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    Recap: Things Slow Down A Bit For 'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 7, 'The Dead'

    Over the past few weeks, "American Horror Story: Coven" has piled on the craziness, to the point that the show occasionally felt overwhelming, like a giant toppling tower of racist, flesh-eating zombies that are also possessed and on fire. Mercifully, this week's episode, "The Dead," written by co-c...

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    Despite Overzealous Attempts to Be Timely, Amazon Original Series 'Betas' Is a Solid Tech World Comedy

    Check out our review of "Betas," Amazon's second original series set in the world of Silicon Valley startups.

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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.

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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.

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    Review: 'Hello Ladies' Season 1, Starring Stephen Merchant

    While the fate of Stephen Merchant's "Hello Ladies" remains in the hands of HBO who have yet to renew the show, it's easy to see why they got in business the with comedian/actor/writer/director in the first place. He's a longtime collaborator with Ricky Gervais, and the pair already have had two und...

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    Recap: 'Boardwalk Empire,' Season 4, Episode 11, ‘Havre De Grace’

    Out of the gloomy, dark fog, voices and the faint outlines of faces appear. Chalky White (Michael K. Williams) and Daughter Maitland (Margot Robbie) are once again in the backseat of a car. But this time, instead of driving to their would-be demise (as they almost did at the climax of last week’s ep...

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    Recap: Danny Huston's Axeman Visits 'American Horror Story: Coven,' As More Secrets Are Revealed

    If last week's episode of "American Horror Story: Coven" proved one thing, it's that the tensions between the coven of New Orleans witches and the more soulful practitioners of voodoo are reaching the proverbial boiling point, you know, like in a cauldron. Vengeance was taken for the acid attack on ...

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    A Controversial Boxing Legend Tells His Life Story (With the Help of Spike Lee) in HBO's 'Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth'

    Spike Lee's remake of Park Chan-wook's "Oldboy" hits theaters in two weeks, but he has a smaller, more personal and weirder project premiering on HBO this Saturday, November 16th at 8pm.

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: Episode 7 Brings 'Masters of Sex' Into Focus

    The watershed seventh episode of Showtime's "Masters of Sex" brings the show into focus as a screwball romantic comedy for the post-privacy era. It has a "marriage plot" that happens to be a true story.

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    How British Series 'Black Mirror' Suggests the Near Future is Something We Should Fear

    As its title suggests, the terrific British anthology series "Black Mirror" is meant to offer a darker reflection of ourselves and where we are as a society as technology continues to shape our lives.

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