“Zama” explores the history of colonialism through the eyes of a colonizer. And Johnny Knoxville performs relatively safe stunts in “Action Point.”
“Zama” explores the history of colonialism through the eyes of a colonizer. And Johnny Knoxville performs relatively safe stunts in “Action Point.”
Fring is best known as a master seller of both drugs and fried chicken, but this week’s episode showed he’s just as good at managing and manipulating people.
Daniel Roberts, a gun rights advocate, said he had no clue he had been duped into a humiliating appearance on “Who Is America?” until the episode aired.
Ms. Rose, an Australian actress who has described herself as gender fluid, said she was baffled by assertions that should not play a lesbian character.
Choose between spies, bands and BFFs.
The HBO series is back, and Issa and the rest of the crew are still making questionable life choices. We rate the least improved.
Demetri Martin reflects on the mundane in his new stand-up special. And “Ronny Chieng: International Student” arrives on the Comedy Central app.
Camille is struggling mightily to escape devolving into the wild, miserable, victimized cheerleader she was in high school.
We knew what was coming. We just didn’t know how.
Will the characters on “Insecure” make better decisions? Will the characters on “Fear the Walking Dead” stay alive?
“No Country for Old Men” arrives on Netflix. And “Summer Palace” tells a teenage love story in the context of the Tiananmen Square protests.
As the new European soccer season opens, there are more ways than ever for an American fan to watch. Maybe too many.
Matthew Goode appears in two British Netflix offerings, including an Agatha Christie adaptation. And Chicago royalty gather for a cross-genre concert.
Mr. Williams, whose approach blended jazz, classical and pop elements, provided music for film, television and his own award-winning records.
“Insecure” is back! So is Demetri Martin. And “Freaky Friday,” this time with music.
The announcement definitively ends efforts by the Sinclair Broadcast Group to create a broadcast giant and potential rival to Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News.
Issa Rae’s HBO series returns on Sunday. Here’s a primer on where things stood when it left off.
Mr. Groening tries to get out from under the shadow of “The Simpsons” in a new animated series on Netflix that takes place in a realm of wizards and dragons.
A trailer for the show, which debuts Friday, spurred fierce criticism and charges of body-shaming. But that might be the least of its problems.
The most memorable performances in any medium are being given by a remarkable group of industry veterans — Judith Light, Allison Janney and Audra McDonald, among them.
A documentary examines a dancing subculture in the South. And stream a horror series on Shudder.
Ms. Collins and her brother, Larry, billed as the Collins Kids, were stars before they were teenagers, regularly featured on television variety shows.
Penny Smallacombe, head of the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia, shares her picks in this week’s Australia Letter.
CBS is to make a version of “Love Island” — a British romantic reality show that consistently provokes discussion about issues like sex and race.
Alan Pangborn recognizes the Kid. Maybe a little too well.
Carrie Underwood performs at CMA Fest 2018. And watch robots try to destroy each other on “Robot Wars.”
Television dramas and comedies thrive on complexity. But journalism’s reductive picture of society makes America more polarized and feeds the extremes.
The longtime Hollywood executive sees a demand for high-quality bite-size content. Disney, NBC and Alibaba back his plan.
Becca Kufrin ended up choosing a man who, unknown to her during filming, had a habit of liking insensitive Instagram posts.
“Carter” puts a comedic spin on the detective genre. And the second season of “The Bold Type” comes to an end.
Jimmy learns what happened to his brother. His reaction is … complicated.
Anthony Brindisi wants to air an ad that is critical of his opponent, Representative Claudia Tenney, a Republican, and of the cable company’s record.
A fixture on Broadway and television for six decades, the actress found her greatest success as a warmhearted, wisecracking housemother in two sitcoms.
As the HBO drama closes its first season, Mr. Strong discusses getting in the ring with Brian Cox and how Kendall is like Michael Corleone.
AMC introduces a laid-back drama with “Lodge 49.” And Season 14 of “The Bachelorette” comes to a close.
White residents of Wind Gap may not say “Confederate” aloud, but they’re happy to twist Civil War history to suit their barely veiled sympathies.
The search continues — and seems grimmer with each passing mile.
The first season of “Succession” comes to a close. And stream a new dramedy starring Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer.
Mr. Stewart announced his return to the role, for a new show on the streaming service CBS All Access, in a surprise convention appearance on Saturday.
Stopping to smell the flowers with the last great intellectual talk-show host.
Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age fable airs on Starz. And an anime film on Netflix tells three tales.
AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ prequel continues to find ways to spin out the adventures of Jimmy McGill, the shyster lawyer who will someday become Saul Goodman.
Jimmy was left with a lot to reckon with, some of which he didn’t yet know. But we know. Here’s help sifting through the ashes of Season 3.
AMC’s oddball comic drama is blissfully low-stakes but high on character chemistry. (Or is it alchemy?)
A brief (recent) history of plays, films and TV shows exploring the fraught, sometimes predatory relationship between directors and their charges.
