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The Sunday Read: ‘How Tom Sandoval Became the Most Hated Man in America’
The Daily, Today

He turned last year’s season of “Vanderpump Rules” into the best in reality TV’s history — and ruined his life in the process.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Is Already Looking Toward the Election
Culture, Today

In its opening sketch, “S.N.L.” offered a parody of a CNN political show.

Te decimos cómo gestionar tus suscripciones a las plataformas de ‘streaming’
En español, Today

Cancelar suscripciones a los servicios de emisión de video en continuo es sencillo. Lo difícil es acordarse.

Sarayu Blue Is Pristine on ‘Expats’ but ‘Such a Little Weirdo’ IRL
Arts & Leisure, Yesterday

Blue performs alongside Nicole Kidman in the Prime Video series, but when she’s not working, she said, “I genuinely love just sitting somewhere and getting lost in a daydream.”

Lawsuits Threaten to Delay Trump Media’s Merger
Business, March 1

Lawsuits could stall Trump Media’s long-delayed merger, which would provide the social media company with cash to fund Donald J. Trump’s Truth Social.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, March 1

There was a glut of news this week for the hosts to discuss including developments in the Israel-Hamas war and Mitch McConnell saying he would step down from his position as leader of the Senate Republicans.

‘Dark Secrets,’ ‘Psychological Warfare,’ and Cocaine
Styles, March 1

A New York City housewife speaks about a new lawsuit against Andy Cohen and Bravo in which she alleges all of these things (and more) created a “rotted workplace culture.”

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in March
Culture, March 1

An Adam Sandler drama and a new series from the creators of “Game of Thrones” highlight the new offerings this month.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, Disney+, Hulu, Max and More in March
Arts, March 1

A “Road House” remake, and the satires “Palm Royale” and “The Regime” start streaming.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, March 1

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including the second installment of Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” series.

Stephen Colbert Declares the Supreme Court Unconstitutional
Culture, March 1

Aggravated by the latest delay in Donald Trump’s election subversion trial, Colbert unleashed “the power vested in me as a late-night host” against the court.

How Cable News Handled Biden and Trump at the Southern Border
Business, March 1

Fox News and CNN aired both men’s remarks in full; MSNBC carried neither one live.

What to Watch This Weekend: TV’s Juiciest, Glitziest Sports Show
Arts, February 29

The new season of “Formula 1: Drive to Survive,” which has spawned a legion of imitators, is available now on Netflix.

With Richard Lewis, Kvetching Was Charismatic
Arts, February 29

The comedian gave his Jewish neurotic persona a nervy cool even as he threw his whole body into his comedy.

The Perils of Representing Reality Stars
Styles, February 29

Publicists who work with “unscripted” people say it presents several challenges.

Richard Lewis and Larry David, Best Frenemies Forever
Culture, February 29

The two comics were born three days apart in the same Brooklyn hospital, and their paths never stopped crossing. They became the best of friends — in their own way.

Stream These 8 Titles Before They Leave Netflix in March
Culture, February 29

Star-led titles including Jerry Seinfeld’s animated feature, a James Brown biopic and a Steve Martin-Meryl Streep rom-com are leaving the streaming service. Watch them while you can.

‘The Regime’ Review: She Will Make You Love Her
Weekend, February 29

Kate Winslet is commanding (and funny) in HBO’s screwball sendup of rising authoritarianism.

The Comedy, and the Horror, of the Infertility Plot
Culture, February 29

Onscreen, assisted reproductive technology is a double-edged device, representing women’s empowerment, or their exploitation.

Late Night Speculates About Mitch McConnell’s Next Career Move
Culture, February 29

The senator is giving up his G.O.P. leadership post. “McConnell just turned 82, so that can only mean one thing: He’s running for president,” Jimmy Fallon said.

Richard Lewis and ‘The (Blank) From Hell’
Express, February 29

The comedian, who died this week, said he coined the ubiquitous phrase. An episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” about a “nanny from hell” recounted his efforts to get credit for it.

Richard Lewis Riffing in One of His Last Interviews
Culture, February 29

The occasion was a profile of a “Curb Your Enthusiasm” co-star, but Lewis got plenty of good lines in as he reminisced about starting out with Larry David.

