Todd VanDerWerff

TV critic at large at VOX

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Todd VanDerWerff is the Culture Editor for Vox. Before that, he was the TV Editor for The A.V. Club. Before that, he worked at a bunch of newspapers.

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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.

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Disney agreed to pay about $70 billion for the majority of 21st Century Fox. The purchase closed last night.

With Disney-Fox merger, Mickey Mouse and Bart Simpson are now family

Disney agreed to pay about $70 billion for the majority of 21st Century Fox. The purchase closed last night.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We’re just a month into 2019, but it’s already shaping up to be a great year for TV. There are new shows like “Sex Education” on Netflix and old favorites like “Broad City.”

Best TV shows of 2019 so far: Why ‘Sex Education’ isn’t just a raunchy teen comedy

We’re just a month into 2019, but it’s already shaping up to be a great year for TV. There are new shows like “Sex Education” on Netflix and old favorites like “Broad City.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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