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Who Are TV's Sexiest Men?

November 21st, 2014 1:00pm EST
Matt Bomer
People magazine rightfully declared Aussie-born actor Chris Hemsworth as "The Sexiest Man Alive." The actor, who has impressive bulked up for roles in "Marvel's The Avengers" and Thor 2: The Dark World, has definitely earned the title. But this blogger, who loves all things television, couldn't help but wonder: who television's sexiest men alive? Here are my top 10 picks in no particular order.

White Collar's Matt Bomer
While "White Collar" may be shuffling off to that great TV vault in the sky, star Matt Bomer's career is just beginning its stratospheric rise, thanks in part to his...
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5 Best Television Shows To Waste A Half Hour Watching

August 22nd, 2014 12:09pm EDT
5 Best Television Shows To Waste A Half Hour Watching
In honor of FXX's marathon of all 552 episodes of The Simpsons, which began yesterday and runs through September 1, we've put together a list of our favorite shows to waste a half-hour watching. They're those programs that you can tune to when you've only got a little time and always enjoy yourself. From Springfield to the United Kingdom, here are our six picks for half-hour escapes.

The Simpsons

Whether you're still a devoted fan or don't watch as much as you used to, chances are you've still got dozens of fond memories from The Simpsons. There's Homer falling down Springfield Gorge, Ma...
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9 TV Shows We Were Instantly Hooked On

July 26th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
9 TV Shows We Were Instantly Hooked On
There are a lot of great television shows, but there aren't many that are immediately addictive. Most shows take a few episodes before they find their characters or their most interesting story. Every once in a while, though, there's that show which grabs you right away - and that's what we're celebrating this week.

Here's our short list of nine shows that turned us into fans before the end credits rolled on their first installment. See if you recognize any of them, and leave your own picks at the end of the article.

24: We were sold on 24 before we ever saw the pilot. Created by Joel Sur...
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5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer

June 10th, 2014 11:00am EDT
5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer
Popcorn films once ruled the summer entertainment season. Now, TV is king. Every TV viewer, from the casual ones to the fanatics, easily finds shows that appeal to their binge-watching appetite among the ratings kings, or the ones critics obsess over. However, some smaller cult shows often get neglected by TV fans.

Being a television fan 1.0.1 says you must know all the highs and lows of shows like Breaking Bad, Lost, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, I Love Lucy, and The Sopranos. But they’re just a number of remarkably written, acted, and directed televisions series, some of which are currently ...
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Freddie Highmore and Carlton Cuse Talk Season 2 And The Future Of 'Bates Motel'

May 5th, 2014 5:35pm EDT
Freddie Highmore and Carlton Cuse Talk Season 2 And The Future O
The season 2 finale of “Bates Motel” airs tonight and there is a lot it store for the fans. Hoping to set the stage for the next season, along with the last episode, many questions are being answered. The finale will continue with Norma attempting to rescue Norman from his kidnappers. She even goes as far as to force Dylan to help. While trying to please his mother, Dylan must figure out his mess, being involved in a drug war, and is said to bring some closure to the drug war tonight. Emma also deals with some issues, after feeling neglected by the Bates in the last episode. Tonight, she wi...
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Amy Wilcox Talks 'Crazy Hearts: Nashville'

March 8th, 2014 1:51pm EST
Amy Wilcox
Amy Wilcox is one of the stars of A&E's reality series Crazy Hearts: Nashville, which airs its season finale this afternoon. BFTV recently spoke with Amy to look back on the first season of the show, and consider whether or not the experience of reality TV was worth it for this up-and-coming musician.

"I think I did it to kind of get my music out there and have a different outlet," she told us. "And I definitely think that was accomplished. Having over a million people watch the season premiere, that was really exciting for me.

"In terms of the content of the show, I think it's been reall...
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Police Arrest 'Breaking Bad' Contest Winner For Drugs

January 3rd, 2014 8:27am EST
Ryan Lee Carroll Breaking Bad
This story needs an "irony" tag. On New Year's Eve, police arrested a "Breaking Bad" superfan who won a contest to watch the finale of the hit drug drama with the cast. He was charged with masterminding a drug distribution operation.

Florida officials claim Ryan Lee Carroll shipped synthetic marijuana across the United States from his home in Fort Myers. Authorities raided his headquarters and seized more than $1 million of the illegal substance as well as a souvenir Hazmat suit signed by "Breaking Bad" stars.

The hugely popular A&E series, which just completed its final season, centered ...
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A&E Reverses Decision, Allows Phil Robertson To Resume Filming On 'Duck Dynasty'

December 28th, 2013 8:49am EST
Duck Dynasty
After suspending Phil Robertson for making anti-gay comments, A&E has decided it will resume filming its highly popular series "Duck Dynasty" later this spring.

The network issued the following statement on Friday: "While Phil's comments made in the interview reflect his personal views based on his own beliefs, and his own personal journey, he and his family have publicly stated they regret the 'coarse language' he used and the mis-interpretation of his core beliefs based only on the article. He also made it clear he would 'never incite or encourage hate.'

"We at A+E Networks expressed ou...
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'Duck Dynasty' Cast's Contracts Could Keep Family From Ending Show

December 23rd, 2013 4:03pm EST
Duck Dynasty
The Duck Dynasty cast has been public about discussions over whether or not they will continue to produce the show with A&E, but their current contracts with the television company may take the decision out of their hands.

The family is hesitant to work with A&E again following patriarch Phil Robertson's suspension due to controversial statements he made in a recent GQ interview. However, a source tells FOX411, "It's not as easy as just not returning to the show, since they all have binding agreements. It's the network's option, not theirs. Plus the family makes far too much money selling ...
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'Duck Dynasty' Family Can't Imagine The Show Going On Without Phil Robertson

December 20th, 2013 12:28am EST
Duck Dynasty
The fate of the highest rated cable reality show ever now hangs in the balance after A&E suspended Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson indefinitely following comments he made about homosexuality in the January issue of GQ magazine.

Robertson's sons Jase and Jep are also quoted in the article, with Jase revealing that when the family originally signed on for the series there were three things they wouldn't compromise on: "faith, betrayal of family members, and duck season.”

Jep explained, more or less, that the family's views are in line with Phil's.

“We’re not quite as outspoken as my dad, ...
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