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CBS' Zoo lets its animals go crackers

For three straight summers, CBS has introduced a “popcorn” miniseries with an otherworldly storyline. The latest is Zoo, which follows 2013’s Under the Dome and last year’s Extant, both of which are returning. Zoo, based on the James Patterson bestseller, gets underway on Tues., June 30th. And our review is here.

Also, Wednesday’s D-FW Nielsen ratings “snapshot” is posted.
Ed Bark

A disaffected youth is served in USA network's transfixing Mr. Robot

The USA network’s drama series generally are heavy on breezy banter. That decidedly changes in Mr. Robot, with Rami Malek personifying disaffected youth via a singular lead performance. Our review is here.

Also, Tuesday’s D-FW Nielsen ratings “snapshot” is posted, with a closing note on former CBS11 traffic anchor Tammy Dombeck.
Ed Bark

Reviewing Season 3 of Orange is the New Black after viewing all 13 episodes

Netflix’s third 13-episode season of Orange is the New Black began streaming earlier this month. There have been a lot of other new series in the interim. But now we have a review of OITNB after watching the entire new season. You can find it on the Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark

Father's Day U.S. Open ratings powered by Jordan Spieth win and mega-dramatic finish

The blotchy greens were bumpy and so was Fox’s first-time coverage of the U.S. Open. But Sunday’s final round couldn’t have been much more dramatic, with Dallasite Jordan Spieth emerging victorious after a crazy chain of events. We have all the D-FW ratings numbers on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

D-FW news director dean Susan Tully leaves NBC5 but remains in Peacock family

Susan Tully, NBC5’s vice president of news for the past 14 years, is moving up the NBC chain. Her new position, effective immediately, is president-general manager of NBC-owned WVIT-TV, which serves the entire state of Connecticut. More details are on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark