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The Simpsons, ‘Radio Bart’ Part 1: Floyd Collins and Kathy Fiscus

'Radio Bart' draws on 70 years of media history to position itself in that uneasy mix of altruism, morbid curiosity and callous self-interest.

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Samberg and the Lonely Island are appropriately skewered in Landline TV's "Landline Digital Short."

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21 Jan 2010 // 9:59 PM

Curse Ye, Orwell!

Orwell declared that there are “four great motives” for writing: sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse, and political purpose. As for the rest of us...

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24 Dec 2009 // 3:02 AM

The Ten Best Holiday Episodes

A countdown of the 10 best holiday themed TV episodes

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18 Dec 2009 // 8:40 AM

Playing Orson Welles , and defending him

“Like a complete idiot, I gave him the names of famous Hollywood stars who I thought could play Orson Welles,” says Christian McKay, recalling his

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2 Dec 2009 // 10:00 AM

Holding Out For ‘Heroes’

Set an end date. Save the show.

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Larry David Invents the Reunion Show Finale Do-Over Mash-Up

Tired of boring reunion shows? Angry at disappointing series finales? Larry David and his Curb Your Enthusiasm/Seinfeld mash-up provide all the answers.

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‘Seinfeld’ reunion on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Sunday on HBO

REASON TO WATCH: The “Seinfeld” reunion (or anti-reunion). CATCHING UP: “Curb” is about “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David living a post-“Seinfeld” existence — full of meaningless

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Seventh-season premiere of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Sunday on HBO

REASON TO WATCH: Long-awaited arrival of the seventh season ... and some guy named Jerry. CATCHING UP: Hard to believe, but it’s been two — two! —

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1 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Adventureland

A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.

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My Name is Will: A Novel of Sex Drugs and Shakespeare by Jess Winfield

Have you ever wondered what William Shakespeare would have been like if he had been a graduate student at Santa Cruz in 1986?

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Having survived her initial success, Margaret Cho is ready to go back on TV

GLENDALE, Calif. — Standup comedian Margaret Cho was never the polite, little Asian girl who covered her mouth when she laughed and made straight As. In

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20 May 2009 // 4:18 AM

ABC and NBC took opposite approaches to filling their 2009-2010 schedules, which launch in September. ABC announced Tuesday it will add 11 new programs to its

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19 May 2009 // 9:00 AM

CHICAGO — Fox Broadcasting said Monday that it will add six new shows to its primetime schedule in the coming season — four comedies and two dramas —

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19 May 2009 // 2:29 AM

House There were few surprises in the announcement of the Fox 2009-2010 schedule made Monday: Big ratings draws like “Bones,” “24,” “House,” “American Idol” and “The

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7 May 2009 // 9:59 PM

Voyage of the Dammed

An affecting, if flawed, middlebrow drama about a seldom-discussed Depression-era tragedy.

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5 May 2009 // 6:01 AM

After what is turning out to be another disappointing season, NBC is understandably eager to focus on next year. Monday afternoon, the Peacock network, currently

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4 May 2009 // 2:00 AM

There are plenty of reasons why Chuck is currently on the verge of cancellation. Its location on Monday nights leading into Heroes was supposed to

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An Auteur’s Touch of Evil

The auteur is dead, long live the auteur: Orson Welles and Touch of Evil, 50 years on.

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12 Mar 2009 // 10:00 AM

‘Kings’-makers hope their NBC series gets royal ratings

Some television shows are easy to explain. “CSI” is about those who collect clues. “Law & Order” focuses on catching and prosecuting criminals. “Kings” is

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

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"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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