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Review: The not-so winning 'Goodwin Games'
Review: The not-so winning 'Goodwin Games'

"The Goodwin Games" is family comedy debuting as a late midseason replacement with only a seven-episode order. So even at Fox, a network not known for hit comedies, hopes are not high. On the other hand, there is a lot of talk these days of rethinking the old models of American television, including making the standard network season (22 to 24 episodes) more like the cable model of 10 to 12. At this year's upfronts, where networks roll out their new fall lineups for advertisers in New York City, Fox discussed several "limited" or "event" series. FULL COVERAGE: Television reviews On British television, a three- or four-episode season is not unheard...

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