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10 Dec 2008 // 4:36 AM

NBC would like you to believe that its strange scheme to install Jay Leno in a weeknight show at 10 p.m. is a bold stroke

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16 Oct 2008 // 4:07 AM

It sounds like a sure blockbuster. Take a lush tropical setting, throw in pirates, cannibals, buried treasure, a couple dashing castaways, action, adventure, and, of

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5 Aug 2008 // 3:24 AM

NBC’s drama “The Philanthropist” has likely landed a foreign-born star, and now it’s looking for some overseas money as well. The network is

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31 Jul 2008 // 3:29 AM

If you can think back that far, you might recall a character in “Heroes” who possessed the ability to wipe away instantly the memories from

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Granted, summer has always been a dodgy time for television. But this is getting ridiculous. When I flip around at night lately, I feel like

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8 Apr 2008 // 4:43 AM

‘Project Runway’ sued after announcing move to Lifetime

“Project Runway,” the fashion-design reality series that has been one of the Bravo cable network’s biggest hits, is slated to move to the Lifetime

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30 Rock The lunatics are back in charge of NBC’s Thursday asylum - and we wouldn’t want it any other way. “My Name Is

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25 Sep 2007 // 6:48 AM

‘Bionic Woman,’ premiering Wednesday on NBC

In Michelle Ryan, NBC has found a potential breakout star for its new series “Bionic Woman.” The show also gets a great villainous turn from “

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16 Aug 2007 // 2:23 AM

Texas town, NBC stung by criticism of sex-predator cases

MURPHY, Texas - The show was an instant success. It lured would-be child-sex predators to a public shaming delivered by a handsome host. Ratings, awards

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Pressure is on for ‘Heroes’ as hit show faces its second season

NBC found a lifeline with “Heroes,” the biggest new hit last season. The success will reverberate with the DVD release Aug. 28, at the Emmys Sept. 16

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LOS ANGELES - If you’re looking for “Fantasy Island,” NBC is building its own on Monday nights this fall. No, no, no. There won’

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17 Jul 2007 // 3:13 AM

Norman Lear LOS ANGELES - NBC’s brand new executive team unveiled some old faces, ranging from the beloved to the baneful, as they presented

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Musings on the Ethics of Contemporary Journalism I abhor online predators like any ordinary parent, teacher, police officer, or citizen. They represent a fissure in

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15 May 2007 // 2:04 AM

NBC’s new fall schedule heavy on fantasy

The good news from NBC’s Monday announcement of its fall schedule is that “Friday Night Lights,” “Scrubs” and “Law & Order” are all coming

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2 May 2007 // 7:20 AM

Networks are still toying with viewers

I have good news and I have a gripe. The good news: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip will be back on the air starting May 24,

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20 Apr 2007 // 2:48 AM

PHILADELPHIA—In an unusual midcourse correction, TV networks have scaled back, or stopped altogether, running the disturbing video made by Virginia Tech killer Cho Seung-Hui.

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20 Apr 2007 // 1:44 AM

NEW YORK—So now when the world thinks of Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung Hui, armed and glaring at the camera, forever embedded in the

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NEW YORK - Al Sharpton, surrounded by a phalanx of microphones and cameras, stood on 52nd Street, just off Sixth Avenue. It was 6:05 p.m

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11 Apr 2007 // 3:07 AM

30 Rock See what happens? You take a couple days off and the TV world goes nuts on you. Or sorta nuts, with lots of little

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10 Apr 2007 // 1:55 AM

IRVING, Texas - It’s a pleasant spring afternoon, and football is in the air at Texas Stadium. Not the usual time of year for

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