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  1. The 88th Annual Academy Awards: TV Review

    10:29 pm PST 02/28/2016
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    Chris Rock led a telecast that had important things to say, but still felt endless. READ MORE

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  2. 'Hap and Leonard': TV Review

    12:00 pm PST 02/23/2016
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    Michael K. Williams and James Purefoy bicker charmingly in SundanceTV's Texas noir, which co-stars Christina Hendricks. READ MORE

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  3. 'Fuller House': TV Review

    2:01 pm PST 02/22/2016
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    Netflix's 'Full House' reboot is mawkish, hammy, regressive — and everything fans will want. READ MORE

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  4. 'Girls' Season 5: TV Review

    1:35 pm PST 02/19/2016
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    In its penultimate season, Lena Dunham's HBO comedy is true to itself, for better or for worse. READ MORE

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  5. 'Join or Die With Craig Ferguson': TV Review

    9:58 am PST 02/17/2016
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    The former 'Late Late Show' host's History panel comedy hasn't been fully thought out. READ MORE

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  6. 'Love': TV Review

    11:00 am PST 02/14/2016
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    Gillian Jacobs shines in Netflix's new anti-romantic comedy from Judd Apatow. READ MORE

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  7. 'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee': TV Review

    12:51 am PST 02/09/2016
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    The longtime 'Daily Show' correspondent makes an assured debut with her own TBS show. READ MORE

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  8. 'Grease: Live': TV Review

    9:00 pm PST 01/31/2016
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    Director Thomas Kail's ambition will be hard to top for future live TV musicals. READ MORE

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  9. 'Outsiders': TV Review

    12:15 pm PST 01/26/2016
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    WGN America's new drama features ATV-jousting hill folk and lots of scruffiness. READ MORE

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  10. 'Madoff': TV Review

    11:00 am PST 01/26/2016
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    Richard Dreyfuss leads a two-night telefilm that's both damning and sympathetic. READ MORE

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  11. 'Lucifer': TV Review

    9:52 am PST 01/23/2016
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    Tom Ellis gives the Devil swagger, but Fox makes him solve weekly crimes. READ MORE

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  12. 'O.J.: Made in America': Sundance Review

    9:30 pm PST 01/22/2016
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    Premiering at Sundance, ESPN Films and 30 for 30's first miniseries is a rich and provocative triumph. READ MORE

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  13. 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow': TV Review

    11:49 am PST 01/19/2016
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    The CW's spinoff from 'The Flash' and 'Arrow' gets off to a bumpy start. READ MORE

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  14. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story': TV Review

    10:00 am PST 01/19/2016
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    Sarah Paulson and Courtney B. Vance shine while John Travolta stumbles in Ryan Murphy's entertaining drama. READ MORE

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  15. 'War and Peace': TV Review

    4:11 pm PST 01/18/2016
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    Leo Tolstoy's novel gets lavish-yet-limited treatment — with Paul Dano, Gillian Anderson and Brian Cox headlining the ensemble cast — on Lifetime, A&E and History. READ MORE

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  16. 'Mercy Street': TV Review

    8:01 pm PST 01/15/2016
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    Josh Radnor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead convincingly prove you didn't want to get surgery during the Civil War in this new PBS series. READ MORE

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  17. 'Second Chance': TV Review

    4:11 pm PST 01/11/2016
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    A lack of creative focus dooms Fox's oft-retitled 'Frankenstein' update. READ MORE

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  18. 'American Crime' Season 2: TV Review

    3:13 pm PST 01/04/2016
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    John Ridley's provocative ABC drama gains confidence in its second season, which grapples with sexual violence, economic disparity and the educational system in Middle America. READ MORE

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  19. 'Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life': TV Review

    4:34 pm PST 01/02/2016
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    This new Fox comedy tries hard to be today's 'Parker Lewis Can't Lose' — maybe too hard. READ MORE

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  20. 'Shades of Blue': TV Review

    11:00 am PST 01/01/2016
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    NBC's new cop drama is a Jennifer Lopez vanity project, but that isn't necessarily a terrible thing. READ MORE

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  21. 'Billions': TV Review

    10:00 am PST 12/31/2015
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    Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti are fine, but Maggie Siff ('Mad Men') is the real star of Showtime's new financial sector-set drama. READ MORE

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