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Quick Takes: Ten Days in the Valley Star Kyra Sedgwick Talks Character

In ABC’s Ten Days in the Valley, Kyra Sedgwick plays Jane Sadler, a woman at the top of her game in the television industry. She’s running a successful cop show, after gaining a bit of notoriety as the documentarian who brought down the San Diego Police Department. But all is not […]

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Quick Takes: Gotham’s Barbara is Back in “The Fear Reaper”

Were you surprised by this villain’s return? Barbara’s a fun character to bring back and so far, I like what I see.

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Series Star Joanne Froggatt Previews Sundance TV’s Liar

Warning: Spoilers Ahead What if both the main characters in your story are unreliable narrators? Joanne Froggatt‘s Laura Nielson is a bright and dedicated teacher. Ioan Gruffudd‘s Andrew Earlham is a renowned surgeon whose son is a student at Laura’s school. After they go on a date, a series of […]

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Manhunt: Unabomber Preview “Lincoln”

After last week’s “Ted,” I feel like we finally understand how Ted Kaczynski became so damaged. Ted was always an outsider because of his intellect, but the nefarious CIA-sanctioned experiments performed on him by Harvard professor Henry Murray definitely helped to push him over the edge. Is it easier to […]

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Manhunt: Unabomber Preview “Abri”

Episodes 5 and 6 are my favorite of the series — and every episode has been so good. This week’s “Abri” is Fitz-centric and next week’s episode is Ted-centric. In “Abri,” it’s 1996 and David Kaczynski isn’t sure what to do. His wife, Linda, has read the Manifesto and she’s […]

Manhunt: Unabomber Director/Showrunner Greg Yaitanes Talks Humanizing Ted Kaczynski, ‘Genuis Porn’ and More [Exclusive]
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Manhunt: Unabomber Director/Showrunner Greg Yaitanes Talks Humanizing Ted Kaczynski, ‘Genuis Porn’ and More [Exclusive]

What is it about the Unabomber that people found so fascinating during the height of his popularity? And what makes his story so compelling and terrifying to this very day? Was it that he stumped local and federal law enforcement for so long? Was it that people worried they might […]

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VICE Preview: North Korea’s “Show of Force” and the Diaspora’s “Return to Somalia”

Ep. 75 Preview With the war of words currently raging between Trump and Kim Jong-un, it looks like North Korea’s show of force during the Day of the Sun celebrations back in April is leading to a military confrontation. Is North Korea capable of launching an ICBM that can threaten […]

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Paul Bettany, Sam Worthington and EPs Andrew Sodroski and Greg Yaitanes Talk Discovery’s Manhunt: Unabomber

Did you watch last week’s series premiere? Whatever preconceived notions you have about Ted Kaczynski or domestic terrorism or even the FBI, put them aside and watch this 8-episode series. Not only will the angle they take probably surprise you, but you’ll quickly be drawn in. The moment I heard Paul Bettany […]

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The Magicians’ Cast and EPs Preview Season 3

Season 3 ended in a pretty dark place, but I wouldn’t have expected anything less from this show. Fillory is under the occupation of the Fairies and magic is “dead.” For a show called The Magicians, that’s a pretty big pickle to be in. All is not lost, though, because […]

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Tuned in Tuesday: Comic-Con 2017 Edition

Would your favorite TV shows be the same without a great “soundtrack?” If they’re doing it right, you don’t necessarily notice the musical cues happening underneath all the great drama or action or comedy of the episodes as you watch. But ultimately it is up to the composer to add […]