The color of money
Of course there are blacks on TV. You just have to pay to see them.
Porn-lite and bland biography
MTV can't get enough sex, while VH1 keeps strip-mining rock history.
Pushing the envelopes
The list of Emmy nominees comes out this week. Will TV's best be on it?
The secret world of Pokémon
With a TV show, video game and trading cards, the pocket monsters have come for your children.
How Sarah got
her groove back
In HBO's voyeuristic treat "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker finally gets a role fit for a comedy goddess.
The best and worst of TV's season-ending episodes.
In her engaging memoir "Wake Up, I'm Fat!" Camryn Manheim of "The Practice" reveals how she learned to throw her weight around.
Happy Mother's Day, and screw you
Raise a glass to Livia Soprano, the meanest mother on TV.
"The Awful Truth" Truth and consequences
Michael Moore shows the snarky boys how it's done in "The Awful Truth."
That 31st century show: Matt Groening's spectacular "Futurama" satirizes where we're
headed -- and where we are
"It's like, you know ..."
L.A. without guilt: ABC's new sitcom "It's like, you know ..." is a West Coast remake
of "Seinfeld" -- not that there's anything wrong with that
The Xerox Files
Two new "X-Files" clones
prove the original is still the best
"Dilbert" and "Sports Night"
Working stiffs: Why are "Dilbert" and "Sports Night" like a day at the office?
Because watching them is a grind
Doc Hollywood By Joyce
On "ER," George Clooney was more than just a pretty face in the crowd
Get an afterlife By Joyce Millman
Chris Elliott's long-lost cult sitcom is born again on home video
Movin' on down
Eddie Murphy's "The PJs" puts TV's underrepresented blacks back in the ghetto
Married... with hitmen
HBO's wily new series "The Sopranos"
depicts the midlife anxieties of a devoted husband, father and Family man.
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Joyce Millman archives for: 1998 | 1995-97