Matt Charlton

The not-so-good, bad and ugly of 2020 TV

Bye 2020. Make sure the door doesn’t somehow fly off its hinges and fatally wound you on the way out...

An unhappy ending: how ‘The Undoing’ came undone

The show's ending felt like the writers spotted a big red button marked ‘easy resolution’ and made a dive for it

Can Netflix Direct retune live TV?

The world's leading streamer is testing a new linear-style channel

Gorillaz: “I could feel in my bones that we were due this current trouble”

The cartoon band were readymade for an era that has seen the old certainties upended, as epic new album ‘Song Machine – Season One: Strange Timez’ proves

Don’t call it a comeback: why not all TV shows should return

'Dexter' is being revived, 'Spitting Image' already has, and plans for another 'Prison Break' season are falling apart

Why do US remakes of British TV shows always suck?

'The Inbetweeners', 'Skins', 'Spaced', 'Life On Mars' and now 'Utopia' – the list goes on...

Back where it all began: how Hollywood became obsessed with the prequel

'Ratched' is the latest origin story to hit our screens, but do we really need to see where our fave characters come from?

Bryan Cranston thinks ‘Breaking Bad’ had the “perfect” ending – but there’s no such thing

And even if there was, Walter White's final fling certainly wasn't it

The rise of the anti-superhero: TV shows like ‘The Boys’ prove we’re all bastards

What would you do with unlimited power, money and spandex?

Less is more: TV shows should learn to quit while they’re ahead

If Michaela Coel says one season of 'I May Destroy You' is enough, then let's leave it at that
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