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'Mad Men': Things Look A Bit Lost For Some

May 4th, 2015 11:33am EDT
'Mad Men' Season 7 Episode 12 Recap: 'Lost Horizon' -- They Shou
Transition is their mission -- and things are not going well.

Don gets lost trying to find his new office on his first day at McCann, so he's late, but seemingly excited. His secretary Meredith is acting as decorator picking out furniture and color schemes for his new apartment.

Don heads right to a meeting with McCann honcho Jim Hobart and top account executive Ferg Donnelly. He's the "white whale" they've been courting for years. They invite him to a Miller Lite Beer meeting, but first -- for their own amusement -- want to hear him say aloud, "I'm Don Draper from McCann."

Well he's ba...
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Doesn’t Need Heavy Romance

May 4th, 2015 10:49am EDT
'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Recap: 'Det. Dave Majors' Should Have Been
We've mentioned it here before, but let's go ahead and say it again: according to the braintrust behind "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," a Jake/Amy relationship isn't going to be a huge thing.

Sexual tension developed naturally between the characters, so "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" pushed it a little further and created the current "will they, won't they" situation. Which is great. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" thrives on being wacky and hilarious and occasionally touching but mostly in a father-son, Jake and Holt sense.

We don't need heavy romance in our "Brooklyn Nine-Nine;" especially because Sgt. Terry is love ...
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Key Moments From Last Night's 'Game Of Thrones'

May 4th, 2015 10:16am EDT
Game of Thrones
Here are the most memorable moments from "Game of Thrones" - "Sons of the Harpy:"

Faith Militant VS Tommen

It’s almost thrilling to see every bad decision Cersei makes in her quest to destroy Queen Margaery’s life. This week she’s sunk to new lows and we couldn’t be happier. First she sends away Mace Tyrell to negotiate with the Iron Bank, leaving his seat on the council vacated and his children unprotected.

Next she reinstates the faith militant, essentially giving the Sparrows ultimate power over King’s Landing. They make quick work of their new power by clearing out all the brothels (...
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'Bob's Burgers': Eat, Spray, Linda

May 4th, 2015 9:24am EDT
'Bob's Burgers' Season 5, Episode 18 Recap: 'Eat, Spray, Linda'
A different show that did not care to have such a healthy marriage for its central couple would have ended things a little differently. The husband would have yelled at the wife for breaking the window, then she would have told him to shut up because she had a terrible day that she just did not want to talk about. But Linda and Bob Belcher do have a healthy marriage, and it would have been so out-of-character for them to react that way. While the family reunion was alarming, and everyone was surely exhausted, there was no good reason to suspect any ill will. It was a Happy Spa Day – no reas...
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Scarlett Johansson’s SNL Black Widow Rom-Com Sketch Is Unexpectedly Weird & Funny (Watch)

May 4th, 2015 9:15am EDT
'Saturday Night Live' Recap: Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow Ro
In the time between her last and this (her fourth) hosting stint, Scarlett Johansson has had quite the career bump, carving out a niche of otherworldly, occasionally robotic, often kickass heroines. Still, she has never been that strong a fit for the demands of “SNL.” With this episode, she was more confident than ever, though not especially accomplished. But the cast and the concepts were better-than-average, with some routine-busting sketches providing the highlights.

Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight – The biggest match in decades has revealed the surprising number of people who are legitimate ...
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'The Good Wife': What Does The Future Hold For Alicia?

May 4th, 2015 9:07am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Don't Fail' - Where To From H
After last week's drama-filled episode, The Good Wife has just two more left in its bag for season six. And the first of these, "Don't Fail," sees Alicia having more flashbacks to the earlier days of her law career. When she's not trying to write her new book.

The show takes pains to show us how mundane her life has become now that she's no longer State's Attorney-to-be and isn't sure of her future with the firm that she founded. She has to hang up on telemarketers, go shopping at the hardware store, and call all the donors who gave money to her now failed campaign so that they can hang up...
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These TV Shows Actually Were Real

May 3rd, 2015 2:00pm EDT
TV Shows So Insane You Won't Believe They're Real
We're in the middle of a TV golden age right now. Have been for the last decade and a half, really. But for every "Breaking Bad" or "Game of Thrones" or "Mad Men," there are just as many masterpieces of TV terribleness out there.

Shows so awful, so hare-brained, so obvious-to-anyone-with-a-pulse stupid that they have no right to exist. But they do, because at no point during the creative process did anyone stand up and say, "A sitcom about Hitler? Please don't."

And yes, there is a Hitler sitcom on this list (the title's a doozy). Plus nine other TV shows that will have you frantically Wi...
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'Strike Back': How It Became The Best TV Action Series

May 1st, 2015 12:07pm EDT
'Strike Back' Flashback: The Worst Hotel Stay Ever, Part 1
We're gearing up for the fourth (and final, say it isn't so!) season of Strike Back, which is just months away. It promises to be another hard-driving, gut-wrenching, remote-throwing thrill ride.

But before we join Michael Stonebridge and Damien Scott on their last campaign, it's important to look back on how they got here - and how Strike Back became the best action series on television. For the next few months leading up to Cinemax season four, we'll be walking you through the first season and analyzing just what made it all work.

[CONTENT WARNING: The following recap and review contain...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Season 6 Approaches Endgame

May 1st, 2015 8:20am EDT
'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Will Damon Take the Cure? Is Jo Goi
The Vampire Diaries has a major Elena endgame. Unfortunately, it can't be as simple as it seems. Last night, Ms. Gilbert took a major step towards her happily ever after. Meanwhile, her immortal soulmate promised to join her on her new quest. Anyone who knows Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries, knows being human is not his style.

Mama Salvatore also had a major night on The Vampire Diaries season 6. Her downward spiral got a lot more downward as she picked between sobriety and blood lust. Her choice didn't shock anyone on The Vampire Diaries. But some other decisions and choices might ...
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'Grey's Anatomy': It's Time To Accept That McDreamy Is No Longer With Us

May 1st, 2015 7:55am EDT
'Grey's Anatomy' Recap: Meredith Begins Again With Someone New
Derek is gone, guys. The more we say it the easier it will be to accept. And if you’re looking for a silver lining look how much money Shondaland saves without Patrick Dempsey. Sorry, two soon?

Okay, well, let’s jump into the squeezed in two-hour special—see ya next week Scandal—Rhimes orchestrated in response to distraught McDreamy fans. Meredith has the unfortunate task of announcing, or whispering “Derek is dead” to the Grey/Sloan surgeons before collapsing on the floor.

Amelia has a more cryptic response to her brother’s demise; smirking like a creepy Annabelle doll that refuses to bl...
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