TV Reviews

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age 15+
 
'60s police drama's exceptional cast rescues muddled plot.
Network: TNT
(2015)
age 14+
 
Political drama deals in weighty themes, serious issues.
Network: HBO
(2015)
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Tut
age 15+
 
Bloody, sexy Egyptian epic mixes facts and fiction.
Network: Spike
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 13+
 
Brooding, book-inspired drama is a captivating watch.
Network: BBC America
(2015)
csm_tv
age 9+
 
Suspenseful Cold War drama solid pick for the whole family.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 3+
 
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Duo crisscrosses the country exploring bizarre folklore.
Network: History
(2015)
age 14+
 
Faithful drama doesn't shy from Bible's bloodiest moments.
Network: NBC
(2015)
age 10+
 
Evocative retrospective drama follows changes of the '60s.
Network: NBC
(2015)
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Dig
age 14+
 
Complex archaeology thriller doesn't wow, but OK for teens.
Network: USA
(2015)
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age 8+
 
High drama, remarkable skill in kids' intelligence contest.
Network: Lifetime
(2014)
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age 18+
 
Lush drama is light on accuracy, heavy on sex and violence.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
csm_tv
age 17+
 
Historical medical drama is violent, graphic, and complex.
Network: Cinemax
(2014)
age 10+
 
Goofy fantasy-adventure is perfect for whole-family viewing.
Network: TNT
(2014)
age 3+
 
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
csm_tv
age 15+
 
Espionage drama is smart, twisty Cold War tale.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
age 13+
 
Musical docu has great performances, strong vocab.
Network: HBO
(2014)
age 15+
 
Tense, violent Civil War drama boasts strong female roles.
Network: Lifetime
(2014)

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