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'The Purge' comes to TV

Having evolved into a horror franchise that weaves social commentary into its mayhem, "The Purge" makes the perhaps-inevitable leap to TV, following different parties as the seek to survive the annual night where all crime becomes legal for 12 continuous hours. The USA series brings an anthological element to the concept -- think "Tales From the Purge" -- that has its moments, without quite making this "Purge" binge-worthy.

'Unsolved' digs back into murders of Tupac and Biggie

"Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G." wants to bring a "True Detective"-like approach to these sensational cases, and winds up feeling more like the latest miniseries version of "Law & Order." That's not necessarily a bad thing, but there's an earnest banality to this USA network limited series, which tackles the story largely from a law-enforcement perspective, while operating on three separate planes.