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.

Recent content from Neal Justin

Guillermo del Toro brings 'The Strain' to FX

An acclaimed director insists that there will be blood – buckets of it – in his first TV series.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 02:00 PM

'Fargo' among big Emmy nominees with 18 nods

Hollywood loves “Fargo.” The Minnesota-based TV drama garnered 18 Emmy nominations Thursday, second only to “Game of Thrones” with 19 nods.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 01:19 PM

Welcome to Greg Poehler's 'Sweden'

New documentaries view the American experience from a variety of vantage points.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 02:13 PM

40 years on, Garrison Keillor takes an unsentimental journey

Garrison Keillor hummed and snapped his fingers as he strolled the Macalester College campus in St. Paul, site of the first live radio broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion” in 1974.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 05:33 AM

'Lost' co-creator Damon Lindelof, Tom Perrotta team up for 'Leftovers'

In “The Leftovers,” debuting Sunday on HBO, 2 percent of the world’s population disappears on Oct. 14, a possible sign that the Rapture has taken place.

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 02:18 PM

TV picks for June 26:  "Hell's Kitchen,” "Blazing Saddles,” "NY Med”

Happy mealOnly seven chefs remain in competition on “Hell’s Kitchen,” yet another series that gives Gordon Ramsay’s temper a proper...

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 01:33 PM

TV picks for June 25:  "Wilfred,” "Big Brother,” "Mystery Girls”

House warmingDid CBS officials really feel bad about last season’s racist cast member on “Big Brother” — or were they...

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 01:40 PM

TV actors like Ian McKellen are having a senior moment

For many of today's finest TV actors -- like Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, both 75, in the PBS farce “Vicious,” premiering Sunday -- age ain't nothing but a number.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 02:56 PM

TV picks for June 23: - "Operation Change,” "The Cast Against 8,” "Under the Dome”

Lawyers in loveDavid Boies and Ted Olson, the lawyers who battled each other in front of the Supreme Court during...

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Ryan Seacrest talks 'American Idol,' Kardashians and more

Ryan Seacrest, the ringmaster of Hollywood, brought his circus act to Minneapolis last week. What he lacks in stature (he’s 5 feet 8, if you must know), he makes up for in power.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 02:19 PM

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