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Let’s Talk TV with Barbara Barnett

Blogcritics’ executive editor and host of BlogTalk Radio’s Let’s Talk TV Live goes beyond the usual recap to dig deeper into the storylines and themes of primetime drama series. Essays, reviews, interviews and more. Come join the discussion

In-Depth: ‘One Upon a Time’ Season Three Premiere

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It doesn't take very long for the six intrepid heroes aboard the Jolly Roger to forget that teamwork is the best way to recuse Henry (Jared Gilmore) from the evil clutches of Peter Pan. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Once Upon a Time’ – Season Premiere

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Previewing the first two episodes of Season 3. Read More »

Anticipating Fall’s Primetime Season: An Abundance of Genre Riches

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One thing I have to say: the primetime schedule is full of great genre promise with both new and returning series on network television. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ – Pilot

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It's a good start, and I look forward to watching the series and writing about it as the months pass. Read More »

Comic-Con 2013: The ‘Once Upon a Time’ Cast and Producers Tease Season Three

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The cast and creators of Once Upon a Time met with entertainment journalists to talk about season three in the pressroom at Comic-Con 2013. Includes original video footage of the event. Read More »

Heading off to San Diego for Comic-Con 2013

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My bags are packed and I'm ready to go...to Comic-Con 2013. Read More »

TV Review: ‘The Newsroom’ Season Two Premiere ‘The First Thing We Do, We Kill all the Lawyers’

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Of course, the series is liberal comfort food, but the writing remains tight, quick and smart. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Hannibal’

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Hannibal works beautifully as a character study as well as a crime procedural. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Ray Donovan’ Season One, Episode One – ‘The Bag or the Bat’

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Liev Schreiber makes a great noir anti-hero in the lead. His world weariness, underlaying a toughness, but also a genuine nobility and moral code make for a compelling character. Read More »

DVD Review: “The Newsroom – The Complete First Season”

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Starring Jeff Daniels (Purple Rose of Cairo) as Will MacAvoy the primetime anchor of a cable news network, the series offers its take on the state of the infotainment business. Read More »