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    Critics Give Warm Reception to FX's 'Fargo,' Premiering Tonight

    It's the type of thing that could easily be a botched operation. But while FX's "Fargo" has intimidatingly big shoes to fill -- in the form of the Coen brothers, no less, who are exec producing -- it seems to be doing so with aplomb, paying homage to the 1996 snow-covered neo-noir while also carving...

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    Watch: Highlights from Seth Rogen's Leisurely SNL

    Seth Rogen hosted a comfortably funny episode of SNL this week, with short and sweet cameos from Zooey Deschanel, Taylor Swift, and James Franco.

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    Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4, Episode 2, ‘The Lion And The Rose’ Is A Nice Day For A Westeros Wedding

    If there is one piece of advice in the land of Westeros, it is DO NOT ACCEPT AN INVITATION TO A WEDDING. Also, don’t get married, don’t participate in weddings, just never go anywhere or do anything. I’m starting to wonder if George R.R. Martin is an anti-marriage advocate or something. I do think t...

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    Why the Penultimate Season of 'Justified' Was One of the Show's Best

    Parental and family issues were everywhere this season, as they were built into the premise of FX's "Justified." As mainstays of the hillbilly Crowe crime family, Alicia Witt and Michael Rapaport did great work.

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    The Top Ten 'Mad Men' Episodes (So Far)

    "Mad Men" is a series with relatively little interest in picking up exactly where we left off last week. Indeed, AMC's flagship drama, which begins its seventh and final season on Sunday, delights in the episode as an art form unto itself. Here, with the requisite caveat that rankings are silly and ...

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    'Game of Thrones' Renewed for Fifth and Sixth Seasons UPDATED

    UPDATE: "Game of Thrones" is a major ratings coup for HBO (see Season Four premiere numbers below). So it's a no-brainer that the premium cabler would renew the series for a fifth and sixth season, which it announced today.

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    Watch: First Full Episode Of HBO’s 'Silicon Valley' Plus Review Of Mike Judge's Tech World Comedy

    Over the course of his career, Mike Judge has always been a keen observer of the absurd, mundane minutiae of the work world. Of course, "Office Space" is his crowing achievement, pitch perfectly capturing the soul crushing ennui of working 9 to 5. Judge returned to the well with "Extract," something...

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    Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Returns With Strong Season 4 Opener, ‘Two Swords’

    Welcome back, Gameheads, Throne Bones, Red Wedding Guests, et al. I am back to bring you the most ridiculous (but most entertaining! Hopefully!) recaps of “Game of Thrones,” and I’m sure you’ve all been waiting with bated breath! This is THE destination for Throne Games discussion, tell all your fri...

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    VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Hosts a Sweet SNL

    Anna Kendrick, with her shy yet spunky charm, did not shine as brightly as expected hosting Saturday Night Life this week.

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    Review: Season 1 Of 'Doll & Em' A Low Key, Charming Look At Friendship And Celebrity

    The word "famous" probably isn't one that you would use to describe Emily Mortimer. Respected and talented, her impressive range of work includes movies with folks like Martin Scorsese, David Mamet, Woody Allen, Kenneth Branagh, Nicole Holofcener and more, and though you would probably recognize her...

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