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Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell
Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell

In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end of the medium's New Golden Age? These are the questions the baby year must be asking itself now, with its top hat and rattle and remote control, as it takes the stage of history. In progress: "The Assets" (ABC). The story of CIA mole Aldrich Ames (Paul Rhys) and his unmasking by colleagues Sandy Grimes (Jodie Whittaker) and Jeanne Vertefeuille (Harriet Walter) is enacted by a mostly British cast to oddly enunciated effect in an eight-part...

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