TV

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“O.J.: Made in America” gathers ironies and weaves them into an endlessly fascinating story of the vagaries of fame and an exposition of the historical forces that make America what it is.

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Something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently is why I feel what I feel when watching TV. If I’m laughing, what’s causing me to laugh? If I’m crying, what is it about the moment that’s driving me to feel that emotion?

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In spite of its apparent marketing to young adults and its dark subject matter, “Thirteen” is easy to watch.

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Other than small glimmers of hope, “Roadies” isn’t a drastic improvement to Crowe’s recent canon of mixed-to-negatively reviewed work.

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Within the story of “UnREAL” is a stark look at reality television production. It’s biting and cynical in how it shows its producers tear contestants and each other up in order to get what they want for the screen.

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By humanizing these women as victims of circumstance rather than simple criminals, “OITNB” brings a nuanced perspective to the criminal justice system, which continues to be showcased in its fantastic fourth season.

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This year’s Tonys brought a sense happiness that was necessary on a day like Sunday.

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The production value of the show is notably high. “Still the King” shares the realist feel and clean look of Comedy Central’s current host of critical successes, tailored for CMT’s target audience.

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“Casual” makes it hard for these characters to live happy, functional lives, but ultimately satisfies.

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Though NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” has become something of an uncontested presence in the variety genre, Lorne Michael’s attempt to recreate this format and its success with the new variety show “Maya and Marty” is feeble at best.