…carry on

From its first familiar notes to the final sweeping shot of the Crowley family home we all know and love so well, one thing is clear. This next chapter of “Downton Abbey” is no epilogue and it’s certainly not going to pretend to be anything more than it is — one super-sized, long-awaited episode (now…

…look on the bright side

As we embark on a season of beginnings, new shows, new seasons, and new stories to love, I feel it’s only right to begin the preparation for the endings ahead. Yes, for more than a few fan favorites, this fall is the beginning of the end. But don’t despair. There are few greater joys than…

…adjust your settings

Happy Emmy Monday, crusaders, and my condolences to anyone who hasn’t yet finished the final season of “Game of Thrones.” I hope you weren’t watching the highlight reel too closely…

…have a look

We’re down to the wire TV fans, just one day stands between you We’ve reached the lightning round. Lucky for you, this year’s group of nominees has the perfect option for those who “just haven’t had the time” to check out the season’s top shows.

…get creative

This Sunday evening, the world of television (and streaming and web series … and we should probably consider coming up with another term …) will gather to honor the best this year of (whatever we’re going to rename television) had to offer. The evening will undoubtedly run over on time (as these things tend to…

…talk it out

As hard as it may be to hear (or admit) we’re living in a world where politics is everywhere — our homes, our places of work, our celebrity ballroom dance competitions (that’s on you, ABC), and they are certainly in our late-night comedy shows. (Or as the Emmy voters know them, Outstanding Variety Talk Series.)