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We’re living through another television “Golden Age,” from instant classics like “Breaking Bad” to traditional gems such as “Modern Family.” Hollywood in Toto watches the latest shows to help you decide what to binge watch and what to leave out of your Netflix queue.

How Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Reinvented Television (Again)
6 days ago

How Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Reinvented Television (Again)

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David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks: The Return” capped an extraordinary experiment.

A mystery that began decades ago, in which Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) ascended to the town of Twin …
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The 1 Way ‘Laugh-In’ Crushes Today’s Political Humor
3 weeks ago

The 1 Way ‘Laugh-In’ Crushes Today’s Political Humor

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Suffice to say “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” would be problematic today.

The kitchen sink comedy never held back on a joke. Politics. Religion. Sex. The merry pranksters summoned as many …
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‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right
3 weeks ago

‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right

There’s been a lot of talk about Hollywood diversity of late, with liberals demanding more roles for nonwhites, women and other under-represented groups.

The industry must make up for past …
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Comedy Central Airs Hour-Long Assault on NRA, 2A
3 months ago

Comedy Central Airs Hour-Long Assault on NRA, 2A

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Second Amendment supporters should give comic Jordan Klepper credit when it comes to the gun debate.

While some liberals insist they have no intention of taking away our guns, Klepper …
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The Best, and Worst, of ‘Bloodline’s Final Season
4 months ago

The Best, and Worst, of ‘Bloodline’s Final Season

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Turns out we didn’t need Danny Rayburn after all.

Ben Mendelsohn’s mesmerizing turn as the Rayburn’s black sheep brother in “Bloodline” technically ended in season 1. The Netflix drama teased the actor’s …
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‘Jefferies Show’ Debut Calls President a Racist ‘Dick’
4 months ago

‘Jefferies Show’ Debut Calls President a Racist ‘Dick’

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Here comes the latest “fresh” voice from Comedy Central.

Stand-up comic Jim Jefferies joined the growing ranks of late night talkers Tuesday. “The Jim Jefferies Show” promises to add a …
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‘Wolf Creek’ Stumbles in Switch to Small Screen
6 months ago

‘Wolf Creek’ Stumbles in Switch to Small Screen

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the “Wolf Creek” franchise inspired a TV series.

Consider the success of horror shows like “Stan Against Evil,” Eli Roth’s “Hemlock Grove” and the …
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7 Reasons ‘Billions’ Is TV’s Best Drama
7 months ago

7 Reasons ‘Billions’ Is TV’s Best Drama

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“Peak Television” shows little sign of stopping.

HBO’s mini-series “Big Little Lies” by David E. Kelley is a nice addition to an already packed Sunday night. It recently joined with …
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How ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Crushed Rock Posers
7 months ago

How ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Crushed Rock Posers

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The book “Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America’s Finest News Source“ nailed the “Beavis and Butt-head” phenomenon with a single headline.

“New MTV …
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Why ‘Beyond’ Is Perfect Sci-Fi for Today’s Teens
9 months ago

Why ‘Beyond’ Is Perfect Sci-Fi for Today’s Teens

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The Freeform Network is still finding its programming identity since it changed from being ABC Family a year ago. 

Disney seems to have made the shift to make it part …
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