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‘Doctor Who’ Episode 7 Recap: God of All Gods
Culture, Today

In the first part of the season finale, a terrifying enemy from the Doctor’s past returns, as mysteries start to be solved.

Martin Starger, Influential Shaper of TV and Movies, Dies at 92
Obits, Yesterday

In his decade at ABC, long the doormat network in prime time, he helped guide it toward the No. 1 spot. He later produced “Nashville” and won an Emmy for “Friendly Fire.”

Johnny Canales, Tejano Music Singer and TV Host, Dies
Express, Yesterday

He was known for booking new acts on his program, including Selena Quintanilla, who performed on his show in 1985 in what was one of her first live TV performances.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, Yesterday

There was a wealth of news to discuss this week, including former President Trump’s next steps after being convicted of 34 felonies and Hunter Biden’s guilty verdict on gun charges. Here’s what the hosts had to say.

‘House of the Dragon’ Review: Waiting for the Fire Breathers
Culture, Yesterday

The second season of HBO’s very successful “Game of Thrones” prequel gets off to an earthbound start.

Erin Moriarty Is a Woman Among ‘The Boys’
Culture, Yesterday

The actress in the hit superhero satire mulled her role in an age of online bullying and token feminism: “Thank God there are characters like this.”

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, Yesterday

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including the Pixar sequel “Inside Out 2.”

Emma D’Arcy, Master of ‘Dragon’
Arts & Leisure, Yesterday

A four-episode role in Season 1 of HBO’s “House of the Dragon” made the actor a breakout star. This season, D’Arcy reigns at the top of the call sheet.

Late Night Recaps Trump’s First Trip to Capitol Hill Since Jan. 6
Culture, Yesterday

“They always return to the scene of the crime,” Jimmy Kimmel said after the former president met with House Republicans on Thursday.

Cómo ‘Bridgerton’ hace historia
En español, Yesterday

Descrita por su showrunner como “una fantasía”, la exitosa serie cuenta con un equipo de asesores de historia. ¿Sigue la serie sus consejos? Casi todos.

‘Bridgerton’ retoma donde se quedó. ¿Pero en qué se quedó?
En español, Yesterday

Colin Bridgerton y Penelope Featherington van por su final feliz, pero Lady Whistledown sigue siendo un gran obstáculo.

Patrick Gottsch, 70, Who Found Rural America Fertile Ground for TV, Dies
Obits, June 13

After a career as a satellite dish installer, he found success with RFD-TV, a 24-hour cable channel aimed at farmers and ranchers.

At X Staff Meetings, Executives Talk Up Return of Advertisers
Business, June 13

Still, Elon Musk, who owns the platform, and his chief executive Linda Yaccarino, have work to do to grow the business, leaders told employees.

‘The Curse’ Is a Pulpy and Self-Aware Heist Series
Weekend, June 13

In the best ways, this endearing and very bingeable British show feels as if “Breaking Bad” were happening to “Bob’s Burgers.”

How ‘Bridgerton’ Makes History
Culture, June 13

Described by its showrunner as “definitely a fantasy,” the hit series relies on a team of historical consultants. Does the show take their advice? Mostly.

HBO Could Use a Hit. Enter the Dragons.
Business, June 13

The network has hit an unusually fallow period. Executives hope “House of the Dragon,” which returns Sunday, could be the start of a new winning streak.

Jimmy Fallon Tracks Biden’s Summer Abroad
Culture, June 13

“Yeah, the president is in Italy for the G7 Summit, or as Fox News put it: ‘Biden Flees Country After Hunter Convicted,’” Fallon said.

Tony Lo Bianco, ‘French Connection’ Actor, Dies at 87
Obits, June 12

Once labeled a “natural-born heavy,” he shined onscreen and especially onstage, securing a Tony nomination and winning an Obie Award.

Howard Fineman, Veteran Political Journalist and TV Pundit, Dies at 75
Obits, June 12

From his beginnings with a daily newspaper, he moved easily through Newsweek magazine to cable news and, later, to the frontiers of online journalism.

