The Television Issue

New York magazine’s 2023 edition explores how the industry’s current chaos is all playing out behind the scenes, while also going deep on the people and creators who in many ways are defining our more-fragmented-than-ever TV culture, from Drew Barrymore’s second coming as daytime host to Taylor Sheridan’s ever-growing stable of cowboy shows.


Drew Barrymore Is Figuring It Out Live

Her radically intimate daytime show is as much therapy for her as it is for her guests.

In This Issue

  1. profile
    The Way Devery Jacobs Tells ItShe may play an impulsive teen on Reservation Dogs, but the actress, writer, and director understands the value of control.
  2. in conversation
    50 Cent Has Stories to SellEvery record label once wanted what he had (and was afraid of it). Now all of Hollywood wants it too.
  3. tv
    In Taylor Sheridan’s America, the Cowboy Is Colonized TooYellowstone is known for being a red-state show. But its political ideology is lifted from the left.
  4. the industry
    The Binge PurgeTV’s streaming model is broken. It’s also not going away. For Hollywood, figuring that out will be a horror show.
  5. the industry
    Who’s Winning the Streaming Wars Now?Our panel of insiders get honest about which services are coming out on top, and which need to be “burnt to the ground.”
  6. tv
    The Simpsons Is Good AgainAfter 34 seasons, 750 episodes, and a decades-long funk, the beloved show innovated its way back to popularity and relevance.