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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.

More from Daniel Fienberg

‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Review: Disney+ Series Adaptation Does Right by Youngest Viewers

Over a decade after the big-screen adaptations, Rick Riordan tackles his book series about a kid who learns that Greek mythology was all real and he is, in fact, the son of a god.

The 10 Best TV Episodes of 2023

A stylish Hitchcock homage, a tender exploration of autism and a hilariously horny holiday special were among favorites of THR's TV critics.

The 10 Best TV Performances of 2023

Dazzling star turns from Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, a Brit playing two messy moms and an 'Abbott Elementary' standout were among favorites of THR's TV critics.

‘Such Brave Girls’ Review: Kat Sadler’s Hulu Series Puts a Fresh Spin on British Trauma Comedy

The show looks at a dysfunctional family of three women connected through their shared emotional damage.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best TV Shows of 2023

An emotional zombie drama, a superior true-crime docuseries, a sidesplitting anti-capitalist satire and two fantastic series finales were among picks from THR's TV critics.

Critic’s Appreciation: Andre Braugher Was an Intensely Dramatic, Intensely Funny Actor’s Actor

From 'Homicide: Life on the Street' to 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' the unexpected arc of Braugher's career was a testament to the rare breadth of his talent.

‘Culprits’ Review: Hulu’s Well-Acted Heist Series Struggles to Finish the Job

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Gemma Arterton and Kirby Howell-Baptiste star in J Blakeson's eight-part drama.

Critic’s Appreciation: Norman Lear Was Television’s Comedy Lodestar

The creator of 'All in the Family,' 'The Jeffersons,' 'Maude' and many other shows pushed the medium to engage with the world, and made us laugh in the process.

‘Archie’ Review: Jason Isaacs Plays Cary Grant in BritBox Series That Stumbles Into Biopic Traps

Laura Aikman plays Dyan Cannon in the new four-part limited series about Archie Leach, aka Cary Grant.

‘Obliterated’ Review: Netflix’s Latest Slice of ’90s Action-Comedy Nostalgia Satisfies a Craving

The creators of 'Cobra Kai' offer up a series about a special ops team battling inebriation and arms dealers in Las Vegas.

‘The Artful Dodger’ Review: Hulu’s Breezy Aussie ‘Oliver Twist’ Spinoff

Thomas Brodie-Sangster plays Oliver Twist's former pickpocketing pal in a series featuring David Thewlis as the scheming Fagin.

‘Lucha: A Wrestling Tale’ Review: An Endearing Doc Portrait of Bronx High School Girls’ Wrestling Team

Marco Ricci's documentary follows four young women who turn to their school wrestling team in a rough corner of New York City.