TNT's New 'Raising the Bar' Series Really Doesn't

3 Minute Ad Age, August 26, 2008

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NEW YORK ( -- In a move that pits the cable network against the broadcast giants, TNT is launching a new original prime-time show next week. "Raising the Bar" is a Steve Bochco crime and justice drama set in the New York public defender's office. Media buyers are worried about the show's chances against the broadcast competition. And Ad Age television editor Brian Steinberg notes that the pilot itself has a number of worrisome flaws.
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