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NBC: …And Even More Scripted Drama Changes: Brittany Snow and Aml Ameen Leaving Harry’s Law

THR has confirmed that Brittany Snow and Aml Ameen have left the David E. Kelley extension of Boston Legal, Harry’s Law, under what is described as “amicable” circumstances. “[P]roducers looked at the stories and roles and decided they weren’t going to be expanded…” What this means is that in typical David E. Kelley fashion, the stale writing that existed on the show to begin with has gotten even worse, the well has run completely dry and they can’t develop their bland, cookie-cutter, clichéd characters beyond one season. Continue reading

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The Chicago Code (FOX – Monday, 9:00 p.m)

There is no sugar-coating it. This is a modern-day telling of a classic story of crime and corruption and Shawn Ryan (The Shield, The Unit) is not even being subtle with his homage to The Untouchables. Good for him because he’s a brilliant writer and he’s smart enough to know that if you are going to use someone else’s source material for inspiration, use only the good stuff. Continue reading

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Harry’s Law (NBC – Monday, 10:00 p.m.)

Emmy Award-winning writer/producer David E. Kelley (“Boston Legal,” “The Practice,” “Ally McBeal”) weaves his rich storytelling into a new legal dramedy starring Academy Award winner Kathy Bates in the title role – about how people can embrace the unexpected and … Continue reading

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Fall 2010 Prime Time Preview – Mondays

Welcome to the TV-Tastic First Annual Fall TV Preview.   This is the first of what we hope to be many television season previews.  In January we’ll be doing a Mid-Season Replacement Preview and in Summer 2011, we’ll be doing … Continue reading

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