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Another show to watch Sundays: ‘Mr. Selfridge’

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Add yet another TV show to watch on Sunday nights.

Seriously, there is too much good TV on Sundays - and I don’t even have cable.

My hubby Scott got me hooked on PBS Masterpiece’s “Mr. Selfridge” at the end of last season.

Let’s just say Scott was watching “Downton Abbey” way before anyone ever talked about it and became this huge show. (And, yes, he watches football too.)

I didn’t tune in to “Mr. Selfridge” until halfway through the season and have now been patiently waiting half a year for Season 2 to return.

Of course, it’s on the same time (9 p.m.) as the “The Good Wife.” Decisions, decisions.

Jeremy Piven (of “Entourage”) plays Harry Selfridge, the owner of the iconic London department store in the early 20th century.

The show centers around his life, his family and all the employees working at the store.

It’s similar to “Downton Abbey” in that it’s following the lives of the rich and poor and there are a lot of characters to keep track of.

The story of Harry Selfridge is intriguing by itself.

If you hated Piven in “Entourage,” you’ll be surprised this is the same guy in this role.

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