Eric Deggans

television critic for NPR

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Eric Deggans on KCRW

Looking for a new show to binge this January? Consider “The Last of Us,” “Poker Face,” “Shrinking,” and more.

‘The Last of Us’: Can video game adaptation succeed on TV?

Looking for a new show to binge this January? Consider “The Last of Us,” “Poker Face,” “Shrinking,” and more.

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Several veteran cast members of “Saturday Night Live” have left, and Trevor Noah surprised many when he recently announced plans to quit as host of “The Daily Show.”

What might Trevor Noah do when he stops hosting ‘Daily Show?’ Act

Several veteran cast members of “Saturday Night Live” have left, and Trevor Noah surprised many when he recently announced plans to quit as host of “The Daily Show.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW previews fall TV: “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” “Interview with The Vampire,” the “Quantum Leap” reboot, “Monarch,” and more.

Susan Sarandon can propel ‘Monarch’ through 3 seasons, says critic

KCRW previews fall TV: “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” “Interview with The Vampire,” the “Quantum Leap” reboot, “Monarch,” and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Diallo Riddle, co-creator and one of the stars of the series “Sherman’s Showcase” and “South Side.”

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