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The best and (mostly) worst new fall TV shows, in one chart

An illustrated guide to what to watch and what to skip this season.<p>We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it once more with feeling: This is a <i>bad</i> fall for new television. A combination of otherwise-committed talent, shifting debut schedules, and plain old lackluster ideas has resulted in a blah crop …

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The Walking Dead bosses confirm Breaking Bad is set in the same universe

AMC has seemed to confirm that <i>The Walking Dead</i> is a sequel-of-sorts to <i>Breaking Bad</i>.<p>A tiny Easter Egg featured in the latest episode of spin-off …

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Senator McCain Congratulates ‘Morning Joe’ For “10 Years Of Fake News” | Deadline

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist celebrated the 10th anniversary pf MSNBC’s <i>Morning Joe</i> program Tuesday by taking over <i>Saturday Night</i> …

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Emilia Clarke Is Going Full Mother Of Dragons For ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8

The absence of <i>Game of Thrones</i> was felt at the 2017 Emmy Awards, not only in the near-record low ratings, but in the Outstanding Drama Series category, where <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> became the first streaming show to receive the honor. The last series other than <i>Thrones</i> to win Outstanding Drama: the final …

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Shonda Rhimes calls the Emmys 'embarrassing'

Sunday’s Emmy Awards featured several firsts: <i>Master of None</i> star Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win a comedy writing award, for example, and <i>Atlanta</i> mastermind Donald Glover was chosen as the first black person to win a comedy directing trophy. But Shonda Rhimes is worried these …

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How David Lynch and Twin Peaks Honored One Final David Bowie Request

Lynch says the singer was embarrassed about his Fire Walk with Me performance.<p>As the closely-guarded <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> went into production, there was a slender hope from David Bowie fans that this season of television would offer up one more chance to see the iconic singer/actor—who appeared …

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The Best Threesome Scenes In Movies & TV

Threesomes — everyone has them. Okay, well, not <i>everyone</i>, but some people do! Sure, the practice is still somewhat taboo in movies and TV. But plenty of series and progressive films are flirting with the good ol' ménage à trois.<p>As TV viewers move farther and farther away from the big five networks, …

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22 co-stars who reportedly didn't get on in real life

No one likes everyone they work with<p>Next time you're counting down the minutes to 5 o'clock on a Friday, rest assured you're not the only one: these 22 actors didn't like hanging out with their colleagues out of hours, either.

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The 5 best theories for what caused The Walking Dead's zombie outbreak

Spoiler alert: Breaking Bad's Walter White might be involved.<p>One of the biggest mysteries on <i>The Walking Dead</i> is what started the whole thing. What <i>was</i> …

‘The Good Place’ Is Back. Now What?

I’m not sure how much of this preview of <i>The Good Place</i> season two you should be reading. Or how much I should be writing. But I’ll try to warn you along the way in case things get too dicey. And in the meantime, here’s all some of you probably want to know:<p><i>The Good Place</i> is still excellent — even …

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'Young Sheldon' Review: 'The Big Bang Theory' It Is Not

<b>Ratings:</b><p>In an unsurprising and very wise move, CBS is airing a special premiere of its <i>Big Bang Theory</i> prequel right after the season premiere of <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>. In November, the series will remain attached to the hip of its parent when both move to Thursdays after the end of Thursday Night …

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‘Younger’ Season 4 Is Highest-Rated In Series History In Live+3 | Deadline

Good news for TV’s Land’s <i>Younger.</i> The fourth season of the Sutton Foster starrer was the highest-rated and most-watched in series history in Live+3, …

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Nielsens: Emmys flat, hurricane-relief telethon big, 'Orville' fades

<b>Emmy toast.</b> The <i>69th Primetime Emmy Awards</i> averaged 11.4 million same-day viewers Sunday on CBS, flat with last year's record low.<p><b>Raising funds.</b> <i>Hand to Hand</i>, Tuesday's telethon benefiting victims of recent hurricanes in Florida and Texas, averaged 18 million viewers across 12 broadcast and cable …

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The Flash Season 4 Premiere Photos Feature Scruffy Barry, Icy Caitlin

It appears that <i>Once Upon a Time</i>‘s Regina/”Roni” isn’t the only TV character now pulling a paycheck at a bar.<p>In the first flurry of photos from <i>The</i> …

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The Winterfell Sparring Session Between Arya Stark And Brienne Of Tarth Was A Surprising Technical Feat

The seventh season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> had a non-stop series of stunning moments. Living dragons wiped out vast seas of men with flames spewing from their throat, and an undead dragon took down The Wall with its minty-cool breath like the Night King fed it a million pieces of Icebreaker wintergreen. …

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The Gossip Girl Sex Scenes That Were Considered Too Hot to Air

On the 10-year anniversary of its first episode, we are all probably fondly remembering our favorite outrageous <i>Gossip Girl</i> plot. There was the time Serena kind of killed a guy, the threesome scene that involved Hilary Duff, and more teenage drug use, deceit and casual sex then had ever been …

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 10 Trailer: NeNe Leakes! Kim Zolciak-Biermann! 911 Calls! Drama!

