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  • ‘Community’ gets back on the dean’s list

    When the gang of “Community” enrolled at Greendale Community College in 2009 as a new NBC sitcom, it didn’t me take long to become a fan of the ...

  • Political satire at its finest

    Some may be rolling their eyes right now, but as a former political reporter, I know dedicating your life to politics is almost never easy. It’s ...

  • Battle of the Sherlocks

    But I still prefer the sophomore CBS, hour-long network drama “Elementary” to the BBC’s “Sherlock,” which is presented in a 90 minute, commercial ...

  • Of hardware and inside jokes

    I’ve never been a fan of award shows, but every few years I watch The Golden Globes — or a part of it — to see if there are TV shows or movies ...

  • Sex, lies and courtroom drama

    I started to think of recent political scandals south of the border that weren’t about an affair or sexual preference and I couldn’t think of ...

  • High expectations hurt OK show

    I’ve always liked Fox from his Alex P. Keaton days on “Family Ties” and his movies from the ’80s such as “Back to the Future” and “Teen Wolf.”I ...

  • ‘Don’t forget to grab a scone while you’re fleeing’

    Advertising is probably the most consumed, yet underappreciated art form. Like most art of any genre, a lot of it is somewhere between really bad ...

  • Thoughts on the sitcom-drama cycle

    And while I’ve stopped watching a lot of those dramas, which premiered during the last couple of seasons, there were at least enough of them that ...

  • Duo of decent new sitcoms get full season orders

    And while both “The Goldbergs” and “Trophy Wife” are decent network sitcoms, they rely on the tried and true instead of looking for original ...

  • Quick cancellations and going back to Springfield

    I love my boob tube, and that’s why I choose to write about it. But trying to watch all of this year’s new shows has been both daunting and ...