<p>When the Garden was Eden</p>

When the Garden was Eden

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Review: '30 for 30' presents the '70s Knicks in 'When the Garden Was Eden'

Lifelong fan Michael Rapaport presents a familiar but fun look at the days of Willis, Clyde and Dollar Bill

During the ESPN anniversary year that launched the "30 for 30" documentary series, one of the most interesting things about the films was how little they resembled one another. All were about sports (mostly), and all were about things that happened during the first 30 years that ESPN was in business, but beyond that they felt completely distinct from one another, whether the narration-less video collage of "June 17, 1994," the kinetic energy of "Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks," or the mournful quality of "The Two Escobars."

As ESPN has kept the series alive well past that anniversary year — including the brief stint when new films were presented under the "ESPN Films Presents" banner — certain formulas have crept in, particularly when it comes to films about iconic teams. They're still fun, still full of great archival footage and wonderful memories from the team members in present-day, but movies like "The Fab Five," "Bad Boys," or tonight's documentary "When the Garden Was Eden" (it premieres at 9 Eastern) are all very much of a piece, despite the different subjects and filmmakers involved.

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<p>Robin Lord Taylor in Gotham</p>

Robin Lord Taylor in Gotham

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Review: 'Gotham' - 'Viper'

The city is flooded with a drug that gives crooks super strength — for a while

A quick review of tonight's "Gotham" coming up just as soon as I chug some milk...

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Season finale review: 'Manhattan' - 'Perestroika'

Frank's victory is complete, while Charlie gets busted

Earlier this week, WGN America ordered a second season of "Manhattan," which pleased me and a number of you. A few thoughts on tonight's season finale, and season 1 as a whole, coming up just as soon as I run for town council...

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<p>Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel in &quot;The Walking Dead.&quot;</p>

Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel in "The Walking Dead."

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Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Strangers'

Rick's group meets Father Gabriel, and Bob runs into a familiar face

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I lead you into a trap so I can steal all your squirrels...

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<p>Boardwalk Empire</p>

Boardwalk Empire

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Review: 'Boardwalk Empire' - 'Friendless Child'

Nucky and Luciano go to war, and Nucky finally reads Gillian's letter

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I catch you in a good mood...

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<p>Terry Crews in Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Terry Crews in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Halloween II'

Peralta and Holt try another Halloween bet, and Gina gets danced out of her group

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I buy a tuxedo off a disgraced magician...

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<p>The Knick</p>

The Knick

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Season finale review: 'The Knick' - 'Crutchfield'

Thack's cocaine addiction goes too far, while Barrow looks to escape his debt

"The Knick" has wrapped up its first season, and I have a review of the finale coming up just as soon as your colon has to go as well...

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Review: 'Parenthood' - 'A Potpourri of Freaks'

Zeek comes home, Julia and Joel confront Sydney, and Crosby goes to a spiritual retreat

A quick review of last night's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I'm the boss of my own hair...

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<p>The Wire: Omar and the Bunk</p>

The Wire: Omar and the Bunk

Credit: HBO

Watch 'The Wire' cast reunite at PaleyFest NY!

Omar, Bunk, Marlo, Prez, Kima, Carver, D'Angelo and Rawls, together again

The East Coast branch of the Paley Center is in the midst of PaleyFest New York, which started last weekend and will run through Sunday. Like its LA counterpart, the focus is mainly on current shows (and mainly ones that film in New York, or at least in parts east), but like its LA counterpart so often features, there's a special reunion, and I get to moderate it: "The Wire."

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<p>The Big Bang Theory</p>

The Big Bang Theory

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A la carte racing: CBS offers CBS All Access subscription service

Following yesterday's HBO news, does this mean the a la carte future is here?

Yesterday, HBO said our a la carte TV future was coming. Today, CBS said that it's already here.

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