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Is 'The Americans' Season Two Ignoring a Crucial Religious Question?

Even Russian spies can't dis religion on American television. That's an odd lesson from the second season of "The Americans," a show that has built its well-deserved reputation by crossing boundary after boundary, which were once immutable on advertiser-supported networks. (Season two spoilers abound.)
  • By Terry Curtis Fox
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  • May 16, 2014 4:56 PM
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New 'Twin Peaks' Box Set Promises 'The Entire Mystery,' with 90 Minutes of Deleted 'Fire Walk with Me' Footage

Many David Lynch fans were, understandably, bummed when he put the kibosh on any hopes for a new season of "Twin Peaks." But instead, he is offering acolytes of his early-90s cult series an even greater gift: a new Blu-Ray box set, with 90 minutes of never-before-seen footage from the prequel film "Fire Walk with Me." Watch a trailer for the footage here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 15, 2014 1:54 PM
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David Tennant and Olivia Colman Both Returning for 'Broadchurch' Sequel

The casting for the second season of the Brit murder mystery hit "Broadchurch" is shaping up. Both David Tennant and Olivia Colman will be returning for the new season, reprising their roles as detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller, who last season got to the bottom of the death of an 11-year-old boy, found at the base of the seaside town's towering cliffs.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 13, 2014 1:19 PM
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Larry Wilmore of 'The Daily Show' Jumps Into Late-Night Hot Seat (VIDEO)

Comedy Central has tapped Larry Wilmore of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" to take over the 11:30 PM slot as Stephen Colbert heads to CBS to host "The Late Show."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 12, 2014 10:45 AM
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'Orange Is the New Black' Renewed for a Third Season

Netflix's women-behind-bars dramedy "Orange Is the New Black," which recently covered EW and returns for a second season June 6 (all episodes), has been renewed for a third season. Or at least so says star Laura Prepon, who excitedly Instagrammed a dry-erase board list of possible titles for the "official" Season Three (one example: The Great Hate Fuck).
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 5, 2014 3:59 PM
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Reimagined Moviefone Chases the Zeitgeist with New TV and Video on Demand Features

AOL's once-cratering brand Moviefone is rising from the ashes with a newly reinvented website and user-friendly app. In keeping with the competitive, content-saturated times, Moviefone's new features will augment its outmoded movie listings and showtimes service with a search tool to help consumers find what they want to watch, and where to stream it. The site and app will also include television content.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 5, 2014 2:03 PM
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WATCH: Andrew Garfield Hosts a Fantastic, Instant Classic SNL (VIDEO)

Here it is--a genuinely great episode of "Saturday Night Live." Bolstered by the measured goofiness of Andrew Garfield, this episode was inspired and consistent. There was nothing too experimental or wild, but it was SNL doing what they do best and hitting all of their marks and delivered some important satire.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 4, 2014 12:44 PM
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WATCH: Emma Stone and Jimmy Fallon Do Hilarious Lip Sync Battle on 'Tonight Show'

Fiery redhead Emma Stone has a busy summer ahead. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" opens today, she's got Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" out in July and she has wrapped up Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's comedy "Birdman." Recently, she took to the stage of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon." Watch her do lip sync battle with him here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 2, 2014 12:06 PM
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'Theatreland' Doc Features Broadway & London Stars McKellen and Stewart

Did you miss "X-Men" stars Ian McKellen ("The Lord of the Rings") and Patrick Stewart ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") on Broadway in "Waiting for Godot" and "No Man's Land"? (The two distinguished Brit thespians did not land Tony nominations.) Athena is releasing on May 5 the DVD documentary "Theatreland" (May 13), which goes behind the scenes of the 2009 London production of "Waiting for Godot."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 30, 2014 1:33 PM
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'Orphan Black' Gaining Traction in Season Two

"Orphan Black," the BBC's cult hit starring the chameleon-like Tatiana Maslany in many different guises, nabbed 719,000 viewers for its second episode of Season Two, which aired April 26. While still niche numbers, this is a good 15% increase from this season's premiere episode, which scored 620,000 viewers.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 29, 2014 12:46 PM
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