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    The subject of not naming the shooter in a mass killing last came up in the "TV Blog" in June 2016.
  • On NBC, Fake 'Village' Is Supposed To Be Brooklyn
    The show tries very hard to be another "This Is Us," but it pales in comparison.
  • 'Shrill' Comedy On Hulu Forgot To Be Funny
    Such is the state of TV comedy today that the very definition of comedy is an elastic concept.
  • Say It Ain't So, Aunt Becky: 'Full House' Star In College Scandal
    Loughlin was one of two TV stars caught up in the scandal. The other was Felicity Huffman, best known for "Desperate Housewives."
  • Sorry, 'Charlie': Elba Can't Lift Mediocre Netflix Comedy
    Elba plays Charlie, a failing London DJ who becomes a nanny for a movie star's daughter.
  • New 'Twilight Zone' On CBS Streamer Is Just Weeks Away
    What will the new "Twilight Zone" be preoccupied with? Here's a wild guess: Trump.
  • 'Wife Swap' Is Latest Reality Revival For Basic Cable
    Basic cable's infatuation with some of the better-remembered reality-TV brands of a decade ago makes a certain amount of sense.
  • 'Project Runway' Is Refashioned Without Heidi Klum And Tim Gunn
    "Project Runway" returns for a new season this week without the two leading lights who formed the very foundation of the show.
  • The Broadcaster: Alex Trebek's Announcement Was Class Act
    The news about Alex Trebek and his battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer was universally jarring and saddening.
  • On Language: Actors, Even In Commercials, Are People Too
    What do the makers of TV commercials featuring "real people, not actors" think actors are? Robots? Automatons? Extraterrestrials?
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