, he was a hero who built a conservative empire. To others, the allegations of his sexual harassment overshadowed everything else....

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Elinor Bunin Munroe, Film and TV Graphic Designer With a Theater in Her Name, Dies
Culture, May 18

Known for the film complex at Lincoln Center that bears her name, Ms. Munroe was an Emmy-winning graphic designer whose movie work included “The Producers.”...

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‘The Keepers’ on Netflix: True Crime, and Lots of It
Weekend, May 18

This fascinating and devastating documentary, available Friday, deals with the decades-old murder of a Baltimore nun....

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Roger Ailes: Polarizing Media Mastermind
Video, May 18

Roger Ailes was a dominant force in American conservative politics at the helm of Fox News for two decades until he was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal last year. He died at 77....

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In ‘The Wizard of Lies,’ De Niro Excels at Being Madoff
Weekend, May 18

Robert De Niro gives one of his best screen performances in years as Bernie Madoff in HBO’s intimate study of a casually destructive billionaire....

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Welcome Back to Twin Peaks: An Illustrated Glossary
Interactive, May 17

The singular murder mystery, which ended in 1991, returns in an 18-part new season on Showtime starting on Sunday, May 21....

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What TV Should We Watch in the Trump Era? Emily Nussbaum Has Some Ideas.
Podcasts, May 18

The Pulitzer Prize-winning television critic for The New Yorker joins Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris to discuss how shows such as “Veep,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Leftovers” speak to our new political reality....

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CBS Puts Stephen Colbert Center Stage in Pitch to Advertisers
Business, May 18

A consensus suggested that the network presentations this year were lackluster, but CBS hit a different chord than its rivals....

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Trevor Noah Asks: When Will Trump’s Political Scandals Stop Piling Up?
Culture, May 18

“People are talking about President Trump being in real trouble this time,” the “Daily Show” host said. “Which means for Trump, it’s a normal Wednesday.”...

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Ferrante Casting Call in Naples Lets Children Dream, if for a Day
Foreign, May 18

This was not just any call, but one for HBO’s adaptation of “My Brilliant Friend,” the first of the four smash-hit Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante....

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Andrea Constand’s Story: Will It Send Bill Cosby to Prison?
Culture, May 17

Though more than 40 women have accused Mr. Cosby of sexual assault, the task of convincing a jury that he is a predator will largely fall to just one....

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Blow-Up’ and ‘Fabulous Fassbender’
Culture, May 18

Michelangelo Antonioni’s mod masterpiece gets a belated 50th-anniversary tribute. And some of Michael Fassbender’s earliest television roles arrive for streaming....

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How ‘Twin Peaks’ Got Lost, and Found Its Way Back
Arts & Leisure, May 17

David Lynch is directing the new, 18-hour chapter of the series, which is beginning on Showtime and features much of the cast from 26 years ago....

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The People of ‘Twin Peaks’: Here’s Where We Left Off
Arts & Leisure, May 17

For veterans of the original or newcomers to this enigmatic show, here is a refresher course on where we left most of the major characters a quarter-century ago....

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‘Fargo’ Season 3, Episode 5: ‘Once Upon a Time ...’
Culture, May 17

If it weren’t for Sy and Nikki, the Stussy brothers might have made nice by now. But this is “Fargo,” and the body count is still low....

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Episode 6 Recap: Trade Delegation
Culture, May 17

Serena Joy gets an origin story that proves that she’s in a prison of her own making....

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‘Arrested Development,’ With the Whole Bluth Family, Will Return in 2018
Culture, May 17

Netflix said the entire regular cast would return for a fifth season, more than a decade after Fox canceled the cult comedy....

Welcome Back to Twin Peaks: An Illustrated Glossary
Interactive, May 17

The singular murder mystery, which ended in 1991, returns in an 18-part new season on Showtime starting on Sunday, May 21.

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Katy Perry to Judge ABC’s Revival of ‘American Idol’
Culture, May 17

The singer-songwriter will join a long list of musicians who have taken part in the show. How did her predecessors fare?...

