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2015
Jul
23
 
 
At last comes the origin story of the talking mixed vegetables can...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
18
 
 
Hey, it’s not all that bad. And in the coin of Spike TV’s realm, that equates to being pretty good. Tut is the young male-targeted network’s first original scripted drama since 2007, when Kill Point came and went...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
17
 
 

HBO and its most popular series ever, Game of Thrones, again led all networks and series in prime-time Emmy nominations announced Thursday. Each upped their totals from last year, with HBO nabbing 126 nods...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
15
 
 

It’s often a double-edged sword for fleshy comics playing sitcom dads. You’re expected to be pretty much a nincompoop... On the other hand you tend to get a svelte, smarter, comparative knockout for a TV wife...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
10
 
 
Given their prominence in Season 3’s strong opening episode of Masters of Sex, it’s of no small import to then see a climactic printed disclaimer that basically says, “Just pretending..."
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
9
 
 
Daring to range outside its 18-to-34-year-old target demographic, the CW network continues to invite praise instead of ridicule with the summertime British import Dates...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
8
 
 
Ever more damaged and downcast, the core characters of Sundance TV’s most acclaimed series return this week. Rectify starts its Season 3 on July 9 at 10 p.m. ET. But it’s composed of just six episodes, down from last season’s 10 and back to the level of Season 1..
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
3
 
 
Emmy nominations will be announced on Thursday, July 16. Jon Hamm is likely to again be among the nominees for his portrayal of Don Draper on Mad Men. He's never won. So where does Hamm fit among his acting peers who likewise have never won the big prize for what ended up being iconic roles? Here’s our Top 10...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jul
2
 
 
Prime-time TV’s original running man, Dr. Richard Kimble, spent four seasons and 120 episodes under the cloak of numerous aliases and in the arms of women he couldn’t have. Meanwhile, an obsessed Lt. Philip Gerard pursued him in fine grim-faced form...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jun
25
 
 
More comedic, less filling, Orange is the New Black’s main storyline in Season 3 ends up being far less compelling than Season 2’s reign of terror by Yvonne “Vee” Parker or the inaugural year’s immersion of tenderfoot Piper Chapman...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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