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SCANDAL! TWO AND A HALF MEN! SOUTHLAND! The TV Addict Week in Rewind

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Biggest Shock: The hastag that flashed on screen at the end of this week’s SCANDAL said it all!  Best Reason To Live on The East Coast: The above-mentioned hashtag wound up spoiling the surprise for West Coasters who saw it on Twitter hours before the episode aired in their timezone. Luckiest Contestant: Abi, one of
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Review: SOUTHLAND

When I first reviewed this LA cop drama from ER vet John Wells, I thought that it would be better suited for cable. It made the leap to TNT (under rather unfortunate circumstances), but hasn’t made much of it — somewhere along the way, it has devolved from promising SHIELD-in-training to a meat and potatoes
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Good News, Bad News: SOUTHLAND, ALLY MCBEAL, Joss Whedon & More!

Good News: According to a Nielsen report, DVR owners aren’t killing television. Bad News: They are though giving new meaning to the term couch potato, with the Atlantic pointing out that “many people’s laziness outweighs their hatred for ads.” [Source] Good News: TNT has given SOUTHLAND a new home by agreeing to broadcast all thirteen
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Did LENO Kill SOUTHLAND?

By: CT Okay, we’re gonna say what everybody else has been thinking in the wake of SOUTHLAND’s shocking cancellation: Jay Leno is a showkiller. Let’s face it, so far, nobody at NBC has offered up anything even close to a rational explanation for why they would renew the brilliant-but-controversial series, pony up the cash for
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Morning Static: SOUTHLAND, V, DOLLHOUSE & More!

Welcome to our morning round-up of big/interesting TV news that you may have missed over the past 24 hours because unlike us, there’s a fairly good chance that have a life outside of the small screen. Good News: NBC’s SOUTHLAND won’t get lost in the avalanche of Friday premieres which include the splashy re-launches of
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4 Posted in dollhouse, Josh Schwartz, Morning Static, Southland, Summer Glau, V

Tonight’s TV Addictions: May 21, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: UGLY BETTY (8PM ABC, CityTV in Canada) Rachel Maddow drops by for BETTY’s third-season finale. Fingers crossed it’s to lend Betty a pair of glasses. NEW & NOTABLE: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (8PM FOX, CTV in Canada) With special guest judge Kara DioGuardi… just kidding THE INCREDIBLE HULK (8PM Cinemax)
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0 Posted in so you think you can dance, Southland, Tonight's TV Addictions, Ugly Betty

You Be the Critic: PARKS AND RECREATION, THE OFFICE, 30 ROCK, SOUTHLAND, SUPERNATURAL, SMALLVILLE, UGLY BETTY & GREY’S ANATOMY

Having chosen to take advantage of a free invite to see X:Men Origins: Wolverine last night (which by the way, not nearly as terrible as I was led to believe) this TV Addict has decided to once again, ask you to be the critic by posting your spoiler-free thoughts on last night’s installment of PARKS
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13 Posted in 30 Rock, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, Smallville, Southland, The Office, Ugly Betty, You Be the Critic

Tonight’s TV Addictions: May 14, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: UGLY BETTY (8PM ABC, CityTV in Canada) If it’s sweeps, it must be time for wedding fever! Which explains why there are not one but two proposals tonight. SMALLVILLE (8PM CW) When Tess and Lois clash, expect the unexpected. The eight-season finale also features Oliver stepping in when Clark seems kinda reluctant
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4 Posted in 30 Rock, Bones, CSI, Grey's Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, Smallville, Southland, Supernatural, The Office, Tonight's TV Addictions, Ugly Betty

You Be the Critic: PARKS AND RECREATION, THE OFFICE, 30 ROCK, SOUTHLAND, SUPERNATURAL, SMALLVILLE, UGLY BETTY & GREY’S ANATOMY

Since everybody seems to be itching to discuss last night’s slew of must see TV, this TV Addict thought he’d once again ask you to do your best Ken Tucker impersonation by being the critic and posting your spoiler-free (since I have yet to watch anything outside of what might have been the least funny
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21 Posted in 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, Smallville, Southland, Supernatural, Ugly Betty, You Be the Critic

Tonight’s TV Addictions: May 7, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: UGLY BETTY (8PM ABC, City in Canada) The Karate Kid turns to Hilda for help in his run for office, while a member of the Meade dynasty is kidnapped even as Mode’s fate hangs in the balance. PARKS AND RECREATION (8:30PM NBC, 9PM City in Canada) Leslie makes a lasting impression at
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7 Posted in 30 Rock, Bones, CSI, Smallville, Southland, Supernatural, Tonight's TV Addictions, Ugly Betty