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    Netflix's 'Narcos' Is a Flawed, Epic History of the 'War on Drugs'

    Almost quaint in its reluctance to investigate the complex motivations of real-life antihero Pablo Escobar, 'Narcos' emerges as a series full of promises it can't keep.

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    10 Years After Katrina, 'Treme' and the Transformation of New Orleans

    If 'The Wire' was a portrait of the American city, writ large, "Treme" is a portrait of this American city, measuring the tempo of its evolution precisely as a miracle.

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    Secrets to 5 Key Sets on 'Masters of Sex'

    Production designer Michael Wylie dishes about his Emmy-nominated work on Showtime's immaculate period drama, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan.

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    Niche Streaming Site Acorn Lands Emmy Nomination for 'Poirot'

    Something unexpected happened on the crowded road to the 2015 Emmy nominations. A short, stout, vain Belgian detective with a waxed mustache and an egg-shaped head won a nomination for “Outstanding Television Movie.”

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    Point/Counterpoint: Is 'True Detective' Season 2 Any Good? Why 'Bloodline' Is Better

    We debate the merits of the second installment of Nic Pizzolatto's crime drama. SPOILER ALERT: You must be up-to-date on 'True Detective' Season 2 to read on.

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    The 'Radical Belief' of Sundance Channel's Extraordinary 'Rectify'

    Creator Ray McKinnon's series achieves an austere command of the varieties of religious experience to which few recent works of American art have even aspired. It's devotional television.

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    'Deutschland 83,' 'The Americans,' and the End of an Era in TV Drama (TRAILER)

    SundanceTV's new espionage thriller is a genuine corker, with flashes of graphic style and narrative tension.

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    Masterpiece Drama 'Churchill's Secret' Assembles Sprawling Cast

    Michael Gambon plays the British prime minister in his late 70s.

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    Why You Should Watch BBC America's Supernatural Drama 'In the Flesh'

    With the drama currently wrapping up its second season on BBC America, it’s unfortunate that it has yet to achieve the kind of hype that the network’s “Orphan Black” has been receiving. “Orphan Black” is great and all, but to see “In the Flesh” falling through the cracks is a shame.

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    A&E Renews 'Bates Motel' for Another Eerie Season

    Securing a loyal fan base with its quasi-creepy twistedness, "Bates Motel" will begin production in this fall for a 10-episode third season. A&E's general manager David McKillop announced the placement of the order today. Currently the show is going strong, with the first episode of season 2 premier...

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