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Taboo Preview: Season 1 Finale
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Taboo Preview: Season 1 Finale

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] I know I’ve used the phrase chess board when discussing this show, but Taboo ramps that analogy way, way up Tuesday night when it closes out its freshman season.

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Humans Season 2 Preview: Episode 3

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] I’m always pleased when the second season of a show equals or surpasses the first, and three episodes into the second season of Humans, I found myself surprised by two things: how quickly this episode went, to the point that I was sort of startled it was […]

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Girls Final Season Preview: “American Bitch”

While most of the Girls cast received ample airtime during last week’s episode, this week, it’s all about two characters in one setting: Hannah Horvath and an author she’s long admired and respected.

Black Sails Preview: “XXXIII”
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Black Sails Preview: “XXXIII”

“XXXIII” deserves every second of your undivided attention. Fast talkers, snide remarks, subtle ticks, and enough twists to give you whiplash, this episodes weaves a complex story into a high tension political thriller without so much as a single gunshot. Picking up exactly where things ended last week, Silver is […]

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VICE Season 5 Preview: “Assad’s Syria” and “Cost of Climate Change”

VICE does some very important investigative journalism on topics that should concern us all. I became a fan of the show a while ago, when I realized VICE was committed to reporting stories that — for whatever reason — weren’t getting much play in traditional Western media.

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Quick Takes: A Season 12 Sneak Peek of NBC’s The Voice

NBC’s The Voice is about to drop its 12th season on the masses with potentially its best lineup of coaches ever. Muscling in on the Adam Levine / Blake Shelton bromance is Shelton’s other significant other, Gwen Stefani, along with multiple-Grammy winner Alicia Keys.

Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Thomas Middleditch, Jimmy O. Yang, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener
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Quick Takes: HBO Teases Silicon Valley, Veep, The Leftovers and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

This spring, forget about becoming reacquainted with nature. If you’re a fan of good quality television, HBO is making it difficult for you to get off the couch or wherever you watch its various shows and movies. Three of the premium channel’s most buzzworthy series are set to hit air this April. As […]

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Taboo Preview: Episode 7

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] This week on Taboo, in the aftermath of Winter’s murder, James doesn’t seem terribly overwrought at what he might have done while the people around him react more definitively.

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Humans Preview: Season 2 Episode 2

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Humans continues its return with another really strong hour as Laura struggles with whether and how to help Niska in her request to be tried as human for her homicidal behavior in the first season, while also honoring her commitment to take her family past their experience with […]

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Girls Final Season Preview: “Hostage Situation”

Warning: Girls Spoilers Is Girls‘ Hannah Horvath growing up? It seems like this might be a path she’s exploring in the show’s final season. Will it be a temporary phase or something that sticks? We’ll find out in the series finale.