Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

Bad Weather Good for Weather Channel

The Weather Channel came to the TV Critics Association summer press tour this week to introduce a new upcoming series, “Coast Guard Alaska.” But if the year’s weather continues as it has, it’s hard to imagine they’d even have the available time to run it. When severe weather strikes, it takes precedence. And Bob Walker, […]

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A Trip to the Playboy Mansion

A trip to the Playboy Mansion is just the kind of thing that makes the TV Critics summer press tour the kind of outing writers cannot overlook. With the growing reliance on blogging, tweets and social media, it was kind of the place to provide the kind of content and surface titillation on which such […]

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Friday TV: Thunder! Thunder! ThunderCats!

Cartoons never fade, they just get reimagined. After recent remakes of “Looney Tunes,” “He-Man” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” here comes a renewed version of the 1980s “ThunderCats” (Cartoon Network, 8 p.m.). It comes with more of a reliance on fantasy and magic than the old series, as the pink haired boy leader of Third […]

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