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AMERICAN IDOL Season 9: 7 of Top 24 Revealed

February 17, 2010 – 1:31 am | 14 Comments
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I watched this two-hour show in about 40 minutes because it was so annoyingly full of filler. Yes, I know that’s how they always do it, but this ep seemed more padded than usual. A …

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LOST: Don’t Care Much About “What Kate Does”

February 10, 2010 – 2:44 am | 8 Comments
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by Sarah Carbiener
There’s only one thing I hate more than filler episodes of Lost, and it’s filler episodes that revolve around Kate (Evangeline Lilly). Even after learning of the episode’s title, “What Kate Does,” and …

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Getting Lost in LOST

February 3, 2010 – 10:56 am | 11 Comments
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by Sarah Carbiener
The Lost final season premiere felt like an effort to not disappoint any one segment of its fans and thus risked disappointing all of them. Showrunners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse seemed determined …

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DAMAGES: Hurts So Good

January 28, 2010 – 8:43 am | 9 Comments
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by Sarah Carbiener
“So you understand that men have their secrets.” —Mrs. Tobin
“But so do women, and I find that women are better at keeping them.”—Patty Hewes.
I usually loathe shows about lawyers. They’re either sanctimonious with …

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4 Down, Only 20 More Hours of 24

January 21, 2010 – 9:13 am | 10 Comments
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by Sarah Carbiener
Season 8 of 24 begins with Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) curled up on a couch with his adorable granddaughter, and for the first hour of the new season, the show was having a …

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Unexpected Life in LIFE UNEXPECTED

January 19, 2010 – 5:58 pm | 14 Comments
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By Sarah Carbiener

Before the premiere of this show, I would have told you that, after Grey’s Anatomy’s Meredith Grey, I was really tired of the tough, pretty, talented woman who can’t commit to a sweet …

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TARGET This

January 18, 2010 – 6:26 am | 7 Comments
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Christopher Chance (Mark Valley) is a bodyguard for hire and a man fighting the good fight as a sort of freelance version of a TV James Bond in Human Target, the exciting new series from …

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Behind the Scenes at the Golden Globes 2010

January 18, 2010 – 6:04 am | 5 Comments
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After the ceremony (and maybe a party or two), a friend of mine who had attended the Globes called and we chatted briefly about some things that weren’t shown on TV. She wished to stay …

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Nerdies for Best & Worst of 67th Annual Golden Globes

January 18, 2010 – 5:36 am | 4 Comments
Jennifer-Garner

I usually love me some Globes but last night while they were on, I was deep in HTML hell so my wrap-up will be a bit more succinct than usual. If you’d like a complete …

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AMERICAN IDOL & BETTER Television

January 13, 2010 – 10:43 am | 11 Comments
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I know I’m in full-on nerd mode when I say this but I’m happy season 9 of Idol has started! Yes, this show can be corny and full of deluded, scary folks, but every once …

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The LOVE Isn't Just BIG, It's Getting Epic

January 11, 2010 – 12:25 pm | 7 Comments
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The following is by new contributing writer, Sarah Carbiener. She obsesses about TV as much as I do and will start providing regular coverage of it. I’m happy to have her extra pair of eyes …

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CHUCK's Back!

January 11, 2010 – 1:19 am | 9 Comments
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Did you catch the Chuck season three premiere last night? Talk about two satisfying hours of television. I’ve always enjoyed this show, but now that Chuck (Zachary Levi) has downloaded the Intersect v.2 into his …

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