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THE MENTALIST Recap: “Silver Wings of Times”

By: CJ Stevens We begin with the exciting image of a man setting his watch. When he moves his arms, we see there’s a television that has the TV news on with “COUNTDOWN TO CRUZ EXECUTION” as the bottom banner. As we pull back farther, we can see the watch setter is in a hotel
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Good News: After months of anticipation and speculation, ABC has finally awarded COUGAR TOWN with a spot on its schedule. Bad News: Well, aside from the February 14th Valentine’s Day premiere that all but guarantees much of the show’s core 18-49 demographic will be otherwise occupied for the evening and a completely incompatible lead-in that
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3 Posted in Alcatraz, Cougar Town, The Mentalist



Best Ending We Didn’t See Coming: Note to Showrunners not willing to put their opus’ central couple together for fear of diluting viewer interest. Keep delivering edge-of-your-seat episodes like Andrew Marlowe’s marvellous CASTLE season ender and you won’t be hearing a peep from us. Seriously. Still reeling. Biggest Shocker, Daytime Division: Two of the most
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2 Posted in Bones, Castle, Featured, How I Met Your Mother, The Mentalist, The Office, Week in Rewind

The Power of Subliminal Programming: How TV Changes Our Behavior

By: Tiffany Vogt After a recent episode of BONES, I noticed for the first time how easy it is for television to influence our personal lives. In this particular episode, Dr. Temperance Brennan was chastising Booth for failing to put the toilet seat cover down. After her detailed, if not repulsive rationale, Booth was prompted
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5 Posted in Bones, Burn Notice, Cougar Town, Gossip Girl, modern family, The Mentalist

First Look: THE MENTALIST’s New Recruit

Has Patrick Jane met his mental match? That’s the question fans of THE MENTALIST will be asking themselves when last season’s only bona-fide break-out hit returns this September 24. And here with your first look is the reason why: Agent Sam Bosco (OZ alum Terry Kinney) who is brought on board (for at reported seven
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If you’re anything like this TV Addict, odds are fairly good that you haven’t stopped listening to “Don’t Stop Believin’,” and “Rehab” since the curtain fell on last night’s GLEE premiere. Of course, the popularity of CBS’ entire schedule is evidence enough that this TV Addict and your average television viewer don’t always see eye-to-eye.
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10 Posted in 90210, American Idol, Glee, The Mentalist, You Be the Critic

Tonight’s TV Addictions: May 19, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: AMERICAN IDOL (8PM CBS, CTV in Canada) Adam and Kris are given three songs each to woo your vote. Unless of course you’ve already made up your mind, making tonight’s penultimate episode of IDOL pretty much pointless. 90210 (9PM CW, Global in Canada) Assuming a Jim Walsh sighting and the return of
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Tonight’s TV Addictions: May 12, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: AMERICAN IDOL (8PM FOX, CTV in Canada) The top 3 finalists sing two songs each. Translation: It would probably behoove FRINGE fans to set their PVR/DVR for a few extra minutes in order to accommodate the inevitable AMERICAN IDOL overrun. FRINGE (9PM FOX, CTV in Canada) After JJ Abrams single-handidly revitalized the
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8 Posted in 90210, American Idol, Fringe, The Mentalist, Tonight's TV Addictions

Tonight’s TV Addictions: April 28, 2009

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING: AMERICAN IDOL (8PM FOX, CTV in Canada) The remaining five interpret songs popularized by the Rat Pack. FRINGE (8PM CBS, Global in Canada) Now far be it from us to tell Olivia, Peter and Walter how to do their job, but maybe after they look into tonight’s serial-killer-of-the-week they wouldn’t mind taking
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1 Posted in 90210, American Idol, Fringe, The Mentalist, Tonight's TV Addictions

Paley Festival Recap ‘09: THE MENTALIST

Our Paley Festival adventure continues with a report from Friday night’s panel honoring THE MENTALIST featuring the cast (Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Owain Yeoman, Amanda Righetti, missing in action Tim Kang) and creative team (Bruno Heller and Chris Demetral). On the show’s origins: Creator/executive producer Bruno Heller’s basic pitch for THE MENTALIST was Sherlock Homes,
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