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My TV Mid-Season Report

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created featured image for TV Mid-Season reportDecember to the beginning of the new year is usually the time the TV networks take a break from showing new episodes of shows. I decided to revisit some of the shows I highlighted back in August and returning shows I wanted to see again and give them a grade based on how they have been so far this season. As always YMMV.
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Falling Skies Season 2 Finale Even Shocked Me

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Noah Wyle and Will Patton on Falling Skies

I admit I’m a jaded TV watcher. I’ve seen so many of these post-apocalyptic shows like “Falling Skies” and then I get disappointed when they hold back their punches or take the easy way out. “Falling Skies” has been my favorite since season 1 because it hasn’t been mushy. The season 2 finale on August 19th looked like it might wimp out but the cliffhanger blew me away. I can’t wait for season 3 next summer.
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Good Afternoon America Has As Much Substance As A Marshmallow

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Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott – hosts of Good Afternoon America

On July 9th, ABC debuted Good Afternoon America hosted by Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott. The show is planned to run for 9 weeks to keep a time slot warm before the fall debut of Katie Couric’s new talk show. It is an extension of the morning show Good Morning America but with even less of an effort at journalism. In fact, the show has as much substance as a marshmallow.
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The End Of The 2011-2012 TV Season – What I Liked And What I Didn’t Like

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Some of the TV shows I liked during the 2011-2012 season

This month ends the regular 2011-2012 TV season. Most shows are showing their season or series finales and I wanted to mention my thoughts on the season for specific shows that I mentioned in previous posts. Overall many of the shows I watched had good seasons although some shows had issues. I thought on the whole this TV season was good – except for most of the reality shows I can’t stand.
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