Articles tagged law & order

Wednesdays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

To combat the titans of fall TV ratings, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and American Idol, the networks are offering up space aliens, superheroes, and a monkey!

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28 Jan 2011 // 8:30 AM

The Year In TV: May 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in May 2010.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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ABC’s ‘Rookie Blue’ Is a Hit, But Why?

Ever since NYPD Blue went off the air in 2005, ABC has been trying to replicate its success. Ranging from the 13-episode flop Blind Justice to

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5 ways TV was different when ‘Law & Order’ debuted 20 years ago

After 20 seasons, “Law & Order” comes to an end Monday (although reruns will undoubtedly run forever). But back in the fall of 1990, when it debuted, “

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For the most part, there just is no saving a franchise like Law & Order. I used to admire the show’s writing for having

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The Eighth Year

SVU is stronger than the original show in that it lets you into the lives of the detectives.

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Law & Order: The Sixth Year

This set highlights a show that has been often imitated, but never matched.

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23 Apr 2008 // 5:25 AM

TV is reaching just about full strength after the writers’ strike - you can decide if that’s good or bad - as a handful

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5 Mar 2008 // 5:28 AM

(Ari Mintz/Newsday/MCT) First off, it’s pronounced “ee-PAY-thuh.” S. Epatha Merkerson’s name may be unusual, but it’s familiar to “Law &

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / Law & Order

Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Although a curly hairdo can't quite erase the shade of Frasier's Lilith from Tracy Kibre, Neuwirth slips authoritatively into the role of a powerful mid-career prosecutor.

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Law & Order / Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / Law & Order: Criminal Intent

D'Onofrio plays Goren superbly, as a jittery autodidact so deeply aware of his own psychological fragility that he has simply abandoned any emotional life outside his own insights into the motivations of major criminals.

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24 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Law & Order: Crime & Punishment

The strangeness of the trials -- owing in no small part to the strangeness of the defendants -- undercuts the seriousness of the case.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Because Goren's intellect and intuition never fail, Criminal Intent's narratives never consider the presumption of innocence as a legal (or dramatic) standard.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Part of the problem is that the 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' writers haven't given Ice T much to do: he's Munch's Yes Man, and it doesn't become him.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Law & Order

Though 'Law & Order' frequently, and most chillingly, tells tales of true crime -- the monstrous pit bull is the most recent example -- it also treats them with the dread, indeed, the disgust they deserve.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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