The show’s main trio of young stars discuss how the show explores race, queer identity and the #MeToo movement within the setting of a glitzy women’s magazine.
Mr. Russell talks about his new leading role in AMC’s “Lodge 49,” why acting was never an inevitability and the role he’d grow out his beard for.
“Quantico” airs its series finale. And Post Malone and Tyler, the Creator perform live from Lollapalooza in Chicago.
Mr. Moonves took questions from Wall Street analysts after second-quarter earnings were released, but did not address claims against him that are being investigated.
Two true TV classics, one sweet, one swear-heavy. And a new Netflix movie starring Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer.
The first season of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” comes to a close. And watch Anne Hathaway in an early role.
Forget the supernatural. Most of the bad things happening here are done by bad people.
An uncategorizable new late-night series by the artist Terence Nance describes a reality that can only be captured through the surreal.
The movie about the leader of the Nation of Islam who has a history of anti-Semitic views seemed to be set for streaming; Netflix cited a miscommunication.
After admitting to Congress that he had rigged a quiz show, he found redemption as a game show doctor, lifting ratings of daytime fare like “Family Feud.”
“The Sinner” returns, with Carrie Coon joining the cast. And “The Originals” comes to a close.
“I thought it’s probably only a matter of time before somebody does a story about this from a sad point of view; but that’s not where I am,” the M*A*S*H actor said.
Days after The New Yorker detailed allegations of sexual harassment against Mr. Moonves, the company’s directors took no immediate action.
The Australian comic Josh Thomas’s series is on Hulu. And PBS’s “Frontline” dives into the Trump administration’s border policies.
Neither of the potential names floated by the 78-year-old trivia show host had been on the radar of most fans.
Do you fancy television about crafts, murder or prison?
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman host this crafty contest show.
Ms. Spencer will also executive produce the limited series, the true story of a washerwoman who founded a hair-care company and became a millionaire.
Members spent much of the weekend discussing what immediate actions it should take after sexual misconduct allegations against the C.E.O. were published by The New Yorker.
Trayvon Martin’s life and death are unpacked in a new docu-series, with Jay-Z as executive producer. And a new season of a Cold War parody is on Netflix.
The music mogul is an executive producer of a sprawling six-part docu-series centered on the death of Mr. Martin, and the divisive verdict.
This week’s episode ended on quite the cliffhanger. What the heck was it?
Noah and Anton hit the road. Helen and Sierra get a yurt.
Kendrick Lamar makes his television acting debut on “Power.” And Bruce Willis gets roasted.
Mr. Barris will part ways with the Disney-owned production company in August, following creative differences. He is widely expected to move to Netflix.
The company’s board said it would investigate allegations of sexual harassment against Mr. Moonves that were detailed in a New Yorker article.
With the latest “Mission: Impossible” in theaters, a previous installment airs on FX. And “The Breadwinner” revolves around a young Afghan refugee.
Overseas regulators must still approve the deal, but the votes brought to a close a six-month battle waged across two continents by Disney and Comcast for supremacy in the media business.
In 1973, the real-life domestic dramas of Mr. Loud and his family were presented in 12 hourlong episodes now considered the genesis of reality television.
A smaller number of companies control of a greater portion of TV shows and films, potentially altering where — and how — we see our favorite series, movies or actors.
Ms. Aduba talks about the new season of “Orange Is the New Black”; her character, Suzanne; and her mission to tell the stories of overlooked women.
“Sorry to Bother You” and “Dietland” offer something we need at this moment.
“Orange Is the New Black” goes maximum-security. And Romesh Ranganathan wraps up his docu-series with a stand-up special.
In his late-night HBO series, “Random Acts of Flyness,” the writer-director accentuates the experience of being young and black in America right now.
Singing and dancing, time-travel and backyard roller coasters. The best TV this weekend runs an eccentric gamut.
For viewers who could use a reminder, our rundown of where everyone stands going into Season 6 should get you up to speed.
“Nashville” comes to a close. And stream a documentary about the artist Andy Goldsworthy.
The network did not elaborate beyond its statement that he would resume hosting duties after an investigation of accusations made by an ex-girlfriend.
The sheer volume may be overwhelming, but fear not — we have compiled the very best of the recent additions for you.
A suspect, Austin Clay, was being held on a charge of felony vandalism, the police said. This is not the first time President Trump’s star has been vandalized.
The actress, who became a star more than 40 years ago with “Carrie,” returns to the world of Stephen King with “Castle Rock.”
James Glancy didn’t set out to take part in “the most dangerous experiment ever attempted on Shark Week.” But that’s exactly what happened.
The first three episodes of the new Hulu series, rooted in the works of Stephen King, are more than just the sum of their (many) Easter eggs.
Two days after footage showed him yelling racial epithets on Mr. Cohen’s series “Who Is America?,” Mr. Spencer has decided to step down from office.
A series steeped in Stephen King lore arrives on Hulu. And the dystopian drama “Colony” airs its final episode.
