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Jamie Bell To Star In AMC‘s Period Spy Drama Pilot 'Turn' Directed By Rupert Wyatt

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 5:33 PM
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While there's still no word yet on whether or not Rupert Wyatt will take over Sony's brewing "The Equalizer," the director has no shortage of projects on the go, and one of them will find him doing a stint for the small screen. The "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" director signed on last month to helm the period spy drama "Turn" for AMC, and now the show has a leading man.

Come On! ‘Arrested Development’ Will Have Just One Season On Netflix

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 5:11 PM
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Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away. While the long awaited return of "Arrested Development" arrives in just a couple of months, it looks like you might want to parcel out that binge watch you had planned. Because that season will be the only one you're getting.

Recap: 'Girls' Goes To The Country With Jessa & Hannah

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 10:02 AM
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After the solo Hannah episode two weeks back and last Sunday's focus on Ray and Adam, once again "Girls" is allowing its focus to flesh out a particular character, with Jessa (Jemima Kirke) getting the spotlight. The episode kicks off with her and Hannah (Lena Dunham) at the Manitou train station, about an hour outside of New York City, where they're awaiting Jessa's father and a weekend out in the country, in an episode that seems to ultimately serve as a goodbye to the character for a while.

Watch: Trailer For Jane Campion's Crime Miniseries 'Top Of The Lake' Starring Elisabeth Moss

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 24, 2013 10:56 AM
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So, are you finished with "House of Cards"? Are you eager for another auteur driven, accomplished drama featuring a first rate cast? Well, in just a few weeks you'll be able sink your teeth into Jane Campion's six-part "Top of the Lake" led by "Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss, and the first trailer is here to give you a great look at the unique setting for this miniseries.

Watch: New Trailer For 'Games Of Thrones' Finally Delivers Footage From Season 3

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 23, 2013 8:37 AM
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Are you ready to return to Westeros? In just over a month, Sunday nights will be delivering one of the most beloved shows in recent memory with the return of "Game Of Thrones." And now a new look at the season has finally arrived.

Watch: 4 Deleted Scenes From 'Game Of Thrones' Season 2

  • By Tess Hofmann
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  • February 20, 2013 4:24 PM
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As if the most complicated show on television with the most expansive cast needs more fodder for discussion, fans are now buzzing about four deleted scenes included on the “Game of Thrones” Season 2 DVD and Blu-ray set, most of them centering on less prominent characters.

Watch: Trailer & Extended Clip From 'Psycho' Prequel Series 'Bates Motel'

  • By India Ross
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  • February 20, 2013 2:12 PM
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It has to be either the best or the worst idea in television. Though the concept of a Hitchcock prequel starring that kid from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” conjures an image of a slow-motion train wreck, for those who like their characters nutty and their storylines nuttier (a.k.a. the “Twin Peaks” brigade) a first-look clip released for new series “Bates Motel” should satiate any post-“Twilight” bloodlust.

TV Dial: Ari Graynor Is The New 'Bad Teacher,' HBO Passes On 'Criminal Justice' With James Gandolfini & More

  • By India Ross
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  • February 20, 2013 1:49 PM
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Consider this a round-up; a platter of micro-updates in the field of on-again-off-again new shows and their various stars. A TV digest for the water cooler, if you will.

Are You Keeping Your Subscription? 86% Of Netflix Users Say ‘House of Cards' Makes Them Less Likely To Cancel

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • February 20, 2013 10:18 AM
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If you’re anything like us, the last several weeks have been tinged with political intrigue, Robin Wright, and a massive helping of Freddy’s BBQ as Netflix’s “House of Cards” laid out its first season. Of course, the Kevin Spacey-led series snagged a boatload of publicity upon release, but whether that would turn into viewers proved another question entirely, and luckily the initial outlook is positive.

Seth Rogen & Kristen Wiig Will Guest On 'Arrested Development' Season 4

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • February 20, 2013 9:02 AM
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The date may have drifted out of awareness, or alternately been plaguing every thought since its announcement, but the return of “Arrested Development” nonetheless lies only a few short months away in May. That means more hints as to what we can expect from Mitch Hurwitz and co. for season four, starting with a few name guest stars joining in on the madness. Minor spoilers below.

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