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‘Covert Affairs’ Romance Is On, For Now

Posted on 07/14/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentAnnie Walker, how you’ve grown.  In Season 1 of Covert Affairs, you were an overeager CIA trainee, now, in your fourth season, you’re sophisticated, smart and oh so cool.  At long last you’ve hooked up with dreamy Auggie Anderson — the special ops guy who works at Langley doing tech since being blinded in the line of duty, and who has really nice hair. Covert Affairs shakes things up in the new season, which gets under way Tuesday, with a storyline …

Good TV This Week: Sigourney Weaver Gets ‘Political’

Posted on 07/15/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentAnyone looking forward to scathing wit or incisive drama from a program touted as a “Limited Series Event” — one rich with Oscar and Emmy winners in its pedigree, no less — had better dial down their expectations before watching “Political Animals.”  However, this dishy, inside-the-Beltway USA summer soap with Sigourney Weaver as a Hillary Clintonesque former First Lady-turned-Secretary of State just might hook you in spite of its occasional attacks of cringe-worthy dialogue and other flaws.   Premiering tonight, …