David Bianculli

David Bianculli is a guest host and TV critic on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. A contributor to the show since its inception, he has been a TV critic since 1975.

From 1993 to 2007, Bianculli was a TV critic for the New York Daily News.

Bianculli has written three books: Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of 'The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (Simon & Schuster/Touchstone, 2009), Teleliteracy: Taking Television Seriously (1992), and Dictionary of Teleliteracy (1996).

An associate professor of TV and film at Rowan University in New Jersey, Bianculli is also the founder and editor of the online magazine, TVWorthWatching.com.

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Television
2:05 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

'Justified' Ends With An Unpredictable, Poetic And Memorable Finale

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Television
3:25 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

'Louie' Hits Its Mark While 'The Comedians' Hasn't Yet Fully Succeeded

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Television
2:55 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

New Frank Sinatra Documentary Charts His Professional Ups And Downs

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Television
2:53 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

James Corden Hits Late-Night TV With His Own Skill Set And Mindset

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Television
2:11 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Forget Binge Watching: Great Television Happens When Networks Pace Shows

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