West Wilson of ‘Summer House’ Discusses His First Taste of Infamy
Styles, June 12

When Mr. Wilson was accused on the reunion of misleading Ciara Miller, his castmate and former romantic interest, fan backlash was swift.

‘Bridgerton’ Is Back (Again). Here’s Where Things Left Off.
Culture, June 12

Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington are on their way to a happy ending — but Lady Whistledown is still a huge barrier in this “friends to lovers” story.

Late Night Riffs on Hunter Biden’s Guilty Verdict
Culture, June 12

“Wow, frankly, I’m shocked — we’re actually enforcing gun laws in America,” Jordan Klepper said on Tuesday’s “Daily Show.”

‘Presumed Innocent’ Review: Disorder in the Court
Culture, June 11

Jake Gyllenhaal steps in for Harrison Ford in a new, highly strung adaptation of Scott Turow’s legal thriller for Apple TV+.

Late Night Pounces on Trump’s First Meeting With Probation Officer
Culture, June 11

“Things got off to a rough start when Trump offered the probation officer $130,000,” Jimmy Fallon joked.

Chucky, Queer Icon?
Styles, June 10

A graphic on the Peacock home screen seemed to induct the killer doll into the gay pantheon. His creator, however, says Chucky’s queer credentials are well established.

What’s on TV This Week: Celine Dion and the Stanley Cup Finals
Culture, June 10

The pop star does her first interview on NBC since her stiff person syndrome diagnosis. And the Oilers and the Panthers compete in the pro hockey championship.

Now Playing: The Press Tour (Shh, It’s Better Than the Movie)
Culture, June 9

For Jennifer Lopez, Sterling K. Brown, Dakota Johnson and others, the standard publicity push isn’t so standard anymore.

This Old-School Pizzeria Stays Open by Playing Itself on TV
Metro, June 9

Sam’s Restaurant in Cobble Hill, run by 67-year-old Louis Migliaccio, has long been a go-to spot for film crews looking for a bit of Brooklyn charm.

Blank Screen
N Y T Now, June 8

If you’ve been having trouble finding a show to watch, you’re not alone.

The Darker Side of Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Magazine, June 8

The actress is taking on serious roles, trying to overcome self-doubt and sharing more about her personal life — but she’s not done being funny.

How Matt Williams, the Creator of ‘Roseanne,’ Spends His Sundays
Metropolitan, June 8

Mr. Williams loves people-watching and pasta with his wife. But when he’s writing on Sundays? No judgment allowed.

‘The Time Has Come to Say Goodbye’: Pat Sajak Bids Farewell to ‘Wheel of Fortune’
Culture, June 8

The host thanked the show’s viewers and had special words for his co-star, Vanna White, before he signed off for the final time.

‘Doctor Who’ Episode 6 Recap: A Charming Rogue
Culture, June 8

The Doctor and Ruby head back to Regency England in a meta meditation on cosplay and obsessive TV fandom.

Jeannette Charles, Who Doubled for the Queen, Is Dead at 96
Obits, June 7

She bore a startling resemblance to Elizabeth II. In “The Naked Gun” and other movies, and in comedy sketches on TV, she wore the crown lightly.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, June 7

Most hosts were off after Memorial Day, which meant this week was their first chance to discuss former President Trump’s guilty verdict. Here’s what they had to say.

La mujer que dice ser la inspiración de Martha en ‘Baby Reindeer’ demanda a Netflix
En español, June 7

Fiona Harvey afirma que la serie, que se ha promocionado como basada en una historia real, la difamó con el personaje de una acosadora convicta, supuestamente inspirado en ella.

‘Queenie’ Captures Black British Womanhood, in Its Mess and Glory
Culture, June 7

The coming-of-age show, streaming on Hulu, follows a 25-year-old living in south London, navigating the gulf between her reality and what she wants.