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Was ‘Twin Peaks’ Ahead of Its Time? Let’s Look Back and See
Arts & Leisure, May 17

Our television critics James Poniewozik and Mike Hale discuss the series and the influence it had on other shows....

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In 1990, ‘Twin Peaks’ Was Not Ready for Prime Time. And Vice Versa.
Culture, May 17

"Twin Peaks" was a phenomenon when it debuted 26 years ago, in a very different TV landscape. But the love didn't last....

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Jimmy Fallon Was on Top of the World. Then Came Trump.
Arts & Leisure, May 17

Late night got partisan. The competition found its groove. And now “The Tonight Show” host is looking for all the luck he can get....

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ESPN Is Betting on Big Personalities to Restore Its Fortunes
Business, May 16

ESPN, once the king of sports programming, now competes with companies that offer instant statistics and highlights, and, increasingly, games....

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Seth Meyers Wonders Why Trump’s Aides Are Shying Away From the Press
Culture, May 17

Mr. Meyers does see some improvement in the White House’s relationship with the news media. “At least Sean Spicer was hiding in an office and not the bushes,” he said....

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘I Am Heath Ledger’
Culture, May 17

Serena Joy, the Commander’s wife, unveils her back story on “The Handmaid’s Tale.” And “I Am Heath Ledger” provides glorious footage of that Australian actor, who died in 2008....

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Leading TBS and TNT Into the Fray of Great TV
Business, May 16

Kevin Reilly, a veteran network executive, aims to transform two cable networks that have come to be known for the repeats they carry....

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‘The Americans’ Season 5, Episode 11: You’re a Monster
Culture, May 16

This week’s episode was Paige-free, leaving more room for Henry and an interlude in Massachusetts....

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Bill Cosby Says He Will Not Testify at His Criminal Trial
Culture, May 16

Weeks before his trial, Bill Cosby says in a radio interview that he will not testify and that racism may be partly behind the pursuit of him....

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Tituss Burgess: The First Time I Had to Parent My Mom
Arts & Leisure, May 16

A star of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” talks about growing up in Georgia and taking a firm stance with his mother as an adult....

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‘Designated Survivor’ Pivots From Thriller to Political Mirror
Culture, May 16

In recent weeks, Kiefer Sutherland’s show seems to have become less the twin of the series “24: Legacy” and more some sort of metaphor for the Trump era....

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Jimmy Kimmel Will Return as Oscars Host
Culture, May 16

He’ll be the first M.C. since the ’90s to lead the ceremony two years in a row. Also returning will be the producers of the last telecast....

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‘Downward Dog’ Talks but Sure Is Hard on the Ears
Culture, May 16

A bored pooch narrates a new ABC series with nothing interesting to say....

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David Letterman Wins Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Culture, May 16

Mr. Letterman, the former host of NBC’s “Late Night” and CBS’s “Late Show,” will receive the Kennedy Center’s annual comedy prize at a ceremony in October....

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For a Village in Demand, It’s Lights, Camera, Inconvenience
Metro, May 16

Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., has attracted Hollywood attention, bolstering its coffers and, to some extent, its ego. But the increase in filming has not come without headaches....

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As Fox Pitches Sports to Advertisers, Specter of News Scandal Lingers
Business, May 16

The major networks are unveiling their offerings for the coming television season to advertising buyers. Our reporters discuss what they saw on the second day....

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Stephen Colbert Says the Leaker’s Been Found: It’s Trump
Culture, May 16

The “Late Show” host reacted to the news that President Trump is said to have shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials....

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What’s on TV Tuesday: Tracy Morgan and Morgan Freeman
Culture, May 16

Mr. Morgan performs his first special since his 2014 car crash, and Mr. Freeman takes on gun violence in the final episode of his series, “Through the Wormhole.”...

