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The election as cliffhanger TV show: It's gone on too long, but we can't stop watching

Television has lately embraced the short run. Old-timers may remember the days when a TV season could last upward of 30 weeks. But while it's still not unusual for a network series to aim for 18 to 22 episodes, even broadcast networks are looking to the 13-weeks-or-fewer model, borrowed from cable...
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The election as cliffhanger TV show: It's gone on too long, but we can't stop watching

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Television has lately embraced the short run. Old-timers may remember the days when a TV season could last upward of 30 weeks. But while it's still not unusual for a network series to aim for 18 to 22 episodes, even broadcast networ...

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