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What Makes <i>Once Upon A Time</i> A Different Type of Mystery Show – And Why That’s Good

What Makes Once Upon A Time A Different Type of Mystery Show – And Why That’s Good

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So, I admit it; I watched Once Upon A Time last night, and really enjoyed it. It’s not for everyone – Anyone who has a problem with the idea of turning fairy tales into what is essentially supernatural soap opera, this really isn’t the show for you – but there was something in particular about the show that made me think that it could be the Next Big Thing to influence genre TV to come… and that, weirdly enough, it may be the first piece of post-Lost genre drama on mainstream television.

Persons Unknown Gets Dumped On Saturdays

Persons Unknown Gets Dumped On Saturdays

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Poor Persons Unknown. Not content with moving the show through Monday timeslots, from 10pm to 8pm, without warning, now NBC have scheduled the remaining episodes of the series to run on Saturdays, starting July 17th. Of course, when you look at the ratings, you can kind of understand why.

Recap | Happy Town: In This Home On Ice

Recap | Happy Town: In This Home On Ice

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Twin Peaks casts a long shadow across the television landscape, so much so that whenever presented with a quirky small town hiding dark secrets, viewers inevitably draw comparisons to the 20-year-old series. But ABC has gone out of its way to encourage that connection in its advertising for Happy Town, which we’re repeatedly told comes “from the network that brought you Twin Peaks.”