Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY

Kelly Lawler

USA TODAY

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Kelly:

USA TODAY's 10 best new TV shows of 2017

From 'Big Little Lies' to 'The Bold Type,' it was a great year for new TV. → Read More

Review: 'Black Mirror' has a little less bite in uneven Season 4

Netflix's sci-fi anthology series delivers an uneven season, but still manages two outstanding episodes. → Read More

How the women of 'The Last Jedi' make 'Star Wars' a Force

The newest entry in the 'Star Wars' universe takes small but meaningful steps toward a feminist future. → Read More

TV tonight: Taylor Swift rings in the holidays with Jingle Ball 2017

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

TV tonight: 'Riverdale' mixes Christmas and danger in fall finale

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

TV tonight: A 'Fresh Off the Boat' Christmas

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

Why I love the ‘Star Wars’ prequels (and you should too)

The 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy isn't as bad as you may remember, and worth revisiting before 'The Last Jedi.' → Read More

TV Tonight: Meet the new 'Bachelor'

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

'The Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap: Fathers and sons

Spoiler alert! The following contains spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 8 Episode 8, "How It's Gotta Be." To read our recap of Episode 7, click here. Well, it was nice knowing you, Carl. The Walking Dead's mid-season finale was a dark and dense but pretty normal affair for most of its 90 minutes, but it did manage to pull off the series' biggest death in years and surprise viewers who thought… → Read More

'The Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap: Fathers and sons

'The Walking Dead' killed off (spoiler) in a drama-filled mid-season finale. → Read More

TV tonight: Finales for 'Walking Dead,' 'Outlander,' 'White Famous'

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

5 so-bad-they're-good movies to binge-watch this weekend

With 'The Disaster Artist' hitting theaters this weekend, it's worth revisiting 'The Room' and other movies that are so bad, they're actually so good. → Read More

Weekend TV: 'The Grand Tour' returns, 'The Walking Dead' bows out for the fall

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

Review: Netflix's 'The Crown' dazzles all over again in Season 2

The sumptuous royal drama returns without John Lithgow's Winston Churchill, but makes up for it with strong supporting performances. → Read More

TV tonight: 'The Orville' signs off, 'Top Chef' returns

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

Review: 'Psych' joyfully returns just in time for the holidays

The TV movie version of the USA Network show is a perfect dose of joy and silliness for the holidays. → Read More

TV tonight: 'Happy' and 'Knightfall' premiere

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

Our critic Kelly Lawler picks the 10 best TV shows of 2017

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' 'Big Little Lies' and 'Game of Thrones' all found a place among our favorites. → Read More

TV tonight: 'The Middle' celebrates its 200th episode

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More

TV tonight: Ben Bradlee doc on HBO, 'The Gifted'

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time. → Read More