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There's an utterly unnecessary Supernatural-ish, Grimm-esque TV series to be made out of John Constantine, the damned DC Comics occult detective, and by golly, NBC has made it. Poorly. The all-in-a-hurry pilot skips origin stuff for now and finds the snarky, faithless exorcist fully formed and bouncing back from a fight with evil spirits. A well-stubbled Matt Ryan works hard to charm with womp-womp wit. He's all Britishy sounds and ragey fury. Harold Perrineau is an angel with devil eyes and a mildly intriguing, cryptic agenda. A wan female sidekick comes and goes. But the cockroaches impress. Good luck giving a damn about the rest. C-
An ex-player transforms into a war hero thanks to John Goodman's Gil John, who lives to regret it.
A trio pitch BeatBox Beverages, a company that makes tricked-out wine in a cardboard boom box. Let me hear you say, ''Chardonnaaaay! Ho!''