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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'The Central Park Five' and a Requiem for Tim Hetherington

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Mad Men," the just-returned "Veep," "Game of Thrones," "Vikings," "Nurse Jackie" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Emmys 2013: Will 'House of Cards' and 'Arrested Development' Pioneer Digitally Released Nominees?

    With the 2012-13 official television season winding down, Indiewire has put up the early incarnation of our Emmy Award prediction charts. Probably the most notable thing about what they suggest compared to previous years is the inclusion of two shows that won't actually air on traditional television...

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    20 Years of TV: How 'ER' Was the Last Great Drama in Which the Show Itself Was the Star

    In 1994, television occupied a very different place in the cultural landscape. It was a mainstay of entertainment, but it didn't get the kind of artistic consideration it does today. TV was regarded as inferior to film and an ad-driven enterprise -- programming to pass the time between commercials.

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    Is a Saul Goodman 'Breaking Bad' Spin-off Really a Good Idea?

    "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan has been tossing around the possibility of a spin-off series centered around Bob Odenkirk's shady lawyer Saul Goodman for a year now, ever since his landmark AMC drama entered into its end game.

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    Five Striking Similarities Between Elisabeth Moss' Roles on 'Mad Men' and 'Top of the Lake'

    A joy of the current TV season is that one of the medium’s finest actresses, Elisabeth Moss, has key roles in two of the finest series in recent memory -- “Mad Men,” now in its sixth season, and Jane Campion’s “Top of the Lake.” While the athletic, hardened Kiwi detective Robin Griffin and sharp-as...

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    'Game of Thrones' 3.2 Review and Recap: 'Dark Wings, Dark Words'

    If the opening episode of Season Three of Game of Thrones was mostly talking, Episode Two is mostly walking, though it sets a brisk pace and there's a lot to see along the way.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Louis C.K.'s New Stand-Up Special, 'The House I Live In' and Starz's New 'Historical Fantasy'

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including the just-returned "Mad Men," the premiering-this-week "Veep," "Game of Thrones," "Vikings" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Erika Alexander Pens & Shares Script For 'Mad Men' Episode 'With Negroes'

    When she's not creating new graphic novels with her husband Tony Puryear, or co-starring in Ernest Dickerson-directed new dramas for AMC, actress Erika Alexander is busy penning scripts for episodes of AMC's hit series Mad Men that will likely never be made... well actually, it's just one script, an...

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    Thandie Newton's Cop Drama Series 'Rogue' Debuted This Week; Did You Watch? Thoughts?

    I'd forgotten that this new series was to premiere this week - on Wednesday. And it did, by the way. I really didn't see very much marketing for it online, or much conversation about it on all the social media sites that I'm practically connected to 18 hours a day.

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    Is the Era of Film Criticism on TV Over?

    "Siskel & Ebert" was my first taste of film criticism. Growing up amidst the strip malls and multiplexes of the Northern California suburbs, I used to watch the show with my dad, before I started swiping the arts section of the newspaper every morning.

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