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TV Comings and … Nope, Only Comings

Getting caught up with TV renewals: ABC gave a full-season order to Nashville, giving me a full year to avoid the show. Sweet! It’s probably one of my biggest disappointments of the year. I should have known any show inherently about country music that prominently features Hayden Panettiere would piss me off, but I was blinded [...]

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Where Does Community Go from Here?

Wait! We’ve been through two full weeks of the TV season, Mob Doctor has been on the air three times … and nothing has been canceled yet? This has got to be some kind of record. That doesn’t mean there isn’t TV news to talk about: When you’re a die-hard TV fan over a long [...]

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Fall TV Preview, Part 1

It’s time for one of my favorite column gimmicks of the year — the official PopRox fall TV preview. Good timing since the fall TV schedule gets going tonight. It’s the place where you can hear things like How to Be a Gentleman “might be the greatest sitcom cast assembled in at least the last 10 [...]

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ABC, the Accommodating Broadcast Channel

If nothing else, you have to thank ABC for being so accommodating with its 2012-13 schedule. “Awwww, how sweet! You put that Tim Allen garbage and the new Reba McEntire retread all the way out there on Fridays so it won’t bother me. You shouldn’t have! And Last Resort, one of the few new dramas premiering [...]

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Friday Night Lights in TV History

I’ve watched literally hundreds, maybe thousands, of TV series in my life. I’ve blown off most of them after a few viewings (most recent example: the horrific Perfect Couples). Followed a couple hundred, tuned in on a weekly basis for about a hundred and stringently followed about 50.  Then there are those final 20 or [...]

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Free Wurst Tickets!

Contest time! I just got five pairs of tickets to the Poconos’ Wurst Festival at Shawnee Mountain, good for EITHER July 17 or 18 (not a two-day pass). Let’s make this easy — just e-mail me with your name, age, residence and daytime contact info and you’re entered. You can get a good idea of the [...]

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Pinch Me — the Emmys Got It (Close to) Right

Every year I loathe Emmy Nomination Day. Every year, I get my hopes up that the best work in this golden age of TV will be recognized. I wake up hopeful, charged-up and with my fingers crossed. Every year, those hopes are dashed when the likes of Boston Legal and Two and a Half Men get nominated [...]

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Clash of the 3-D theaters

A little giddy thinking about Opening Day today, so if I’m a little scatter-brained, please forgive. Score another win for 3-D — even if we here in Monroe County have to drive a half-hour or 45 minutes to see any movies in the new format. Clash of the Titans, which was converted to 3-D after [...]

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