Eric Deggans is a TV critic for NPR and the author of Race-Baiter: How Media Wield Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation.
We’re at the end of Black History Month. Throughout February, there has been special TV programming. PBS released new documentaries. Hulu added a black history category.
Feb. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Network TV shows are coming back from the long holiday hiatus. But with all the streaming services and their new releases, did anyone notice they were gone?
Jan. 15, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
At Monday night’s Emmys, there were a lot of jokes about the lack of diversity in TV; many awards for Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel;” and a marriage proposal. We get a recap.
Sep. 18, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Sarah Scott was a working actress in Hollywood with the usual ups and downs of a life in the entertainment industry.
Jul. 19from The Business
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I download the Face App and see what I look like when I’m wrinkled and decrepit, which will probably be what I look like next Thursday,…
Jul. 17from Martini Shot
Plus: AOC makes the Fed interesting again
Jul. 12from Left, Right & Center
Two big HBO shows, 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep,' aired their final series this year and both are expected to land a bucketful of Emmy nominations. But are they a shoo-in to win?
Jul. 16from Screengrab
Playwright Geraldine Inoa’s stunning play “Scraps” is haunted by a character we never meet. Don't miss this powerful production.
Jul. 8from Opening the Curtain
There’s a lot to consider.
Jul. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Actors Maya Erskine and Jack Quaid on real life chemistry translating to screen in "Plus One".
Jul. 5from The Treatment
How did federal prosecutors get another chance with Jeffrey Epstein?
Jul. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.
Jul. 15from The Document