En_ of an E_a: As Pat Sajak Signs Off, a Look Back at ‘Wheel of Fortune’
Culture, June 7

The host departs this week after more than four decades leading one of the most watched shows on syndicated American TV.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, June 7

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including “Hit Man,” which is coming to Netflix today.

Pat Sajak, the Cool, Unflappable, Reliable Host, Signs Off
Styles, June 7

In 41 seasons at the helm of “Wheel of Fortune,” Mr. Sajak, whose final episode as host airs on Friday, has been a durable fixture of the American cultural landscape.

Julio Torres Is His Own Thing
Culture, June 7

In an interview, he discusses “Fantasmas,” his new HBO show combining a fanciful quest and wild comic detours with a critique of modern bureaucracy.

The Slow Death of a Fabled Media Empire
Op Ed, June 7

Shari Redstone will decide the fate of Paramount and the future of some of America’s most recognized cultural icons.

A ‘Wonderland’ at the New York Botanical Garden
Metro, June 7

Lewis Carroll’s books are the inspiration for an exhibit that features a white rabbit, a queen of hearts and a large-scale chess set designed by Yoko Ono.

‘Hitler y los nazis’, una advertencia a las nuevas generaciones
En español, June 7

El documental para Netflix de Joe Berlinger se pregunta si debemos ver el futuro de EE. UU. en el pasado de Alemania.

Jimmy Fallon Teases Trump for His Criteria for a Running Mate
Culture, June 7

“He likes people who are rich and have hot wives,” Fallon said. “Well, at least he’s taking this seriously.”

Woman Who Says She Inspired ‘Baby Reindeer’ Character Sues Netflix
Culture, June 6

Fiona Harvey claims that the series, which has been promoted as based on a true story, defamed her by basing the character Martha, a convicted stalker, on her.

‘Queenie’ Is a Fun Coming-of-Age Show
Weekend, June 6

This smart and poppy British series melds the good parts of the semi-autobiographical sadcom with more predictable rom-com traditions.

30 Shows to Watch This Summer
Weekend, June 6

Returning favorites include “The Bear,” “House of the Dragon” and “Only Murders in the Building.” Among the new arrivals? Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman.

‘Becoming Karl Lagerfeld’ Seeks to Capture the Man Behind the Glasses
Culture, June 6

Set in the 1970s, the series depicts the designer’s personal and professional evolution and revolves around an intense love story.

‘Fantasmas’ Journeys to the Center of Julio Torres’s Mind
Weekend, June 6

In the comic fabulist’s dazzling new HBO series, sketch comedy meets sketch fantasy.

Stephen Colbert Finds the Focus on Biden’s Age to Be Old News
Culture, June 6

“You heard that right, ladies and gentlemen: Joe Biden is old,” Colbert said of a Wall Street Journal article on the president’s aptitude.

Let’s Talk About Hollywood Portrayals of Asian and Asian American Men (and Real-Life Romance)
Projects and Initiatives, June 5

Please tell us your thoughts on representation of Asian and Asian American men you have seen onscreen, and how those portrayals may have affected your romantic life.

‘Clipped’ Is a Juicy Sports Docudrama
Culture, June 5

The latest gossipy sports show, it recreates the scandal surrounding Donald Sterling, the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers who was banned from the N.B.A. for life in 2014.

Erich Anderson, Actor in ‘Friday the 13th’ and ‘Felicity,’ Dies at 67
Obits, June 5

Mr. Anderson had a breakout role in “Friday the 13th” and went on to appear in more than 300 TV episodes, including a recurring role as the father on “Felicity.”

‘Hitler and the Nazis’ Review: Building a Case for Alarm
Weekend, June 5

Joe Berlinger’s six-part documentary for Netflix asks whether we should see our future in Germany’s past.

‘The Acolyte’: la prehistoria de la guerra de las galaxias
En español, June 5

La última serie de la franquicia en Disney+ se sitúa antes de que existiera un imperio que contraatacar.

Students Walk Out Over Gun Violence That Is Close to Home
Metro, June 5

In Crown Heights, Brooklyn, middle-school students are protesting gun violence in partnership with a community group.

