The best TV of 2017 so far

From a business prospective, the forecast for TV in 2017 isn’t the brightest: While ratings continue to erode for the broadcast networks, several cable outlets that joined the original-programming gold rush are now backing out, with cash-flush digital competitors like Facebook and Snap poised to stake those abandoned…

The door-slamming intensifies on Harlots’ ambitiously stagey finale

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We must now bid adieu to our courteous reader, and wish him every success that youth, health, love, and wine can possibly inspire him with…and not to be displeas’d if they find the same ladies in this list that appear’d before in other names…and hope that the attention that is now paid to the procuring the best and…

Harlots will just keep killing people until you start watching

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[S]he possesses a lively and entertaining manner, with an affable disposition, and refined, delicate sentiments, which has lately been much been abused by the brutality of her late keeper, Mr. K—d…all his business, delight, and employment, seems to be that of persecuting Mrs. W——… It is from such kind of usage as this…

The devil’s in the details in a merciless Harlots

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Although Mrs. H—w—rd cannot be more than twenty-six, she has been a true sportswoman, at the cyprian games, for at least twelve years…At Brighton, this last season, she was the favourite girl at Mrs.John—n’s, and had she not, through a foolish fondness, gave the preference to her dear Mr. Sn—m, it is in general…

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