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Does Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Need to Be Super to Succeed?

Brett Dalton, Ming-Na Wen

When ABC launched Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the series was predicated on the idea that not all heroes are super, meaning fans knew ahead of time that they weren't getting The Avengers on television. But that didn't really work with viewers, who slowly tuned out ...
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The Wednesday Playlist: Spies Abroad, DirecTV's Rogue, Meet ABC's Parents

David Tennant

In the spy game, intelligence is the most precious commodity. And in the world of fictional espionage, few authors of historical suspense deliver thrills with the crisp and unsparing intelligence of Alan Furst. BBC America's Spies of Warsaw, a two-part miniseries adaptation (concluding Tuesday, April 10) of his 2008 novel, loses none of its twisty allure and passionate urgency in the translation from page to screen (9/8c). Tension comes with the territory of late-'30s Poland, a country harboring refugees and dissidents in a murky culture of political intrigue, as everyone nervously waits for the jackboot to drop as rumors spread of Nazi aggression. read more

Weekend TV in Review: Good Wife, Luck, Spartacus, Hallmark's Moon

Julianna Margulies and Josh Charles

There really is no better or more satisfying drama on Sunday nights than CBS' delicious The Good Wife — and yes, I'm counting cable (even pay) in that equation, at least for now, while we're in between seasons of such dynamic signature shows as Homeland, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, etc. (Although PBS' Downton Abbey comes close as the quintessential TV great escape.) This is especially true this Sunday, as Good Wife delivers a pivotal and sensationally entertaining episode (9/8c) firing on all burners. There's suspense, humor, memorable and electrifying showdowns between many of the major characters, pretty much everything you want from a show at the top of its game.

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HBO Tries Its Luck With David Milch Drama Starring Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman

HBO has picked up the gritty drama Luck.

From executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann, the show looks at denizens of the horse-racing world such as... read more

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