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Southland Ratings

What Separates Southland From Almost All the Other "Cop Shows" on TV

Ben McKenzie | Posted 05.20.2012 | TV
Ben McKenzie

Viewers are titillated with some violence and/or sex, but they're assured that all transgressions will be punished by the good guys, and the world will be made safe again for the average, law-abiding folk. By contrast, Southland offers no such easy answers.

Integrity Check

Shawn Hatosy | Posted 04.22.2012 | TV
Shawn Hatosy

This season, in my opinion, is about choices. What kind of cop is Ben becoming? What is Lydia going to do about the baby?

Southland Style

Shawn Hatosy | Posted 03.25.2012 | TV
Shawn Hatosy

What does it mean? Way too many things to express in a single blog. But I'll try to bring you into the fold gently. Be careful though, because once you start using the term, it's hard to stop...

NBC Ratings Revival? Numbers For New Shows "Surprisingly Strong"

Los Angeles Times | Scott Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Cue those NBC chimes. Some viewers may snicker, but it's possible -- just possible -- that a few glimmers of hope are shining for the network whose tr...