Richard Lewis, Acerbic Comedian and Character Actor, Dies at 76
Obits, February 28

After rising to prominence for his stand-up act, he became a regular in movies and TV, most recently on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Streaming Prices Keep Going Up. Here’s How to Manage Subscriptions.
Business, February 28

Canceling is simple. The tough part is remembering to do it.

Disney to Step Back From India in Mega-Deal with Reliance Industries
Business, February 28

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries will control what is left of Disney’s grasp at India’s burgeoning media market.

Three Powerful Lessons About Love
Styles, February 28

It’s been 20 years since Daniel Jones started Modern Love as a weekly column in The New York Times. Today, he shares what the job has taught him about love.

In ‘Elsbeth,’ a Quirky Side Character Becomes a Quirky Lead
Arts & Leisure, February 28

This CBS procedural is new, but its star, Carrie Preston, has been playing the central character for almost 14 years.

Late Night Chides Biden for Talking About Gaza While Eating Ice Cream
Culture, February 28

“Not the most dignified way to deliver world-changing news,” Michael Kosta said on Tuesday’s “Daily Show.’

Ole Anderson, Original Member of Four Horsemen Wrestling Team, Dies at 81
Express, February 28

The professional wrestler fought alongside Arn Anderson, Ric Flair and Tully Blanchard. He later spoke out against the commercialization of the sport.

Death of David Gail, ‘Port Charles’ Star, Was Drug Related, Publicist Says
Express, February 28

The 58-year-old actor, who was also on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” died last month in a Tampa, Fla., hospital days after going into cardiac arrest.

‘Shogun’ Series Premiere Recap: House of Lords
Culture, February 27

When an English ship pilot lands in feudal 1600s Japan, five lords must decide whether he’s an enemy or a useful pawn in their quest for power.

What if Mom’s Not to Blame?
T Style, February 27

In a recent crop of films and television shows, grown men are obsessed with their mothers — even if they’re not the monsters audiences expect them to be.

Jon Stewart Takes on ‘Something Light’: Israel and Gaza
Culture, February 27

After two “very controversial” appearances behind the “Daily Show” desk, Stewart decided to dial it down a bit for his third.

Biden Tries to Turn the Tables on Trump: ‘He’s About as Old as I Am’
Washington, February 27

In his first election-year appearance on a late-night television show, the president joshed with Seth Meyers and poked at former President Donald J. Trump’s own memory lapses.

Chris Gauthier, actor de ‘Érase una vez’ y ‘Eureka’, muere a los 48 años
En español, February 26

Gauthier apareció en decenas de programas de televisión y películas, como “Freddy contra Jason” y “Watchmen”.

Chris Gauthier, ‘Once Upon a Time’ and ‘Eureka’ Actor, Dies at 48
Express, February 26

Mr. Gauthier appeared in dozens of television shows and films, including “Freddy vs. Jason” and “Watchmen.”

‘Shogun’ Review: Rediscovering Japan
Culture, February 26

The FX remake of the classic mini-series is classed up, retuned for contemporary sensibilities and still an epic soap opera.

In ‘The Regime,’ Kate Winslet Gets to Have a Little Fun
Culture, February 26

In the absurdist HBO limited series, she plays a central European dictator making it up as she goes along.

‘Where Is Wendy Williams?’: 5 Takeaways From the Documentary
Arts, February 26

The Lifetime series gave an inside look at the television star’s life and struggles since she last hosted her talk show in 2021.

In Calling Out Tucker Carlson, Jon Stewart Reminds Us He Has (Old-Fashioned) Skills
Culture, February 26

The comedian has always had a sharp Borscht Belt approach, but only in his return to “The Daily Show” can we see how he wields this style so expertly.

‘Abbott Elementary’ Teaches Reading, Writing and Roll Camera
Culture, February 26

Each season of the ABC sitcom employs about 150 children. Its core curriculum: schooling Hollywood in what a show with child actors can be.

Amy Schumer Says She Has Cushing’s Syndrome, a Hormonal Disorder
Express, February 26

The comedian’s announcement came after she was targeted on social media for a change in her physical appearance during on-camera interviews this month.

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Shogun’ and ‘The Regime’
Culture, February 26

FX premieres a new show set in Japan in the 1600s. A new mini-series starring Kate Winslet airs on HBO.

