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“Limitless” would do well to have its protagonist be a little more selfish and a little less noble.

Since “The Sopranos” kicked off the “Golden Age” of TV, the small screen has become the new hotspot for powerful cinematic authors. It’s the series’ showrunner who usually gets the auteur treatment, because he holds a role similar to the movie director.

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The end product is a show that frustrates fans and newcomers alike, falling apart long before it even comes together.

Though the show is funny at times, overall it doesn’t really work.

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In its own right, FOX’s “Empire” hasn’t so much changed the TV world as it has epitomized it — soapy glamour, sex, violence, family drama, banging style and an on-point soundtrack — it’s all there, bold and unabashed.

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Inside this swollen premiere are decent foundations for a series. Brattle’s first execution is a well-done moment of choice, merging the show’s past and present through the man’s visions.

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Despite its flaws, “Moonbeam City” might just be the best-looking animated series on television.

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Harris seems game for anything, made evident in the big end of the show performance; he obviously wants people to have the “best time ever.”

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Like many of Moffat’s adventures into the Who Universe, the season nine premiere, “The Magician’s Apprentice,” treats the canon and mythology of the Doctor like a giant sandbox filled with previously unanswered (and sometimes unanswerable) questions.

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Where “Mindy Project” shines is with its whip-smart lines, cutting into the core of pop culture and tradition.