Late Night Reacts to President Biden’s Border Closure Order
Culture, June 5

“The Daily Show” host Ronny Chieng joked that the president “has decided to start trying to win the election” with a temporary order affecting asylum seekers.

Wendell Pierce Claims Discrimination in Trying to Rent a Harlem Apartment
Real Estate, June 4

The renowned character actor, best known for playing Detective Bunk Moreland on HBO’s “The Wire,” says a white landlord rejected his rental application.

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin and Their 7 Children Get a Reality TV Series
Culture, June 4

“We’re inviting you into our home,” the actor, who is set to stand trial next month on an involuntary manslaughter charge, said as he announced a show about his family on TLC.

A ‘House of the Dragon’ Party Without a Silvery Wig in Sight
Styles, June 4

At the Season 2 premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” prequel, the cast mingled over cocktails as early clips from the series suggested that “war is coming.”

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in June
Culture, June 4

The final season of “Sweet Tooth” and a Richard Linklater rom-com highlight this month’s slate.

‘The Acolyte’ Review: ‘Star Wars’ an Even Longer Time Ago
Culture, June 4

The franchise’s latest series on Disney+ is set before there was even an empire to strike back.

Stephen Colbert Counts Down to Donald Trump’s Sentencing
Culture, June 4

Colbert showed off his “Countdown to Sentencing Advent Calendar,” which contained a bottle of bourbon.

A Reporter Whose Beat Blends Sports and Culture
Insider, June 4

Emmanuel Morgan is enticed by how athletes and sports leagues are increasingly dipping into music, television and other media.

Janis Paige, Star of Broadway’s ‘The Pajama Game,’ Is Dead at 101
Obits, June 3

She first made her mark in the all-star 1944 movie “Hollywood Canteen” before finding acclaim on the musical stage. Movie and TV roles followed.

During Impassioned Defense of Trump, Congressman’s 6-Year-Old Steals the Spotlight
Washington, June 3

As Representative John Rose castigated the former president’s criminal conviction, his young son locked in with the C-SPAN cameras, making a series of contorted faces in a moment that circulated widely online.

Julio Torres and Friends Toast Their Latest Bizarro Creation
Styles, June 3

The writer and director celebrated with a roomful of comedians on the rise before an advance screening of “Fantasmas,” his new HBO series.

‘Bridgerton’: los romances apasionados no son solo para mujeres delgadas
En español, June 3

Un artículo escéptico sobre el nuevo vínculo amoroso principal en “Bridgerton” ha hecho que los fans se animen a rebatir la idea de que llamar la atención de un hombre es una experiencia restringida por el tamaño del cuerpo.

For Past ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants, Pop Culture Goes Beyond Gen Z
Games, June 3

What, exactly, is the distinction between the new pop-culture spinoff of “Jeopardy!” and the original?

In ‘Clipped,’ Cleopatra Coleman Spreads Her Wings
Arts & Leisure, June 3

The actor’s versatility has allowed her to stay relatively anonymous, but that may change with her new docudrama about an N.B.A. scandal.

Liberals Find a TV Prescription for Election Jitters: Monday Nights
Business, June 3

Once a week, Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart are luring viewers back to basic cable.

What’s on TV This Week: Lots of Bravo and ‘Fantasmas’
Culture, June 3

“Summer House” and “The Valley” wrap up as “Below Deck Mediterranean” starts a new season. HBO airs a new show from Julio Torres.

A Sticking Point in Paramount and Skydance Talks: Who Pays For a Lawsuit?
Business, June 3

A special committee of Paramount’s board of directors supports a merger with Skydance, a studio that has increased its offer in recent days. But the deal isn’t done yet.

Is This Season of ‘Hacks’ Trolling Jerry Seinfeld?
Culture, June 2

The comedian’s philosophies about the audience and comedy are contradicted in characterizations and plot lines on the Max series.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, AMC+, Disney+, Hulu, and More in June
Culture, June 1

“The Boys,” “Orphan Black: Echoes,” “The Bear” and “The Acolyte” will be streaming.