‘Snoop’ Pearson Wants to Tell Her Story, With Help From a ‘Wire’ Friend
Culture, February 25

The actress known for stealing scenes in “The Wire” is teaming with series co-creator Ed Burns to turn her life story into a TV show.

Shane Gillis Finally Appears on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, February 25

The comic was fired from the show in 2019 before ever appearing on it, history he barely mentioned when he hosted on Saturday. “Please, don’t Google that,” he said in his monologue.

All the Best Looks From the 2024 SAG Awards Red Carpet
Styles, February 24

Lily Gladstone, Cillian Murphy and Margot Robbie led the celebrity fashion brigade.

SAG Awards 2024: ‘Oppenheimer’ Dominates the Night
Culture, February 24

The film took the top prize, and its stars Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr. earned solo acting honors. Lily Gladstone and Da’Vine Joy Randolph also won.

‘The Ones Who Live’ Picks Up Where ‘The Walking Dead’ Left Off. Where Was That Again?
Culture, February 24

The new “Walking Dead” spinoff, premiering Sunday on AMC and AMC+, builds on more than a decade of back story. We’re here to help.

Cómo es que Instagram se ha convertido en fuente de noticias
En español, February 24

En las elecciones presidenciales de 2024, más personas recurren a la plataforma para informarse, incluso cuando la empresa intenta restar prioridad al “contenido político”.

What’s Going On Between Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky?
Styles, February 23

Everything to know about the reality TV stars and their separation.

Modern Love at the Movies: Our Favorite Oscar-Worthy Love Stories
Styles, February 23

Here are three performances that won us over in this year’s nominated films.

Linda Evangelista Revisits Old Scars
Styles, February 23

And reveals them in a new photo shoot. Plus, cowboys dressed with help from A.I. and a TV series about designers but not about clothes.

Where Did the ‘True Detective’ Magic Go? To Another Show.
Op Ed, February 23

When the best sequel technically isn’t one.

The Ultimate Product Placement: Thailand on ‘The White Lotus’
Travel, February 23

Season 3 of the hit HBO series is being shot in the lush Southeast Asian country, which is betting financial incentives given to the production will pay off in increased tourism numbers.

How to Watch the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2024: Date, Time and Streaming
Culture, February 23

The awards, which are streaming live on Netflix for the first time, will offer a preview of some key Oscars races. Barbra Streisand will be on hand, too.

Shane Gillis Bounced Back From ‘S.N.L.’ Debacle. On Saturday, He’ll Host.
Culture, February 23

The comedian was abruptly fired in 2019, just after being named to the cast, when offensive comments he’d made surfaced. Now a rising stand-up star, he is set to appear on the show this weekend.

‘Shogun’ Remake: This Time, the White Man Is Only One of the Stars
Arts & Leisure, February 23

A 1980 adaptation of the best-selling novel cast it as the tale of a white hero in an exotic Japan. A new version tells a more kaleidoscopic story.

What to Watch This Weekend: A Dysfunctional Family Dramedy
Weekend, February 22

“Moonshine,” a Canadian series about a family selling drugs and hospitality in Nova Scotia, is overstuffed but exciting.

Wendy Williams Has Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia, Representatives Say
Express, February 22

Representatives for the former daytime talk show host announced her diagnoses two days before the release of a two-part documentary about her health issues.

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’: Been There, Saved That
Weekend, February 22

Netflix’s latest attempt to capture the magic of a beloved animated series has some strong performances but falls well short of the original.

Instagram’s Uneasy Rise as a News Site
Business, February 22

In this year’s presidential election, more people are turning to Instagram for news, even as the platform tries de-emphasizing “political content.”

An HGTV Star’s Party Inspires a Question: What Makes a Home?
Styles, February 21

While celebrating Jeremiah Brent’s first book, guests pondered the keys to a home, from lighting to artifacts of past lives.

Ewen MacIntosh, a Star of the British Sitcom ‘The Office,’ Dies at 50
Obits, February 21

He was best known for his portrayal of the lackluster accountant Keith Bishop on Ricky Gervais’s celebrated series.

A Politics Reporter Walks Into a Singles Mixer
Podcasts, February 21

Politics and speed dating: What could go wrong? Astead Herndon, host of “The Run-Up,” talks to Anna Martin about his recent reporting excursion.

