US true crime series Unsolved takes two formative pop cultural events to explore their concealed human stories and systemic narratives

The new television series invokes violence and fear as defining forces of civilization, just like the Kenneth Clark original

From The X-Files to The Orville to Black Mirror: what role does sci-fi play in our age of fake news?

Transcending the sentimental falsehood that makes nostalgia problematic, on David Simon’s 1970s New York drama

On the Marxist-inspired children's films of Hartmut Bitomsky and Harun Farocki, screened for the first time in more than 40 years 

Should Trump have won an Emmy?

The importance of satire in an era of Trump

Satirical TV and the importance of being offended

Pee-wee Herman on the cover of The Face magazine, July 1987

The return of Pee-wee Herman’s queer carnivalesque 

Where else can you find HBO sitcoms, Paul Simon, the industrial history of colour photography and the legacy of Euro ’96?

David Hall, still from TV Interruptions broadcast unannounced by Scottish Television, 1971

What's motivating broadcasters to collaborate with artists?

The portrayals of politics in House of Cards, Madam Secretary and Veep