Previously On

Previously On is our recurring series of reviews of TV shows that are returning for subsequent seasons.

Explore the Previously On archive below

Dead To Me Season Review

‘Dead To Me’ Ends With Its Best Season Yet

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Dead To Me is back for a surprising and emotional final season, and the series ends on a definite high note.

The Crown Season Diana

‘The Crown’ Has Finally Lost Some Luster in Season 5

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Scripts that lack subtlety and a focus on all the wrong characters make this the weakest season in the series’ often fantastic run.

The White Lotus Season Review

‘The White Lotus’ Makes a Welcome Return With an A Dynamic New Cast

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The White Lotus season two introduces a whole new cast of characters for a compelling, if not quite bitingly satirical, trip to Sicily.

What We Do In The Shadows Season 4 Review

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Feels New Again in Season 4

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After an inconsistent third season, the FX vampire comedy What We Do in the Shadows is back in top form.

Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2

‘Stranger Things’ Finally Breaks the Mold With Season Four Volume 2

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Stranger Things returns with its second volume of season four, an epic, cinematic conclusion that takes more big swings than the show usually does.

Only Murders In The Building Season 2

‘Only Murders in the Building’ Is Even Better in Its Second Season

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Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez return for a winning second season of Hulu’s delightful murder mystery show.

Tom Hopper and Elliot Page in Umbrella Academy Season 3

‘Umbrella Academy’ is Back And More Dysfunctional Than Ever

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Netflix’s dysfunctional superhero saga gets bogged down by frustrating writing choices in a new season that still manages to pull off some great moments.

Evil Review Season

‘Evil’ Continues Contemplating the Horrorshow of Modern America

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In its third season, unorthodox horror series Evil continues to be one of the most creative shows on TV.

The Great Season 2

‘The Great’ is a Violent Delight

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FSR chief television critic Valerie Ettenhofer reviews Season 2 of Hulu’s quasi-historical series, calling the return ruthless, funny, and relentlessly entertaining.