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TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'
TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'

"True Detective" (HBO, Sundays). The self-contained first season of this anthology show, created and written by novelist Nic Pizzolatto and directed entirely by Cary Joji Fukunaga ("Sin Nombre"), moves into its final quarter. The double act of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as philosophically mismatched Louisiana state homicide detectives, heretofore running on parallel tracks of flashback, is moving into the present tense, and the tense present, as a case long closed creaks back open. Soon we will have to deal with the "who" in the whodunit, which is to say, we are in some ways edging toward the increasingly familiar -- and one has to wonder if...