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    The show succeeds on the power of its exuberance, which in this case serves as a synonym for showmanship.
  • Local TV News Struggles When Explosion Lights Up NYC
    It was all in a night's work for New York's local TV news crews who scrambled to report this story that broke at around 9:15 p.m.
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    "The Simpsons" has long been critically acclaimed for the quality of its comedy, which happens to include ethnic stereotypes.
  • Moonves Tops List Of Most Notable TV Stories Of 2018
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  • Year In Reviews: These Shows Got Thumbs Up in '18
    "Lodge 49" was drama on a human scale. It was the best new show reviewed here in 2018.
  • The Worst New Shows Of 2018: Sorry, 'Murphy'
    The shows are not necessarily listed in any real order, but "Murphy Brown" might rightfully be considered the worst among equals.
  • Doin' It Their Way: The Legends We Lost In 2018
    The "Laverne & Shirley" theme song replayed in many of our minds this week following the death of Penny Marshall.
  • TV Industry Content Production Audit Reveals Slower Pace In '18
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  • Anatomy Of CBS Moonves Statement: What Is 'Pervasive'?
    Whether or not sexual harassment was (or is) pervasive at CBS depends on how one defines the word.
  • To Colorize Or Not To Colorize: That Is The Question
    Is comedy funnier in color? Traditionalists would likely answer no to that question.
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