Television

Jim McDermott February 20, 2019
Like a new Netflix series, the church today seems caught in an endless loop of accusations and revelations.
Amanda Haas February 06, 2019
But even as the show mocks and fixates on his virginity, Colton invites empathy and sparks thought-provoking conversations about sexual morality.
Photo: IMDB
Rob Weinert-Kendt January 19, 2019
A new Netflix miniseries brings out the story’s aspects of adventure and conflict, with occasionally pulse-pounding results.
Ted Danson plays an avuncular demon in ‘The Good Place’ (photo: NBC).
Jonathan Malesic December 28, 2018
What if you could improve yourself after you are dead? This appealing prospect drives two current TV comedies.
Jim McDermott December 18, 2018
The very best television is like an Ignatian contemplation: It tells stories that offer us some kind of gift—an insight or encouragement for our lives.
The BBC adaptation of ‘Brideshead’ starred Anthony Andrews, Laurence Olivier and Jeremy Irons. (photo: alamy.com)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 07, 2018
A 11-part television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s great novel aired weekly on PBS in 1981.