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Review: 'Bedlam'

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A former mental asylum is transformed into luxury apartments for pretty young Brits stupid enough to ignore the obvious warning signs of haunting in U.K. import "Bedlam." A sort of "Melrose Place"…

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Review: 'The Chew'

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Like a promising restaurant opening before its service staff was fully prepped, "The Chew" premiered on ABC Daytime on Sept. 26 with likable hosts struggling to keep up with frantically paced live…

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Review: 'Dexter'

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Like a bad morning person, "Dexter" almost never gets off to a rousing start, though the finishes have traditionally more than compensated for that. So the first three episodes of Showtime's…

'Prohibition'
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Review: 'Prohibition'

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"Prohibition" is a five-hour, three-part collaboration with Lynn Novick, that proves to be extremely entertaining, packed with amusing details and highly relevant to today's politics.

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Review: 'Homeland'

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Another first-rate cable series adapted from an Israeli format (following HBO's "In Treatment"), "Homeland" rather quickly gets beyond its formulaic set-up and captures the Cold War paranoia of "The…

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Review: 'Luther'

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"Luther" is a gritty British crime drama that puts a troubled detective up against psychotic killers whose sprees are preposterously random yet nevertheless engrossing.

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Review: 'Suburgatory'

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As muddled as its too-cute-by-half title suggests, "Suburgatory" is another one of those series with a precociously witty teenage protagonist whose narration and attitude kind of make you want to…

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