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Criticwire Survey: What Was Your First 'Serious' TV Show?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • July 29, 2013 9:10 AM
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Critics talk about the first television show they were moved to take seriously.

Criticwire TV: 'Rectify' Enters Strong as 'Mad Men' Dazzles, 'Game of Thrones' Holds Steady

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • May 1, 2013 11:00 AM
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Here's our weekly look at critical reactions to the latest installments of popular television shows.

Criticwire TV: 'Top of the Lake' concludes, 'Mad Men' Bounces Back, and 'Game of Thrones' Holds Strong

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 24, 2013 10:04 AM
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Jane Campion's Sundance mini-series "Top of the Lake" aired its final installment last week, and Beth Hanna of Thompson On Hollywood argued that it ended on "a beautiful note," making use of mise-en-scene to enhance (and foreshadow) the narrative, while Alan Sepinwall wrote for HitFix that the ambiguity "doesn't feel like a cheat." For the majority of critics writing about the show, the finale was an immensely satisfying conclusion.

Criticwire TV: Critics on 'Orphan Black,' 'The New Girl,' and More

  • By Zach Wigon
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  • March 28, 2013 10:21 AM
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What do critics think of this new BBC America series about cloning?

Criticwire TV: Critics React to 'Girls' Finale, 'Bates Motel' and 'Parks and Rec'

  • By Zach Wigon
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  • March 21, 2013 9:00 AM
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Our first installment of Criticwire TV rounds up critics' reactions to "Girls" and other recently aired shows.

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