“Raising the Bar” Goes for Two

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“Seriously, it is hard to take the show very seriously.” —The Washington Post “It ends up as pretty middle-of-the-road TV fare.” —Zap2It “Nothing in it argues that it needed to be made other than to give the people who made it something to do.” —Los Angeles Times And most importantly: “The legal and romantic plot turns feel obvious and conventional.” …

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TV Review: Raising the Bar

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RAISING THE BAR Premieres Labor Day, TNT, 10 p.m. Synopsis: Life of a righteous public defender and his friends, who just so happen to be prosecutors and judicial clerks.  And really cute. Pedigree: A+.  Steven Bochco.  The Cravath, Swaine & Moore of television producers.  Emmy Award winning credits include L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue.  Not to mention, …

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Nick Santora: Producer, Prison Break

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What’s your current job? What other projects are you working on? The majority of my time is spent as a writer/co-executive producer on the Fox TV show “Prison Break.” I also created and serve as an executive producer on “Beauty & The Geek,” a reality show on The CW Network that is clearly based on my relationship with my wife. …

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