Beefs Are All the Rage in Comedy. As Mike Epps Knows, They’re Nothing New.
Culture, February 20

His new special nods at his past resentment of Kevin Hart and others. It’s part of a stand-up tradition of feuds like the ones fueled by Katt Williams.

‘Constellation’ Review: Alice in Wonderspace
Culture, February 20

A sci-fi mystery from Apple TV+ turns quantum physics into a dark fairy tale.

For Carla Hall, It’s Been a Bumpy Climb to a ‘Top Chef’ Life
Dining, February 20

The bubbly host of a new TV food-and-travel series plays up the comedy, but her ascent has required navigating setbacks like the demise of “The Chew.”

Jon Stewart Takes Notes From Tucker Carlson’s Coverage of Russia
Culture, February 20

“I have much to learn,” Stewart said. “‘Disguise your deception and capitulation to power as noble and moral and based in freedom.’ Yes, master.”

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala’ and ‘Crime Nation’
Culture, February 19

The country singer hosts a special that involves a dog runway. The CW airs a new anthology series about true crime.

‘True Detective’ Season 4, Episode 6 Recap: Stories Are Stories
Culture, February 19

The season ended with a finale that provided plenty of answers while clinging to a bit of mystery.

For Donald Trump, the Recriminations Will Be Televised
Culture, February 17

The former president’s trials aren’t being aired. That isn’t stopping him from turning them into a political reality show.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, February 16

Nearly nine years after he signed off as host, Jon Stewart returned to “The Daily Show” this week. His first order of business was to address the state of the 2024 presidential election.

‘Genius: MLK/X’ Offers Portraits of the Icons as Vital Young Men
Culture, February 16

“We wanted to take them off the T-shirts and make them real,” said Gina Prince-Bythewood, who created the series with her husband Reggie Rock Bythewood.

Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira Are Back. Will ‘Walking Dead’ Fans Follow?
Arts & Leisure, February 16

The former stars of the long-running AMC series reprise their roles on the six-part spinoff mini-series “The Ones Who Live.” Don’t worry if you haven’t kept up.

The Best True Crime to Stream: Viral Stories With a Twist
Culture, February 16

What happens when widespread attention plays an unexpected role in a crime or investigation? Here are four picks across television, documentaries and podcasts that explore the question.

Late Night Recaps Trump’s Double-Trouble Trial Day
Culture, February 16

“The only way to follow all of the action was to have multiple TVs,” Stephen Colbert said. “That’s why I watched all the proceedings today at a Buffalo Wild Wings.”

What to Watch This Weekend: An Icy Adventure
Weekend, February 15

The star of “Free Solo” explores Greenland’s imperiled glaciers in the docuseries “Arctic Ascent With Alex Honnold,” now on Hulu.

For Tobias Menzies, Acting Is All About Less Is More
Weekend, February 15

The British actor excels at playing reserve, and what roils beneath, on “The Crown.” And now he brings that stoicism to “The Hunt,” onstage in Brooklyn.

‘The Dynasty’ Got the Secretive New England Patriots to Speak
Culture, February 15

For an Apple TV+ docuseries, the tight-lipped sports franchise provided insight into six Super Bowl victories as well as darker moments.

‘The Vince Staples Show’ Is a Hip-Hop Head Trip
Culture, February 15

Netflix adds to the rap-comedy canon with five episodes that showcase the star’s absurdist, deadpan sensibility.

‘Feud’ Style Recap: Fake Eyelashes as Armor
Styles, February 15

In the fourth episode of Ryan Murphy’s new series, Babe Paley gets discouraging news, and Truman Capote tries sobriety.

And … Action: Filming Is Back in New York
Metropolitan, February 15

After pauses for Covid and Hollywood strikes, movie and TV production has resumed on the streets of the city.

Jimmy Kimmel: Tom Suozzi Has ‘Very Big Clown Shoes to Fill’
Culture, February 15

Kimmel joked that New York’s special House election results had to be verified “to make sure the winner wasn’t George Santos in disguise.”

Debra OConnell to Oversee News at Disney
Business, February 14

Ms. OConnell, a longtime executive at Disney, will become the president of a newly created division that will include ABC News and the company’s local stations.

Late Night Chides Donald Trump for His Pick for the R.N.C.
Culture, February 14

“Oh man, poor Eric,” Jimmy Kimmel said after Trump recommended that his son’s wife, Lara, be named co-chair of the Republican National Committee.

