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TV picks: 'The Missing,' 'White Collar,' 'Getting On'
TV picks: 'The Missing,' 'White Collar,' 'Getting On'

"The Missing": On the heels of its first genuine hit, the crowd- and critic-pleasing "Outlander," Starz delivers an anguished, performance-driven mystery that is both a return to the conventional definition of cable drama and an elevation of it. The always affecting James Nesbitt (I still miss "Jekyll") plays Tony Hughes, a man obsessed with finding his young son who was taken from him while he and wife Emily (Frances O'Connor) were vacationing in France. I confess that, as a parent, I approached "The Missing" with great reluctance, only to find my fears unnecessary. Working in present time and flashback, "The Missing" carefully...

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