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2019
May
14
 
 
ABC scrimped on new fall series Tuesday, but not on women marching at the heads of them...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
May
13
 
 
NBC is leaving four nights unchanged and adding just three new series to its fall prime-time lineup...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
May
13
 
 
The Fox broadcasting network, newly under Disney ownership, announced a “start-up mindset” Monday that included news of one-time ratings juggernaut Empire being canceled after its sixth and final season concludes next year...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
May
6
 
 
Somber to a fault, but never to its determent, HBO’s Chernobyl dares to collude with the misery, deprivation and dogged survival instincts of Russian people large and small...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
May
1
 
 
Tripping in a hotel and fracturing your knee is not a recommended activity for anyone. Doing it at age 89 only worsens the blow. But indomitable Ed Asner showed up anyway...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Apr
28
 
 
Still striving for atonement after past perceived sins of omission, CBS circles all the bases with The Red Line...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Apr
9
 
 
From a storytelling standpoint, the back-and-forth choreography is not without stumbles. Performance-wise, though, FX’s eight-part Fosse/Verdon is never less than all that jazz...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Apr
4
 
 
Disagreeable Murphy Mason wears her blindness like a suit of armor, repelling any inclinations to have a personal life beyond drinking, smoking and one-night stands. Save for one exception...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Mar
29
 
 
Trumpeted as “the untold story” of the “legends who took down Bonnie & Clyde,” Netflix’s The Highwaymen, in fact, isn’t the first film to give famed Texas Ranger Frank Hamer a fair shake...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Mar
28
 
 
The onetime network of Cheers wants to drink to that again. Except that Ted Danson’s womanizing Sam Malone can’t get a liquor license anymore...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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