‘The Vince Staples Show’ Is Part Art House, Part ‘Home Improvement’
Weekend, February 13

The hip-hop star’s wit has long shone in his critically acclaimed music and on social media. Now, it is the center of his new Netflix sitcom.

You Might Not Like What Jon Stewart Has to Tell You
Culture, February 13

The comedian returned to “The Daily Show,” claiming the prerogative to tell his audience jokes they don’t want to hear.

How Taylor Tomlinson Nailed Her Closing Joke
Interactive, February 13

Watch the comic as she workshops the final punchlines for her new Netflix special.

Paramount Lays Off Hundreds of Workers
Business, February 13

The company, which is moving away from traditional TV, lost more than $1 billion last year at its streaming division.

Jon Stewart Returns to Form on ‘The Daily Show’
Culture, February 13

Nearly nine years after signing off as host of the late night show, Stewart returned to his seat. “We’re going to have so much we are going to talk about this year,” he said Monday.

‘Now Where Was I?’ Jon Stewart Is Back in His Old ‘Daily Show’ Seat
Culture, February 13

On Monday night, the longtime host of the Comedy Central news satire kicked off his new tenure in classic form.

Estos fueron los anuncios del Super Bowl 2024
En español, February 12

Nuestro crítico clasificó todos los comerciales del partido, del mejor al peor.

Second City Expands to the First City and Sets Up Shop in Brooklyn
Culture, February 12

The improv comedy institution is under new ownership after missteps, and now it has a gleaming new home in Williamsburg.

The Drama of Sports Transcends the Super Bowl Spectacle
National, February 12

Take America’s biggest game, add Taylor Swift and Usher, and put it all in Las Vegas, and Kansas City’s repeat as Super Bowl champion makes perfect sense.

Francesca Sloane, Creator of ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith,’ Finds Poetry in Oddity
Culture, February 12

The showrunner and former “Atlanta” writer, re-teaming with Donald Glover, made the film’s famously flawless heroes fallible.

What’s on TV This Week: ‘True Detective: Night Country’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’
Culture, February 12

The fourth season, with Jodie Foster, Kali Reis and a touch of the supernatural, wraps up. TCM airs a classic romance.

Former W.W.F. Wrestler Arrested in Wife’s Murder
Express, February 12

William Albert Haynes Jr., 70, went by “Billy Jack” in the 1980s during his time in the World Wrestling Federation.

The Super Bowl Ads, Ranked
Culture, February 11

Here is how our critic saw the Super Bowl commercials from best to worst.

Brian McConnachie, Humor Writer ‘From Another Planet,’ Dies at 81
Obits, February 11

A contributor to National Lampoon, “Saturday Night Live” and “SCTV,” he had a patrician presence that belied a whimsical and sometimes anarchic wit.

Behind the Scenes of the Puppy Bowl
Podcasts, February 11

The real big game this Sunday.

At the Puppy Bowl, Extra Points for Being a Very Good Boy
Styles, February 11

The other big game on Super Bowl Sunday? The 20th outing of Animal Planet’s football game for puppies (complete with a kitten halftime show).

‘True Detective’ Season 4, Episode 5 Recap: Dots Finally Connect
Culture, February 10

This week’s episode finally answers some questions that have been teased out for a long time.

The One Way Mahomes Is No Peyton Manning
Opinion, February 9

There’s one area that Mahomes will forever dwell in Manning’s shadow: TV ads.

Two Hours of Unchallenged Propaganda From Putin
Opinion, February 9

Tucker Carlson made no effort to rebut anything he said, no matter how outrageous.

40 Years Ago, This Ad Changed the Super Bowl Forever
Culture, February 9

An oral history of Apple’s groundbreaking “1984” spot, which helped to establish the Super Bowl as TV’s biggest commercial showcase.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, February 9

There was a ton of news for the hosts to discuss this week including a record-breaking storm that hit Los Angeles, and the Supreme Court hearing arguments over removing Trump from the Colorado ballot.

‘One Day’ Is Back. This Time, It’s Longer.
Culture, February 9

The hit novel became a movie, and now it’s a 14-episode Netflix series. More time let the screenwriter get deeper into the characters of Emma and Dexter.

