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The One About the One About 'Friends'

Kelsey Miller's I'll Be There for You, on the production and cultural legacy of Friends, is a must-read for fans and anyone interested in understanding TV culture over the past 20 years.

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In Defense of Totally Being Over the Winter Olympics

An institution once associated with athletic superiority and, of course, proud patriotism, has been deduced to yet another pawn in the ongoing game of international passive-aggression.

Film

The Month In Pop Entertainment: November 2013

Feast on a cornucopia of entertainment options this month.

Television

In Defense of 'Saturday Night Live's 2013-14 Season Casting

Do you think NBC's flagship, iconic series is racist for not having any African-American women in its cast this season? Think again.

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Controlled Chaos Reigns in 'Hannibal: Season One'

Bryan Fuller retools the Hannibal franchise as an intelligent take on the morality of horror fiction, setting a CSI procedural within a Satanic universe ruled by Mads Mikkelsen's insane Dr. Lecter.

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Weekends This Fall: Your 2013 TV Preview

Is there anything on TV worth staying at home for? It’s not too late to find out!

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Thursdays This Fall: Your 2013 TV Preview

It’s not too late to get all the information you need on all the new fall shows.

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Music, Movies, TVs, Games: October's Best Entertainment Options

Need a break from the real world? Here's the best of everything entertaining that requires an electrical outlet. This'll at least get you through October -- so long as the power holds.

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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Cops and Recreation

Brooklyn Nine-Nine does for cop shows what Leslie Knope and company did for office sitcoms, and that can only be good.

Television

Mondays This Fall: Your 2013 TV Preview

Everything you need to know about all the upcoming new TV series.

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'30 Rock' Lived (and Died) By Its Own Rules

Although its references to the 2012 political seasons will be as dated as Murphy Brown's Dan Quayle references, 30 Rock, against all odds, goes out on a perfect note.

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He's as Much a Cop as a Medical Examiner, 'Quincy, M.E.: Season 5'

Quincy, M.E. was really the first of its kind and viewing it today, when forensic dramas remain popular and plentiful, is a reminder of why it was popular in its initial run and why it remains worth watching.

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In Defense of '30 Rock' as the Best Show on Television

This week, we say goodbye to one of the best comedies TV has seen in decades. How influential has it been? How perfectly does it portray modern day popular culture?

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First to Be Canceled: The Least-Memorable TV Series of the Decade

What were the worst TV series of the past 12 years?

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Fridays & Weekends This Fall: An Early TV Preview

The end of the week this Fall doesn't go anywhere new, much. But it does go down -- deep down.

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Tuesdays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

Our toes may be burrowed in the sand at the beach, but our minds might be drifting to this fall's TV line-up. Hmmm... what will rise up the ratings charts, and what will be canceled before Christmas?

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In Defense of the UK Version of 'The Office' Being Better Than the US Version

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's crowning achievement has aged with grace, in part because of its short run, but mostly because of its originality.

Music

Catching Up with Former American Idols: Season Five

Season Five’s American Idol saw a record number of Billboard chart appearances, with 18 contestants from the show eventually receiving some sort of record contract. What are those contestants up to, now?

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Super Bowl XLVI: Did This Year’s Show Live Up to the Hype?

Arguably the biggest sporting event of the year (sorry, Olympics!), the Super Bowl telecast is usually the highest-rated program of the year. Did this year’s show live up to the hype?

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

Part five of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

Part four of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

Part one of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Glamour, Money and Historical Accuracy in 'The Playboy Club'

A potential exploration into the drama behind the glamour, The Playboy Club cast Amber Heard as the new Bunny in town, Naturi Naughton, who wants to be the first black Playboy centerfold, and Laura Benanti as their Bunny Mother.

Music

The Year in Music: December 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in December 2010.

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The Year in TV: December 2010

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

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The Year In TV: November 2010

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

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The Year in TV: October 2010

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

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The Year in TV: September 2010

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

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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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The Year In TV: June 2010

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

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The Year In TV: May 2010

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

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The Year in TV: April 2010

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

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The Year in TV: March 2010

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

Television

February 2010 in TV

It was a month of high ratings, a truly “super” bowl, and shocking tragedies for TV audiences.

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