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Sep 22, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Super-producer Jerry Bruckheimer is at the helm of this non-procedural courtroom drama. The Whole Truth’s hook is showing both the prosecution’s and the defense’s side of the story. More

Sep 21, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Don’t let the fact that Running Wilde is created by Arrested Development’s creator or the fact that is stars Keri Russell (Felicity) and Will Arnett (Arrested Development30 Rock) lure you into watching this disposable show.  More

Sep 21, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

In Raising Hope, Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt play Virginia and Burt Chance, former teenage parents to Jimmy (Lucas Neff). Lucas works for his father’s pool cleaning business where Burt is the most immature member of the team, pushing his employees into the bushes when they are attempting to relieve themselves and blowing leaves into the pool while it is being cleaned. More

Sep 21, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Are we ever going to tire of episodic procedural cop shows? Apparently not. ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7 has nothing that makes it stand out from the many police dramas that have come before it, or are playing alongside it. More

Sep 21, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Wasn’t Mitchell Hurwitz supposed to be a genius? As the creator of Arrested Development, one of the most beloved, lamented, and acclaimed shows in recent memory, expectations were high. Yet since Arrested’s cancellation, Hurwitz has only been able to get one show off the ground, the awful, animated Sit Down, Shut Up. His latest effort re-teams him with Arrested’s Will Arnett, but even this reunion fails to find a spark. More

Sep 20, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

You may want to create your own timeline when watching the pilot for NBC’s The Event. The suspenseful conspiracy thriller uses the dramatic back-and-forth in time trick to keep the viewer on its toes and, hopefully, tuned in the following week(s).  More

Sep 20, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Recycling is good—especially if it’s ’60s/’70s cheese staple, Hawaii Five-0. CBS’s fresh take on this signature cop show eschews the corniness and exaggerated eyebrow-waggling of the original for young, confident, and downright hot. More

Sep 19, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Polygamy and conning drive this drama. James Wolk plays Robert/Bob Allen, born into a conman’s life and kept in it by his father (David Keith). Alarmingly young, disturbingly twinkly, and utterly slick, Robert routinely sells fictitious investments. More

Sep 17, 2010 TV Web Exclusive

Writer Terence Winter (The Sopranos) delivers the most exciting new series in recent history with Boardwalk Empire, a sweeping Prohibition gangster saga that redefines the boundaries of television storytelling.