21st-Century Digital Boy

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21st Century Boy: “HawthoRNe,” a “V” Reboot, and Conan O’Boring

HawthoRNe in My Pride: TNT’s new “sensitive” medical drama kicked off June 16 and appeared, at least at first glance, to...

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21st Century Digital Boy: Rescue Me, Grey’s Marriages, Bargains, “Can We Talk?” and the NBA

Rescue Me OK, I’m finally ready to proclaim what a lot of you already have: the FX network’s Tuesday night show Rescue Me is...

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21st Century Digital Boy: Hulu, “Star Trek,” “Idol” Loss, and “Jon & Kate”

Jon & Kate Plus … Date?: Can’t help but start with the worst first. If there’s one thing that’s certain in...

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21st Century Digital Boy: TV Turn-Offs, Sylar Knifed, and Bye-Bye Dorothy

Peter Chakerian is back from celebrating TV Turn-Off Week -- and in his latest installment of 21st Century Digital Boy, he looks at how far...

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21st Century Digital Boy: Big Hits & Fazed Cookies

Your 21st Century Digital Boy has had quite a weekend: ham, potato salad, green bean casserole and plenty o’ gleaning and gossip on...

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21st Century Digital Boy: Adapt, Migrate, or Die — “ER,” “Guiding Light,” and “Life on Mars”

After 15 big red-letter seasons, NBC’s ER came to an end on Thursday night, earning its largest audience in nearly three...

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21st Century Digital Boy: “ER” (D.O.A.), Watching the “Detective,” and How TV Can “Mann” Up

If you’re a TV junkie, you’re waiting for the end of an era, or reeling from a hairpin, unorthodox beginning of a new one...

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21st Century Digital Boy: TV Series Finales Always (Frakking) Suck

Television programming executives despise smart, engaged viewers. Like, uh, me, for instance. I’m the kind of guy who jacks up their...