‘¡Extremadamente inapropiado!’, la serie japonesa que se pregunta si debemos extrañar la década de 1980
En español, June 1

Un sorprendente éxito televisivo, ahora en Netflix, hace que la gente hable de lo que Japón ha perdido con el cambio de sensibilidad actual.

‘Sugar’ Actress Kirby on the Only Album She Really Needs
Arts & Leisure, June 1

She co-starred in the Apple TV+ show with Colin Farrell after appearing in “Killing Eve” and “Barry.” Now when she does a red carpet, she knows to go with Doc Martens.

How Michael Rainey Jr. of ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ Spends His Sundays
Metro, June 1

Mr. Rainey starts his day with tea, and then it’s time for fancy cars, making beats and Call of Duty with his friends.

‘Doctor Who’ Episode 5 Recap: Bursting the Bubble
Culture, June 1

The Doctor saves a rich wannabe vlogger from being eaten by a giant slug, but a final twist leaves him reeling.

Darryl Hickman, Prolific Child Actor of the 1940s, Dies at 92
Obits, May 31

He was in “The Grapes of Wrath” and other films. As an adult, he was seen often on TV. He later oversaw daytime programming at CBS and taught acting.

Fox News and MSNBC Notch Rating Wins After Trump’s Verdict
Business, May 31

In prime time, MSNBC scored a rare Nielsen victory. Earlier, when the news broke, Fox News attracted the biggest live audience.

Jac Venza, Who Delivered Culture to Public Television, Dies at 97
Obits, May 31

By making entertainment as well as education part of its mission, he gave the world “Great Performances” and other enduring programs.

Netflix Wins $8.8 Million in Fight Over Planned TV Series
Business, May 31

An arbitrator awarded Netflix damages from the Hollywood director Carl Erik Rinsch, who had been developing a high-profile TV series, “Conquest.”

Whirlwind Romances Are Not Reserved for Thin Women
Styles, May 31

An article skeptical of the central love connection in the new season of “Bridgerton” has fans rushing to contest the idea that catching a gentleman’s eye is a size-restricted pursuit.

News Organizations Cut Away From Trump’s Misleading Speech
Business, May 31

It was the latest example of journalists having to weigh the news value of a major political moment against the challenges of reporting on a candidate who regularly speaks in falsehoods.

On Live TV, a Historic Verdict Felt Both Enormous and Small
Culture, May 31

Donald Trump’s convictions made for a stunning moment of history, followed by hours of politics talk.

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, May 31

Selections from the Weekend section, including a review of Viggo Mortensen’s “The Dead Don't Hurt.”

‘Jim Henson Idea Man’: In a Joyful Weirdo, Lessons for Young Artists
Culture, May 31

This Ron Howard documentary doesn’t ignore the Muppet mastermind’s faults, but the tribute has a lot to teach creators everywhere.

Carl Radke on His Tumultuous Journey Through ‘Summer House’
Culture, May 31

From getting sober, grieving the loss of his brother and calling off his engagement, Radke has let viewers in on the most intimate moments of his life.

Joking Aside, the ‘Hacks’ Showrunners Explain That Final Twist
Culture, May 31

In an interview, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs and Jen Statsky discussed the Season 3 finale and if the anything-for-a-laugh ethos is worth it. (Short answer: Yes.)

A Historic Verdict Made for Riveting TV. Then the Punditry Began.
Business, May 31

Every major TV network broke in to daytime programming to present a rare moment of political and legal suspense.

‘Ren Faire’ Is ‘Succession’ With Turkey Legs
Weekend, May 30

An engrossing documentary debuting Sunday on HBO, it chronicles a Renaissance festival impresario’s effort to find a worthy heir.

Charles Barkley’s Barbs Infuriate and Fuel Players
Culture, May 30

With the future of “Inside the NBA” in flux, athletes say their respect for Barkley means his unsparing evaluations are a rite of passage.

