Neal Justin

Columnist/Reporter | Media
Phone: 612-673-7431
Neal Justin is the TV and radio critic for the Star Tribune. He previously covered music and nightlife for the paper. He is heavily involved in the Strib’s college internship program and is the co-founder of JCamp, a non-profit organization designed to inspire the country’s most passionate high school journalists. Neal grew up in Mason City, Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern University. From 1991-93, he covered crime and regional news for the Rockford Register Star. Some of Neal’s favorite interviews over the years include Bruce Springsteen, David Letterman, Miley Cyrus, Paul McCartney, Mindy Kaling and Jimmy Kimmel.

Recent content from Neal Justin

What 'Sean Saves the World' owes to 'Will & Grace'

The new TV series “Sean Saves the World” might not exist without another sitcom that changed the world.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 03:47 PM

'Breaking Bad' ends so good

Creator Vince Gilligan defied the odds and met the high expectations for his series finale.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 11:12 AM

Best drama ever? 'Breaking Bad' gets the vote

Thanks to a satisfying finale, “Breaking Bad” made a strong case as the greatest drama of all time — and, yes, that includes “The Sopranos.” See how they stack up.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 10:59 AM

Stephen Merchant says 'Hello Ladies' without Ricky Gervais

Stephen Merchant looks for romance without wingman Ricky Gervais in the new HBO comedy “Hello Ladies.”

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan are "Masters of Sex”

Showtime tries to transform science into scintillating drama in a new series about famed sex researchers Masters and Johnson.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 01:31 PM

As 'Homeland' begins, where in the world is Damian Lewis?

Emmy contender “Homeland” returns for a third season with one of its stars missing in action.

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Bet on 'Breaking Bad' to win big at Emmys

Emmy winners are always difficult to predict, but this year is particularly tough given the number of innovative comedies, the deep bench of quality dramas and the introduction of a new player called Netflix.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 03:05 PM

Howie Mandel: Here comes the judge

“America’s Got Talent” might be wrapping up its season, but Howie Mandel is still busy at work.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 10:20 AM

Five who didn't make the cut in daytime TV

Launching a new daytime talker isn’t as easy as it sounds. Here are five stars who found that out the...

Updated: September 15, 2013, - 04:44 PM

TV: 'Blacklist,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' and 'Super Fun Night' among best

Somehow the chemistry works in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” a police-station comedy that’s more about camaraderie than crime. Plus more of the best and worst of fall TV.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:15 PM

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