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    Sundance Introduces Its First Episodic Story Lab, Set for Fall 2014

    To state the obvious, the world of episodic content is trending in a major way. Following on the heels of SXSW showcasing its first Episodic program, the Sundance Institute has unveiled an expansion in its Labs program to include the first Episodic Story Lab, set to be held in Fall 2014 at the Sunda...

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    3D, 4K, HD? An Expert's Take on the Battle of the TV Acronyms

    Anyone who attended CES this year could not help but be dazzled by the latest offerings of 3D TVs from LG and Samsung. But consumers are still confused about the latest TV technology. In this article, Barry Sandrew, founder of Legend3D talks about the future of 3D TV.

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    WATCH: 'True Detective' Deleted Scene Where Rust Cohle Breaks Up with His Girlfriend

    Matthew McConaughey's Rust Cohle on "True Detective" is a complex man. Maybe not too easy to be in a relationship with. A deleted scene has arrived from the series, which wrapped this past Sunday, of Rust and his one-time girlfriend Lori (Elizabeth Reaser) breaking up. Watch below.

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    WATCH: Maslany is Back in New 'Orphan Black' Season Two Extended Trailer

    Will the real Sarah please stand up? Breakout actress Tatiana Maslany is back in Season Two of BBC America's much-lauded cloning thriller “Orphan Black" (April 19). We have the trailer.

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: 'True Detective' Finale: It's Classic Noir, People

    Many critics of HBO's 'True Detective,' which aired its finale Sunday night, don't understand that Nic Pizzolatto is riffing on established genre perameters.

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    How HBO's 'Looking' Went from Boring to Brilliant

    "Looking" began like most blind dates: awkwardly. It made introductions and exchanged pleasantries, but it was unsure of itself, and of us. With time, though, it eased up and leaned in close, becoming one of the best new series of the year. [SPOILERS below if you're not up to date.]

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    SXSW Episodic: Previewing Supernatural Chiller 'Penny Dreadful'

    One of the more inspired aspects of this year’s SXSW is the newly added Episodic program, a showcase previewing yet-to-debut TV series. Episodic original content has clearly been undergoing a revolution. Indeed, the conversations surrounding small-screen content often eclipse what’s being said about...

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    WATCH: Four Teasers Arrive for Steven Soderbergh's 'The Knick' -- and They're Bloody Enticing

    While Steven Soderbergh may be retired from the big screen, he's been hard at work directing all ten episodes of original series "The Knick," starring Clive Owen. Four tantalizing, blood-laced teasers have arrived for the show, which puts a turn-of-the-century spin on the medical drama genre. Check ...

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    A Southerner's Defense of Bayou Gothic 'True Detective'

    Emily Nussbaum may be my favorite critic working today -- her New Yorker column is my North Star of trusted opinion in the televisual wilderness. But she gets "True Detective" wrong, wrong, wrong.

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    Here's How This Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shot in a Maximum Security Prison

    Director Edgar Barens spent six months at Iowa State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison in order to film the HBO documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall," which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.

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