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SANTA MONICA, Calif. - It’s not a bad name for a sitcom, but “Boldly Going Nowhere” probably wouldn’t be the best description of

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15 Jul 2008 // 7:13 AM

Spring! It’s the new fall for TV seasons, says Fox exec

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Spring will be the new fall in this strike-struck year of television, a forecast made clear in Monday morning comments 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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16 May 2008 // 3:40 AM

Not needing much new programming after beating the other networks senseless in the Nielsen ratings this season, and not having much to choose from anyway

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13 May 2008 // 3:02 AM

10 years later, what’s up with the ‘Seinfeld’ gang?

On May 14, 1998: There were riots in Indonesia. Cannes was under way. The Dow had made up for some losses. Continental slashed airfares. And later that

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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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28 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Seinfeld: Season 9

Seinfeld clearly struggled after Larry David's departure, trying to re-find its way back to a show about nothing.

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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Coming Up Clausen: An Interview with The Simpsons Composer

Alf Clausen explains the workings behind the music of The Simpsons, and shows how he fits right in.

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13 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Southland Tales

The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.

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“It was a weird thing to do,” Jerry Seinfeld acknowledges. “No. 1 television shows don’t go off the air.” But in this case, it did.

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17 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Simpsons: Testify

Simpsons fans may find their souls a little less embiggened by Testify.

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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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21 Sep 2007 // 1:00 PM

The Simpsons: Season 19 Premiere

Springfield, destroyed at the end of the movie, is still in ruins, and Bart careens off of pieces of the dome that had quarantined the city.

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14 Sep 2007 // 5:04 AM

‘K-Ville,’ premiering Monday on Fox

Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, “K-Ville” is a cop show that has a chance to be so much more than a cop show. But you

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13 Sep 2007 // 4:06 AM

The first new show of the fall season makes a quiet entrance Friday night, which is about right for a harmless, featherweight series. That would

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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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8 Aug 2007 // 1:56 AM

Woohoo! Satire seeing a revival

On the weekend of July 27-29, “The Simpsons Movie” grossed $74 million, the fifth-largest opening weekend of 2007. It was also the most surprising hit of the

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