Playboy Pilot Casting

"Vegas"
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Review: 'Vegas'

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Given its enviable stability, CBS allows itself roughly one bet each season that dares to stray, ever so slightly, beyond its (and its audience's) comfort zone. Enter "Vegas," a powerfully cast drama…

'Go On'
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Review: 'Go On'

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The mix of disjointed characters brings to mind the formula for "Community." Based on that show's minimal ratings but cultish devotion, it's an assessment that qualifies as a mixed blessing…

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'Pan Am'
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Review: 'Pan Am'

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The image of stewardesses walking in synchronized step makes for an arresting promo, but this bird is a hollow shell whose pilot, anyway, never gets off the ground.

'The Playboy Club'
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Review: 'The Playboy Club'

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Critics will inevitably do some comparing-and-contrasting in appraising the fall's two early-1960s dramas, "Playboy Club" and ABC's "Pan Am," a juxtaposition that favors NBC's glossy if not wholly…

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King for a day

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Sure, television is a collaborative business -- writers rooms, ensemble casts, crews that run like clockwork. But not everything is perfect in TV land.