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'The Americans' Game Changing Season 3 Finale Recap

April 23rd, 2015 10:10am EDT
'The Americans' Epic Season 3 Finale Recap: Get Off The Phone Pa
Previously - Phillip and Elizabeth thought it would do their traumatized daughter good to fly to the U.S.S.R. and meet her dying grandmother (um...). Stan is on to Martha being the pen bugger. "Clark" took his wig off for Martha.

With nary a punch, gunshot or tire fire, the last 10 minutes of The Americans' season three finale ( "March 8, 1983") were completely epic and game-changed the show AGAIN. That would be three game-changers (Paige knows, Martha sees the wig come off, Paige tells) in one season!

Paige Jennings is the born-again Christian who is going to be the ruin of her family si...
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'The Americans' Season 3 Continues To Crush It!

April 16th, 2015 11:22am EDT
'The Americans' Season 3 Episode 12 Recap: The Wig Comes Off!
Previously - Stan figured out Martha is the traitor. Paige continued to be a brat, but at least she has good reason. Elizabeth seduced that hotel manager to get info to intercept the bloodthirsty guy from Afghanistan.

Was the ending of last night's episode the best ending of a TV episode since...wait, did King Joffrey bite the big one at the end of the episode or somewhere in the middle? Anyway, when he took that wig-piece off and finally showed Martha just why the devil she keeps finding bobby pins all around the apartment...it was television history!

This has been the best season of a s...
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Breaking Down The 'Justified' Series Finale: Who Lived And Who Died?

April 15th, 2015 8:22am EDT
'Justified' Series Finale Recap And Review: 'The Promise' - Who
After six seasons, one of television's best series came to an end on Tuesday. Justified wrapped up its near-perfect run with "The Promise," which delivered the bloody showdowns we've come to expect from this series while also taking near its entire fourth act to spend some final time with these unique, beloved characters and remind us that they're the reason we kept coming back to Harlan for years on end. It was everything that it should've been and then some.

Picking up exactly where last week's episode left off, Raylan is in the process of being detained thanks to the BOLO that AUSA Vasq...
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'Justified,' TV's Equivalent Of A Great American Novel

April 14th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
Saying Goodbye To 'Justified': Is This TV's Great American Novel
If you're a reader, you've probably heard the expression "Great American Novel." It refers to a fictional work that displays the culture of the United States at a specific time, and figuratively, is the term for the greatest American book ever written.

As the last episode of FX's Justified is on the horizon, it becomes apparent that the Timothy Olyphant led series could be TV's equivalent of the Great American Novel, both literally and figuratively.

One needs only to look to its ultimate source: Elmore Leonard, one of the great authors in American history. His writing could never be compa...
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'Justified' Cast Talks Series Finale, How Will It End?

April 13th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
'Justified': The Cast Reflects Before The Series Finale
As FX's Justified wraps its six-season run of excellence this Tuesday, we had one more opportunity to ask its cast and producer how it's been so good. Starpulse joined series stars Timothy Olyphant, Joelle Carter, Erica Tazel and Jacob Pitts, as well as executive producer Graham Yost, at the Paley Center for Media last week to look back on the show and ponder the future.

"It's been amazing," reflected Joelle. "They say art is like life and I think it's so true. I think I have grown with Ava. I've grown in my own capacity as an actress to evolve and to trust myself more, and they've given m...
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Get The Inside Scoop On FX’s 'The Comedians'

April 9th, 2015 1:47pm EDT
The Comedians
Everyone knows about the on-screen partnership of FX's The Comedians, which features Billy Crystal and Josh Gad in a TV show about Billy Crystal and Josh Gad trying to make a TV show.

You might even already know that the series is adapted from a Swedish program and is the love child of a comedy braintrust - not just Crystal and Gad, but also Larry Charles of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Matt Nix and Ben Wexler.

If you're asking yourself, "Who are Matt Nix and Ben Wexler?" The answer is two of the funniest writers in the room, and we sat down with them during FX's Television Critics Association p...
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'Justified': The Penultimate Episode Rundown

April 8th, 2015 10:02am EDT
'Justified' Recap And Review: 'Collateral' - Just One Showdown L
After bodies started to hit the floor last week, everything continues spiraling out of control in this week's penultimate episode of Justified. One more recurring character buys the farm and another probably isn't far behind, while both Raylan and Boyd are invited to start questioning their motivations - but neither are interested in doing so. By the end of "Collateral," everyone's in trouble and you get the sense that this show is going to come down to who's the better survivor.

While Boyd gets a new ride at gunpoint, Tim and Art find Raylan's car and his badge, much to Art's massive anno...
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'The Americans': What Is Paige's Next Move?

April 2nd, 2015 9:25am EDT
'The Americans' Recap: Game Changed As Paige Finds Out The Truth
Previously - Elizabeth killed an old woman so she wouldn't talk. The FBI's mail robot was bugged for nefarious KGB purposes.

Well, they went and did it. Phillip and Elizabeth finally told Paige the truth. She is the daughter of deep cover Soviet spies. What she will do with that knowledge will definitely inform the the final episodes of season three. And, despite the criminally low ratings, The Americans will be back for a fourth season. I wonder if Paige will? *cringe*

Phillip is working at the world's worst travel agency. The wood paneling can't disguise this place of subterfuge and tra...
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The Voice Of 'Archer' Answers Burning Questions

April 1st, 2015 12:05pm EDT
'Archer': H. Jon Benjamin Answers All The Crazy Questions You Di
Tomorrow night, Archer's "Drastic Voyage" concludes (here's our recap of part one if you need a refresher), so the man himself - Mr. H. Jon Benjamin - graced us with his presence recently to discuss a few things you wanted to know and some you probably didn't.

Read on to find out how Jon would rate Archer's attempt at parenting, who he believes should play the infamous not so superspy if there were ever an Archer movie, and which character he believes is most likely to have the cops called on them.

The biggest point of discussion in season six has been the introduction of Archer and Lana'...
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'Justified': Ava Is 'Fugitive Number One'

April 1st, 2015 9:05am EDT
'Justified' Recap And Review: 'Fugitive Number One' - Killing Th
Last week on Justified, Ava Crowder had her Network moment and did a terrible thing. This week's episode is all about the fallout of that decision, namely how she's just become "Fugitive Number One." Complete with headshot on the corkboard in the Marshals Office. She's really gotten herself into it this time, and everyone else has gotten themselves into it because they failed to handle her.

What nobody knows is that this episode actually has very little to do with Ava at all. The best (or worst, depending on your perspective) is yet to come.

Art un-retires himself to deal with these lates...
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