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Sonia Saraiya

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Television critic for Variety; former TV critic for Salon

Sonia Saraiya on KCRW

The Spin-off crew sums up the summer.

Sophomore slumps & niche streaming services

The Spin-off crew sums up the summer.

from The Spin-off

HBO’s Togetherness aired its last show over the weekend. It’s an example of a genre that’s been called “prestige comedies.”

TV: L.A. in Prestige Comedies

HBO’s Togetherness aired its last show over the weekend. It’s an example of a genre that’s been called “prestige comedies.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A slew of new re-boots is headed our way. How much of the original gang must be on board to make a re-boot a success? The Trevor Noah backlash was swift and fierce.

Re-boot Nation, the News Host Blues, Cable Domination

A slew of new re-boots is headed our way. How much of the original gang must be on board to make a re-boot a success? The Trevor Noah backlash was swift and fierce.

from The Spin-off

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from The Treatment