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Nothing to Watch? Fear Not in 2013. "Masters of Sex" on the Critics List of What to Look For in New Year. "The Balancing Act" of Drama and Humor, Sexy or Geeky? Read the Book and Watch the Show, Then You Decide -- Just Like They Say on Fox News!!

Ok TV fans, "Masters of Sex" -- the new Showtime series based on the bio of Masters and Johnson -- is being touted as one of the top new shows to keep an eye on in the new year. Everyone is trying to figure out what it's going to be like -- a dramedy or a comedra? Superserious or super-sexy? What's fun to watch are some of the opinions out there. I have my own thoughts too. Entertainment Weekly's top critic Ken Tucker put MOS in his top 3 shows to check out in 2013. Tucker says: Starring Michael Sheen (The Queen) and Lizzy Caplan (Party Down) in the title roles, Masters of Sex will be interesting to the extent that it explores female sexual desires as much as it does men’s urges. And, of course, always crucial with subject matter like this, the degree to which the sex in the show is dealt with as clinical and turn-on. Leave out either aspect, and the result will be disappointing; play up either too much, and dullness could rule. One of the trickier ba…