Tagged: television

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Double Dare Returns, But Kids TV Is Not What It Used To Be

Answer the question, or take the physical challenge? Kids who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s might be listening to their own children hear those words, if Nickelodeon’s announced return of Double Dare succeeds.

When Superheroes Get Real

Dennis Sanders notes that for a short time, there was an animated series based on comic book characters that was as intense and real as any live action drama. It was acclaimed by critics and fans alike. So of course, DC Comics had to kill it.

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Monoprogramming

Burt Likko’s been watching a little more television than usual. And he has a question.

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The Writers’ Room

If you like TV and have not heard about Sundance Channel’s “The Writers’ Room”, I heavily recommend it.  Jim Rash (who played the Dean on “Community”) hosts a different group of writers from a...

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Highlights from Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2

Last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “Dark Wings, Dark Words,” was the first one I watched all by my lonesome. Sipping some gin and finishing off the remnants of a week old chocolate...

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“Girls be making HBO shows, am I right?”

This gives a brief (if overly patronizing and insensitive) summary of what bothered me about HBO’s new show: Girls. I didn’t know much about it going in, other than I was pretty excited. Anyone...