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Arab TV Series Dramatizes Life Under ISIS
Foreign, May 16

Watch video from the show, “Black Crows,” which will air on the popular satellite channel MBC 1. It aims, in part, to undermine the narrative that the Islamic State uses to entice recruits....

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‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3, Episode 6: Brick by Brick
Culture, May 15

As Gus works to build his empire, his enemies get cocky....

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NBC Woos Advertisers With Megyn Kelly, the New Morning Anchor
Business, May 15

Three New York Times media reporters discuss what happened, who showed, and about NBCUniversal’s plans to revive “Must See TV” this fall....

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Conan O’Brien to Face Joke-Theft Allegations in Court
Culture, May 15

A federal judge ruled on Friday that Mr. O’Brien must face allegations that his show lifted monologue jokes from another writer....

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Powers Boothe, Actor Known for ‘Deadwood’ and Other Dark Roles, Dies at 68
Culture, May 15

The actor had lent his burly frame and Texas drawl to TV and films since the 1970s....

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Politics, It Seems, Has Jolted Even the Idiot Box Awake
Business, May 14

Critics credit shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale” and comedians like Stephen Colbert for dealing with issues that resonate today. Viewers, it seems, want shows that are “woke.”...

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As Viewers Drift Online, Advertisers Hold Fast to Broadcast TV
Business, May 14

Ad buyers will spend billions, as they did last year, to be a part of the TV season, knowing that, ratings aside, television still reaches more people than digital ads....

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A Network Ad Wrangler Undaunted by Facebook and Google
Business, May 14

Linda Yaccarino, the head of advertising sales for NBCUniversal, has reoriented herself to take on even online behemoths....

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Decline and Fall’ and ‘Mommy Dead and Dearest’
Culture, May 15

Eva Longoria and Jack Whitehall cut up in “Decline and Fall,” adapted from the Evelyn Waugh satire. And “Mommy Dead and Dearest” mines a fatal mother-daughter relationship....

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On Network TV, the Gap Between a Hit and a Dud Is Shrinking
Business, May 14

One conclusion from the 2016-17 season: A show with ratings that once would have prompted cancellation can now be the source of some relief....

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‘The Leftovers’ Season 3, Episode 5 Recap: Ship of Fools
Culture, May 14

Just because the end might be nigh doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to board an Australian sex cult cruise. Even if you’re man of the cloth like Matt....

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NBC Hopes to Reclaim Thursdays as ‘Must See TV’
Business, May 14

The network will pair “This Is Us” with “Will & Grace,” as well as “Great News” and “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.”...

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The Bizarre Case of ‘Mommy Dead and Dearest’
Culture, May 14

The focus of this HBO documentary is the killing of Dee Dee Blanchard, a case in which Ms. Blanchard’s daughter and her boyfriend became suspects....

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Melissa McCarthy Plays an Angst-Ridden Sean Spicer on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, May 14

Ms. McCarthy, this week’s “S.N.L.” host, returned to the role of Mr. Spicer in a sketch about a challenging week for the White House press secretary....

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What’s on TV Sunday: Moms of All Kinds on Mother’s Day
Culture, May 14

Find a mother to suit your mood — from “Animal Moms” to a human black widow, with some showbiz varieties in between....

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Sinclair Requires TV Stations to Air Segments That Tilt to the Right
Business, May 12

Journalists at KOMO broadcast station in Seattle, which was acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group in 2013, have chafed at programming directives....

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Will the White House Cancel ‘As the Trump World Turns’?
Business, May 12

The future of the press secretary’s daily briefing, daytime TV’s new hit, is in question after President Trump floated the possibility of dropping it....

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What’s on TV Saturday: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ and Melissa McCarthy on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, May 13

“Get Out,” one of the year’s most hair-raising thrillers, arrives for streaming. And Ms. McCarthy brings back Spicey as she hosts “S.N.L.”...

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Which Network TV Shows Have Been Canceled?
Culture, May 12

More than 20 broadcast shows got the ax this week, including “American Crime,” “Last Man Standing” and “Sleepy Hollow.”...

