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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: Shocking 'Homeland' Season Three Finale Admits Failure (SPOILERS)

    The shocking "Homeland" season three finale was an admission of failure. They couldn't make it work so they're tossing it out and starting over.

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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.

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    With Netflix's 'The Short Game' and Hulu's 'Behind the Mask,' Director Josh Greenbaum Has Hit on Doc Comfort Food That Streaming Sites Love

    Taking a closer look at Josh Greenbaum's two direct-to-streaming efforts -- Netflix doc "The Short Game" and Hulu docuseries "Behind the Mask."

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    Why The Most Formidable Characters in 'Scandal' Aren't the Ones in Power

    "Scandal" closed out the fall half of its season the way it began, with a biting speech from Joe Morton.

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    The 15 Best TV Episodes Of 2013

    Without wishing to engage in the tiresome “TV shows or movies, which are better?” debate (not better, just different, plenty of toys for everyone) we have noticed a distinct uptick in our TV consumption over 2013, reflected in the increased number of shows we’ve been reviewing or recapping for your ...

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    'American Horror Story: Coven' Finally Returns to the Kind of Provocative Outrageousness That Made The Show Great

    Two-thirds of the way through a scattershot season, "American Horror Story: Coven" finally managed a moment of genuine outrageousness -- and it was all about the power of film and television. And also dismemberment.

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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.

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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.

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    Recap: 'American Horror Story: Coven,' Episode 8 'The Sacred Taking'

    Next week marks the winter finale for "American Horror Story: Coven," which means that the creative team behind the series will undoubtedly be throwing everything into an episode that will largely be defined by outrageous twists and jaw-dropping cliffhangers. (The show will resume two weeks later fo...

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    Frank Darabont's 1940s Gangster Miniseries 'Mob City' is So Noir It's Almost Silly

    "Mob City," the miniseries premiering on TNT this Wednesday, December 4th at 9pm, is set in a 1940s Los Angeles so stylistically noir it resembles "Sin City" more than any actual time and place.

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