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New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum offers observations gleaned from decades of lively, detailed TV reviews. Until the 1990s, many critics saw TV as a stepchild of movies, but better shows brought more respect and more diversity. Now modern programs offer rule-breaking scripts and images. Nussbaum begins with “big picture” observations before offering TV show reviews from the 1990s until recently. Technology, Nussbaum notes, changed TV viewing and invented binge watching. Today, television offers viewers more choices than ever, including programs of cinematic quality that rivals movies and layered scripts reminiscent of novels.
About the Author
Emily Nussbaum, a writer for The New Yorker since 2011, won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and the 2014 National Magazine Award for Columns and Commentary.