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TV focuses on TV, a subject that is all nostalgia and no content

No wonder they call television a medium, Comedian Ernie Kovacs once observed, since it is neither rare nor well done. Moreover, no matter how it is cooked, television often seems to consist of leftovers. Never more so than in the past few weeks, when a persistent recipe served up by the networks has been television about television. After more than 30 years, it appears, television has discovered that it, too, has a "usable past," a peculiar history that can be exploited in...

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