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Season Two of HBO Series Features Meryl Streep

Television: ‘Big Little Lies’
Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep in season two of HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

How do you take a limited-run television series and live up to its critically acclaimed first year, without experiencing a “sophomore slump”?

In the case of the darkly humorous HBO “dramedy” “Big Little Lies,” the answer is deceptively simple: add acting great (and local legend) Meryl Streep to an already all-star cast.

“Lies” is back for its second season, with a vengeance.

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