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The Top 10 TV Shows of 2010

News and inbox are getting full, but I wanted to get this on the record before everyone else starts putting out their own lists — the PopRox top 10 shows of 2010. There are some definite changes from last year’s list. 10. AMERICA: THE STORY OF US (HISTORY CHANNEL): The greatest compliment to pay this miniseries of […]

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Where Have You Gone, FX?

There was a time when FX was the place people too poor to pay for HBO went to watch the best TV on TV. In the early and mid-90s, everything FX put on the air was a complete critical and ratings home run. The Shield (2002) and Nip/Tuck (2004) each won Golden Globes for best […]

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Who Will Be on Hollywood’s Next A-list?

We’re starting to kick around ideas for a PopRox podcast — or what we’re going to call the “Popcast.” Get it? Great. Just a 15-20 minute audio or video file of me bitching about the latest Avengers rumor, extrapolating the reasons why Mad Men is the best show on TV or talking about the best […]

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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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Thanks! I Needed More Reasons to Hate American Idol!

Mostly TV in the news today: You know, American Idol can suck it. Seriously. How many times is it going to run over and eff up the DVR population of not only its show, but the following show, and the following show? Sooner or later, Fox has to step in and do something about this. […]

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it’s ok to change your mind

We’re all allowed to change our minds every now and then, right? It’s valid, right? So here are three shows I’ve either panned, been lukewarm on or outright hated in the past that I’ve come around on, because it’s a pretty slow news day out in the entertainment world: Twice I tried to watch Caprica OnDemand before […]

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