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  • Chicagoland: TV Review

    10:00 AM 3/6/2014
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    Mayor Rahm Emanuel features heavily in this fast-paced and compelling documentary series, which focuses on the Windy City's troubles and triumphs. READ MORE

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  • Resurrection: TV Review

    8:00 AM 3/6/2014
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    This paranormal mystery tells the story of Jacob, a lost boy who is brought home to rural Missouri, where it is discovered that he died 32 years earlier. READ MORE

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  • Mixology: TV Review

    12:00 PM 2/26/2014
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    ABC does its strong female audience a disservice by offering up this trite, embarrassing sitcom -- and compounds the problem by slotting "Mixology" behind "Modern Family." READ MORE

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  • The Americans: TV Review

    11:00 AM 2/26/2014
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    In its second season, "The Americans" proves that it's safe to trust in the greatness on display last season, as the writers ratchet up the tension and deftly broaden the story. READ MORE

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  • Mind Games: TV Review

    5:05 PM 2/25/2014
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    Can series creator Kyle Killen break through on his third attempt to reach a network audience with this complicated series? READ MORE

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  • The Red Road: TV Review

    8:30 AM 2/25/2014
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    Sundance's ambitious drama has fine acting and a sense of place, but it can't crack the big leagues when the writing lags. READ MORE

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  • Growing Up Fisher: TV Review

    5:38 PM 2/23/2014
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    After the sentimental "About a Boy," NBC adds a second feel-good comedy, which hugs you a little too tight and a little too long for comfort (or laughs). READ MORE

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  • Nancy & Tonya: TV Review

    9:00 AM 2/23/2014
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    NBC Sports' documentary looks back at the figure skating rivalry between Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, but this time, Kerrigan finally tells her side of the story. READ MORE

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  • About a Boy: TV Review

    1:39 PM 2/19/2014
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    NBC tries for mainstream family comedy by adapting the book — and movie — into a TV series. When it backs off the sugar and leavens it with sarcasm, the show works. READ MORE

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  • Amazon's New Crop of Pilots, Including Chris Carter's 'The After': TV Review

    9:00 AM 2/18/2014
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    The streaming service's five latest scripted efforts prove that it knows how to make a good pilot and solidify its move into original content production. READ MORE

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  • Jenny McCarthy's Dirty Sexy Funny: TV Review

    1:32 PM 2/12/2014
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    Jenny McCarthy gathers comedians for a wan Vegas showcase, peppered with skits, that bares all without revealing anything. READ MORE

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  • House of Cards: TV Review

    7:48 AM 2/3/2014
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    The second season of the Netflix series has the same pluses and minuses of the first season, but now may get a fair shake because the weight of expectations is off. READ MORE

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  • Super Bowl 2014 Halftime Review: 'A Barn Burner of a Bar Mitzvah'

    7:50 PM 2/2/2014
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    Scott Brown on Bruno Mars, the Red Hot Chili Peppers -- and Thomas Pynchon. READ MORE

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  • The Gabby Douglas Story: TV Review

    9:00 AM 1/31/2014
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    Lifetime's biopic of Olympic gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas never reaches the high bar of her true achievements. READ MORE

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  • Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond: TV Review

    10:01 AM 1/29/2014
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    The BBC America miniseries on the 007 author makes for a enjoyable ride through the backstory of the man who created -- and really wanted to be -- James Bond. READ MORE

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  • Rake: TV Review

    3:25 PM 1/23/2014
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    Greg Kinnear and a solid cast may not be enough to save this scoundrel series from its own familiarity. READ MORE

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  • Lizzie Borden Took an Ax: TV Review

    9:54 AM 1/23/2014
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    Christina Ricci's determined zeal in the role of accused murderess Lizzie Borden gives surprising zest to Lifetime's latest original movie. READ MORE

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  • Wahlburgers: TV Review

    2:48 PM 1/22/2014
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    Mark and Donnie Wahlberg's kin cashes in on their rags-to-riches appeal with a new Boston-based A&E docuseries, which chronicles parts of their family life and the rise of their restaurant chain. READ MORE

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  • Black Sails: TV Review

    12:12 PM 1/21/2014
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    The pirate epic at first seems like a blood-and-boobs franchise in the Starz wheelhouse, but then offers plenty more ambition and storytelling to raise the stakes. READ MORE

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  • Klondike: TV Review

    10:00 AM 1/16/2014
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    Discovery's gold rush drama stars Richard Madden, Tim Roth, Abbie Cornish and Sam Shepard. READ MORE

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