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2016
Jan
1
 
 
The “every episode in sequence” mega-marathon of Rod Serling’s iconic The Twilight Zone continues, all day and all night. Part of the fun, in this case, comes from catching the less familiar episodes, and watching, even after all this time, a Zone that, though not new, is new to you. But there also are the joys of revisiting the classic standbys, which, today, would include “To Serve Man” at 5 p.m. ET and “The Dummy,” starring Cliff Robertson (pictured)
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
1
 
 
With Syfy showing a marathon of Rod Serling’s TV anthology show The Twilight Zone to start the New Year, BBC America, or some other network, could have done the same with Alfred Hitchcock, by replaying his anthology series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, as a start-the-year marathon. Some network should do that, next year. But for this year, BBC America is presenting four of Hitchcock’s best-known, and best-made, films, all day, in a loop of truly memorable movies. You can dive in any ti
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
1
 
 
Many people want to start the New Year fresh. In prime time, TCM is starting it off with a remake: a 1960 version of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, remade as an American Western starring tough gunmen, instead of tough swordsmen, defending helpless villagers. Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen star.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
1
 
 
Have you missed Sherlock, the modern incarnation with Martin Freeman as Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch? So have I – but when you return for tonight’s 90-minute special, don’t be thrown if Sherlock doesn’t have a cell phone. For this one-time experiment, at least for now, a Sherlock adventure is being staged as originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, rather than modernized. That means tonight’s “The Abominable Bride” is set in 1880s London, with th
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
1
 
 
The 1950 Disney classic is repeated in prime time – a nice way to start the New Year, especially with young family members around.