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Why some TV shows have ‘legs’

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Most TV programs are created to last for only one or two “seasons,” before their less than thrilling ratings require that they be replaced with new shows that will delight viewers with special fun and fervor.

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Keeping viewers interested, involved for the long term

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CAST of “Be Careful With My Heart” should be given more challenging scenes to bite into.

How does a weekday TV drama series that’s been running for close to two years keep viewers watching up to its “last two minutes” (We hear, in November)? The hit family series, “Be Careful With My Heart,” offers some interesting and instructive answers:

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Extreme addictions: It takes all kinds

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Justin Bieber

To attract jaded televiewers looking for “extreme” viewing fare, TV shows are trying to top each other on point of uniqueness—or downright weirdness.

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Love makes the movie world go ’round

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What would the movies do without romance? More than 90 percent of full-length movies revolve around a romantic main plot and conflict—or, at the very least, a key subplot. So, what are some of the most memorable romantic movies ever made?

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New filmmakers go the ‘Kickstarter’ financing route

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KATE Hudson, Zach Braff (center) and Pierce Gagnon top-bill “Wish I was Here.”

The recent film, “Wish I Was Here,” wasn’t just a good movie, it also serves as a fine early example of how a new kind of film financing system can result in the production of movies that would otherwise not be made, due to lack of funding.

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