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    TV Series 'Babylon Berlin' by Tykwer, Borries and Handloegten Starts Shooting in April

    "Babylon Berlin," the path-breaking joint serial project of X-Filme, ARD Degeto, Sky and Beta Film, is finalizing its pre-production and will start shooting in April.

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    Can WGN America's Stellar 'Manhattan' Finally Break Through?

    Creator Sam Shaw's acclaimed portrait of the Manhattan Project, which returns for its second season on Oct. 13, deserves a larger audience. Whether it can find one in the age of "peak TV" is another story. We report from the set.

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    Can 'Fargo' Season 2 Top Season 1?

    FX's acclaimed limited series has bulked up with a new cast since last season, but not all of the added weight is muscle.

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    After Last Season's Comeback, 'Homeland' Is Here to Stay

    As the action shifts to Berlin and Beirut, the Showtime series once again offers a portrait of the War on Terror's hideous moral calculus.

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    The Repugnant Religion of Amazon's 'Hand of God'

    For a series so enamored of its own solemnity, the streaming service's new drama offers a laughably insubstantial view of faith, and it turns out the joke is on us.

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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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