Our Staff Picks: TV Shows to Watch the Week of Nov. 20, 2017 – Variety

Variety| Mon Nov 20 10:03:19 EST 2017
Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. This week, Marvel’s Hulu series “Runaways” premieres, as does the series adaptation of Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It.” “Runaways,” Hulu, Tuesday (CRITICS’ PICK) In its opening episodes, “Marvel’s Runaways” sketches out its story cleanly and with slick energy. The other three episodes sent for review are more or less efficient as well. But it’s perhaps appropriate that a drama about teens displays something of an identity crisis.“Runaways” is based on a Marvel comic by B..

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Variety| Mon Nov 20 10:03:19 EST 2017
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Variety| Mon Nov 20 16:03:10 EST 2017
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Deadline| Mon Nov 20 10:03:39 EST 2017
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Reuters| Sat Nov 18 19:00:03 EST 2017
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Brian K. Vaughan was approached by Marvel Comics to write a comic book to bring in new readers, he hit on the idea of “Runaways,” the story of a divers....
Reuters| Sat Nov 18 19:06:20 EST 2017
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Reuters| Sun Nov 19 10:07:33 EST 2017
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The Washington Post| Mon Nov 20 07:34:06 EST 2017
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The Hollywood Reporter| Sun Nov 19 13:02:59 EST 2017
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Reuters| Mon Nov 20 07:20:43 EST 2017
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