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Last Build Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

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TV PREVIEW: 'Ruby and the Rockits'

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:53:00 -0400

THE SHOW "Ruby and the Rockits"(image)



TV ON DVD: 'The Lucy Show,' 'Pushing Daisies'

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:53:00 -0400

SERIESLucille Ball's post-"I Love Lucy" sitcom casts her as a widow living with Vivian Vance's divorced mom, plus their kids. Nicely remastered from the black-and-white negatives, this series-best 1962 season includes their adventures becoming astronauts, celebrating Christmas with competing trees, suing each other, installing a shower, more. Look for first-time cameos by kids Lucie and Desi Jr.(image)



New NBC show 'Wanted' for questionable reporting

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:43:00 -0400

More than any news program in recent memory, NBC's "The Wanted" comes with a reputation preceding it. And it isn't good. The series about chasing alleged terrorists and war criminals was the subject of stories questioning its reporting five months before its debut, set for tonight at 10. Unflattering references were made to "To Catch a Predator," NBC's derided yet successful sting operation for potential sex offenders.(image)



Walter Cronkite dead at 92

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 20:19:00 -0400

Walter Cronkite, once known as the "Most Trusted Man in America" and the reigning symbol of broadcast journalism itself, has died at age 92.(image)


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Networks retool 'Parenthood,' 'Eastwick' for TV

Sat, 18 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Remaking big-screen flicks for the small screen may be the ticket for creating new hits.(image)


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"30 Rock" leads Emmy nominations

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 09:06:00 -0400

Tina Fey's satire-rich sitcom, "30 Rock," has a leading 22 Emmy nominations, while the '60s retro series, "Mad Men," leads the drama pack with 16 bids.(image)


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Paul McCartney plays on Letterman's roof

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 08:33:00 -0400

Paul McCartney was back at the Ed Sullivan Theater, 45 years after the Beatles made their U.S. TV debut there and just before kicking off his own tour at Citi Field.(image)


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SpongeBob celebrates 10 years

Sat, 11 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

It's a recipe as tasty as the one for a Krabby Patty: Take one naive yellow sponge with a disposition so sunny that he makes Pollyanna seem like an old grouch and dress him in a pair of square pants. ...(image)


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'Dark Blue' with Dylan McDermott

Mon, 13 Jul 2009 19:43:00 -0400

THE SHOW "Dark Blue"(image)



'Ted Williams: There Goes the Greatest Hitter'

Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:23:00 -0400

THE DOCUMENTARY " Ted Williams: There Goes the Greatest Hitter That Ever Lived"(image)