It can be hard to cut through the vast television landscape to find the gems that are worth watching. That's why Bob Thompson, the founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture, and a trustee professor of television and popular culture at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, joins Boston Public Radio every week to suggest his takes on the best and the worst that TV has to offer.

This week, Thompson picked Piers Morgan's interview with President Donald Trump as his worst, the debut of the second season of "Big Little Lies" as his best, and David Letterman's Netflix series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," as his what to watch this week.