Ángel Hernández Made Baseball Great
Opinion, May 30

We all love to hate the ump show.

当美国电影电视里的亚洲人开始说自己的语言
Interactive, May 30

在今天的好莱坞,亚洲和亚裔美国人的叙事不仅比以往任何时候都更加重要,而且这种叙事也在通过巧妙地使用亚洲语言,以越来越动态的方式来进行讲述。

當美國電影電視裡的亞洲人開始說自己的語言
Interactive, May 30

在今天的好萊塢,亞洲和亞裔美國人的敘事不僅比以往任何時候都更加重要,而且這種敘事也在通過巧妙地使用亞洲語言,以越來越動態的方式來進行講述。

Craig Johnson Wants to Give Longmire Fans the ‘Best 3 Minutes’ He Can
Book Review, May 30

“Make eye contact, shake their hand, ask them about themselves and then sign their book with a genuine smile,” suggests the author of the Wyoming-set mystery series. The 20th, “First Frost,” is just out.

No Sophomore Slump for ‘We Are Lady Parts’
Culture, May 29

The comedy about a Muslim punk band returns for a raucous encore.

The Best True Crime to Stream: Digital Dating and Coercive Control
Culture, May 29

Four picks across television, film and podcasting that explore a devastating, yet slippery, type of manipulation.

Big Money. College Athletes and the N.C.A.A.: A Timeline
National, May 29

The landmark settlement that would create a revenue-sharing plan is part of a long arc of profits in college sports.

Leslye Headland Hopes the Force Is With ‘The Acolyte’
Arts & Leisure, May 29

Her new “Star Wars” show is a dream come true, but she knows it carries enormous expectations. “I would be lying if I said I wasn’t scared,” she said.

A Show That Makes Young Japanese Pine for the ‘Inappropriate’ 1980s
Foreign, May 29

A surprise television hit, now on Netflix, has people talking about what Japan has lost with today’s changed sensibilities.

Stream These 12 Movies and Shows Before They Leave Netflix in June
Culture, May 28

Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon when they were kids-ish, Clint Eastwood as a drug mule on the other side of life, and Meryl Streep in “Out of Africa.”

Its Future in Doubt, the Freewheeling ‘Inside the NBA’ Is on Edge Instead
Business, May 28

Next season could be the last for TNT’s influential and beloved studio show, and Charles Barkley, for one, will not be going quietly.

¿Se terminó la televisión sin anuncios?
En español, May 28

Los comerciales están aquí, allá —casi en cualquier parte— en los servicios de emisión en continuo.

Michelle Buteau Sashays Into the Lead
Culture, May 27

Once relegated to supporting roles, this comedian is a star of the film “Babes” and is moving to a bigger stage, Radio City Music Hall, for her new special.

What Happened to Our Ad-Free TV?
Business, May 26

Ads are here, there — almost everywhere — on streaming services now.

The Hard Problem of Bringing Trump Into Focus
Magazine, May 26

For all the news that the former president makes, the Biden team is struggling to make the campaign about him.

With ‘We Are Lady Parts,’ Nida Manzoor Rocks On
Culture, May 26

“Silliness is hugely important to me,” said the writer, whose comedy about a Muslim female punk band has won awards and challenged stereotypes.

Zack Norman, Actor Who Juggled Multiple Professions, Dies at 83
Obits, May 25

Best known for movies like “Romancing the Stone,” he also made a mark as a producer, a real estate developer and the butt of a Generation X-friendly television gag.

The Netflix Chief’s Plan to Get You to Binge Even More
Magazine, May 25

Ted Sarandos helped lead Netflix to victory in streaming, but the war for your attention isn’t over.

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Ren Faire’
Culture, May 25

The long-running medical show wraps up its 20th season. HBO airs a new documentary series about a renaissance fair in Texas.

