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    Robert Durst of 'The Jinx' Formally Charged with Murder; Controversial Finale Exposes Slippery Nature of 'True Crime' (SPOILERS)

    "The Jinx" identified, and possibly abused, a craving for the unexpected in an age of canned answers, spoiler alerts, and predictable endings. It played on our deep-seated desire for the electric flicker of live viewing, even though it was, as we knew all along, pre-recorded, edited tape.

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    'The Jinx' Star Robert Durst is Arrested; the HBO Series is a Doc Study of What We Can and Cannot Know

    The police have arrested Robert Durst following HBO's airing of the documentary serial "The Jinx," "Capturing the Friedmans" director Andrew Jarecki's latest transformation of the "true crime" genre.

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    Andrew Jarecki's 'The Jinx' Is the New 'Serial'

    HBO's addictive miniseries investigates real-life murders with the intensity of a true-crime thriller.

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    Four Lessons for the Broadcast Networks from the 2014-2015 Season (So Far)

    As the 2014-2015 season hits the home stretch, after six months largely defined for the Big Four by trial and error, here are TOH!'s four takeaways about ratings, quality, and finding an audience in the medium's rapidly evolving landscape.

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