In ‘Selfie,’ she’s grown accustomed to her face

September 30, 2014 4:07 AM

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In ‘Selfie,’ she’s grown accustomed to her face

Both the title and the first few minutes of the new ABC comedy “Selfie,” premiering Tuesday at 8 p.m., nearly ruin what could turn out to be a charming show. (The pilot is available online now through ABC’s website.)

The title is meant to be a shorthand explanation of the exasperating self-absorption of Eliza Dooley (Karen Gillan, “Doctor Who”). She may exist in the real world, but Eliza, a successful pharmaceutical company sales rep, lives her life in a virtual one, obssessed with her number of “followers” on s...

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