Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

Sunday TV: Last Gasp for ‘Entourage’

The most encouraging thing about the eighth-season start for “Entourage” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.) is that it is the last season. After a longstanding slump, having an end in sight might just be the thing to slap it back into shape. As it begins, Adrien Grenier’s Vinnie Chase, the star around whom all the others orbit, […]

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Also On Sunday: ‘Same Name,’ More ‘Zen’

CBS has done well with simple series involving celebrities and real people such as “I Get That a Lot,” when stars mingle among the unwashed. A variation of that comes tonight in “Same Name” (CBS, 9 p.m.) in which celebrities trade places with people who happen to have their same name. The first is David […]

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Amy Winehouse and the Curse of 27

It was the drugs and lifestyle, no doubt. And the inability of anyone in her circle to pull her out of her decline. But the shocking death Saturday of Amy Winehouse, a singer of such great power and promise, also puts her in the realm of the rock stars who died at age 27. What […]

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