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    CALL THE MIDWIFE – Season One

    Guest column by Alice Maltin - I watched the first episode several months ago. Screaming women giving birth in squalid conditions in the poorest part of London was not my cup of tea. Looking for a pleasant escape, I turned off the DVD. Then, on a rainy Sunday afternoon with nothing to do, I watched ...

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    BBC America Picks Up David Tennant Crime Drama 'Broadchurch'

    BBC America has picked up "Broadchurch," an ensemble drama starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Vicky McClure and Arthur Darvill, for a 2013 release.

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    An Irresistible Mix: Smart Meets Soapy in 'The Hour'

    When smart meets soapy, the results can be delicious and addictive television – as long as the show proudly owns its soap opera qualities (that’s one of the secrets of Downton Abbey) and integrates them into the drama (the gap between soap and preaching is what dooms The Newsroom.) ...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: BBC's Answer to 'Mad Men' and the Return of Dennis Duffy

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    BBC America Renews Period Cop Drama 'Copper' For a Second Season

    Ahead of its first season finale this Sunday, October 21st, BBC America has renewed its 1860s New York cop drama "Copper" for a second round.

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Broke Athletes, Presidential Ambition and Women Changing the World

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "Boardwalk Empire," "Hell on Wheels," "Copper," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highligh...

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    'Doctor Who' Takes Manhattan: Matt Smith and Karen Gillan Talk About the New Season and the Changes Coming for the Iconic Sci-Fi Character

    Midway through the new seventh season of "Doctor Who," the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companions, the married couple Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill), will say their goodbyes in the fifth episode, "The Angels Take Manhattan."

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: A Delayed Republican National Convention, James Caan and Daleks

    Sure, Sunday remains overcrowded with high-end TV such as "Weeds," "Breaking Bad" (the summer finale of which is coming up) and "Copper," but what to watch the rest of the week? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    New Season of 'Doctor Who' Gets a Trailer and a Very Close Premiere Date

    Possibly bowing to the inevitability that passionate fans will download new episodes after they hit the air in the UK rather than wait for a later U.S. broadcast, BBC America announced today that it would air the premiere of the new season of "Doctor Who" at 9 pm Saturday, September 1, the...

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    A Shiny New 'Copper' From BBC America

    Here’s the bulletin: A tough new detective, circa 1864, is coming to our airwaves. Tom Weston-Jones stars in BBC America’s, primetime original drama 'Copper', premiering Sunday, August 19th. Set your DVR’s for 10pm. Do it now. There are ten episodes and you won’t want to miss any one of them.

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