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Critic, Entertainment Weekly and EW.com

Jeff Jensen, an EW Senior Writer, has been despondent since the cancellation of Twin Peaks.

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TV Review Empire
by Jeff Jensen | Dec 30, 2015

Empire wants you to think it's a hip-hop Nashville , another prime-time musical soap full of sexy edge,…

TV Review Better Call Saul
by Jeff Jensen | Jan 21, 2015

We open cold with a black-and-white sequence observing a sad-sack milquetoast rolling dough at a Cinnabon in Nebraska.…

TV Review Justified
by Jeff Jensen | Jan 14, 2015

Justified has long been rambling toward—if not dragging its s---kickers on—the final showdown between pissy U.S. marshal Raylan…

Photo Gallery Golden Globes 2015: Who will (and should) win in TV
by Jeff Jensen | Jan 09, 2015

Jeff Jensen makes his predictions--and adds which nominees would get his vote

TV Review Mozart in the Jungle
by Jeff Jensen | Dec 17, 2014

The latest talent-rich, lo-fi binge from Amazon Studios falls far short of the high notes hit by the…

TV Review Marco Polo
by Jeff Jensen | Dec 10, 2014

In the third episode of Netflix's historical drama Marco Polo , a blind martial-arts master instructs the titular…

Photo Gallery: Best of 2014 Doc Jensen's 10 best new TV shows of 2014
by Jeff Jensen | Dec 10, 2014

On our critic's list: a pair of CW charmers, Oliver's twists, great Scots, and a bold newcomer at No. 1

TV Article 'True Detective': Best or Worst?
by Jeff Jensen, Melissa Maerz | Dec 05, 2014

And then there was the show our critics couldn't agree on... here, they make the case for why it was a best/worst of the year

Best & Worst of 2014 10 best TV shows of 2014 (plus 2 bonus picks)
by Jeff Jensen, Melissa Maerz | Dec 04, 2014

EW's critics' list includes familiar faves like ''Game of Thrones'' and ''Mad Men''--but No. 1 is a rookie

Best & Worst of 2014 5 worst TV shows of 2014
by Jeff Jensen, Melissa Maerz | Dec 04, 2014

From faux royal romance to Messing around with star talent, the lowest returns for your investment of time

TV Article TV Tries to Lean In
by Jeff Jensen | Nov 21, 2014

The fall season has seen a surge of women in charge in prime time, but this new guard still traffics in old clichés

TV Review MasterChef Junior
by Jeff Jensen | Nov 05, 2014

There is an argument to be made that children shouldn't be used as self-debasing gladiators in the often-exploitative…

TV Review The Game
by Jeff Jensen | Oct 31, 2014

Fans of The Americans : Prepare to pledge allegiance to a new Cold War spy thriller told with…

Cover Story End Without Infinity is but a New Beginning
by Jeff Jensen | Oct 17, 2014

Christopher Nolan's new epic, ''Interstellar,'' has been cloaked in secrecy. Until now. For the past year, EW has been behind the scenes -- on the set, in the editing bay, and at a top secret early screening -- of the ''Dark Knight'' director's most audacious film yet.

TV Review The Flash
by Jeff Jensen | Oct 15, 2014

Television's glut of superhero fantasy is all doom and gloom, apocalyptic and gritty. It's a bit like the…

Book Review Even This I Get to Experience
by Jeff Jensen | Oct 08, 2014

As a kid, Norman Lear, the celebrated television producer who helped nurture the new medium in the '50s…

TV Review Homeland
by Jeff Jensen | Oct 01, 2014

Purged of the storytelling albatross that was Nicholas Brody (the poorly served Damian Lewis), Homeland reboots in season…

News and Notes 'Lost' and Found
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 24, 2014

On the 10th anniversary of its debut, Doc Jensen revisits the challenges of being ''Lost'''s biggest champion

TV Review Gracepoint
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 24, 2014

A murdered child. Mismatched detectives. A dreary small town where everyone has a big secret. You've seen Gracepoint…

Photo Gallery: Fall TV 2014 Fall TV 2014: EW critics pick 6 new series to watch
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 17, 2014

''The Flash,'' ''How to Get Away With Murder,'' ''Transparent,'' and more on Jeff Jensen and Melissa Maerz's short list

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