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'Outsiders' returned Tuesday, what did you think?

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 09:22 AM Written by

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WGN America's "Outsiders" kicked off its second season last night. On Sunday I posted the following:

-- Season two preview

-- Review of the early episodes

-- Video interview with stars David Morse and Ryan Hurst and executive producers Peter Mattei and Peter Tolan

But now let's consider the events of the second season premiere, spoilers included, after the jump. ...

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'Scandal' returns; 'Riverdale' debuts this week

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 12:00 AM Written by

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Of the two competing soaps airing in prime time Thursday, The CW's "Riverdale" (9 p.m., WPCW) may be a better if less familiar bet than ABC's returning "Scandal" (9 p.m., WTAE).

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PRESS TOUR: Party patrol at winter TCA 2017

Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:56 AM Written by

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PASADENA, Calif. -- The 2017 winter TV critics press tour ended Wednesday and that means it's time to rate the parties and networks' assorted press tour performances in hopes of encouraging improvement for the summer 2017 TCA, and to offer a little behind-the-scenes glimpse for folks at home.(Of course, these are just one guy's opinions and agreement will vary wildly depending on the critic.)

While going to parties for work sounds fun, these are working parties where TV critics are often rushing from one celeb to another to get short interviews.

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PRESS TOUR: 'Trial & Error' is NBC's best midseason comedy

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 02:40 PM Written by

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PASADENA, Calif. -- NBC’s revival began with its dramas, especially “The Blacklist” and a raft of “Chicago” shows, but after going relatively comedy-less in recent years, the peacock network has started to rebound.

Smart, sophisticated “The Good Place” was a critical hit in the fall. And for midseason NBC has two winning comedies planned.

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PRESS TOUR: NBC officially revives 'Will & Grace'

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:38 PM Written by

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PASADENA, Calif. -- Jack's back. And Will. And Grace. And Karen.

NBC officialy confirmed what's been rumored: The network will revive "Will & Grace" for a 10-episode limited run in the 2017-18 TV season.

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PRESS TOUR: Tuned In podcast on what's ahead in 2017 TV

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:00 AM Written by

 

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For this special edition from the Television Critics Association 2017 winter press tour I'm joined by Candace Havens of FYI Television, Scott Pierce of the Salt Lake Tribune and Gwen Reyes of Fresh Fiction to discuss new TV series coming in the first half of 2017

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Steelers game scores big ratings on NBC

Monday, 16 January 2017 06:08 PM Written by

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The Steelers scored another record Sunday night: TV ratings.

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