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Rock the Kasbah: Rags To Better Rags Story!

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In Rock the Kasbah, two-bit talent agent Richie Lanz finds himself abandoned by his only client in Afghanistan before finding that one great talent that might just save his career – if not his life.

Despite being a very traditional seeming plot, Rock the Kasbah provides a few fresh riffs and lets Kate Hudson be very good for the first time in a long while.

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Copper: Life and Death; Husbands and Fathers!

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BBC America’s new series, Copper (Sundays, 10/9C), comes from the insanely talented duo of Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Homicide: Life on the Street) and Tom Fontana (Homicide: Life on the Street, Oz). It focuses on a young Irish immigrant cop, Detective Kevin Corcoran, in what is not just a procedural, but also a series that contrasts the lives of those who live in the lower lower class neighborhood of Five Points with those of the upper class on the right side of 5th Avenue. The opening two-parter, which concludes this evening, deals with Corky’s continuing search for his wife and the man who murdered his daughter while trying to protect a young girl from the pedophile who killed her twin sister.

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