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2015
Jan
11
 
 
Season 4 of HBO’s Girls opens with a shocker of a scene. At dinner with her oft-scolding parents, Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) is giggly, even giddy. Don’t get used to it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jan
10
 
 
For quite a while, HBO’s Togetherness looks as though it could be exceptional. But halfway through, in an episode subtitled “Kick the Can,” it begins to falter and lose its way...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jan
7
 
 
Never mind all the machinations and deceptions involved in orchestrating the next big hit record on Empire. What fourth place Fox really needs is the next big hit TV series... So it’s poured on the promotion for this Lee Daniels-created saga...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jan
3
 
 
Galavant, an eight-episode musical comedy with back-to-back half hours on Sundays through January, may have problems gaining ratings traction. But that won’t be for lack of trying -- or entertainment value...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Dec
11
 
 
That’s the underlying question whenever the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces its annual Golden Globes nominations. Thursday morning’s 72nd batch of nominees was a combination of fresh, bold choices and the usual suspects...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Nov
29
 
 
Bravo’s first original scripted series arrives 12 years after NBC took control of the onetime fine arts network and later began fouling it with an onslaught of Real Housewives series. Turns out it was well worth the wait...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Nov
20
 
 
ABC’s David Muir is a TV natural, in his element alone at a news desk but more so when out and about doing things that networks anchors just didn’t used to do...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Nov
14
 
 
It’s a sad state of affairs in State of Affairs for CIA presidential briefer Charleston “Charlie” Tucker. Her fiancé died one year ago during a special ops mission gone bad in Kabul. She was also present and saw it happen...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Oct
31
 
 
Olive Kitteridge...contains itself within a four-hour miniseries -- and is better for it. The miniseries basically spans 25 years, beginning with Olive (Frances McDormand) preparing to end it all before backtracking a quarter-century
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Oct
23
 
 
Anything can happen and an awful lot does in NBC’s first episode of Constantine. Friday’s crazily paced, head-spinning premiere may be elementary to those familiar with the Hellblazer DC Comics series on which it’s based. Most viewers won’t be so versed...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Ed Bark

Since 2006, Ed Bark's local and national TV stories and observations have been showcased on his pioneering website, www.unclebarky.com.

For 26 years before that, he was TV critic for the Dallas Morning News. He's a past president of the Television Critics Association, and for seven years served on the national Peabody Awards board.

 
 
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