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'Secrets and Lies' on ABC fails to provide a reason to care

In "Secrets and Lies," ABC's new limited series premiering Sunday, the killing of a young boy unhinges an already troubled family and turns an idyllic community into a suspicious mob, further riled by a predatory media and the icy relentlessness of an obsessive cop.

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  • Cast of 'Parks and Rec' off to greener pastures
    Cast of 'Parks and Rec' off to greener pastures

    Let us now praise "Parks and Recreation," which ends Tuesday night in an effervescence of heart and hope, proof positive that success and significance are not always measured in gold, statuary or otherwise.

  • 'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'
    'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'

    Premiering Monday as part of the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," Llewellyn Smith's "American Denial" takes a social-scientific look at the cognitive dissonance that is American race relations. It's built around and upon "An American Dilemma," a Carnegie Foundation-funded study by...

  • 'August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand' on PBS' 'American Masters'
    'August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand' on PBS' 'American Masters'

    August Wilson, a great American writer of great American plays, and a great African American writer of great African American plays, gets the "American Masters" treatment in "The Ground on Which I Stand," an edition of the series "American Masters," premiering Friday on PBS.

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