The Top 10 TV Shows of 2020 That You Just Plain Want To Watch

Anna Taylor-Joy in “The Queen’s Gambit.”
  1. The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix). Who’d have thought a show about chess could be so engaging to millions of people who think a rook is a breeding colony for penguins? Anna Taylor-Joy, who was also very good in Emma, makes a challenged chess prodigy into an indelible character whose journey through a man’s world leads us to a half-dozen memorable portraits. Her Beth anchors it all, as surely and endearingly as Sylvester Stallone anchored Rocky.
Matthew Rhys in “Perry Mason.”
Omari Hardwick in “Power.”
Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk in “Better Call Saul.”
Rege-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor in “Bridgerton.”

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David Hinckley wrote for the New York Daily News for 35 years. Now he drives his wife crazy by randomly quoting Bob Dylan and “Casablanca.”

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David Hinckley

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David Hinckley wrote for the New York Daily News for 35 years. Now he drives his wife crazy by randomly quoting Bob Dylan and “Casablanca.”

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