Melanie McFarland

Melanie McFarland is Salon's TV critic. Follow her on Twitter: @McTelevision

Love and loss in L.A.'s Eastside: Just by existing, Tanya Saracho's "Vida" is a political act Melanie McFarland
As "Game of Thrones" ends, we have to ask: What do we expect from a series finale? Melanie McFarland
"Game of Thrones" finale: The Iron Throne apparently goes to the person with the best story Melanie McFarland
New CBS nightly news anchor Norah O'Donnell's morning show past is an asset now Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: George Clooney's "Catch-22" doesn't always land, but "Fleabag" is still sublime Melanie McFarland
Why do women love John Wick? (It's not just the puppy) Melanie McFarland
"The Big Bang Theory" of evolution: The show honored smart misfits and let them grow Melanie McFarland
"Game of Thrones" recap: Warning bells have been ringing on that shocking twist since season 1 Melanie McFarland
"Veep" is ending, but "The Good Fight" rages on Melanie McFarland
"Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men" enters the inner chambers of a hip hop legend Melanie McFarland
#MeToo and the B-list: "Nobody cares because their assailants were not famous" Melanie McFarland
Knights don't cry: "Game of Thrones" and the weight of a woman's tears Melanie McFarland
"Game of Thrones" recap: No such thing as a happy ending — or a secret — in Westeros Melanie McFarland
"Billions" is better than "Game of Thrones" at studying power, hate and corruption Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: Netflix's "Dead to Me" goes down easy, if you don't think about it too much Melanie McFarland