Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Thursday TV: Formal ‘Penn’ Start, Oscar Noms

The official time slot premiere comes tonight for “1600 Penn” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.), the family comedy set in the White House that pretty much made its debut last month with a full airing of the pilot last month (that reruns tonight at 8:30 p.m.). While it’s clear that the comedy possibilities are solely in the […]

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Britney Said to Be Leaving ‘X Factor’

Alas, poor Britney Spears was not long for reality TV. Reports are out that she’s quitting “The X Factor” after just one season, joining L.A. Reid in a 50 percent makeover of the judges panel in as many years for the Simon Cowell import. As a judge she wasn’t the most incisive or articulate the […]

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Fox’s Next Late Night Foray into Late Night: Animation

Next time you come across something on TV that seems like it was written by a child, it may well have been. “Axe Cop,” one of the 11 minute components of the upcoming late night animation block coming this summer on Fox, is a series created by Malachai Nicolle when he was 5 that was […]

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Here Comes ‘Arrested Development’ Again

Seven years after it went off the air, after three critically-acclaimed but relatively low-rated seasons, cult favorite “Arrested Development” will be back in May. It won’t be broadcast, but streaming — all 14 new episodes at once — at Netflix, which worked around the busy schedules of its cast by making each installment a different […]

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