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‘This Is Us’: New Life, New Opportunities, and Loss are All Part of “The Game Plan”

You could try to resist This Is Us's particular brand of drama and schmaltz, but it's a pretty irresistible mix.

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“The Pool” Pulls at Some of the Dramatic Threads in ‘This Is Us’

As an encapsulation of what's great about the show "The Pool" is representative of the complex, challenging, smart, and lovely things This Is Us has to offer.

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‘This Is Us’: Only Three Episodes In, “Kyle” Establishes the Series as a Lovely, Lyrical Delight

"Kyle" continues the series' trend of focusing on the moments that affect one's entire life, small as they may be.

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‘This Is Us’: “The Big Three” Digs Deeper Into Story and Character

Post-pilot, the second episode offers deeper characterization, a big twist, and a lot more questions.

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‘This Is Us’: The Ties Between Family (Biological, Chosen, Found) Resonate From the Start

This Is Us offers a pilot episode full of warmth and nuance, with enough edge to keep it from being maudlin.

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22 May 2015 // 11:42 AM

NBC’s ‘Aquarius’ Takes on 1960s Los Angeles

David Duchovny trades tracking aliens for chasing mass murders as a Los Angeles detective trying to do his job in a world of free love, long hair, cheap drugs, police brutality, rising crime, protests, Black Power and the Vietnam War.

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The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.

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The Month In Pop Entertainment: June 2013

Highlighting the month’s top releases in movies, music, television, and video games.

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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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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

Part five of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

Part four of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

Part one of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Glamour, Money and Historical Accuracy in ‘The Playboy Club’

A potential exploration into the drama behind the glamour, The Playboy Club cast Amber Heard as the new Bunny in town, Naturi Naughton, who wants to be the first black Playboy centerfold, and Laura Benanti as their Bunny Mother.

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21 Apr 2011 // 4:04 AM

The Year In TV: November 2010

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

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14 Apr 2011 // 3:48 AM

‘The Paul Reiser Show,’ premiering Thursday on NBC

LOS ANGELES — In the first episode of “The Paul Reiser Show,” which premieres Thursday night on NBC, Reiser’s fictionalized version of himself, still lost

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28 Feb 2011 // 4:15 AM

The Year in TV: August 2010

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

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‘Perfect Couples’ Tries to Be ‘Friends’ for the Modern Audience

Perfect Couples, with its sort-of recognizable cast, sets up the conceit that all couples are weird, no matter how you look at them, and no matter how normal they think they are.

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28 Jan 2011 // 7:30 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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