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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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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Lost: The Complete Fourth Season

The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.

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5 Nov 2008 // 3:44 AM

Elisabeth Moss stars in David Mamet’s satire, “Speed-the-Plow,” at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York. (Ari Mintz/Newsday/MCT) Elisabeth Moss floats into

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24 Oct 2008 // 5:34 AM

Season 2 finale of ‘Mad Men,’ Sunday on AMC

THE SHOW: “Mad Men” WHEN/WHERE: Sunday at 10 p.m. EDT on AMC REASON TO WATCH: Second-season finale. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The backdrop is

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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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22 Sep 2008 // 4:03 AM

Tina Fey is Emmy’s new golden girl. NBC’s “30 Rock,” which she created, was named top comedy series at the 60th annual awards Sunday

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18 Sep 2008 // 4:46 AM

Will Emmy fall for ‘Mad Men’?

It’s Emmy time once again in Hollywood and this year the basic-cable runts get to leave behind the kids table and eat with the

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1 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Necktie and the Noose

Will Barack Obama face the accusations that black professionals sometimes face of abandoning their heritage? Does it hinge on his choice of tie?

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24 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

Women and ‘The Wire’

Why the most intelligent show on TV, a compelling exploration of the circumstances and institutional pressures that make people who they are, gets an "F" in Gender Studies.

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The Wire: The Complete Fifth Season

The dense mythology, painstakingly created over five novelistic seasons, has enough drama packed inside to be easily spun out for the next five, ten, 15 years.

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8 Aug 2008 // 5:05 AM

‘Mad Men’s’ most outspoken woman

For Christina Hendricks, playing Joan Holloway on “Mad Men” (Sunday, AMC) has been an eye-opening experience. Not only is Joan one of the most intriguing

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5 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mad Men, Sad Men

The increasing prevalence and sophistication of advertising, the popularization of psychotherapy, and an emerging political consciousness in the American middle class all come to the fore in this excellent television series.

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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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29 Jul 2008 // 4:25 AM

‘Mad Men’ isn’t a predictable hit

The odds of AMC’s “Mad Men” becoming a hit were about the same as Adam Carolla winning “Dancing With the Stars.” The cable series

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28 Jul 2008 // 8:10 AM

BEVERLY HILLS - Though she’s been acting most of her life, Elisabeth Moss figures she’s fortunate she’s never been famous. That streak

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25 Jul 2008 // 4:58 AM

Mad about the return of ‘Mad Men’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The set of AMC’s terrific retro drama “Mad Men” is, put simply, a trip. There’s more than simple attention

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22 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Pop Culture: Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Neighborhood

Whether intentionally spiritual or not, popular culture and its products serve many of the same drives of religion: making meaning and forging the bonds of community.

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17 Jul 2008 // 1:17 PM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Emmy Award nominations got so many things right this year, it takes a while to realize what they missed -

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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