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 has worked as a TV critic for newspapers in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, most recently for the New York Daily News from 1993–2007. For 14 years, from 2007–21, he was editor and columnist of the online magazine TV Worth Watching — www.tvworthwatching.com. He has written four books: The Platinum Age of Television: From ‘I Love Lucy’ to ’The Walking Dead,’ How TV Became Terrific, ‘Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’, Teleliteracy: Taking Television Seriously and Dictionary of Teleliteracy. He now teaches Television Studies as a tenured full professor at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.