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2015
Dec
21
 
 
We’ve all seen the stories, way too many of them really, where a DNA test proves someone could not have committed a crime, years or decades after he or she was wrongfully slapped in jail. Netflix’s Making a Murderer starts off with what appears to be a classic case of Wrong Guy...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
20
 
 
We can never have too many engaging TV dramas, so you might want to put Australia’s A Place To Call Home on your holiday wish list....
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
18
 
 
One of the problems with affairs is that they so often turn out to be less than you wanted them to be. Showtime’s The Affair makes that point in a couple of ways, one of which is the show itself.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
17
 
 
Idris Elba returns to star as John Luther in what’s billed as the show’s fourth season, and he hasn’t lost a step. Apparently playing a severely damaged London detective is like riding a bicycle...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
15
 
 
...Fargo’s TV creator/author Noah Hawley told TV writers Tuesday, a few hours after the acclaimed Season 2 ended, that Season 3 mostly likely won’t start filming until next November, with a projected airdate of spring 2017.  Plenty of time for ice fishing, eh?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
15
 
 
Among many other things, the end of Downton Abbey this March will wrap up one of TV’s most charming buddy relationships, between Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess Violet and Penelope Wilton’s Isobel Crawley...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
14
 
 
The best new drama of the fall season, year two of FX’s Fargo, wraps up Monday (10 p.m. ET) with many fates still on the table...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
12
 
 
TV news is losing one of its coolest people. Linda Ellerbee, who has worked some of the more remote and interesting corners of the business for the last half century, is packing it in with a final edition of her Nick News for kids...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
11
 
 
When Bob Ross called his PBS show The Joy of Painting, he meant it. And now, 20 years after his tragically early death, anyone who owns a computer can watch...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Dec
9
 
 
Coat of Many Colors, a new teleflick loosely built on Dolly Parton’s heartwarming 1971 country song, makes Hallmark Christmas movies look like The Walking Dead...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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