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Keeping Warm in the Winter with TV and Movies

(This is a preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record.) When you live in northeast Pennsylvania, you’re used to hunkering down in the winter, boarding up the windows and doors and hoping you don’t have to go outside for any other reason than a beer run. Luckily, TV and movies are around to [...]

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Fall TV Preview, Part 2

If you missed part 1 of the PopRox Fall Tv Preview, check it out here. It also includes the guidelines of how this preview works, so go ahead and stop by if you need a quick primer.  THURSDAY Watching live: Vampire Diaries (8 p.m., the CW, starting 10/11), The Office (9 p.m., NBC, starting 9/20), [...]

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CBS Continues on its Quest to Kill Comedy

(NOTE: We’re sticking with upfronts this week. So if you wanna read about Battleship director Peter Berg going nuts on an Israeli journalist or all the pageantry of Cannes, looks like you’ll have to do that elsewhere. Up this afternoon is CBS …) You know in those war movies where some powerful guy is plotting out war [...]

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The NBC Smart Comedy Farewell Tour

Apparently NBC is trying to make us all mental heading in to Upfronts next week. Well, at least those of us who remain under the delusion that anyone with a brain in their head or an appreciation for good comedy should be watching its Thursday night comedy lineup. The network has already said it’s picking [...]

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January is Cold, but at Least There is Stuff to Watch

For as cold and awful as January is around here, it’s at least a good time to be a pop culture fan. January has become the launch date for what amounts to almost a second TV season and awards season movies start trickling out for the masses (us) to see. And not just into theaters, [...]

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Our First Cancellation! Our First Cancellation!

Spent the morning out at the new tree top adventure course at Skytop. Don’t believe me?                   There. Now you have to believe me. The story about the new course will be in the paper tomorrow. On to the links, which might be a little shorter than usual, [...]

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Give ‘Em Some Emmy Love

Back with links tomorrow, but this is your weekly, extended look at the PopRox Sunday column: The Emmys had a hard job narrowing down the nominees back in the 80s when there were only three networks and scant original programming on any of the 10 or so other channels. Now? There are two new over-the-air networks, [...]

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Fox, NBC Announce Primetime Lineups

We’re late this afternoon, but we’ve now got two 2011-12 primetime schedules to dissect: FOX GONE: Running Wilde, Good Guys, Lone Star, Traffic Light, Chicago Code, Human Target, Breaking In, Lie to Me, America’s Most Wanted BUBBLE SHOWS THAT MADE IT: Fringe, Bob’s Burgers COMING IN: Dramas Terra Nova (8 p.m. Mondays), 2.5 hours of [...]

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An Early Start on Upfronts

Don’t forget to enter for tickets to see the Cole Bros. circus next week! I’ve got three sets of four tickets to give away. We’re in finale season and heading into D-Day for bubble TV shows, so we’re all TV all the time today: We’re less than a week from Upfront Week, where we find [...]

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X Factor Expanding — But You Already Knew That

Had a good stretch of music on the way in this morning — Everlong, Longview, Killing in the Name Of, Time Won’t Let Me Go — so I’m feeling pretty good. I’ll try to keep it positive, but who knows: We already knew X Factor was expanding its talent search since we announced earlier this [...]

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