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Mid-Season TV Crush: Andrew-Lee Potts, BBC America’s Primeval
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Mid-Season TV Crush: Andrew-Lee Potts, BBC America’s Primeval

The popular UK series Primeval returned to the air on BBC America last month, bringing with it thrilling new stories of the men and women of the Anomaly Research Centre (ARC), the government agency that investigates anomalies, otherwise known as “earthquakes in time” that allow passage to other times and […]

Soap Love Notes: Nikita, NCIS, Supernatural
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Soap Love Notes: Nikita, NCIS, Supernatural

Soap Love Notes is a new feature that spotlights current and former daytime soap stars appearing in primetime. Nikita Rewind: “Free” Imagine my surprise when I started watching the January 27th episode of Nikita and spotted Thad Luckinbill playing Alex’s neighbor, Nathan. I love this casting because this is a […]

Mid-Season TV Crush: SOAPnet’s Being Erica
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Mid-Season TV Crush: SOAPnet’s Being Erica

If you are one of the lucky TV viewers who receive SOAPnet through your cable provider, or if you live in Canada, you know all about the popular series Being Erica. The show was created by Jana Sinyor and tells the story of Erica Strange (Erin Karpluk), who begins seeing […]

Mid-Season TV Crushes: Starz’s Spartacus Gods of the Arena
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Mid-Season TV Crushes: Starz’s Spartacus Gods of the Arena

Here’s the situation. I remember watching an episode of Spartacus: Blood and Sand when I subscribed to Starz and really disliking it. I found out later it wasn’t the pilot so I probably shouldn’t have started with that one. After a number of people I know continued to tell me […]

Mid-Season TV Crush: USA Network’s Fairly Legal
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Mid-Season TV Crush: USA Network’s Fairly Legal

Tonight on the USA Network, the new series Fairly Legal debuts at 10/9C. While most of the attention for this new show has been placed squarely on the shoulders of lead actress Sarah Shahi (formerly of the short-lived series Life), I know once viewers get a look at her co-star, […]

Mid-Season TV Crushes: USA Network’s White Collar
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Mid-Season TV Crushes: USA Network’s White Collar

USA Network’s White Collar has an abundance of riches: good ratings; great writing; and a cast that just clicks. When the show brought back Marsha Thomason, I thought that was the last piece of the puzzle. Now everything’s perfect. You know what else is perfect? The show’s two leads. When […]

15 Reasons to Watch TV This Week
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15 Reasons to Watch TV This Week

1.    The much-talked-about American version of the British series Being Human premieres Monday, January 17 on Syfy at 9/8C. My favorite reason to watch? Ex-Supernatural scribe Jeremy Carver executive produces this version with his wife Anna Fricke. Jeremy wrote “A Very Supernatural Christmas,” which is such a great episode. Fricke […]

Mid-Season TV Crushes: BBC’s Law & Order UK
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Mid-Season TV Crushes: BBC’s Law & Order UK

Just like any self-respecting tvholic should, I get excited about mid-season television. I like that there’s a reserve of (potentially) good to great shows the networks – for whatever reason – have decided to launch outside the (over)hyped fall season. I consult lists, watch previews, and research casts. I’m a […]

Mid-Season TV Crushes: ABC’s Off the Map
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Mid-Season TV Crushes: ABC’s Off the Map

We’re smack dab in the middle of the TV season, when networks clean up their schedules and come roaring back with another round of shows they’ll hope we’ll like and watch. Sometimes, I don’t need a reason to tune in other than the actors on a show are hot. I […]

Mid-Season Preview: Lights Out and Off the Map
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Mid-Season Preview: Lights Out and Off the Map

‘m very excited about quite a few of the mid-season shows. I don’t know much about them yet but the advertising has definitely been piquing my interest. Above is the billboard image for Lights Out and I’m already impressed. FX knows how to promote the hell out of a show (they even […]