Harry Hamlin Got Into Gardening Because of ‘The Martian’
Arts & Leisure, May 25

“If he can do it on Mars,” said the actor, now starring in the cooking show “In the Kitchen With Harry Hamlin,” “I can do it in my backyard.”

How a Horror-Loving Librarian Spends His Sundays
Metropolitan, May 25

Rafael Rodriguez works at one of the few libraries open on Sundays in New York City. That means his day is busy, but he still finds time for a little “Mad Men.”

‘Doctor Who’ Episode 4 Recap: Now You See Her
Culture, May 25

A strong episode focuses on Ruby, the Doctor’s companion, and the mysterious older woman who starts following her from a distance.

The Best of Late Night This Week
Interactive, May 24

The hosts spent much of the week riffing on the news that flags associated with the Jan. 6 insurrection were flown at two of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s homes. Here’s what they had to say.

Where New Yorkers Start Being Polite and Stop Getting Real
Culture, May 24

The Portal, a video art installation connecting the city with Dublin, is open again, now with safeguards. But does changing the rules change the artwork?

‘Zarqa’ Is a Madcap Canadian Comedy
Weekend, May 24

This new CBC sitcom from the creator of “Little Mosque on the Prairie” follows a divorced Muslim mother trying to pull one over on her ex.

How FaceTime Calls With Mom Became a TV Hit
Express, May 24

What started as a way for the filmmaker Josh Seftel and his mother, Pat, to stay in touch has become a popular feature on “CBS Sunday Morning.”

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Interactive, May 24

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga."

5 Knockout Stand-Up Specials for the Long Weekend
Culture, May 24

In new hours out now, the comedians Nikki Glaser, Neal Brennan, Rachel Feinstein, Nathan Macintosh and Ian Abramson can be smart, fun or joyfully weird.

This Is the Democrats’ Best Shot in 2024. And They Are Spending Like Crazy on It.
Interactive, May 24

Democrats have continued to leverage abortion rights as a powerful culture-war wedge issue against Republicans, seen in their ad campaigns.

‘The Daily Show’ Skewers Samuel Alito Over Another Provocative Flag
Culture, May 24

“Did this guy get a two-for-one deal at the MAGA flag store?” Michael Kosta said of the Supreme Court justice on Thursday’s “The Daily Show.”

From ‘The Sympathizer’ to ‘Past Lives,’ American Audiences Warm to Subtitles
Interactive, May 23

In Hollywood today, not only are Asian and Asian American narratives more prominent than ever, but they are also being told in increasingly dynamic ways through the artful use of Asian languages.

Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Republicans for Crying Wolf
Culture, May 23

President Biden “sent an elite team of ultraliberal F.B.I. agents to assassinate Donald Trump, but somehow he slipped out the back door,” Kimmel joked on Wednesday.

Eric Weinberg, ‘Scrubs’ Producer, Ordered to Stand Trial in Rape Case
Express, May 22

The writer and producer was charged in October 2022 with sexually assaulting at least five women, prosecutors said.

‘Evil’ Review: Is It Satan, or Is It Us? It’s Time to Find Out.
Culture, May 22

Michelle and Robert King’s macabre comedy about the possibility of demonic possession and the certainty of evil begins its final season.

‘Selling the Hamptons’: Real Estate Drama on Long Island
Real Estate, May 22

On the reality TV show, a motley crew of camera-ready real estate agents navigates the cutthroat market of multimillion dollar houses.

Late Night Laments That Donald Trump Didn’t Testify at His Trial
Culture, May 22

Jimmy Fallon said Trump wanted to take the stand in his criminal case on Tuesday, “but then he saw it was three steps without a handrail.”

‘Outer Range’ Is a Dizzying Sci-Fi Drama, With Buffalo
Culture, May 21

The second season of this Amazon series, all of which is available now, cranks up both the time-travel and the outrageous soapiness.

Stephen Colbert Slams Justice Alito for Using His Wife as a Scapegoat
Culture, May 21

Colbert joked that Alito “dropped a dime on his gal” when the Supreme Court justice blamed his wife for the flying of an upside-down American flag at their home shortly after Jan. 6.

