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'Ray Donovan,' Season 2 Episode 11 Recap: Night of the Two Dozen Cliffhangers

September 22nd, 2014 10:21am EDT
Ray Donovan
You've got to hand it to "Ray Donovan"- the show's got some serious chutzpah. Or, moxie, spunk, cojones- whatever the appropriate Hollywood underworld slang might be.

Because every penultimate episode of every TV season ends on a cliffhanger. But "Ray Donovan," and "Rodef," it's own second-to-last ep, is not satisfied with a single cliffhanger.

"Rodef" wants every cliffhanger, ever, all smushed into a single TV episode like a "to be continued" buffet.

So at the end of "Rodef," we're left with the following questions:

Will Abby kill Cookie Brown?

Will Ray kill Cookie Brown?

Will R...
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'Masters of Sex' Recap: Top 5 Moments from 'One For The Money, Two For The Show'

September 22nd, 2014 10:16am EDT
'Masters of Sex' Recap: Top 5 Moments from 'One For The Money, T
Here are the top 5 moments from “One for the Money, Two for the Show:”

Historical Context

One of the highlights of any period television series is when real world events affect the lives of the characters. Mad Men famously made the death of Marilyn Monroe personally affect many of the office characters. We’ve seen this a couple of times during Masters of Sex, especially in “Fight,” but this episode was overflowing with historical events, each of which effected the characters drastically.

For fantasy obsessed Flo, the news of Clark Gable’s heart attack is devastating, leading her to conti...
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Colin Farrell 'Excited' To Be A Part Of 'True Detective' Season 2

September 22nd, 2014 9:48am EDT
Colin Farrell 'Excited' To Be A Part Of 'True Detective' Season
Colin Farrell has confirmed that he will star in the second season of the HBO series, "True Detective," with filming to commence shortly.

Farrell revealed in an interview with The Sunday World, "I’m doing the second series. I’m so excited ... I know it will be eight episodes and take around four or five months to shoot. I know very little about it, but we’re shooting in the environs of Los Angeles which is great. It means I get to stay at home and see the kids."

He added: "These are early days and all the powers that be are working out locations and schedules and trying to lock down the c...
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25 Stars Whose Personal Nude Photos Were Stolen And Shared Online

September 22nd, 2014 9:48am EDT
Amber Heard, Kate Bosworth, Hope Solo Among Latest Stars Whose P
UPDATE: a second batch of photos leaked on September 21, which included several other stars.

Amber Heard, Kate Bosworth, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna were all victims this time; and even more nudes of Jennifer Lawrence were posted online.

U.S. Soccer star Hope Solo was also one of the victims and several very explicit photos of her were also released.

Heard, who is engaged to actor Johnny Depp, also reportedly posted a series of topless photos holding a message for her beau, referring to him as "Tonto," leading us to believe the photos were sent to him while he was off filming "The Lone Ra...
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'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Recap: S6 Ep10 The Day Of Jacqueline

September 22nd, 2014 9:09am EDT
'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Recap: S6 Ep10 The Day Of Ja
Just when you thought it was safe to go back over the George Washington Bridge: Jac is back.

The former cast member does very little in this episode except reintroduce herself to the audience as the loving mother of autistic four-year-old Nicholas. She’s still on the housewife periphery though, as her only contact is with sometime-housewife Kathy, who’s building a house that they visit. Jacqueline tells Kathy that she’s reached out to Teresa Guidice in her time of need via text message; apparently the two women have not spoken in a while. She says that even though they no longer have a rel...
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'The Strain' Season 1, Episode 11 Recap: A Trip to the Master's House

September 22nd, 2014 8:51am EDT
The Strain
We probably shouldn't hold "The Strain" under any kind of close logical inspection. It's big and spectacular and gruesome and, on occasion, kinda dumb.

This is a gift horse we should not look in the mouth (if for no other reason than "its mouth probably contains a horrid vampire stinger").

But here's a nitpick that must be made: surely, there was some other option for Zack than to leave him alone with a dementia-ridden senior in the middle of the full-on vampire apocalypse.

At least lay down a few ground rules. No doing what Mrs. Martinez says, if it sounds especially crazy. No picking u...
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'The Good Wife' Season Premiere Recap And Review: 'The Line' - Somebody's GoingTo Jail

September 22nd, 2014 8:32am EDT
'The Good Wife' Season Premiere Recap And Review: 'The Line' - S
After season five of The Good Wife left our jaws - and our hearts - on the floor, now it's time to see what the award-winning drama plans to do in the wake of its massive changes. "The Line" picks up exactly where the end of season five left off, with Alicia (Emmy winner Julianna Margulies) being asked to run for State's Attorney, while still trying to run her own law firm and move on from the death of someone she loved. And after all that, it's not even really her episode.

Rebuffing Eli's (Alan Cumming) request to run for the office (and laughing at his "Saint Alicia" nickname for her), s...
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Happy Birthday!

September 22nd, 2014 7:00am EDT
Celebrity Birthdays - September 22, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Laura Vandervoort (1984)

Actor Chase Ellison (1993)

Tennis playerSabine Lisicki (1989)

Musician Bethany Dillon (1988)

Actor Tom Felton (1987)

2015 Miss USA Rima Fakih (1985)

Actress Tatiana Maslany (1985)

British pop singer Billie Piper (1982)

Actress Ashley Eckstein (1981)

Model Fernanda Tavares (1980)

Brazilian supermodel Fernanda Tavares (1980)

Actor Michael Graziadei (1979)

Rapper Mystikal (1975)

Actor Rupert Penry-Jones (1970)

Actress Bonnie Hunt (1961)

Actress Catherine Oxenberg (1961)

Actor Scott Baio (1961)

Figure skaterTai Babilonia (195...
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Every 'SNL' Good Neighbor Comedy Skit Short Ranked

September 21st, 2014 10:05pm EDT
Kyle Mooney
Three of the new “SNL” hires in 2013 – cast members Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney and video director Dave McCary – were brought in as a team in much the same way that the Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) joined in 2005. Bennett, Mooney, and McCary (along with a fourth member, Nick Rutherford, who was not hired by “SNL” last year but has since been hired as a writer for Season 40) are together known as “Good Neighbor.” They have been an L.A.-based sketch group for the past several years, and much of their work can be seen on YouTube. Many of the pre-recorded ...
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Things You Need To Know For Season 8 Of 'The Big Bang Theory'

September 21st, 2014 5:00pm EDT
What To Know For Season 8 Of 'The Big Bang Theory'
With season 8 of Big Bang on it's way it's high time to look at the things we love about the show, what keeps everyone coming back year after year, and what makes the show so watchable 8 seasons in.

So far, The Big Bang Theory has been able to do several things that even the most successful shows on TV have been unable to do. Firstly, they have been able to keep the entire main cast for 7 great seasons and even bring in additional characters successfully without interrupting the fabric of the group - even if Sheldon would disagree. The introduction of Amy Farrah Fowler as a cast regular ...
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