Recaps

Brandon And Callie Reunite On 'The Fosters'

July 7th, 2015 9:16am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 3 Episode 5 Recap: Relationships Start 'Goi
The Fosters’ episode “Going South” reunited one of the series most controversial dynamic duo: Brandon and Callie. Brallie (as shippers love to call them) went on a journey to Mexico. Their journey forced one of them to take responsibility for their dramatic actions.

Meanwhile, the other one experienced their first great teen adventure. Overall, this week’s Fosters episode really made certain pairs bond and work on fixing their problems.

Brallie: Road Trip

Callie wakes Brandon up for an early morning drive. They end up in Mexico. She quickly alerts him that she wants to do something illeg...
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'The Bachelorette': Kaitlyn's Sex Secret Finally Comes Out!

July 7th, 2015 6:31am EDT
The Bachelorette
Can you believe we're almost done with The Bachelorette? It's gone by so fast. It was just yesterday that limos were arriving at Bachelorette Mansion and Britt was still a relevant part of the show.

Now, Kaitlyn's whittled the group down to just three dudes, and she'll be judging their relationship mettle in the overnight f--k dates… err, fantasy suites. Same difference. We're not quite there at the start of the hour, though. We open with five men still remaining and Cupcake Chris (last seen weeping alone on a cliffside, freshly dumped) now a distant memory.

It's Ben H.'s turn for a one-o...
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Did 'True Detective' Kill Off Its Main Character?

July 6th, 2015 9:30am EDT
'True Detective' Review: Musings On 'Maybe Tomorrow'
As suspected, True Detective was never going to be the type of show with the courage to kill off a main character in its second episode. Even though Ray Velcoro is the show’s most—and only—interesting character, that would have been a major, fascinating turning point for the show. It could have raised the very low stakes for the other characters and forced them to shine a bit more.

It doesn’t take long to reveal that Ray was only shot with buckshot, with no more damage than to his piss-soaked clothing. The problem with this sort of fake out is that the show just exposed itself as a show mo...
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'Big Brother' 17 Cast Continues To Shine

July 6th, 2015 8:49am EDT
'Big Brother' Review: Best And Worst Moments From Week 2 Nominat
Seriously, how did we get so lucky with this cast? Last year, Battle of the Block was a burden on the season. It still is, but this time around people are more eager the play the game and play against each other. No more bandwagons. No more lying down and letting a majority alliance do whatever they want. Battle of the Block is still terrible, but BB17 proves that twists are irrelevant as long as the show has a strong cast. So far BB17 has proven to be the remedy to the past few terrible seasons.

Here are the best and worst moments of Week 2 Nominations/Battle of the Block:

Best: The Mess...
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Anther 'Strike Back' Flashback Recap From Season 1

July 3rd, 2015 12:01pm EDT
'Strike Back' Flashback: The Downfall of the Trojan Horse, Part
Well, this is it, Strike Back fans. Picking up where last week left off, we've come to the end of Cinemax season one - the conclusion of the year that introduced us to Damien Scott and Michael Stonebridge, and took action-adventure television to a whole new level. In "Cinemax Season 1, Episode 10," it's Section 20 versus Latif one more time for all the marbles, and not everyone's going to like the way it turns out.

The episode opens exactly where the last one ended: with Grant and Latif coming face to face. She wants to shoot him, but Sinclair reminds her that there are still two suicide b...
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'Rookie Blue' Recap: 'Perfect Family'

July 3rd, 2015 9:02am EDT
'Rookie Blue' Recap And Review: 'Perfect Family' - Perfect Imper
After Rookie Blue came back last week, there was plenty of personal drama to go around at 15 Division. Andy found out about Marlo, Diaz discovered who he was really fooling around with, and Chloe still couldn't get over Dov. In "Perfect Family," everyone's still pretty imperfect, but some crazy happenings make them realize that they need to get a grip on themselves.

As the episode begins, Andy and Marlo have their first conversation since the news broke, with Marlo promising that she won't come between Andy and Sam, who's trying to get back on Andy's good side. Andy doesn't think she has a...
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'Big Brother' Has First Live Eviction

July 3rd, 2015 7:54am EDT
'Big Brother' Review: Week 1 Live Eviction, Head Of Households,
Seems like Big Brother’s answer to fitting in the craziness of this week was to show virtually none of it. The biggest problem with Big Brother is that the formula of competitions, ceremonies, and other staples in every single episode can leave very little time for the most important parts of the game: strategy and socialization. Battle of the Block and 2 HOH competitions makes this even worse. Jackie got almost no screen time in a week where she was nominated. Instead of a double HOH, we could have had a bit of explanation of why certain things went down, from Jace’s own Shelltown bro deci...
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'Hannibal': Which Major Character Did Hannibal Kill This Week?

July 3rd, 2015 6:31am EDT
Hannibal TV Series
"Contorno": A side dish, typically some kind of vegetable and typically served alongside the secondo (that is, the meat dish). Can be served hot or cold, raw or cooked, but never on the same plate as the meat.

Odd choice of title, isn't it? In much the same way that "Secondo" the episode didn't quite feel like the TV equivalent of hearty steak, "Contorno" is rich and filling and, appropriately, rare to the point of bloody. So much more than a little dish of broccolini, don't you think?

Ok, I'll put the food metaphors away for a while. But seriously- what a knockout hour of TV. Hannibal's ...
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'Suits' Meets This Season’s First Adversary

July 2nd, 2015 9:05am EDT
'Suits' Recap And Review: 'Compensation' - Everybody Wants Their
Last week's season premiere of Suits proved that season five will not be an easy one for Harvey Specter, and in "Compensation" he's taking another blow. But he's not the only one who has a few lumps to swallow as we meet the season's first adversary and realize how dysfunctional this firm can get sometimes.

But first, here's Rachel sharing a meal with her father Robert (a returning Wendell Pierce). He chooses this time to hand her a prenuptial agreement he thinks she might need, because she has "assets to protect." Naturally, she doesn't take this well, but to placate him she agrees to loo...
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'Big Brother' 17: Insanity Of The First Live Feed Week

July 2nd, 2015 8:51am EDT
Big Brother Review: Week One Veto, Ridiculous Fights, And Two Bi
The difference between the Big Brother live feeds and episodes are truly astounding. It’s one of the things that makes Big Brother stand out among the competitive reality show. The episodes are not only a short snap shot of hundreds of hours of live footage, but also a telling narrative of what the producers want us to think is important. BB17’s first week on the live feeds has been true insanity. There has been dozens of alliances, confrontations galore, and the rise and fall of a very significant character. But the trouble is that the first week of episodes can’t even begin to illustrate ...
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