‘Stax: Soulsville, U.S.A.’ Review: Looking for a Little Respect
Culture, May 20

An HBO series tells the triumphant, tragic story of the record label Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and the Staple Singers called home.

The Best of ‘S.N.L.’: Trump Trolling, ‘Dune’ Buckets and Beavis Breakdowns
Culture, May 20

Season 49 of “Saturday Night Live” has just ended. Here’s a look back at its most memorable monologues, sketches, product parodies and impressions.

Fraud Trial to Begin for Ozy Founder Carlos Watson
Business, May 20

Mr. Watson’s lawyer has argued that many other media leaders lured investors with “puffing and bluffing,” and that Mr. Watson is being singled out because he is Black.

Michael Emerson Still Reigns as TV’s King of Creepy
Arts & Leisure, May 20

The actor has played unsettling men on shows like “Lost” and “Fallout.” In the new season of “Evil,” he might be raising the Antichrist.

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Abbott Elementary’ and ‘The Good Doctor’
Culture, May 20

The ABC comedy wraps up its third season. The medical show airs its series finale.

Dolores Rosedale, Who Found Fame as a Game-Show Sidekick, Dies at 95
Obits, May 19

A model and actress known as Roxanne, she parlayed her modest role on “Beat the Clock” into magazine covers and the creation of a doll in her image.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Signs Off for the Season
Culture, May 19

Jake Gyllenhaal hosted the final episode of the show’s 49th season. Sabrina Carpenter was the musical guest.

Alice Stewart, a CNN Political Commentator, Is Dead at 58
Obits, May 19

She had appeared onscreen as a conservative voice since the 2016 presidential race. A political strategist, she had worked for Republican presidential candidates.

Rex Murphy, a Dominant Pundit on the Right in Canada, Dies at 77
Obits, May 18

In newspaper columns and on radio and TV, he was his country’s “premier provocateur,” gaining a wide audience for his conservative attacks on liberals and environmentalists.

The Truth Hurts — Especially When Bill Maher Dishes It Out
Op Ed, May 18

“Why can’t everybody live in my world, in the middle,” he says, “where we’re not nuts?”

Dabney Coleman: Where to Stream His Best Movies and TV Shows
Culture, May 18

Coleman’s characters frequently displayed the kind of antagonistic demeanor familiar to anyone who has ever dealt with a bad boss or a disgruntled customer.

Caitlin Clark Is Here. Can the Business of the W.N.B.A. Flourish?
Business, May 18

Clark’s arrival has many betting on the W.N.B.A.’s success. But certain structural disadvantages persist, including how much the players earn.

Trump’s New York Trial: Where Page Six Meets ‘12 Angry Men’
Metro, May 18

The machinery of celebrity is being laid bare in a Manhattan courtroom amid the first criminal prosecution of a former U.S. president.

Sony and Apollo Take Key Step in Bid for Paramount’s Assets
Business, May 18

The two companies have expressed interest in acquiring the media conglomerate, but are backing away from their $26 billion all-cash offer.

‘Doctor Who’ Episode 3 Recap: Scenes of Destruction
Culture, May 18

In an episode simmering with tension, the Doctor and Ruby discover an army of religious soldiers on a largely deserted planet.

Dabney Coleman, Actor Audiences Loved to Hate, Is Dead at 92
Obits, May 17

In movies like “9 to 5” and “Tootsie” and on TV shows like “Buffalo Bill,” he turned the portrayal of egomaniacal louts into a fine art.

‘Young Sheldon’ Is One of TV’s Most Popular Shows. So Why Did It Just End?
Culture, May 17

The “Big Bang Theory” spinoff aired its last episodes Thursday night, but the franchise will continue on CBS this fall.

Seth Meyers Slams Republicans Supporting Trump at His Trial
Culture, May 17

Meyers joked that “sitting front row at the Trump trial must be like the MAGA version of sitting courtside at a Knicks game.”