Earlier this year, at the start of AMC’s virtual press day for Television Critics Association journalists, Bob Odenkirk opened the executive session by thanking critics for supporting the series. It was always easy to endorse. Better Call Saul may be the best drama on television today, the last in a fine line of advertiser-supported cable

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has turned his attention of late to 20th century subjects such as Muhammad Ali and Ernest Hemingway. Besides the usual mix of historians and voice-over performances by actors, this has allowed for those stories, through film clips and other recordings, to be told by the actual subjects. This week, Burns and

Fans of the original “French Chef,” Julia Child, take note: Julia, an eight-part comedy series about the pioneering TV chef, premieres Thursday on HBO Max and in Canada on Crave. Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) stars as the public broadcasting legend, with David Hyde Pierce as Child’s husband, Paul. Hyde’s fellow Frasier alumni Bebe Neuwirth (Madam Secretary)

Because its annoying and sometimes messy to have to look down from your bowl of chili to watch them on TV during the game, here is a link to some of tonight’s most-talked about Super Bowl ads on-line. With NBC selling commercial time for upwards of seven million dollars per spot, the new ads feature

It’s being billed as “The World’s First True Hollywood Story.” No, not Peter Jackson’s recent documentary epic “The Beatles Get Back,” or Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming look at Lucille Ball, “Being the Ricardos.”Saturday night on Showtime and Crave, go back 100 years and more with The Little Tramp in “The Real Charlie Chaplin.” What was the