Melanie McFarland

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

Why "Temptation Island" is back and "90 Day Fiancé" is having a moment Melanie McFarland
Eliza Dushku's scathing indictment of "Bull" sexual harassment shows how deep CBS rot still goes Melanie McFarland
Extremely "Relatable": Even Ellen DeGeneres is entitled to her darkness Melanie McFarland
"Saturday Night Live" has a problem not even Matt Damon can solve Melanie McFarland
The regeneration of "Doctor Who": Jodie Whittaker's Time Lord proved the naysayers wrong Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: We need hot Santa Claus, now more than ever Melanie McFarland
It's not just "Rudolph": Holiday TV specials are mostly creepy, weird or depressing as hell Melanie McFarland
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer beat Donald Trump at his own game — reality TV Melanie McFarland
"Sorry for Your Loss," an honest and real show about grief, actually uses Facebook for good Melanie McFarland
When Daniel Sawka began making "Icebox" he had to convince people child migrant detention was real Melanie McFarland
"Midge has picked a man's world": "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" creators talk season 2’s struggles Melanie McFarland
Hasan Minhaj on the joy of making "Patriot Act" and keeping the political personal Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: Emmy winner "Mrs. Maisel" is still marvelous in a dazzling season 2 Melanie McFarland
Funk was the black answer to "Star Wars": Take the trip with "Tales From the Tour Bus" Melanie McFarland
Without Roseanne, who are "The Conners" now? Melanie McFarland