"I am back and of course the haters know I'm here," <b>NeNe Leakes</b> says in <i>The Real Housewives of Atlanta</i> season 10 trailer. Bloop! There it is.<p>NeNe makes …

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6 Brilliant TV Episodes You'll Never Get To See

Lost, wiped or never broadcast<p>In the days before binge-watching and box sets, TV channels used to be a bit more… careless with their content. Tapes …

Sesame Street

BoJack Horseman ends its fourth season on its most genuinely hopeful note

After season three of <i>BoJack Horseman</i> concluded, Raphael Bob-Waksberg told <i>UPROXX</i>’s Alan Sepinwall that he felt the show had reached the end of one …

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Sarah Paulson’s Real-Life Phobias Were Used To Torture Her In AHS:Cult

No one is more scared of <i>American Horror Story</i> this season than Sarah Paulson. That's because Paulson's real-life fears were written into the <i>AHS: Cult</i> script.<p>Paulson told Ellen DeGeneres that everything you see her character Ally (who is suffering from debilitating anxiety after the 2016 election) …

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NBC Clinches Fourth-Straight Full-Year Ratings Win

September to September season marks NBC’s first 52-week “W” without an Olympics or Super Bowl in 14 years<p>NBC just won its fourth-straight September …

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Damon Lindelof Teases WATCHMEN HBO Series

Adapting Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ epic graphic novel <i>Watchmen</i> is no easy task. Just ask Zack Snyder, who made an insanely faithful version for the …

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Outtakes Show Arya And Sansa Clowning Around And Almost Kissing

<i>Game of Thrones</i> season 7 provided quite an arc for sisters Arya and Sansa Stark. They had a much-anticipated reunion in Winterfell during episode 4, but Littlefinger soon sowed discord by tipping off Ayra about a letter Sansa had to write. At first, it looked like it would turn them against each …

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With Hulu's top Emmy win for 'The Handmaid's Tale,' a streaming underdog comes of age

Not long ago, Hulu was known primarily as a streaming service for viewers who wanted to relive the glory days of “Seinfeld,” “The Golden Girls,” “South Park” and other TV favorites.<p>All that changed this year with “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu’s feminist sci-fi series that became a national …

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When is ‘Big Brother’ finale 2017? Who are the Final 3? Will Josh or Paul be rewarded for bullying behavior?

CBS’s long-awaited season finale of “Big Brother” 2017 will air Wednesday, September 20 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. With only three players still in …

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How ‘Gossip Girl’ Shaped the CW

The paradox of <i>Gossip Girl</i>’s legacy can be found in its premise. The CW teen drama, which premiered 10 years ago this week, was in many ways a show …

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The Walking Dead: New season 8 art is armed and dangerous

In case there was any doubt as to the theme for season 8 of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, all you need to do is look at the big bold red letters in the new key art AMC has released for the upcoming season. ALL OUT WAR.<p>An assembled army of both human and animal heroes from Alexandria, the Hilltop, and the …

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Jaleel White played Steve Urkel on 'Family Matters' for 9 years — here’s what he’s up to now

Most people remember him as the lovable geek next door, but Jaleel White been in many other shows since "Family Matters" went off the air. We spoke with White, who currently stars in the CBS series "Me, Myself, and I," about what it was like playing Steve Urkel and what he's been up to since the …

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Jen Kirkman sets the record straight on Louis CK and those sexual misconduct rumors

When tracing the timeline of sexual misconduct allegations against comedian Louis CK, Jen Kirkman’s name often comes up. Even here on <i>The A.V. Club</i>, …

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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Wants Netflix To Provide Drug Cartel Hitmen As Bodyguards For ‘Narcos’

Following the death of Carlos Muñoz, a 37-year-old locations manager on <i>Narcos</i> who was found dead in his car in Mexico last week, the brother of drug lord Pablo Escobar wants Netflix to provide hitmen as bodyguards.<p>“You have to eliminate all threats,” Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria, who worked as …

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