TV & Video



November’s TV offerings include “Alias Grace,” a new series based on a Margaret Atwood novel, the return of “Shameless” and “Lady Dynamite.” more

Nov 6, 2017 3:21 PM TV & Video

Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne says it’s time to grab a pumpkin spice something-or-another and hunker down for some October television. more

Oct 6, 2017 2:00 PM TV & Video



September has a lot going on in the television world, including a new series by David Simon and the return of Broad City and Will & Grace. more

Sep 8, 2017 4:21 PM TV & Video

Peter didn’t win The Bachelorette, so he’s back on that grind. We join one of his fitness boot camps. more

Aug 14, 2017 12:31 PM TV & Video 1 Comments



Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne looks at a slate of promising shows returning or debuting in August. more

Aug 9, 2017 5:00 AM TV & Video



Our hometown hero didn’t win. But he didn’t really lose, either. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:06 PM TV & Video 2 Comments

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Can our sweet, sweet boy pull it off? A retrospective on this season of The Bachelorette. more

Aug 3, 2017 10:41 AM TV & Video


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Peter brings Rachel to the farmers' market and doesn’t get the poor girl any curds or spicy cheese bread. And she still gives him a rose! How does this guy even do it. more

Jul 31, 2017 10:32 AM TV & Video

Hometown boy Peter weathers the storms of The Bachelorette and brings the show to Madison more

Jul 17, 2017 3:38 PM TV & Video


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OK, July’s got some great TV coming our way, but let’s not pretend this month is about anything but the return of Game of Thrones. more

Jul 12, 2017 11:59 AM TV & Video


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Our Madison man is doing well on The Bachelorette — mostly by being very Wisconsin. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:29 AM SCREENS 3 Comments

It’s not often that major reality television events find their way to our neck of the woods — 77 square miles surrounded by reality TV, amirite? — but it looks like that’s about to change with Season 13 of ABC’s The Bachelorette. more

May 22, 2017 5:00 AM TV & Video 3 Comments



This month brings the return of “Master of None” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” — and the highly anticipated new episodes of David Lynch’s magnificent “Twin Peaks.” more

May 10, 2017 2:00 PM TV & Video

The first three episodes of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” streaming now on Hulu, are the scariest three hours of television you’ll ever watch. But don’t let that deter you. more

May 4, 2017 5:00 AM TV & Video



April brings the debut of a much-anticipated series based on Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and the return of Bill Nye, from Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne. more

Apr 4, 2017 10:04 AM TV & Video

Just when you thought you had enough of the undead, the new Netflix series “Santa Clarita Diet” provides a bloody twist on the family sitcom, and it stars a fantastic Drew Barrymore. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM TV & Video

This spring FX premieres “Feud: Bette and Joan,” a promising new anthology series from Ryan Murphy (“American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson”). Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne takes a look at this and other signs of spring. more

Mar 6, 2017 1:56 PM TV & Video



Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne shares her picks for the best of February television. more

Feb 3, 2017 12:23 PM TV & Video



2017 has begun, and TV critic Alex Claiborne says she’s looking forward to some new episodes of “Portlandia” and a documentary about the late Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. more

Jan 5, 2017 2:34 PM TV & Video



Get ready to binge-watch through the holidays. Isthmus TV critic Alex Claiborne shares her top 10 TV shows of 2016. more

Dec 29, 2016 11:59 AM TV & Video