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2015
Jul
3
 
 
Emmy nominations will be announced on Thursday, July 16. Jon Hamm is likely to again be among the nominees for his portrayal of Don Draper on Mad Men. He's never won. So where does Hamm fit among his acting peers who likewise have never won the big prize for what ended up being iconic roles? Here’s our Top 10...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
2
 
 
Prime-time TV’s original running man, Dr. Richard Kimble, spent four seasons and 120 episodes under the cloak of numerous aliases and in the arms of women he couldn’t have. Meanwhile, an obsessed Lt. Philip Gerard pursued him in fine grim-faced form...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
25
 
 
More comedic, less filling, Orange is the New Black’s main storyline in Season 3 ends up being far less compelling than Season 2’s reign of terror by Yvonne “Vee” Parker or the inaugural year’s immersion of tenderfoot Piper Chapman...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
21
 
 

Inspired lunacy on an international scale is a tough nutty to crack. HBO’s The Brink pulls it off despite being in the long shadow of Dr. Strangelove, the 1964 classic on which it’s very much modeled...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
18
 
 
This much is certain. Brian Williams certainly can’t hurt MSNBC, which has been a third place near-corpse in the cable news network ratings for the past 10 months...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
18
 
 
ABC’s blast from the past answer to Mad Men is likewise very much about salesmanship and subjugation. The Astronaut Wives Club is a summer diversion with smashing period wardrobes and starry-eyed tunnel visions...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
16
 
 
TNT’s “proactive makeover” is currently in progress, with new Turner entertainment head and former Fox programmer Kevin Reilly warning TV watchers to “expect some very daring shows..." Proof, a leftover from the pre-Reilly TNT, could well be caught in his crossfire if it's not an immediate hit...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
14
 
 
Ray Liotta is home on the range as narrator for AMC’s new eight-episode The Making of the Mob: New York, which premieres on Monday, June 15th...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
11
 
 
CNN is kicking it up a decade after spending last summer with The Sixties. From the same production team of Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, here comes The Seventies again leading off with television’s impact on the decade...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
6
 
 

The subtitles of all 62 episodes are dissected for both transparent and hidden meanings. Also under a microscope: the color palette, the carnage, deadly chemicals...Through it all, creator Vince Gilligan is expansive on subjects...

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Ed Bark

Since 2006, Ed Bark's local and national TV stories and observations have been showcased on his pioneering website, www.unclebarky.com.

For 26 years before that, he was TV critic for the Dallas Morning News. He's a past president of the Television Critics Association, and for seven years served on the national Peabody Awards board.

 
 
 
 

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