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Jeff Jensen

Critic, Entertainment Weekly and

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

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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

TV Review Z Nation
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 12, 2014

Once upon a time, being a zombie meant something. The films of George Romero— Night of the Living…

Cover Story Six Can't-Miss New TV Shows
by Jeff Jensen, Melissa Maerz | Sep 12, 2014

Fall in love with our critics' top picks for the season

TV Review Gotham
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 10, 2014

There's a bat-shaped hole at the heart of Gotham , a crime serial set in the world of…

TV Review Sons Of Anarchy
by Jeff Jensen | Sep 03, 2014

The last days of Sons of Anarchy begin with a state-of-the-union montage set to a melancholy cover of…

Photo Gallery: Emmys 2014 Emmys 2014 predictions: How'd we do?
by Jeff Jensen, Melissa Maerz | Aug 25, 2014

Jeff Jensen and Melissa Maerz made their picks--see the winners and how the forecasts turned out

TV Review Legends
by Jeff Jensen | Aug 07, 2014

Sean Bean is making a killing out of losing his head. Of course there was that business on…

TV Review Outlander
by Jeff Jensen | Jul 30, 2014

With a reputation for gratuitous flesh and boning, Starz is the last place you'd expect to find a…

Photo Gallery: Comic-Con 2014 Comic-Con 2014: Doc Jensen's datebook
by Jeff Jensen | Jul 23, 2014

Four days of panels we've got circled, from ''Hannibal'' to ''Archer'' to Weird Al

News and Notes We're Still Not Over It
by Jeff Jensen | Jul 18, 2014

Sorry, Academy, but these three snubs are still smarting

TV Review The Killing
by Jeff Jensen | Jul 16, 2014

As resilient and plucky as the little engine that could ( I think I can, I think I…

TV Review Gang Related
by Jeff Jensen | May 14, 2014

''Pity the thugs of Gang Related — it ain't easy making a dishonest living when the fuzz don't play by the rules.''

TV Review Penny Dreadful
by Jeff Jensen | May 07, 2014

''Grim heroes and deranged monsters. Black magic and bloody horror. Such is the sensationalistic stuff of contemporary pop culture — and Victorian England's penny dreadfuls, lurid adventure serials published on cheap paper.''

TV Review 24: Live Another Day
by Jeff Jensen | Apr 30, 2014

''24: Live Another Day — a reanimation of Kiefer Sutherland's thriller, which clocked out four years ago — shambles back sadder than most. Despite the high-grade action, the premiere is more a showcase for everything that was bad about 24 than a reminder of everything that was good.''

TV Review Orphan Black
by Jeff Jensen | Apr 23, 2014

''For the women of Orphan Black, the world is an open prison, and self-determination is a tenuous contract with the Powers That Be, who view them only as property. Some take this raw deal to survive.''


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