Super Bowl Broadcast Is a Crossroads for CBS Sports
Business, February 9

The storied network is facing a wave of change, including new leadership, the possible sale of its parent company and the continued challenge of streaming.

Seth Meyers Tackles the Supreme Court’s Trump Hearing
Culture, February 9

Meyers said Trump lacked “any sense of irony or self-awareness” when “he claimed it would be an attack on democracy to remove him from the ballot for attacking democracy.”

Jonathan Majors Had a History of Abuse in Relationships, Women Say
Culture, February 8

The actor denied physical abuse. Separately, he said he wasn’t told of accusations of misbehavior on the set of “Lovecraft Country.”

The Supreme Court Ballot Case Made for Must-Hear TV
Culture, February 8

The live arguments gave audiences a rare chance to experience a Trump court case as it happened.

What to Watch This Weekend: A Tricky Cop Show
Weekend, February 8

Our TV critic recommends a sleek British thriller that puts new spins on familiar crime show setups.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Try Stand-Up for the First Time
Culture, February 8

Delivering a deluge of hard jokes, this double act aims directly for the nostalgic pleasure centers of their fans.

In ‘The New Look,’ It’s Chanel Versus Dior in War-Torn Paris
Arts & Leisure, February 8

Juliette Binoche and Ben Mendelsohn play the two fashion icons during the Nazi occupation of France in a new series from Apple TV+.

Late Night Mocks Nikki Haley’s Big Loss in Nevada
Culture, February 8

“Nikki Haley’s campaign message is ‘Nobody’s better than me,’ and Nevada agreed,” Stephen Colbert said after Tuesday’s presidential primary.

On Live TV, Guardian Angels Tackle Man Sliwa Misidentified as Migrant
Metro, February 8

“We’ve got to take back 42nd Street,” Curtis Sliwa, the founder of the anti-crime group, said on “Hannity” as the Guardian Angels pushed a man to the ground.

What Sports Fans Need to Know About a New Streaming Service
Business, February 7

The joint venture announced by Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery will offer a lot, but it may not be enough on its own for serious fans.

Late Night Cheers the Rejection of Trump’s Immunity Claim
Culture, February 7

“It was a devastating moment for Trump, especially when Melania started clapping,” Jimmy Kimmel said.

Crew Member Working on Marvel’s ‘Wonder Man’ Dies in Fall
Express, February 7

The worker fell from a catwalk at Radford Studios early Tuesday, officials said.

Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Join Forces for Sports Streaming Service
Business, February 6

The move takes aim at a major issue for media companies as viewers abandon cable and prices soar for broadcast rights to sporting events.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February
Culture, February 6

A live-action remake of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and a new season of “The Tourist” highlight the new offerings this month.

A Super Bowl Broadcaster With Slime and Swagger
Culture, February 6

Nate Burleson spent 11 seasons playing in the N.F.L. He now balances several TV assignments, and will announce the Super Bowl with SpongeBob SquarePants.

$7 Million for 30 Seconds? To Advertisers, the Super Bowl Is Worth It.
Business, February 6

In a time of fragmentation, advertising during the game’s broadcast is still a reliable way to boost company revenue and familiarize viewers with a brand.

I’ve Never Bought Anything From QVC. I Can’t Stop Watching It.
Magazine, February 6

The playful pleasures of David Venable keep pulling me back in.

Jimmy Fallon Reports ‘Today’s Taylor Swift News’
Culture, February 6

“If you thought she was on your TV a lot last night, well, wait till next Sunday,” Fallon said after the pop star’s big night at the Grammys.

Tucker Carlson’s Visit to Russia Draws Speculation of Putin Interview
Business, February 5

Mr. Carlson has been receiving blanket news coverage from state-run media outlets in Russia since stepping foot in Moscow.

Do You Respect ‘Curb’?
Interactive, February 5

A pretty, pretty good “Curb Your Enthusiasm” quiz.

Grammy Audience Jumps to 16.9 Million
Business, February 5

The viewership was the highest for the awards show since the 2020 ceremony, shortly before the pandemic.

CNN’s New Morning Strategy: More News, Less Banter
Business, February 5

The change is the first major programming shift under CNN’s new leader, Mark Thompson.

You’ve Just Watched the Super Bowl. What Will You See Next?
Culture, February 5

The TV network that airs the N.F.L. title game wants to retain as many viewers as possible. There are various strategies, with CBS choosing to debut the crime drama “Tracker.”

