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2016
Feb
22
 
 
You might think there are only so many ways to tell a police drama, until TV shows like Suspects prove different. Suspects sets itself apart because all its dialogue is improvised...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
21
 
 
If you only saw the last five minutes of Downton Abbey Sunday, it would have been a little like showing up for World War I on Armistice Day. You’d look around, see all the relieved happy faces and think, “Well, everything seems fine. Nothing bad happened before this, did it?”...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
20
 
 

Linda Cohn proved quite a while ago that some girls just wanna talk sports. Since ESPN launched in 1979, it has aired approximately 60,000 SportsCenter shows. As of 8 a.m. this Sunday, Cohn will have hosted 5,000 of them – or one in every 12...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
20
 
 

A decade after he left CBS News and resurfaced on AXS TV, Dan Rather acknowledges he’s playing a smaller room. The tradeoff, he says, is that “I’m doing some of my best work” – including The Big Interview...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
18
 
 
The 21st century makeover of the rom-com continues with Love, a new Netflix series whose first 10 episodes drop Friday morning (2/19). Love stars Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs as Gus and Mickey, a potential couple...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
16
 
 
The Black Panthers saw themselves in the 1960s and ‘70s as a voice and a haven for the forgotten. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover saw them as subversive terrorists...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
15
 
 
One of the oldest rules of the tabloid newspaper game is that “if it bleeds, it leads,” meaning a violent, bloody death automatically becomes the top story... But the death Sunday in the seventh episode of the final Downton Abbey season was not the big story...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
14
 
 
Creator Vince Gilligan was determined from the start to give Better Call Saul a personality of its own and he has, even aside from its more deliberate pace and lighter tone...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
14
 
 
There are many zombies, there’s a lot of action and it is not smart to mess with Daryl. Here’s hoping that isn’t too much of a spoiler for the herd of fans eagerly awaiting Sunday’s midseason return of The Walking Dead...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
12
 
 

B.B. King would readily tell anyone who asked that he wasn’t the best blues musician of the 20th century. What he wouldn’t say is that by the time he finished his career, he had become one of the century’s most important...

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

David Hinckley

David Hinckley first grasped the power of television when, at the age of 8, he bullied his parents into buying a basset hound like Cleo on The People’s Choice. He named her Cleo. Somewhat more recently, he worked for 35 years at The New York Daily News, the last seven covering television.

 
 
 
 

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