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 four books: The Platinum Age Of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific (2016); 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) .
A professor of TV and film at Rowan University, Bianculli is also the founder and editor of the website, TVWorthWatching.com.
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- Hysterical And Historical 'Comedy Store' Takes You Inside The LA Stand-Up Scene
- 'Fargo' Season 4 Is As Good As It Gets — Again
- 'Ratched' Gives A First Name — And A Backstory — To The Iconic 'Cuckoo's Nest' Nurse
- 'The Sit-In' Revisits A Landmark Week With Harry Belafonte As 'Tonight Show' Host
- 'Women Make Film' Shines A Long Overdue Spotlight On Female Filmmakers
- HBO's 'Lovecraft Country' Puts A Bold New Spin On The Works Of A Horror Legend
- 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Sketches Out Life In The Bottom Berths Of The Starship
- Remembering Regis Philbin, Prolific Talk And Game Show Personality
- Peacock, NBC's New Streaming Service, Isn't Quite Must-See TV
- Seamless And Moving, 'Hamilton' Streaming Works Stunningly Well
- 'Perry Mason' Reboot Reimagines The Original Aggressively — And Effectively