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Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Early Reviews of Playmakers

The newspaper reviews of Playmakers are fair to bad today, with the Globe saying, "The minute you meet these characters, you know their plot arcs," which is what I gathered from the promos. USA Today trashes the "heavy-handed and often pretentious script" and "pedestrian performances." And even Bill Simmons, writing for Page 2 on ESPN.com, says the show fails his unique "four beer" test.