Fresh off The Americans, Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields head for the equally thrilling world of high school rodeo

Having just finished up their six-year tenure on one of the most tense, critically beloved drama series of its generation, The Americans’ Joe Weisberg and Joe Fields are ready to take a break and rope a couple dogies. Which is to say, the producing duo has just announced their next project, teaming up with creator…

The Bold Type bites off exactly as much as it can chew with “Betsy”

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The Bold Type knows itself. It knows its audience, its tone, its format, its strength and weaknesses. It knows what it can pull off, and what it can’t. It knows how messy it can get without overtaxing itself. In that way, “Betsy” is essentially the baby-bear-porridge of Very Special Episodes. It’s doesn’t overreach.…

Pinstripe and the green-eyed monster rear their gorgeous heads on The Bold Type

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Some stories are simple: woman is threatened by the exes of a significant other, friend gets jealous of another friend’s success, a person tries on a new job or new partner and realizes they just don’t fit. There’s nothing wrong with simple stories. The Bold Type has told its share. But in “OMG,” it does something…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger finds its power in getting weird

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“The universe keeps pushing us together,” says one of the two teens destined to become the title characters on Cloak & Dagger, Marvel’s latest televised superhero adaptation, and the other one replies, “The universe keeps pulling us apart.” It’s a fittingly meta commentary on the writing team for this show, who has…

The two likable leads of Marvel's new Cloak And Dagger improvised a scene to get their roles

In addition to film premieres, SXSW has increasingly been the place where TV series have their big unveiling, as well. Today, it was the newest addition to the Marvel TV family, Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger, which debuted to raucous applause—in a Presbyterian church, no less. The unusual setting was an apt one for a…

Freeform's superpowered teen drama Cloak & Dagger is arriving in June, but there's a new sneak peek out tonight

We’ve got a fresh release date tonight for Marvel’s latest TV effort, with Deadline reporting that Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger series will arrive on TVs on June 7. The network also released a new clip for the upcoming series, showing off the chemistry between stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph—along with some Lucien…

Let’s kick off The Bold Type coverage with nipples and fear

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There’s a lot to recommend The Bold Type—solid costuming, effervescent dialogue, the continued presence of Melora Hardin, the list goes on—but there’s one central element that elevates this series more than all the rest. This is a story about three friends. These women love each other, support each other, get real…

The Bold Type paints a fun but unrealistic picture of life at a big-city magazine

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The “three girls making their way in the big city” trope has been around for decades, going back to mid-20th-century films like Three Coins In The Fountain, The Best Of Everything, and yes, Valley Of The Dolls. As these young women strive for success, will they sacrifice love for their careers? Or, more likely, their…

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