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"King" on Reelz


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#1 OFFLINE   Steve

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 02:30 PM

I'm not a Rizzoli and Isles fan myself, but those who are might be interested in King, a Canadian series premiering tonight on Reelz. (Channel 238, 10PM EDT) Looks like the show originally aired north of the border in 2011.

"The show’s creators [...] appear to be trying for something that has the breezy jokiness of the summer crime dramas on TNT and USA but with a little more substance and grit. They make a good-faith effort to avoid one-dimensional characters and pat, sentimental conclusions, and “King” is slightly wittier and more interesting than shows like “White Collar” or “Rizzoli & Isles.” That isn’t saying a whole lot, though, and the final result is just about as formulaic as those American counterparts. [more]"


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 07:43 AM

I'll give it a try... Just saw this today and see that they are not re-airing the first episode though.

 

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 04:55 PM

Not available (yet?) via Reels On-Demand on D*. D* search for 'king' didn't find it. Advancing guide ahead to next Fri at 10pm DID show it.
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#4 OFFLINE   Supramom2000

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:06 PM

It was sort of cliched, but I enjoyed it as summer fare.  Same as Rookie Blue.


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#5 OFFLINE   lparsons21

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:11 PM

Yep, quite good summer fare.  I enjoyed it too!


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:31 PM

This is a good find for Reelz. I'm hooked.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 06:30 PM

This is a good find for Reelz. I'm hooked.



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 10:06 PM

Does D* not have Reelz in HD?


I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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Posted 12 July 2013 - 03:02 AM

Does D* not have Reelz in HD?


I was wondering the same.

I watched the show and enjoyed it as well.
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