A Latin music festival in Austin, Houston’s Renée Elise Goldsberry in something other than Hamilton, an “unknown” Texas artist in the spotlight, and a new way into Freedmen’s Town.
The bingeable ‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ takes one of Texas’s most deserving legends and imbues it with a pulpy sensibility.
Andy Cohen, please heed this modest proposal.
For the show’s fifty-third season, Texan J.B. Sauceda will carry on Texas Country Reporter’s rich tradition of telling stories from across the state.
H-Town is the cartoon character’s alleged hometown, but she seems more like a Conroe gal to me.
'TV Montrose,' the lightning-in-a-bottle production that aired from 1998–1999, is being digitized by the University of Houston Special Collections Library.
Host Nancy Miller sits down with Elizabeth Olsen in the final episode of the series to take a deeper look at who Candy Montgomery was in the aftermath of her trial.
Host Nancy Miller speaks with Tom Pelphery, who brings to life the scene-stealing lawyer Don Crowder. Pelphery explains how he got the part and how much effort went into the role, including the tan.
Connie Britton’s tough yet compassionate Friday Night Lights character remains one of our most inspirational depictions of Texas womanhood.
Host Nancy Miller sits down with Patrick Fugit, who plays Pat Mongomery, and takes a deep dive into the psyche behind the character. Series costume designer Audrey Fisher talks with Miller about her experience of turning the series actors into their 1970s and 1980s characters. Texas Monthly senior editor Emily
What makes the Texas woman unique? What makes her distinct from the demure Southern belle or the rugged, rifle-toting frontierswoman of the American West? As the novelist and Texas Monthly contributor Sarah Bird suggests in her 2016 essay collection, A Love Letter to Texas Women, maybe
Host Nancy Miller turns the beat around in Episode 3 with composer Jeff Russo to better understand the task of creating the musical backdrop for a compelling drama. Miller also speaks with Kyrsten Ritter, who attributes her Aunt Sharon to the inspiration behind her character, Sherry Cleckler. Texas Monthly executive
The current Yellowstone-fueled “Westerncore” aesthetic is little more than a cultural blip compared to what Dallas and Urban Cowboy unleashed in 1980.
The third episode of the Peacock series starring Natasha Lyonne heavily features Texas barbecue, and gets a surprising amount of detail right.
Host Bob Phillips reflects on how fifty-year-old ‘Texas Country Reporter’ became a state institution.
Season three of the Netflix reality series wrapped up in Dallas, but between the gossipy fun and the occasional eye roll, there is insight into the nature of twenty-first-century relationships and marriage.
The CW drama is set in nineteenth-century Texas but strives for twenty-first-century relevance.
Martha Kelly, the former “Funniest Person in Austin,” is nominated for her deadly serious role in HBO’s ‘Euphoria.’
In the new Netflix series ‘Mo,’ created by Houston comedian Mo Amer, Bun B is a priest and Paul Wall is a security guard. But it’s not all laughs.
Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head return for a new movie and series that find them older but far from wiser. Is Texas finally ready to claim them as our own?
The 72-year-old Oscar winner and East Texas native takes her small-town ethos to the small screen—and across galaxies.
After a four-year hiatus from comedy, the Rio Grande Valley native has a new Netflix special and a new approach to her career.
Seventeen families are suing the Golden Gate Funeral Home for allegedly desecrating their loved ones' bodies.
The Austin-set firefighter show devotes four episodes to the 2021 freeze while ignoring all of the real-life drama.
Magnolia Network, helmed by Waco’s First Family, has already weathered its first scandal. Viewers will keep tuning in.
‘Blood and Money’ has it all: new oil money, an equestrian heiress, a handsome plastic surgeon, River Oaks mansions, and gossip-worthy trials.
The Texas City native and star of the hit HBO comedy series talks Judy Gemstone, ham slices, and why there’s nothing worse than someone trying to be funny.
The gender-swapped sequel will be an easy watch for sitcom fans, but the callbacks and in-jokes tip into the saccharine.
Comedies must choose whether to punch up or punch down; watching ‘Search Party’ has always made me feel like I’m punching myself.
Can the Fab Five help a society ravaged by grief recover? The answer is yas.
The Yellowstone prequel series ‘1883’ was a smash hit—and just the beginning for Taylor Sheridan’s western empire. Only viewers seem to care.
From newcomers to reliable veterans to a pop star remaking her TV career, these were the actors worth watching this year.
The premier entertainment brands are entering a three-year deal with the National Magazine of Texas that gives them a “first look” at articles and podcasts they’re interested in adapting as TV series.
Twenty-five years later, Mike Judge’s ‘King of the Hill’ still captures something essential about Texans and Texas life. But are there any Hank Hills left?
The streaming phenomenon, produced just outside of Dallas, is winning converts with its ‘Friday Night Lights’ spin on faith.
The new show has a strong premise that’s derailed by cheap laughs. But cartoonist Gilbert Shelton’s counterculture strips are still great.
Dallas native William Jackson Harper is a romantic lead who's prone to repeating mistakes and slow to mature.
Indulge in over-the-top cocktails like the Skeleton Cruise, which comes in a boat with dry ice and activates bar-wide light and sound effects.
The Houston-raised actor shines as a pompous space tyrant in the otherwise dreary Isaac Asimov adaptation.
The Monahans-bred actor elevates this loopy, Lost-like sci-fi drama about a mom fighting her way out of a mysterious primeval world.
I helped break the story on the convicted surgeon, but Peacock’s dramatized series made me reconsider how I wrote about the case.
“When stories about trans people are created by trans people, it opens up a world of possibilities,” says the San Antonio–raised actress.
Stacey Swann's ‘Olympus, Texas’ is the read of the summer. Plus: a so-bad-it's-good reality show and Megan Thee Stallion on ‘Legendary.’
Plus, a really good lemon cookie and an upbeat musical on Netflix.
The Burleson native will inherit Ellen DeGeneres’s time slot, and the future of daytime talk.
The new Netflix documentary series reclaims African American culinary and cultural contributions to the U.S. with the utmost care.
Part two of Netflix's Selena series delivers a more confident version of the Tejano icon than part one, but fails to portray the late singer as the nuanced person she was.
The limited series, from Lionsgate Television, will star Elizabeth Olsen and be written by David E. Kelley.
The soapy teen drama takes place in a fictional Texas town that—aside from an extravagant kidnapping plot—looks like home.
After decades of playing goofy sidekicks, the El Paso–born, Plano-bred actor finally has a leading role.