• Brian Lowry is a senior writer for CNN, focusing on everything from TV streaming to film news.

    Prior to CNN, Lowry was a TV critic and columnist for Variety starting in 2003. Before that, he spent seven years as a reporter and columnist at the Los Angeles Times.

    Throughout his career, Lowry has been a contributor to National Public Radio and FoxSports.com. He also co-hosted TV Guide Network's Square off, a weekly talk program about the television business.

    Lowry has written two authorized companion guides to the Fox series The X-Files.