Le Carré's 1993 novel comes to life in a six-part AMC series. John Powers says the show, which jets from Egyptian streets to posh Alpine lodges, is one of the most enjoyable thrillers he's seen on TV.
The Night Manager is a six-part miniseries based on John le Carre's 1993 post-Cold War novel. Our TV critic says it's a slow burn series fueled by magnetic lead actors: Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie.
The longtime Jeopardy! host got his start in 1966 on a show for Canadian high schoolers called Reach for the Top. Fifty years in, he says spending time with smart people is the best part of his job.
The Tribeca Film festival starts this week and it's going to showcase a lot more than films.
The new HBO movie, which details the Supreme Court nomination hearings for Clarence Thomas, offers a powerful look at how badly the world handled the allegations against him, says NPR's Eric Deggans.
Network science: it can be used both to stop terrorists and predict television plotlines. Keith Devlin explains how it can be used to figure out the most important character in Game of Thrones.
This week's show brings in Audie Cornish and Margaret Willison to talk about Mindy Kaling's just-returning OB/GYN comedy and about the state and ways of romantic comedy in general.
Washington stars as Anita Hill in the new HBO film Confirmation. She was 14 during the 1991 hearings, and says it's the first time she remembers her parents having different points of view.
The new political thriller series, Occupied, was ahead of its time. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to one of the show's creators, Erik Skjoldbjaerg, about how the show parallels Russia's actions in Ukraine.