Articles tagged showtime

3 Jun 2015 // 3:50 PM

Showtime Streaming Service Will Launch in Early July

Premium cable network Showtime will be available as a standalone Internet streaming service starting in early July.

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Season Two Premiere of ‘Penny Dreadful’ Available to Stream

The Victorian horror gothic program Penny Dreadful, starring Eva Green, just kicked off its second season, the premiere of which can be streamed on YouTube.

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Tis the Season… Ranking ‘Weeds’ Eight Seasons from Worst to Best

Contrary to what some of my friends think, a knowledge of or interest in smoking pot is simply not necessary for one to enjoy Weeds.

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“I Cherish the F—k Ups As Much As the Triumphs”: An Interview with Patton Oswalt

With a Showtime special behind him and his new album out now, Patton Oswalt speaks to PopMatters and manages to fit in The New Yorker, Penthouse, and Acme Novelty Library in a single sentence.

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Life, Murder and Companionship: Dexter’s Quest for Friendship

Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.

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Lisa Kudrow follows her own path in Showtime’s quirky ‘Web Therapy’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—When Lisa Kudrow costarred as Phoebe on “Friends,” somebody was always putting words in her mouth. Now she’s planting the words

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Toni Collette Shows Her Good Parts in The Final Season of ‘United States of Tara’

With consistent fantastic writing across the board for all three seasons, and an always innovative perspective on a widely ignored mental illness, it’s easy to deduce that we got all of Tara’s good parts -- from start to finish.

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‘Episodes’: The Transnational Televisual Extravaganza

As with so many trends, the increasing prevalence of transnational television is either a building block in a utopian post-national society enabled by the democratising power of new media, or the inevitable by-product of the audience fragmentation and personal atomisation occasioned by new media.

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Got a Bad Case of the Second Season Itch? The Cure: Kill All TV Shows Before they Make Season Three

TV is better than film. The best scripts, the best acting, and the best directing are deserting the multi-plexes for the freedom of the small screen. But all TV series should die by the end of their second season.

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28 Feb 2011 // 4:15 AM

The Year in TV: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in August 2010.

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‘Weeds’ Season Six: Meet the Newman Family (trailer)

The Showtime series returns August 16 and even though the show arguably jumped the shark way back in Agrestic, chances are you'll want to catch up with Uncle Andy's shenanigans.

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Though she didn’t really plan it, actress Billie Piper shocked the stuffing out of Britain’s stuffed shirts when she starred as the sexy

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27 Mar 2008 // 3:52 AM

THE TUDORS 9 p.m. EDT Sunday Showtime In its first season, Showtime’s “The Tudors” so often strayed into romantic fantasy that I developed one

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8 Jun 2007 // 3:08 AM

‘The Tudors’ is over, long live ‘The Tudors’

On Sunday, Showtime presents the 10th and final episode of Season One of “The Tudors,” its lavish, lusty and successful series about the tumultuous younger

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23 Sep 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Dizzee Rascal: Showtime

The sophomore album is always a fascinating one, but especially when the artist’s debut release is one of the most highly praised albums of

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14 Mar 2002 // 2:00 PM

Showtime (2002)

The trouble with 'Showtime' is that it never lets up on its self-congratulatory wink-winking.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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