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'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' and 'London Spy' show how wide TV's tent has become

'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' and 'London Spy' show how wide TV's tent has become

If you want to understand the eclecticism of modern American television, you need look no further than Thursday.

The premieres of CW's "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" and BBC America's "London Spy" mark opposite ends of a landscape grown so vast it can now comfortably accommodate a clunky but occasionally charming continuation of a comic-book franchise and a seductively fey prose poem of a British spy drama.

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At first glance, the two shows are as different as chalk and cheese (guess which one's the chalk?) but...

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