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  1. Do Musicals Belong on TV?

    Many thought the critical and fan acclaim for 2001’s “Moulin Rouge” meant a musical revival was imminent. It wasn’t. Modern audiences have a limited appetite for the genre, making it…

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  2. What Travel Channel’s “Metropolis” Taught Me About My Favorite City

    New York City is my absolute favorite metropolis in the world. However, I only get there about once a year and, when I do, my schedule is packed with show…

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  3. Is Paige Really Necessary to the “Scorpion” Team?

    The team of geniuses on “Scorpion” wanted to know very early on what Paige (Katharine McPhee) the waitress contributed to their cause. This was a good question then, and despite…

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  4. TNT Delivers Librarians Who Are Cool, Sexy, and Ready to Kick Ass

    It was probably one of the most unlikely pitches ever – making a group of bookish brainiacs the stars of a primetime action/adventure show that promises danger, secrets, and plenty…

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  5. “Galavant” Brings Musical Comedy to ABC: Will It Survive?

    “Galavant” combines musical comedy with a medieval setting on ABC. It has clever music and fun storylines, but the limited budget is felt in every scene. Musical comedies don’t last…

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  6. Golden Globes Hands Traditional Networks a Pink Slip

    Thanks to the Golden Globes, it seems the big four networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX) have been put on notice. Not one shiny statue went to the veteran networks…

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  7. 4 Reasons Bravo’s “Girlfriends Guide to Divorce” Is a Lot Better than Its Name

    Navigating the terrain of uncoupling, regrouping, and slipping slowly into the madness that is divorce isn’t new territory for television. But Bravo’s first scripted series, “Girlfriends Guide to Divorce,” shines…

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  8. In Defense of USA Network’s “Benched”

    USA Network’s new sitcom, “Benched,” stars Eliza Coupe as Nina, a corporate lawyer who falls dramatically from the pinnacles of success to the demeaning lows of public defense. The series…

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  9. 5 Ways to Cope with the Midseason Absence of Your Favorite Shows

    It can be hard enough to survive the cold, bleak days of winter, but at least after the glitter and sparkle of the holidays have passed we still have our…

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  10. How Root Transformed from Villain to Heroine on CBS’s “Person of Interest”

    The first time CBS’s “Person of Interest” fans really met Root (Amy Acker) was when she posed as an impending murder victim, then kidnapped Finch. This cold, calculating, lethal woman…

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