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Palins TV series a stage for political future? – Yahoo! News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101113/ap_en_tv/us_palin_s_alaska As if I didn’t hate her enough already, imagine my disappointment when I realised the Palin hosting this new TV show was Sarah, not Michael. In a promo for the show with a montage of outdoor scenes, she says, “I’d rather be doing this than in some stuffy old political office” and “I’d rather […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090623/en_nm/us_jonkate_3 The stars of the reality television show “Jon & Kate Plus Eight” said on Monday’s episode that they had decided to split up after 10 years of marriage. My mother loves this show, if only because she enjoys watching “that bitchy woman” raise “those whiny, bratty kids”, so of course she’s relishing the new […]

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– – Review – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/26/arts/television/26gavi.html It’s testament to the dire programming on American TV that Gavin and Stacey nets a rave review from the NYTimes. It’s not the worst show I’ve ever seen, but certainly felt more American in its writing than my favourite Britcoms. Of course, I say this as one who has steadfastedly avoided any and all […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071223/ap_en_tv/ap_on_tv_no_news_3;_ylt=AmUmBG2JVrfs7B5R8uiPBwIE1vAI Another article bemoaning the TV writer’s strike, albeit this one at least tries to frame it in a social-and-industry-trend kind of way: “It’s not surprising that you’re not seeing news filling the gap caused by the writers’ strike,” said Robert Lichter, president of the Center for Media and Public Affairs. “More and more, the […]

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