David Bianculli

TV critic, author, editor and columnist (USA)

David Bianculli has been the TV critic for National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air,” where he also appears as occasional guest host, since 1987. He’s worked as a TV critic for newspapers in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York (in that order), most recently for the New York Daily News from 1993-2007. Currently, he is editor and columnist the online magazine TV Worth Watching — www.tvworthwatching.com — which he launched in 2007.

Bianculli has a B. S. in Journalism and an M. A. in Journalism and Communications, both from the University of Florida. He has written three books – Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,’ Teleliteracy: Taking Television Seriously and Dictionary of Teleliteracy. He now teaches TV and film as a full-time associate professor at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.