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WATCH: Highlights from a Very John Goodman Christmas SNL (VIDEO)

Not even John Goodman's jovial versatility and past hosting experience (this is his 13th time around) could revive this paltry set of sketches.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • December 15, 2013 12:04 PM
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Best of the Week: TOH! Top Tens, State of the Oscar Race, Why Paul Schrader May Not Open His Ballot and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • December 14, 2013 1:13 PM
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TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: LA Noir Crime Drama 'Mob City' Casts a Spell

Genre virtuoso Frank Darabont's "Mob City" is crime drama as a form of popular fantasy, a brooding cops and mobster saga built around a dark love story.
  • By David Chute
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  • December 10, 2013 4:24 PM
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WATCH: Highlights from Paul Rudd vs. One Direction SNL Showdown; Wiig Steals Show (VIDEO)

Paul Rudd hosted Saturday Night Live this week for the third time, doing battle with musical guest One Direction, posing for Michelangelo, and playing a mid-life crisis Santa.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • December 8, 2013 2:17 PM
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IS TV THE NEW CINEMA? From 'Scandal' to 'House of Cards,' Pundits Continue the Debate

There was an odd discussion on a recent Charlie Rose show, seemingly about TV as an art form, although technology and business models took up too much air time. These were the subjects the men on the panel (David Carr, Terence Winter, Josh Sapan, Rose himself) seemed most comfortable talking about. New Yorker critic Emily Nussbaum was the only participant who stayed on topic.
  • By David Chute
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  • December 3, 2013 3:48 PM
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WATCH: Josh Hutcherson Catches Fire on SNL, Five Highlights

'Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson's easy appeal played well as an SNL host.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • November 24, 2013 12:47 PM
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WATCH: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver and All the Rest Return in First Trailer for 'Girls' Season Three

The first trailer has landed for HBO's "Girls" third season, from writer-director-star Lena Dunham. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 22, 2013 12:08 PM
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TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: 'Doctor Who' 50th Specials Celebrate Britain's National Treasure

The BBC's "Doctor Who" is the longest-running television program in the history of the known universe. The 50th anniversary festivities are already well underway in the UK, with a pair of celebratory broadcasts coming up this week on BBC America.
  • By David Chute
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  • November 20, 2013 12:20 PM
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Lady Gaga on SNL Scores Highest Ratings of the Season (Plus, Watch the Episode's 5 Best Sketches) UPDATED

UPDATED: Lady Gaga's gig as host and musical guest on the November 16 SNL has catapulted the episode to the highest ratings of the season.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • November 18, 2013 12:54 PM
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Best of the Week: Reviews of 'Hunger Games,' 'Lone Survivor,' and 'Out of the Furnace,' Behind the Scenes at Studio Ghibli & More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
  • By TOH!
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  • November 16, 2013 3:06 PM
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