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Watch this (week of May 26)

Hopefully, you’re out enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, because it’s not looking too sunny out there in TV land. Here’s a look at what networks are offering up this week: SUNDAY There are a couple of bright spots on Sunday. HBO premieres its high-profile movie “Behind the Candelabra” (9 p.m., HBO), which stars Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as his lover. And fans of “Arrested Development” get what they want in a big way: Netflix releases 15 new… Read More »

Combat Hospital–Sadly Relevant

OMG! Must Combat Hospital:  Series premiere tonight.   This new hospital drama is fashioned after an actual combat hospital at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan–which is a huge selling point right there.  If ABC is going to create another hospital drama for the airwaves, they may as well tap into something relevant.  The two featured characters are Major Rebecca Gordon and Captain Bobby Tang.  While both are doctors, Rebecca is more experienced and confident than Bobby.  Confidence is of course a good… Read More »