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Check Out National Geographic's New Series 'Live Free Or Die' Tonight

September 30th, 2014 5:54am EDT
Check Out National Geographic's New Series 'Live Free Or Die' To
While most people today are immersed in technology, making money, and the daily grind, there are those who refuse to live like everyone else and instead opt to go off the grid and live day by day.

The new National Geographic series "Live Free Or Die" centers on five individuals who choose to live in the backwoods and swamps of America without the constraints of modern day technology and conveniences. They choose to follow a primitive lifestyle without electricity, running water or the internet.

All they have is their intuition to survive.

In one segment, a couple talks about how they g...
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Tamala Jones Previews 'Castle' Season 7: 'This Might Be My Favorite Season'

September 29th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Tamala Jones Previews 'Castle' Season 7: 'This Might Be My Favor
Fan favorite Castle left audiences with a shocking ending last season, as Richard Castle never made it to his third wedding. But now we can finally get answers: tonight's season seven premiere, "Driven," picks up right where last season's finale left off.

Earlier this week, we sat down with Castle star Tamala Jones - who plays medical examiner Dr. Lanie Parish - to quiz her about the premiere episode and what else might be in store for season seven.

What was it like for Tamala to wait for resolution to the cliffhanger? "It was torture!" she laughed. "I say this all the time, I'm a huge Ca...
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'Ray Donovan' Season 2 Finale Recap: Ray Magically Fixes All Of Life's Problems

September 29th, 2014 10:13am EDT
'Ray Donovan' Season 2 Finale
Tensions are running high in "The Captain," "Ray Donovan's" second season finale. And for one reason above all: this season has so many concurrent storylines running all at once that it would take a minor miracle (or act of God) to be able to close them all out in a single hour.

Less, really, when you consider "Ray Donovan" usually wraps things up by the 45-minute mark.

But here are the many things "The Captain" has to take care of:

The fallout from the botched weed robbery.

Steve Knight being a creeper.

Cookie menacing the Donovans.

Ed Cochran menacing different Donov...
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'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Season 6 Episode 11 Recap: 'Gators And Haters'

September 29th, 2014 9:58am EDT
'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Season 6 Episode 11 Recap: '
It's the First Responders party all over again, but this time it's the men of the Garden State who are about to let the fists fly.

Teresa Guidice is probably glad she chose not to join them down south. She stayed home with her family, not only her nuclear one, but Joe's clan, which includes his parents as well as his brother and his brood. "I'm protected from the world," said Teresa about being with her extended family. Basically because she knows that none of them are going to ask about her legal issues in person or via text like Jacqueline, whose husband Chris reached out to Joe wanting ...
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'The Strain' Episode 12 Recap: Owner Of A Lonely Heart

September 29th, 2014 9:46am EDT
The Strain
Setrakian went a little nuts last week. Something about that whole "yes, there are only four of us, but we have to fight our way through these 80,000 vampires RIGHT FREAKING NOW" thing didn't seem quite right.

Well, "Last Rites," the second-to-last episode of "The Strain's" first season, delves into that part of Setrakian's past that made him such a hardcore vampire hater. The moment when those damn strigoi took typical vampire/vampire hunter business and they made it personal.

Essentially, it goes like this: a middle-aged Setrakian was out one day, perusing the countryside, looking for a...
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'The Simpson's' Big Death On Season 26 Premiere Is [Spoiler]

September 29th, 2014 9:18am EDT
'The Simpson's' Big Death On Season 26 Premiere Is [Spoiler]
[Warning, SPOILER ALERT: Season 26 premiere episode of FOX's "The Simpsons" ]

It was the premiere that was dreaded for months by fans of the long-running FOX animated series, "The Simpsons." In an episode titled "Clown in the Dumps" Krusty the Clown's FATHER, Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky was killed, despite the fact that the big character death was originally rumored to be Krusty himself.

At the Television Critics Association press tour series creator Al Jean stated, “I didn’t say I was killing Krusty…I didn’t say I wasn’t.”

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter prior to the episode's p...
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'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Trust Issues' - Diane Says Goodbye

September 29th, 2014 9:05am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Trust Issues' - Diane Says Go
After last week's surprising premiere that landed Cary in some serious hot water, showed that Finn still has some claws that he's willing to use, and pushed Peter into a political corner, Alicia Florrick is going to need some serious help in this week's episode of The Good Wife. Thankfully, Taye Diggs has some time off from Murder In The First, and so he's coming to the rescue. Kind of. And Diane finally makes the leap she's been threatening to for weeks now. Everything is not okay, but things are looking pretty good in chapter two.

While Cary remains behind bars, Alicia visits, telling hi...
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'Saturday Night Live' Season 40 Premiere: Chris Pratt Proves To Be Perfect Utility Player Host

September 29th, 2014 9:04am EDT
SNL Chris Pratt
To kick off its milestone 40th season, “SNL” entrusted the premiere to first-time guests Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande. Pratt proved to be the perfect utility player host, comfortably slotting into all his roles without overshadowing the cast. His trademark goofy energy could have been put to greater use, but this was an episode of “SNL” that wanted to try out new material and cover some of the most pressing news stories. New cast members Michael Che and Pete Davidson looked perfectly comfortable as they made auspicious debuts. Overall, this was an episode that was not entirely focused ...
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'Masters Of Sex' Recap: 5 Memorable Moments From 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised' And Thoughts On Season 2

September 29th, 2014 8:43am EDT
'Masters Of Sex' Recap: 5 Memorable Moments From 'The Revolution
Individually, the episodes that make up Masters of Sex’s second season have been brilliant. The development of Virginia and Bill has moved at a steady, believable pace, as well as the character development of side characters like Libby, Betty, Lester, and Austin. We lost one of the show’s best characters, Dr. Lillian DePaul, probably too soon, but it was effective nonetheless. The introduction of Bill’s brother and exploration of his relationship with his father was another strength. However, as a whole, season two has been rocky.

The show rid itself of some of season one’s strongest eleme...
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Season 2 Premiere Recap: Mafia Jake Is The Best Jake

September 29th, 2014 8:35am EDT
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Last season of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" left us with so many pressing questions. Questions like:

How long will Jake Peralta stay undercover?

Will this be the start of a new recurring story arc?

Is it humanly possible for Holt to get any sterner?

And "Undercover," the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" season premiere, delivered a series of succinct answers. "Not long." "Yes, but not in the way you'd think." "NO."

First up is Peralta's undercover duty. Which, given its importance at the end of last season (it even spurned Jake into sharing his feelings with Santiago, for God's sake) seems lik...
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