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Emmys 2015: Where is the “Drama” in the Drama races?

I love predicting the Emmys.  I love following the Emmys.  Why?  Because the Emmys, unlike the Oscars, are sort of the wild frontiersman of the awards universe.  The...

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TV Review: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Spin-Off Kicks Off Big

The time has finally come for the show we’ve all been waiting for. Two weeks before Fear the Walking Dead made it’s debut on AMC, the network already...

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TV Review: ‘The Unauthorized Full House Story’ Gives Exactly What You’d Expect from Lifetime

Lifetime is often hard to take seriously. We’re talking about the same network known for ridiculous melodramatic made-for-TV movies whose titles* you’d think were...

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True Detective Recap: Season 2 Finale

Compared to the first finale, season two’s closer had much more melancholic tones. The betrayal, lack of justice and depravity that mired the entire season accumulates...

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True Detective Recap Season 2 Episode 7 “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”

We’re at that point now. One episode left in the season. Already we’ve been burdened with a cornucopia of revelations and deaths (and I have to point out: some...

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True Detective Season 2 Episode 6 “Church In Ruins”

Moving into the last quarter of a season that has paled in comparison to an amazing first season, we learn to appreciate these characters a little more after this...

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Phillip Noyce and Thomas Carter Set to Helm ‘ROOTS’

A+E Networks Announces ROOTS Award Winning Directors and Music Producer Phillip Noyce and Thomas Carter Set to Helm Grammy® Award Winner Questlove Named Executive Music...

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MTV Video Music Awards Nominations Announced – Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar Lead!

Pretending that they still play music videos regularly, the 2015 MTV Video Music Award nominations were announced today. Leading the nominees is Taylor Swift with 9 (5...

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True Detective Recap Season 4 Episode 5 “Other Lives”

Two months after the “Vinci massacre,” we find our three survivors – Ani, Ray and Paul – alive, but worse for the wear, some working odd jobs, with the...

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2015 Emmy Nominations Announced – ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the way

Emmy nominations were announced earlier today with HBO’s “Game of Thrones” leading the way with 24 nominations followed by “American Horror...

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2015 Final Emmy Predictions – What Shows Will Come on Top?

Tomorrow will see the very best in television get cited by the Television Academy.  The Emmy nominations will be broadcast tomorrow at 11am ET/8am PT and we’ll be...

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Emmy Circuit: Final Look Before Nominations and Predictions

Once again, we’ve arrived at Emmy nomination time.  The 2014-2015 television season was one of much change.  Gone are stalwart contender Breaking Bad and...

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True Detective Recap; Season 2 Episode 4 “Down Will Come”

After what could easily be called a stagnant season of True Detective – it pales in comparison to the first season where McCounaghey and Harrelson were at their best...

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Comic Con 2015: Scream Queens (★★½)

Messy. That’s the word I would use if you forced me to give my simplest reaction to Scream Queens, the new Ryan Murphy show that will premiere on Fox this fall....

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Comic Con 2015: Sense8

Netflix’s show Sense8 has quickly taken the world by storm, if the packed panel to hear EP J. Michael Straczynski was any indication. The show which follows 8...

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TV Review: HBO’s ‘7 Days in Hell’ with Andy Samberg and Kit Harrington

Much like the works of Sacha Baron Cohen, Christopher Guest and Ricky Gervais, which have glorified and introduced generations of viewers to the mock documentary style...

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Emmy Circuit 2015: Best Comedy Series

Welcome back to Emmy Circuit 2015!  In this series of articles, I discuss and prediction the 2015 Emmy race, noting the ever-changing landscape of these categories and...

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True Detective Recap Season 2 Episode 3: “Maybe Tomorrow”

Somewhere between a nightmare and a bizarro Lynch-ian dream landscape is where we see Ray pop up in the opening scene – sitting at his usual spot at the bar, talking...

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Academy Awards Nominee and Emmy Winner Laurence Fishburne to Star as Alex Haley in ‘Roots’

New York, NY – July 1, 2015 –  Academy® Award nominee and Emmy® Award winning actor Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish) is set to star as Alex Haley in the  A+E...

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Crackle Releases July 2015 TV & Movie Offerings including ‘Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser’

Oscar® winners, critically acclaimed hits and modern favorites are among more than 70 new titles available in July on Crackle, the free television streaming network –...

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Emmys: Is it Time for ‘Game of Thrones’ or is ‘Mad Men’ Bringing it Home?

In less than three weeks, the 2015 Emmy Award Nominations will be revealed.  At 11:30am ET on July 16, the best in television will have their chance to shine.  As...

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A&E Greenlights Two More Seasons of Bates Motel to air in 2016

NEW YORK, NY – June 15, 2015 – A&E Network has ordered twenty episodes of the acclaimed drama series, “Bates Motel” from Universal Television it was...

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Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale Recap: “Mother’s Mercy”

“Game of Thrones” usually packs a visceral punch during its season finales. Season five was no different. In last night’s finale, we say goodbye to a few...

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Emmy Circuit 2015: Comedy Lead Actor

Welcome back to Emmy Circuit 2015!  In this series of articles, I discuss and prediction the 2015 Emmy race, noting the ever-changing landscape of these categories and...

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First Teaser for Lifetime’s ‘A Deadly Adoption’ Plays It Straight for Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig are teaming up for a Lifetime Original movie titled “A Deadly Adoption,” which is a spoof on all the over-the-top, dramatic...