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The Three Strike Rule: “Greek” Graduates From the Airwaves

ABC Family's "Greek" drives off into the sunset with its series finale....

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The Three Strike Rule: “Rich Man, Poor Man”

ABC’s Rich Man, Poor Man ushered in a new form of television, one that saw great triumphs (Roots, Shogun, Lonesome Dove) and abysmal...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Mad Men”

I believe that like any great character of fiction, we see a part of ourselves in Don Draper. We see a human being with faults, albeit ones...

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The Three Strike Rule: Checking In With “My Boys”

My Boys has now begun its fourth season on TBS and the single camera comedy series is still delivering a wonderful, relaxed half hour of...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Hot in Cleveland”

If you clicked on this link expecting me to rip into Hot in Cleveland, you might as well stop reading now. I like the show. It makes me...

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2010 Emmy Nominations!

I’ve been vacationing in Cleveland for the past week, so the only  news on Thursday that anyone seemed to care about was fucking LeBron...

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The Three Strike Rule: Touchdown! “Friday Night Lights” season 4

One of television’s finest series returns to NBC tonight, as the network begins airing the 4th season of Friday Night Lights. The 13...

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The Three Strike Rule: Coco Goes to Cable

Like the rest of the entertainment industry, my jaw hit the floor at the news that Conan O’Brien would be taking his late night talk show...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Royal Pains,” “Nurse Jackie” and “Hawthorne”

Probably because my mother was a nurse, I will always have an interest in medical shows, good or bad. An early TV addiction to St Elsewhere...

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The Three Strike Rule: “The Chris Isaak Hour”

Usually, anytime a musical artist performs on a talk show, that marks the end of the program: Letterman, Leno or Conan stroll out to shake...

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The Three Strike Rule: And Now, a Word from Our Sponsor

Last week I read an article in the L.A. Times’ business section that detailed how Americans are watching television at an all-time...

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The Three Strike Rule: The Grammys

I almost didn’t watch the Grammy Awards last night; in fact, I didn’t turn them on until a half hour into the show. Living on...

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The Three Strike Rule: Super Bowl XLIII

Although sports aren’t covered much here at Popdose, the Super Bowl extravaganza is beyond a mere football championship. The stars,...

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The Three Strike Rule: Trust Me

Hey everyone, Shaun is back!   His inauguration celebration hangover has just worn off and he’s ready for another year of...

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The Three Strike Rule: “The Beast”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you are well aware of Patrick Swayze’s battle with pancreatic...

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The Three Strike Rule: 10 for 10- A List of shows for My Daughter

Welcome back to The Three Strike Rule.  You’d think I could come up with a better title for this week’s column than that,...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Leverage”

A group of high-tech Robin Hoods take to the airwaves when TNT’s Leverage premieres tonight at 10 PM ET (on Tuesday, December 9, it...

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The Three Strike Rule: Year-End Rants by Scott and Shaun

Well hey there. In case you didn’t know, this is the last week of The Three Strike Rule until the new year. Hey, don’t get mad...

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DVD Review: “Torchwood: The Complete Second Season”

I’m hooked on Torchwood, the BBC’s latest sci-fi drama (a spinoff from their cult hit, Dr. Who). The entire second season has...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Life on Mars”

Shaun Hamid is back tossing his voice into the TV arena with me.  We hope that in the coming weeks you, our readers, will help continue...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Mad Men”

This week, something new for the column: I invited my fellow TV critic, Shaun Hamid, to sit in and discuss the highly acclaimed Mad...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Fringe” and “Privileged”

Because of the stiff competition on Tuesday nights this fall, Fox and the CW premiered their 9:00 PM Tuesday shows in early September...

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A Tribute to Paul Newman

Each year when a stalwart of the entertainment industry makes his or her final curtain call, I find myself wishing I’d paid closer...

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The Three Strike Rule: “90210” and “Skins”

If you’re like me, you checked out the CW’s reboot of 90210 for nostalgia’s sake. I mean — Jennie Garth, come on!...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Z Rock” and “Gavin & Stacey”

Two of the most pleasant surprises of the late summer have been a pair of new comedy series: Z Rock on IFC and Gavin & Stacey on BBC...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Raising the Bar”

Steven Bochco (Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue) returns to the television landscape tonight at 10 PM EST with another lawyer series on TNT....

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The Three Strike Rule: “The Cleaner”

On A&E’s new dramatic series, The Cleaner, Benjamin Bratt is doing some of his finest acting since leaving Law & Order.After...

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The Three Strike Rule: “Burn Notice”

Like watching a second-year veteran going through a hitting slump, three episodes into the Burn Notice sophomore season, the show still...

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The Three Strike Rule: Emmy Award Nominees!

Last week, this year’s Emmy Award nominees were announced with AMC’s drama, Mad Men, coming away with more nominations than...

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The Three Strike Rule: An Interview With Elvis Mitchell

Elvis Mitchell is one of the preeminent film critics and interviewers of our generation. Since 1996 his NPR radio show, The Treatment, has...