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2016
Oct
5
 
 
Absent a comic book superhero, a vivaciously unfulfilled semi-comic heroine or anything close to a high-gloss veneer, Frequency is uncommonly gritty for a latter day CW series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
4
 
 
The CW hasn’t yet cornered the market on appealing young women leading the way through comedy-dusted drama series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
4
 
 
The argument against violence on TV is as old as The Three Stooges — and, at times, about as silly...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
4
 
 
The CW’s No Tomorrow unveils the latest clever disguise in which television tries to slip us a rom-com. Nor does the network need to apologize. No Tomorrow is winning and endearing...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
3
 
 
Hayley Atwell has washed that Marvel right out of her hair, quickly rebounding from ABC’s failed Agent Carter to the network’s new Conviction...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
3
 
 

I’m not sure we need to celebrate the point at which political commentary on television devolved into two people shouting at each other... But it’s worth acknowledging that moment, if only to satisfy our inner masochist, with a documentary on the 1968 quasi-debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal....

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
3
 
 
The recent Morton Downey, Jr. documentary helped trace the roots of conflict TV... but Best of Enemies gets it right, telling the tale of one of the most influential left-right face-offs...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
3
 
 
Now here’s an optimistic premise: ABC’s new Conviction suggests that out of a gurgling swamp of political intrigue and double-dealing, something good could bubble to the surface...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
2
 
 
HBO’s much hyped and hoped for NEXT BIG THING shares some common ground with The Truman Show, Groundhog Day, and even the weekly “they killed Kenny” snippets from Southpark...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Oct
2
 
 
Alec Baldwin has assumed the role of Donald Trump for the presidential sketches on SNL this fall, and maybe after, if needed...