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Emmy Hopeful Tatiana Maslany Returns in 'Orphan Black' Season Two (TRAILER)

Last year, an awards-season backlash seemed to be developing against the underdog BBC America clone conspiracy drama "Orphan Black," even though the frontlash for this absorbing Canadian production, which kicked off its second season over the weekend, continues to gather steam. Could Golden Globe-nominated chameleon Tatiana Maslany pull off an Emmy nod this year when nominees are announced on July 10?
  • By David Chute
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  • April 22, 2014 3:11 PM
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HBO Renews 'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley'

It's a good day for HBO's two strongest comedies, "Veep" and "Silicon Valley." Both got renewed for additional seasons.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 21, 2014 3:01 PM
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Get Ready for Showtime's Supernatural Chiller 'Penny Dreadful' with Creepy New Trailer (REVIEW)

Showtime's new smart horror series "Penny Dreadful" debuts May 11. Watch a new trailer here, plus read our SXSW review.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 21, 2014 1:12 PM
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Best of the Week: Pfister and Depp Interviews, Jon Hamm Career Watch, Women Screenwriters and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • April 19, 2014 2:45 PM
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Who Should Play Garbo and Dietrich?

A new project financed by billionaire scion Megan Ellison looks into the love affairs of Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Some have long fantasized that they loved each other, but they claimed never to have met. Who should play them in a new TV series?
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 18, 2014 9:11 PM
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WATCH: Trailer for 'Scandal' Star Tony Goldwyn's New Legal Drama 'The Divide'

Tony Goldwyn -- aka POTUS from "Scandal" -- has a new show in the works now that the most recent season of the guilty-pleasure series starring Kerry Washington has wrapped. But he won't be acting. He's writing and producing.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 18, 2014 4:40 PM
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Yah, That's a Good One: 'Fargo' Premiere Lands More Than Four Million Viewers UPDATED

UPDATE: The premiere of "Fargo," FX's new take on the Coens' 1996 classic (the brothers are exec producing the series), landed good ratings on its April 15 debut, averaging 2.65 million viewers in its initial airing, with 4.15 million total tuning in throughout the first and repeat airings.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • April 16, 2014 4:52 PM
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WATCH: Louis C.K. Takes a Swan Dive in New 'Louie' Season 4 Teaser

On May 5, everyone's favorite lovable curmudgeon Louis C.K. returns in the fourth season of his dark comedy "Louie" on FX. To get you ramped up, check out this black-and-white teaser, in which Louie dives off the Brooklyn Bridge and into the East River.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 16, 2014 1:25 PM
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Why Did the 'Mad Men' Season 7 Premiere Tank with Audiences?

The days of "Mad Men" are numbered, and in more ways than one. Last night's seventh and final season premiere on AMC drew only 2.3 million viewers, the series' lowest ratings since the Season Two debut in 2008. That's even lower than the 2.7 million who tuned in for the sixth season premiere, and the average 3.37 million viewers who watched the finale. So what went wrong?
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 14, 2014 4:28 PM
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LISTEN: On KCRW's The Treatment, Mindy Kaling Tells Elvis Mitchell "I'll Never Be Demure"

"The Mindy Project" star and creator Mindy Kaling recently came aboard KCRW's The Treatment podcast to talk about the show and her career with film critic Elvis Mitchell. Listen here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 14, 2014 2:21 PM
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