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8 May 2009 // 2:32 AM

Pop 20: Loving ‘Lost’

As the fifth season draws to a close, I now realize that not one entire column in the last few months had been spent ruminating

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With ‘Caprica,’ Ronald D. Moore flies ‘Battlestar Galactica’ to its past

Ronald D. Moore just spent more than half a decade working on the television series “Battlestar Galactica.” The result was a four-season run on the

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Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us

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30 Jan 2009 // 3:18 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ nears the finish line

Ron Moore helped take a rather cheesy old TV series called “Battlestar Galactica” (1978-79) and make it something special. As co-executive producer and writer of

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28 Jan 2009 // 3:30 AM

Lost: Season Five Premiere

As the fifth season begins, the structural fluidity that makes Lost so exciting and unusual has been pushed to the forefront. That's right: we're officially talking time travel.

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27 Jan 2009 // 3:39 AM

‘Lost’ masterminds relieved to have their days numbered

You can learn things about a TV show just by watching it with other people. At the television critics’ winter get-together last week, 200 of us

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Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.0

This show has undeniably advanced and changed the landscape of dramatic television.

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22 Jan 2009 // 2:50 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ exec answers the burning questions

There were several “holy cow” moments in Friday’s powerful and affecting “Battlestar Galactica” (10 p.m. EST Friday, Sci Fi) episode. Don’t read on

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21 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Hellions by Maria Raha

Had I a daughter, I would love for her to be introduced to all the ass-kicking women of pop-culture by Raha’s book.

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Fifth-season premiere of ‘Lost,’ airing Wednesday on ABC

REASON TO WATCH: Fifth-season premiere CATCHING UP: The island has disappeared, while the Oceanic Six plan their return, to save ... the universe? THIS WEEK: In

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Lost: The Complete Fourth Season

The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.

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4 Dec 2008 // 5:00 AM

“Battlestar Galactica” kicks off its final set of episodes Jan. 16, and airs its series finale March 20. But longtime fans shouldn’t mourn its passing too

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15 Oct 2008 // 2:35 AM

Now — or when? Tricks of time keep TV shows hopping

“You don’t screw with time,” Mama Petrelli warned Peter - technically, Future Peter - in the season premiere of “Heroes.” Peter didn’t heed

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25 Sep 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Wisteria Lane neighborhood has spent the past four years battling cancer, tornadoes, blindness, infidelity and attempted murder. Now the residents face the most daunting

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3 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

DHARMA’s Bent Reality: The Video Game Sensibility of Lost

Perhaps the most complete and fascinating assimilation of video game-type content into a different medium at a deep and thorough level occurs within the narrative world of the popular television show Lost.

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31 Jul 2008 // 8:00 AM

I’ve got great news, and I know you’re with me on this. The dog lives. No harm will come to the dog. There’

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21 Jul 2008 // 4:54 AM

‘Desperate Housewives’ adds a touch of reality

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Among the lingering questions about the last television season (like, who thought “Viva Laughlin” was a good idea), the most intriguing

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3 Jun 2008 // 2:00 AM


While I still maintain that this season of Lost, commenced with a lurch, I'm pleased to report that it closed out plain better than ever.

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Let’s begin with a flashback to one of the most famous flash-forwards in TV history. The night is May 23, 2007, and about 14 million or so

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28 May 2008 // 5:04 AM

One of the few guarantees on TV in the past few years has been that ABC’s “Lost” will have a spectacular stunner of a

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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