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TV Gord Reviews A to Z

In these jaded times, there’s something refreshing about watching a romantic comedy that intends to follow a relationship from its very beginning through all of its ups and downs…from A to Z.  It helps to have to engaging, familiar faces in the roles of Andrew and Zelda.  It’s also enjoyable to hear Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) narrating their tale.  Even if …

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TV Gord Reviews About A Boy

About A Boy has a pretty impressive pedigree for a half-hour comedy that’s just starting out.  First, it’s loosely based on Nick Hornby’s best-selling novel and the 2002 Hugh Grant film, which was nominated for Golden Globes, BAFTAs and an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.  Second, it is tied to another NBC show (not exactly a hit, but a critical …

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TV Gord Reviews Crisis

Network television has been trying for years to develop the next big dramatic series with an overarching season-long concept (with the hope, of course, that it will last longer).  While they have stuck with a few (including Lost and Revolution), most have driven audiences away, either by taking too long to answer questions or by being too complicated to holder …

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TV Gord Reviews Sean Saves The World

Sean Hayes is back!  One of the stars of Will and Grace is now the lead actor in a sitcom of his very own.  Fans of his character of Jack McFarland will almost certainly want to check out this new incarnation, where he plays Sean, a single father who—again—happens to be gay.  It’s explained in the pilot that Sean tried …

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TV Gord Reviews The Michael J Fox Show

In the years since Michael J Fox left Spin City, he has very slowly built up an impressive list of guest appearances on other shows, including Scrubs, Boston Legal, Curb Your Enthusiasm and, most recently, The Good Wife.  Clearly, his fans want him back on TV, and now he wants to be back on a regular basis.  The question is…is …