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Aziz Ansari on the Return of ‘Master of None’ and that ‘S.N.L.’ Monologue
Arts & Leisure, May 12

The comedian talks about his ambitions for the second season of his Netflix show, which involved an immersion in pasta-making in Italy....

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Stephen Colbert Declares Victory After Trump Insults Him
Culture, May 12

President Trump hurled insults at Stephen Colbert in an interview this week with Time magazine. The “Late Show” host could hardly believe his luck....

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘I Love Dick,’ ‘Master of None’ and ‘Anne With an E’
Weekend, May 12

The cult novel “I Love Dick” gets the series treatment from Jill Soloway. “Master of None” moves to Italy. And “Anne of Green Gables” goes darker....

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Steve Harvey Defends Telling Staff to Avoid His Dressing Room
Culture, May 11

Mr. Harvey instructed his show’s staffers to keep out of his dressing room and not talk to him in the hallway. He would not apologize....

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Boomerang and Crunchyroll: Of Old Cartoons and Fresh Anime
Arts & Leisure, May 11

As a reliable purveyor of Looney Tunes, Boomerang has appeal for families; Crunchyroll’s offerings run from anime to current Japanese television shows....

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‘Anne With an E’ Is a Rewarding Return to Green Gables
Weekend, May 11

A Netflix adaptation deepens a classic children’s tale about an orphan trying to make her way in a difficult world....

‘Dynasty,’ a Signature ’80s TV Drama, Will Get a CW Reboot
Culture, May 11

The series tracked the shifting fortunes and violent rivalries between the Colby and Carrington families...

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‘I Love Dick’ Sketches an Artistic Love Triangle
Weekend, May 11

Kathryn Hahn stars in a curious, daring and messy new series on Amazon that explores feminism, identity and power, as expressed through culture and art....

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Colbert Says Comey Firing Shows Trump’s Disregard for Appearances
Culture, May 11

The “Late Show” host said that a president more attuned to how things look would have handled the dismissal of James Comey, the F.B.I. director, differently....

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘American Race’ and ‘The Road Trick’
Culture, May 11

Charles Barkley travels the United States to open a dialogue on race. And Adam Trent uses magic as a way to meet residents in Europe.

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‘Fargo’ Season 3, Episode 4 Recap: A Wolf in Cheap Clothing
Culture, May 10

The villain V.M. Varga is smart with his money. The Stussy Brothers? Maybe not so much.

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The Property Brothers Are Fixing to Take Over the World
Styles, May 10

In seven years, the identical twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, 39, have gone from aspiring celebrities on a small Canadian cable network to HGTV headliners....

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Episode 5 Recap: A Seduction
Culture, May 10

Offred navigates lust and longing in Gilead....

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‘Hot Ones’ and Other Shows Parade the Rich, Famous and Oh So Vulnerable
Arts & Leisure, May 10

A recent wave of programming offers stars who seemingly stop being polished and get real, even physically uncomfortable. That’s the idea, at least....

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‘Deadpool’ Animated Series Coming to FXX
Culture, May 10

The adult-oriented comedy, which is being produced by Donald Glover, will debut in 2018....

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Eva Longoria and Jack Whitehall in ‘Decline and Fall’
Arts & Leisure, May 10

Acorn streams a three-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s first novel....

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Trevor Noah Isn’t Buying Trump’s Reason for Firing James Comey
Culture, May 10

The Trump administration says it “cannot defend” Mr. Comey’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. Mr. Noah can’t believe it....

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Kedi’ and ‘Brockmire’
Culture, May 10

The magical “Kedi” follows seven irresistible cats through the streets of Istanbul. And some major-league sports announcers raise a glass in “Brockmire.”...

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‘The Americans’ Season 5, Episode 10 Recap: Puppet Master Paige
Culture, May 9

The idea of being kept in the dark — of the toll that secrets can take — reverberated through the episode.