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Aleksander Chan

Aleksander Chan writes about television for the Chronicle. He's the editor of Austinist and has written for the Atlantic, Vulture, and the Awl.

21 articles


Premium cable network struts its stuff with three premieres this weekend

Screens Feature, Apr. 3, 2014

Beau Willimon Lays His 'Cards' on the Table

Austin Film Festival presents the showrunner on season two of the hit Netflix series

Screens Feature, Feb. 20, 2014

Kids These Days

Growing up on 'Looking' and 'Girls'

Screens Daily, Jan. 18, 2014 2:30 PM

Cold Case

'True Detective’s missing spark

Screens Daily, Jan. 12, 2014 9:00 AM

The Best and Worst of TV in 2013

From 'Breaking Bad' to 'Bunheads,' this list has it all

Screens Daily, Jan. 3, 2014 9:00 AM

'Almost Human' Premieres Tomorrow on Fox

New buddy cop duo is this season's epitome of Medium TV

Screens Daily, Nov. 16, 2013 10:15 AM

'S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Up

Can Joss Whedon break loose in ABC's Marvel series?

Screens Daily, Nov. 12, 2013 11:50 AM

The New Girls of Comedy

'Mom' and 'Trophy Wife' signal the next era of television

Screens Daily, Oct. 22, 2013 3:00 PM

Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox: Thursday Night Sitcom Showdown

Two old-school comedians go different ways with new sitcoms

Screens Daily, Oct. 17, 2013 1:30 PM

Where's the Joy in 'Super Fun Night'?

ABC's new show gets the comedy kiss-of-death: It's boring

Screens Daily, Oct. 2, 2013 1:00 PM

Let's Talk About Sex

'Masters of Sex' stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan

Screens Daily, Sep. 29, 2013 10:00 AM

Whitelisting 'The Blacklist'

Can James Spader and Megan Boone pull this off all season?

Screens Daily, Sep. 23, 2013 9:45 AM

Set Your DVR for These Summer TV Premieres

6 newcomers worth checking out on the small screen

Screens Daily, May. 25, 2013 3:00 PM

The Best and Worst of Fall TV

Andy Samberg and Michael J. Fox have promising shows lined up

Screens Daily, May. 17, 2013 12:38 PM

Nothing Mini About It

Blue Starlight Mini Urban Drive-In breaks in its big new digs this weekend

Screens Feature, Apr. 25, 2013

View From the 'Front Line'

HBO doc celebrates Tim Hetherington's life

Screens Daily, Apr. 18, 2013 10:20 AM

Get to the Bottom of 'Top of the Lake'

New miniseries premieres on the Sundance Channel Monday

Screens Daily, Mar. 17, 2013 2:35 PM

Goodbye to This Millennium's Must-See TV

How '30 Rock' reshaped the sitcom for the digital age

Screens Feature, Jan. 17, 2013

How I Got Hitched

A twentysomething sees his first Hitchcock, and he likes what he sees

Screens Daily, Oct. 18, 2012 10:00 AM

Watching on the Web

Famous names like Seinfeld & Hanks ride the web series wave

Screens Daily, Sep. 19, 2012 2:57 PM

Five New TV Shows To Watch

We pick our favorite pilots from the new fall crop

Screens Daily, Sep. 4, 2012 8:00 AM

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