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Daniel Fienberg

Chief Television Critic

Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg joined The Hollywood Reporter in 2015. A former president of the Television Critics Association, Fienberg also hosts THR's weekly television podcast, TV's Top 5, with Lesley Goldberg. If that's not enough Fienberg content, subscribe to THR's Now See This newsletter, which offers recommendations, reminders and silly puns every Friday afternoon.

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‘The Jinx — Part Two’ Review: HBO’s Robert Durst Doc Sequel Compels, Despite First Part’s Long Shadow

Andrew Jarecki and company follow up their 2015 documentary, which featured a surprise Robert Durst confession, by chronicling the real estate mogul's latest murder trial.

‘Conan O’Brien Must Go’ Review: Conan’s Max Travel Series Is Smartly Stupid Fun

In his four-episode show, Conan O'Brien meets with fans and has new experiences in Finland, Ireland, Thailand and Argentina.

‘Good Times’ Review: Netflix’s Animated Sequel Improves When It Steps Out From Norman Lear’s Shadow

The late Lear is an executive producer on this 10-episode look at a Black family in the Chicago projects.

‘Franklin’ Review: Michael Douglas Is a Flatulent Founding Father in Apple TV+’s Poorly Focused Drama

Benjamin Franklin struggles to get French support for the American Revolution in this new eight-episode period drama costarring Noah Jupe and Eddie Marsan.

‘The Sympathizer’ Review: Robert Downey Jr. Dazzles and Distracts in HBO’s Adaptation of the Pulitzer-Winning Novel

Park Chan-wook and Don McKellar turn Viet Thanh Nguyen's novel about a Vietnamese double agent into a limited series also starring Hoa Xuande and Sandra Oh.

‘Ripley’ Review: Andrew Scott and Dakota Fanning in Netflix’s Moody Fresh Take on Patricia Highsmith

Steven Zaillian wrote and directed the eight-episode adaptation, an Italy-set black-and-white thriller about the eponymous grifter turned sociopath.

‘Parish’ Review: Giancarlo Esposito Is the Only Reason to Check Out AMC’s Derivative Crime Drama

The 'Breaking Bad' and 'Better Call Saul' star plays a grieving New Orleans man pulled back into a criminal underworld in this six-episode drama.

‘STEVE! (Martin) A Documentary in Two Pieces’ Review: Morgan Neville’s Apple TV+ Doc Portrait of the Comedian Is Half-Good

Stand-up legend and beloved film and TV star Steve Martin sets aside his enigmatic image for a two-part documentary.

‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ Review: Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Shine in Showtime’s Gently Restrained Period Drama

Ben Vanstone's miniseries adaptation of Amor Towles' novel follows a displaced Russian aristocrat trapped in a luxury hotel for three decades.

‘Sugar’ Review: Colin Farrell Stars in an Apple TV+ Mystery Series That Nearly Drowns in Coyness About Its Big Reveal

Mark Protosevich's eight-episode drama features the 'Banshees of Inisherin' Oscar nominee scouring Los Angeles to solve a missing persons case.

‘Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show’ Review: Fascinatingly Uncomfortable HBO Docuseries Tests the Limits of Its Star’s Likability

Following up on the success of 'Rothaniel,' Carmichael examines himself as a boyfriend, a son and a friend in this eight-part show.

‘Songs From the Hole’ Review: A Poetic Approach Elevates a Familiar Justice System Doc

Contessa Gayles views James Jacobs' life, imprisonment and dreams of freedom through a music-video lens in this SXSW-premiering documentary.