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  • HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

    HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
    HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform. Among the programsĀ  that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
  • 'The Walking Dead' midseason premiere recap, 'After'

    'The Walking Dead' midseason premiere recap, 'After'
    Hey, "The Walking Dead" is back on AMC! It's been two months since we've been able to spend our Sunday nights watching men and women in tattered clothing brutally slaughtering rotting men and women in even more tattered clothing/skin, unless you...
  • Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk

    Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk
    The oddest thing about the hit Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" is that its popularity -- according to many media watchers and even to some extent Netflix itself -- seems inextricably tied up with the way it gets viewed, rather than whether it'...
  • 'Fantastic Four' casting of Teller and Jordan an 'Awkward' reunion

    'Fantastic Four' casting of Teller and Jordan an 'Awkward' reunion
    If you're one of the few people who saw Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller trading quips and bro-ing down in "That Awkward Moment," you'll already have a sense of their easy chemistry. The rest of us will have another chance to see them palling around...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • 'The Walking Dead's' 'Lost' Season

    Since the prison haven went kablooey - not to be confused with the overrun farm - "The Walking Dead" has entered what might be called its "Lost" season. In practical terms, that's meant shifting from everyone banded together in a communal (if usually...
  • 'The Wire' Actor Joins CBS' 'Odd Couple' Pilot

    Wendell Pierce has joined the cast of the CBS reboot of "The Odd Couple," a multi-camera comedy pilot that stars Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as the titular pair. Pierce, who is known for his work as Det. 'Bunk' Moreland on "The Wire" and jazz...
  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' creator Jenji Kohan aims for 'a real ride'

     'Orange Is the New Black' creator Jenji Kohan aims for 'a real ride'
    When show creator Jenji Kohan threw in with Netflix at the outset of its original programming efforts, that was still a gutsy move. "I traded money for freedom, in essence," says the veteran TV writer of her move to what she calls "the new frontier." "I...
  • 'American Horror Story: Coven' recap, 'The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks'

    'American Horror Story: Coven' recap, 'The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks'
    "You two, together? Big trouble." -- Papa Legba We open with Marie and Fiona discussing their new alliance. Marie is glad to have found an equal in Fiona. Fiona offers to cast a spell to help Marie sleep, and tells her that they will strategize for their...
  • Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba

    Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba
    British actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a "beautiful moment" in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story. This summer, Elba starredĀ in Guillermo del Toro's special-effects action thriller "Pacific Rim," in which he...