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9 Feb 2009 // 8:36 AM

Welcome to the ‘Dollhouse’

LOS ANGELES - Is it grindhouse camp? Extreme inflatable-girl fantasy? Latter-day Moses narrative? Or another case of a fickle network playing Lucy and the football

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Night Court: The Complete Second Season

Ladies and Gentlemen! Step right up! See the side-splitting sideshow in a chaotic carnival of comedy!

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2 Feb 2009 // 4:05 AM

Where the heck were the “Deal or No Deal” models? During Sunday’s Super Bowl pregame extravaganza, NBC trotted out personalities from pretty much every

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16 Dec 2008 // 1:03 PM

To judge from the reactions, you would think that Conan O’Brien had been put in handcuffs and driven off to the courthouse on corruption

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10 Dec 2008 // 5:36 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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The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIX

The way The Simpsons not only apes, but also twists familiar cultural touchstones shows reveals again that it's still smarter than all other parodists.

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16 Oct 2008 // 5:07 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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6 Oct 2008 // 5:23 PM

The two-disc “Touch of Evil: 50th Anniversary Edition” DVD (Universal Home Entertainment, $27) is nothing less than a revelation, regardless of whether you’ve seen the

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The Simpsons: Season 20 Premiere

For its 20th season premiere, The Simpsons takes aim at all the big targets: bounty hunting, the IRA, and erotic baking.

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5 Aug 2008 // 4:24 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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5 Aug 2008 // 4:11 AM

Fox wants more ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

With its fourth season finale just around the corner, “So You Think You Can Dance” has been picked up for a fifth summer run on

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31 Jul 2008 // 4:29 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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Goodbye 20th Century by David Browne

On more than one occasion the band’s collective memory is not exactly in synch, a point that only further reminds us that we are reading a mythology, not a chronicle.

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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 // 8:13 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 // 4:40 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 // 4:02 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 // 5:43 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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