Daniel Fienberg

Television Critic for The Hollywood Reporter

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Television critic for the Hollywood Reporter

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More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most viewed episode of any HBO show ever.

‘Game of Thrones’ is over. What should you watch now?

More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most viewed episode of any HBO show ever.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the first episode since the election, The Spin-off crew contemplates the role TV news had in this year's presidential contest, and what TV might look like going forward.

Election, escapism and 'Gilmore Girls'

In the first episode since the election, The Spin-off crew contemplates the role TV news had in this year's presidential contest, and what TV might look like going forward.

from The Spin-off

Late night TV has been criticized for being “too white” and it’s about to get even less colorful.

What Larry Wilmore’s cancellation says about late night TV

Late night TV has been criticized for being “too white” and it’s about to get even less colorful.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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