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  • 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 ...

  • Fifty years of The Doctor

    I think I’ve said before that approaching the longest-running science-fiction series in history can be downright intimidating, no less so as The ...

  • Evaluating early education

    The proponents say investments now in young learners will reap huge economic benefits in both the short and long term.On Tuesday, three groups ...

  • Whedon, Marvel deliver knockout punch

    I still haven’t finished watching the interesting, if a bit obtuse, “Dollhouse” and Fox’s fumbling sealed the fate of the Sci-Fi-western hybrid ...

  • 'Sleepy Hollow' is a snore fest

    But for that to happen, the writers would have to sell me a compelling reason why Ichabod Crane and The Headless Horseman have been transported ...

  • Send in the clones

    I wrote that when I reviewed the first handful of episodes of the Canadian-American co-production when it aired on Space in the spring. After far ...

  • Losing patience with Peter Pan comedies

    In Canada, CityTV is carrying both comedies “Dads” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and Global airs the drama “Sleepy Hollow.”Dramas often take a few ...

  • The autumn cleanup

    For the first time in a couple of years, this fall will see a new Canadian made comedy — CityTV’s “Packaged Deal” — and a new Canadian drama in ...

  • Too often doomed to repeat herself

    Maybe it’s because I am not in the target demographic, but I’m having trouble getting into the CBC dramedy “Being Erica” despite several ...