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Abbott Elementary’ and Super Bowl LVIII
Culture, February 5

The third season of the award winning sitcom airs on ABC. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head.

‘True Detective’ Season 4, Episode 4 Recap: The Monster Under the Bed
Culture, February 5

Danvers wrestles with her demons. Navarro does, too, but hers appear to be of a different sort.

S.N.L. Brings Nikki Haley Into the Mix
Culture, February 4

Ayo Edebiri hosted in a show that focused much of its energy on politics, along with Taylor Swift conspiracy theories and a “Dune” popcorn bucket.

Jesse L. Martin Is Watching You
Culture, February 4

The classically trained actor taps into his powers of observation to play a behavioral science professor in the NBC series “The Irrational.”

Con Griselda Blanco, Sofía Vergara deja la comedia por el drama
En español, February 4

La estrella de “Modern Family” afirmó que los matices fueron cruciales para su interpretación de la narcotraficante de Miami Griselda Blanco, en la nueva miniserie de Netflix “Griselda”.

Biden to Sit Out Super Bowl Interview for Second Year in a Row
Business, February 3

CBS said the president declined its invitation to appear ahead of what may be the highest-rated television broadcast of the year.

A Forgotten Championship H.B.C.U. Team Comes Off the Sidelines
Express, February 3

Surviving members of the all-Black Tennessee A&I basketball team have fought for recognition since they won three back-to-back national championships at the height of the Jim Crow era.

Fox News Suddenly Wants Celebrities Out of Politics. Well, One Celebrity.
Culture, February 3

The news network that wants Taylor Swift to stick to singing has had no problem handing conservative celebrities the microphone.

Telenovelas en TikTok: romance y traición en episodios de un minuto
En español, February 3

Los cortometrajes de ReelShort presentan historias parecidas a las de Lifetime o Hallmark, pero diseñadas para el intervalo corto de atención de esta era de internet.

Violett Beane Doesn’t Mind Some Uncomfortable Silence
Arts & Leisure, February 3

The actor, who stars with Mandy Patinkin in “Death and Other Details,” says such moments happen “right before you get to that place with somebody, when the pause is no longer as awkward.”

Lights! Camera! Modi! It’s a One-Man Show on Indian Television.
Foreign, February 3

The grand opening of a temple in Ayodhya was both a religious ritual and a made-for-TV spectacle for a broadcast media co-opted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Watch These Memorable Carl Weathers Performances
Culture, February 3

Whether dressed in American flag shorts or dirty fatigues, the versatile actor, best known as Apollo Creed in the “Rocky” movies, always made an impression.

HBO Drops ‘White Lotus’ Actor Who Was Criticized by Ukraine
Culture, February 2

The casting of Milos Bikovic, a Serbian actor, had been denounced by Ukraine’s foreign ministry, who pointed to his ties to Russia.

Carl Weathers, Who Played Apollo Creed in ‘Rocky’ Movies, Dies at 76
Obits, February 2

A former pro linebacker, he had a long acting career that reached beyond the boxing ring, appearing in action films, comedies and TV dramas and earning an Emmy nomination.

Don Murray, a Star in Films That Took on Social Issues, Dies at 94
Obits, February 2

An Oscar-nominated role opposite Marilyn Monroe in “Bus Stop” led to a long career in film and TV and onstage, in productions that grappled with race, drugs, homosexuality and more.

Amazon Filmed ‘Expats’ in Hong Kong, but People There Can’t Watch It
Express, January 30

The first two episodes of the show, which was filmed during the city’s pandemic restrictions, were released last week but were not available there.

Your Monday Evening Briefing
N Y T Now, April 24

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

After Going Gray, a News Anchor Found Herself the Focus of the Story
Foreign, February 16

Lisa LaFlamme was dismissed after a decades-long TV career, not long after she stopped dyeing her hair, setting off debates across Canada about sexism, ageism and going gray.

Why Moviegoers Are Now Staying Home
Letters, December 15

Readers discuss several reasons for the decline of moviegoing. Also: Elon Musk and Twitter; women’s health care; chatbot pitfalls.

Your Tuesday Briefing: Indonesia’s Deadly Earthquake
N Y T Now, November 21

Plus Iranian players protest at the World Cup and “Neighbours” will start filming again.