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Dear NBC: Sometimes, more is less

Jerry Seinfeld (right, with Alec Baldwin) is among many guest stars on '30 Rock.' Jerry Seinfeld (right, with Alec Baldwin) is among many guest stars on "30 Rock." (Chris Haston/NBC)
By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / October 18, 2007

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Midway into the construction of the Great Pyramids, the ancient Egyptians did not switch from stone to cardboard blocks. But that's the self-defeating approach NBC seems to be adopting this season. Create a solid electronic foundation - "The Office," "30 Rock," "Heroes" - and then junk it up, baby, junk it up. (Full article: 948 words)

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