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Moraes on TV Archive: Summer TV Press Tour 2006

Meet Vittorio

At PBS's party, the last of Summer TV Press Tour 2006, critics sat happily in the back of the ballroom, munching on tomato-and-mozzarella salads while watching the upper crust of PBS and party-presenting WNET/New York hobnobbing at the Big People's Table. PBS always has a stage show at its party;...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 27, 2006; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Fox Party: Hagman's Kiwis

Enormous fans and cans of spray water have been spread around the garden of the Ritz Carlton Huntington hotel in Pasadena to beat the heat at Fox's Summer TV Press Tour 2006 party. Critics mill about rows of white tents, chatting up producers, network suits, and celebrities with their entourages....

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 26, 2006; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Marriage Advice

Brad Garrett showed up at Summer TV Press Tour 2006 to promote his new Fox sitcom "Til Death" in which he plays a high school history teacher, married nearly 9,000 days to Joy (Joely Fisher), who's getting to know his treacly newlywed neighbors Steph (Kat Foster) and Jeff (Eddie Kaye...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 25, 2006; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Trophy Time

Mary Lynn Rajskub, who plays brainiac Chloe on Fox series "24" was the kickoff entertainment at the Television Critics Association's trophy show. Male critics in the room loved her; female critics -- not so much. Rajskub started by noting how hot it was outside; the Los Angeles area has experienced...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 24, 2006; 8:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Icon as a Dirty Word

Every season there's a troubled show. The show that is announced for a network's prime-time schedule but never actually debuts; or it debuts but gets yanked immediately. Critics know to look for the red flags. This season they've zeroed in on ABC's new "Brothers and Sisters," starring a large ensemble...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 20, 2006; 2:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Press Tour Serialized Drama

Note to cast and producers of the many new serialized dramas who plan to participate in Q&A sessions at Summer TV Press Tour 2006: Critics are going to ask how you plan to get viewers to commit to your show, given how many serialized dramas are already on the air,...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 19, 2006; 8:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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