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Picks and Pans Review: The Awakening Land

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NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

In a sort of “How the Midwest Was Won,” Ohio Territory pioneers Hal Holbrook and Elizabeth Montgomery raise a family and, finally, a town in an environment of love, hate, cholera and Indians. The seven-hour miniseries, based on novelist Conrad Richter’s trilogy, continues tomorrow and Tuesday. (Repeat)