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TV Q&A with Rob Owen

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This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Anger Management,” “The Newsroom” and “The View.” As always, thanks for reading and keep the questions coming.

- Rob Owen, Post-Gazette TV writer

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'BoJack Horseman' animates Netflix

Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:31 AM Written by

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Netflix enters the adult animated comedy genre with the generally unfunny "BoJack Horseman," which debuts Friday on the streaming service.

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'Lost' exhibit at Paley Center West

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 04:04 PM Written by

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- It's been four years since "Lost" went off the air but a new exhibit at the West Coast branch of The Paley Center shows off props and costumes from the series leading up to a charity auction.

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wizard wars

What happened to make magic shows so hot a commodity? Already this month The CW debuted "Masters of Illusion" and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us." Now Penn & Teller turn up in another magic series, Syfy's "Wizard Wars" (10 tonight).

That attempt to connect a magic show to the sci-fi/fantasy realm doesn't extend beyond the title -- no one shows up wearing robes or a pointy hat -- but the show itself is fairly entertaining.

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TV commercial seeks Steelers man cave

Monday, 18 August 2014 08:40 AM Written by

Think you have the ultimate Steelers man cave? Then a commercial producer wants you!

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TV Q&A with Rob Owen

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This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Unforgettable,” on-air corrections in TV news and black bars when watching WPXI. As always, thanks for reading and keep the questions coming.

- Rob Owen, Post-Gazette TV writer

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From Shark Week to Bark Week on The Hub

Thursday, 14 August 2014 09:24 AM Written by

There's a pretty good chance many TV viewers know we're at the tail end of Discovery Channel's annual programming event, "Shark Week."

What might be less welll known are all the spin-offs/rip-offs on other networks, including "Bark Week," featured in the video above.

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New Joss Whedon book released

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 12:00 AM Written by

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Still looking for a non-fiction summer beach read? There are two books about TV that fit the bill.

difficult menLast year's "Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From 'The Sopranos' and 'The Wire' to 'Mad Men' and 'Breaking Bad'" by Brett Martin is now out in paperback ($17).

And there's a new hardcover biography of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon by Amy Pascale ($29.95, Chicago Review Press).

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