True Detective


On True Detective, the flat circle becomes a merry-go-round

As True Detective returns—this time with a whole new cast—viewers meet the agony and genius of anthology shows. Are they the future?
The Knick – New HBO show

A game-changer for TV directors

Television is a writer’s medium, and that can limit the creativity of a show’s director. But times are changing.

Nothing sells on television today like nihilism

Life is tough and then you die. And then the ratings go up.

The Flat Circle: A True Detective roundtable

Jaime Weinman and Adrian Lee discuss the buzzy HBO series that wraps up its first season Sunday
True Detective meets Rob Ford

A Rob Ford mystery for the truest detectives

In which Rust and Marty contemplate the paradox of Toronto’s mayor