A new series set in the world of Stephen King drops plenty of Easter eggs for superfans but shows the pitfalls of intellectual-property-based TV.
Recent highlights include true-crime documentaries, an irreverent weekly talk show and a very angry cartoon panda.
Kristina Newman-Scott, director of culture for the State of Connecticut, is to join BRIC as its president in September.
Bobbito Garcia’s autobiographical documentary lands on streaming platforms. And Season 5 of “Drunk History” ends on a spooky note.
Hulu’s new series is packed with Easter eggs from King’s vast and creepy catalog. View their respective screen adaptations in the safety of your home.
It’s a quiet week for TV, so we’re turning our attention to the stars of some of this year’s best shows. Turns out they’ve done a lot of cool stuff.
Mr. Cohen’s Showtime series, “Who Is America,” has used deception to embarrass G.O.P. figures, similar to the way Mr. O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has targeted liberals.
The Fox News anchor follows his aggressive interview of the Russian president with a vacation — to St. Petersburg.
Two new documentaries examine the lives of groundbreaking athletes. And “Wùlu” tells a gangster tale against the backdrop of Mali’s military coup.
Mr. Spencer, a state lawmaker who proposed a bill that could have banned facial veils in public, was duped into an embarrassing appearance in “Who Is America?”
Self-harm seems to run in Camille’s family, whatever its form.
Alison learns some staggering details about her past. But as always, the truth depends on who is telling the tale.
Shark Week begins with some brawny cameos. And watch Carey Mulligan’s breakout role on Netflix.
Mingling with wariness and wonder at a conference devoted to “Ancient Aliens.”
The star producer reveals the eight shows she plans to make for the streaming service, which wooed her away from ABC with a nine-figure deal.
The CBS comedy “Me, Myself & I” wraps up its first season. And “Finding Neverland” tells the story behind Peter Pan.
Ms. Guilfoyle, who recently revealed that she is dating Donald Trump Jr., had been at the network for 12 years.
James Gunn wrote most of the tweets before 2013. They resurfaced after he criticized President Trump on Twitter and far-right provocateurs searched his social media history.
When movies and shows from “Blindspotting” to “Detroit” wrestle with the emotional toll of violence against black people, their creators’ intentions matter.
The no-nonsense star of “The Affair” cheats on Manhattan, with a ferry ride to the Brooklyn Flea.
The Times’s assistant TV editor, Aisha Harris, discusses how representations of police brutality in media have changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on the interactions’ emotional to...
The cult favorite “Wynonna Earp” returns for a third season. And a Vice correspondent heads to war-torn Raqqa, in Syria.
Oddballs, human drama, tapping toes: If you have time, our TV critic Margaret Lyons has ideas.
The 10-episode series on Hulu represents a confluence of many of the author’s stories and characters and also of several TV trends.
The legal wrangling between CBS, Viacom and the Redstone family provides a behind-the-scenes view into how quickly a powerful business alliance can fray.
“In Search Of,” which is having its premiere on History, reboots the paranormal docu-series Mr. Nimoy hosted from 1977-82.
Kristin Chenoweth takes the stand in a new season of “Trial & Error.” And stream another British noir series.
The TV operator said it would sell off two stations through an independent trust. That was not enough to satisfy the Federal Communications Commission chairman’s concerns.
Amid discussion about whether Apu is an Indian stereotype, Mr. Groening shares his feelings about the character and explains why the criticism caught him off guard.
“Suits” returns without two stars. And Danica Patrick hosts the ESPY Awards.
A new cop series on Acorn TV is as pretty to look at as “Broadchurch” but goes even darker in its story of abduction and imprisonment in the Welsh countryside.
A new generation of niche sports is looking to streaming instead of big networks to find more exposure and new fans.
HBO’s new documentary on Williams digs deep into his vast career, which was packed with guest spots and cameos — at least 108 roles in all.
Ajit Pai said he wanted a judge to review aspects of the deal, an about-face for a chairman whose policy changes have seemed to mostly benefit the broadcast company.
“Disgraceful,” Anderson Cooper of CNN said at the end of a news conference during which the reporters Jonathan Lemire and Jeff Mason asked tough questions.
The Midsummer Classic returns to the nation’s capital. And the fourth season of “UnREAL” gets a surprise release on Hulu.
You already know about “Game of Thrones” and “S.N.L.” Now check out these other great nominees.
A new documentary focuses on the colorful yet troubled life of Williams. And Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel is adapted for Netflix.
The citizens of Wind Gap twist reality to suit their superstitions and pieties. But are those biases compromising the investigation?
“Who Is America?” on Showtime reprises the comedian’s gotcha techniques at a time when people don’t need to be tricked into saying embarrassing things.
Vik and Cole undertake similar voyages of self-discovery, each apparently requiring a much younger and beautiful accomplice.
We have combined all 169 impassioned cries by Telemundo's announcers into one lung-bursting goal call.
His new Showtime series, “Who Is America?,” promises a thorough skewering of American politicians. But Ali G, Borat and Brüno have been at this a while.