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5 Shows After Dark: Stage Makeup Would Be More Subtle at This Point

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | December 12, 2012 | Comments ()


"Criminal Minds" on CBS at 9:00pm ET. Eighth season fall finale. The makeup situation on Hotch has progressed from "concerning" to full on disaster sometime in the last year. I swear I can see a LINE across that man's forehead where one color of foundation stops. It's just inexplicably terrible and hideously distracting from my regularly scheduled gawking at Reid and Morgan interspersed with something about serial killers and terrible examples of profiling, sort of.

"The Hour" on BBCA at 9:00pm ET.

"Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012" on ABC at 9:30pm ET. Much like the last few years of Dick Clark hosting New Years Eve were progressively more uncomfortable, this special is getting to the point where everyone's shifting in their seats and giving each other the side-eye over how long we can continue to pretend that everything's fine here. Seriously. One Direction isn't fascinating, they're a retread of every boy band that ever was, from somewhere around the 1960s to now. It's just a cultural trope that pops up every ten years or so. Get it together.

"American Horror Story" on FX at 10:00pm ET.

"The Real World/Road Rules Challenge" on MTV at 10:00pm ET.

Genevieve Burgess is making her list and checking it twice.

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