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David Tennant Talks 'Gracepoint': 'It's Been Brilliantly Told'

October 2nd, 2014 12:10pm EDT
David Tennant Talks 'Gracepoint': 'It's Been Brilliantly Told'
FOX's Gracepoint is notable for a number of reasons. There's the writing of Chris Chibnall, who helped launch Law & Order: UK into the impeccable series that became. There's Anna Gunn, fresh off her Emmy win for Breaking Bad. The biggest plus, though, is that it's a weekly dose of David Tennant - one of the finest actors to come out of the United Kingdom. He leads the ensemble as Detective Emmett Carver, after he did the same as DI Alec Hardy in the critically acclaimed original series.

We spoke to David before tonight's Gracepoint premiere to discuss translating the show from its British ...
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'Reign' Season 2 Preview: Where We Left Off And What’s To Come

October 2nd, 2014 11:38am EDT
Reign Season 2 Poster
Fall TV has officially begun, which means new shows are debuting and returning favorites are once again heading to the small screen. The end of summer can be bittersweet, but that just means TV is back in full force -- and who can argue with that wonderfulness?

With that said, it’s easy to forget how shows ended last season, so we’re here to help you catch up and even give you a sneak peek at what’s to come during the brand spanking new season!

If you’re a fan of The CW, then let us help fill you in on the past season and the upcoming second season of its hit period drama “Reign.” The fir...
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'Red Band Society' Episode 3: "Liar Liar Pants on Fire"

October 2nd, 2014 9:11am EDT
'Red Band Society' Episode 3: "Liar Liar Pants on Fire"
The Red Band Society club discovers that the truth is much more complicated than they hoped. Kara and Jackson continue to develop their love-hate relationship, while Emma and Leo make a decision on theirs...for now. Meanwhile, Jordi gets an unexpected visitor from his past, one who could affect his and Dr. McAndrew's future, on Red Band Society's third episode, 'Liar Liar Pants on Fire.'

Little Blue Pills

Kara's desperation begins because of her drug withdrawal. Luckily, Nurse Jackson isn't about to allow her to fail the drug test. First she tries to compromise with Kara by allowing her...
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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Five Truth Vs. Fiction Scenes In Season 16, Episode 2 ‘American Disgrace’

October 2nd, 2014 8:48am EDT
Law and Order SVU
It may seem a little early for the “Law & Order: SVU” writers to be thumbing through newspapers in search of story ideas. But considering the treasure trove of relevant material that’s runneth over its best to get those “real life inspired” storylines onto the small screen.

The latest episode in the collection is “American Disgrace” an amalgam of Solange elevatorgate and the Donald Sterling racial controversy. The latter makes an early appearance when introduced to America’s sweetheart athlete. He steps into the elevator with the owner of his biggest clothing sponsor, his daughter and thei...
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The Middle Season 6, Episode 2 Review: Savannah's Got a Lot Going On There

October 2nd, 2014 8:30am EDT
The Middle
“The Middle” has never shied away from the money-crunching tactics of living in the lower middle class, so it was inevitable that the Hecks would eventually face the struggle to pay for college. It is the most out-of-control financial concern in this country today, so obviously they wouldn’t be immune. They escaped it with Axl by virtue of a football scholarship at a state school. But Sue is no athlete, nor she is at the top of her class. She is a decent student, but not decent enough to be paid to go to school. So when her ACT score improves significantly on the second try, she rattle...
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Top 6 Ripped from Headlines 'Law & Order: SVU' Episodes - Sound Familiar?

October 1st, 2014 3:24pm EDT
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It’s often said real life is stranger than fiction and no show exploits that more than “Law & Order: SVU” The show’s latest dip into the real life pool of sexual depravity is tonight’s triple themed episode circulating around Beyonce/Jay Z/ Solange elevator-gate, Donald Sterling and Ray Rice brouhahas that were, you guessed it, ripped from the headlines. To salute these déjà-vu inducing moments, I’ve rounded up the top 6 “Law & Order: SVU” episodes based on real life cases.

“Funny Valentine” (2013)

One of the most highly anticipated eps of last season revolve around a celebrity pop musi...
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‘Manhattan Love Story’ Premieres On ABC: Where Will The Love Go?

October 1st, 2014 1:22pm EDT
‘Manhattan Love Story’ Premieres On ABC: Where Will The Love Go?
As I just celebrated twenty-six years of my own Manhattan love story, I was very interested in watching this show.

And then I tuned in. Well, spending a half hour with this series is the first bad date I’ve had in thirty years.

If the point is to expose people – especially those on the dating circuit – as phonies and liars, then the creators of this series have hit the nail on the head. You see, the gimmick they are trying to pass off as charm is that we hear the characters’ thoughts, which are almost always the polar opposite of what’s coming out of their mouths.

The main couple whose l...
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'24: Live Another Day': Mary Lynn Rajskub Looks Back On Jack's Return

October 1st, 2014 12:15pm EDT
'24: Live Another Day': Mary Lynn Rajskub Looks Back On Jack's R
When Jack Bauer came in from the cold with 24: Live Another Day, it was one of the most exciting TV events of the season. Now that the "day" is done and the miniseries is out on Blu-Ray and DVD, we sat down with the awesome Mary Lynn Rajskub - who plays Jack's right-hand woman Chloe O'Brian - to look back on Live Another Day, including whether or not it will lead to more 24 and the ending that didn't happen.

[SPOILER ALERT - The end of this interview contains discussion of the ending of 24: Live Another Day. If you haven't seen the miniseries and don't want to be spoiled, avoid reading pas...
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'The Mindy Project' Recap: The Jokes Keep Flying, But Mindy's In A Plot Rut

October 1st, 2014 11:19am EDT
'The Mindy Project' Recap: The Jokes Keep Flying, But Mindy's In
"My butt does not sound like Fat Marlon Brando.” With jokes like that, you’d assume Mindy scored this week, but instead it is in a bit of a rut, plot-speaking. Sure the jokes are standardly superb, and The Mindy Project produces a solidly standard episode week. It’s just formulaic. The formula goes like this:

Mindy and Danny scene that is casual, but sets the pieces of the plot up. Then an office scene with everyone together. Peter has his own subplot, this season involving his girlfriend Lauren. And back to the issue of what Mindy and Danny are going through. That doesn’t mean any of what...
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'The Singles Project' Season 1 Finale: What We've Learned From The Daters

October 1st, 2014 11:07am EDT
'The Singles Project' Season 1 Finale: What We've Learned From T
I won’t front: I really liked this show. It put the "real" back in reality TV for me, as I think it captured so many of the scenarios that those on the hunt for “the one” deal with day to day. I also appreciated that the cast of very nice people got friendly, and we were spared the usual table turning, back biting, screaming matches among the stars. Even when two of the cast members had a situation where the same man showed interest in both of them, there was no predicable you-stole-my-man “cat fight”; the one who felt spurned kept the focus on the man for being a rather flighty player.

I ...
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