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2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

July 10th, 2014 10:57am EDT
2014 Emmy Nominations Announced
Actress Mindy Kaling and TV host Carson Daly announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this morning.

True Detective, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Downton Abbey and House of Cards will battle it out for Outstanding Drama Series, while True Detective stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey will fight for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series against Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) and Kevin Spacey (House of Cards).

Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Veep, Orange Is the New Black, Silicon Valley and Louie will vie fo...
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'Motive' Recap And Review: 'Pitfall' - The Compassionate Killer

July 10th, 2014 10:02am EDT
'Motive' Recap And Review: 'Pitfall' - The Compassionate Killer
This week's Motive is one of the best of the season, because it expertly mixes the cocktail of everything that makes this show a sleeper hit: plotlines that are entertaining, expertly cast with tremendous character actors who blend seamlessly into the story, and those little scenes of development amongst the main ensemble that keep us wanting to spend more time with them. It all works well in "Pitfall," which tugs at the heartstrings from beginning to end.

At an accident scene, it's up to paramedic Stuart Fletcher (Callum Keith Rennie, who's so awesome he even made The Firm cool) to save a...
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'So You Think You Can Dance' 2014 Episode 7 Recap: Pick Your Partner

July 10th, 2014 9:45am EDT
'So You Think You Can Dance' 2014 Episode 7 Recap: Pick Your Par
The top-20 dancers selected partners on last night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance season 11. Some dancers were fortunate enough to dance in the style they're trained in, but for most it was a new experience. Some dancers delivered mesmerizing performances, but others didn't live up to their hype. Read below to find out the first two dancers eliminated on So You Think You Can Dance 2014.

Tanisha Belnap and Rudy Abreu

Sonya Tayeh choreographs Tanisha and Rudy's contemporary dance. It a piece filled with aggression, but layered with intricate and structured movement. Guest judge ...
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'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 7 Recap: The Honeymoon Ends

July 10th, 2014 9:20am EDT
'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 7 Recap: The Honeymoon Ends
Last night's Big Brother 2014 episode set up the explosive drama to come on tonight's one. This episode showed Devin Shepherd again trying to force his Bomb Squad alliance to obey him. However, when two members of it questioned his decisions, his erratic behavior got worse. By the end of this episode of Big Brother 16, the Bomb Squad explodes.

Bomb Activated

Devin starts to worry about Caleb Reynolds' infatuation with Amber Borzotra causing the Bomb Squad problems later in the game. While talking to her, Derrick Levasseur, and Christine Brecht, Caleb comments that he doesn't like how Devi...
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'Suits' Recap And Review: 'Leveraged' - Mike Crosses The Line

July 10th, 2014 9:03am EDT
'Suits' Recap And Review: 'Leveraged' - Mike Crosses The Line
Suits is back after the holiday break, and charging full speed ahead with its usual careful co-mingling of professional warfare and personal conflict. Besides, any time you manage to hire Neal McDonough to be on your series, you're pretty much guaranteed to have an awesome show.

Donna has decided to invite herself into Mike's office to give him a lecture on the events of the last episode. "Don't ever betray me again," she tells him, and leaves just as quickly as she arrived. Her awesome appearance even gets a compliment from her wannabe counterpart Amy. After she leaves, Mike gets called i...
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'Extant' Series Premiere: Season 1, Episode 1 Recap: Re-Entry

July 10th, 2014 8:45am EDT
'Extant' Series Premiere: Season 1, Episode 1 Recap: Re-Entry
Welcome Extanters or Extantees—we’re still trying to launch the appropriate fan name—have you accepted this sci-fi series’ 13 week mission of uncovering what might be an unidentified fetus? Well, if you watched “Exant’s” first episode “Re-Entry,” you’d know the pregnancy is just the foil on top a freeze-dried ice-cream sandwich with layers of intrigue and deception; you won’t know which sticky situation Molly (Halle Berry) will tackle first.

Let’s start with the obvious conundrum: her pregnancy. The episode opens with a space shuttle slowly passing what looks like the moon when in reality ...
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BBC Renews 'Orphan Black' For Third Season, Announces Two New Series

July 10th, 2014 8:33am EDT
BBC Renews 'Orphan Black' For Third Season, Announces Two New Se
BBC America anncounced during the Television Critics Association on Wednesday that it will be renewing its hit series "Orphan Black" for a third season.

The upcoming season will consist of 10 episodes and air in 2015. Season two ended in June, and over. 1.3 million viewers tuned in - a series high.

The program focuses on a woman named Sarah, an orphan whose life changes after she witnesses the suicide of a woman who looks just like her. There's no turning back once she learns the dead woman and she are clones.

The show has made a star of lead actress Tatiana Maslany, who won a TCA Award ...
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Rosie O'Donnell 'Spit In The Face Of The Military'

July 9th, 2014 6:34pm EDT
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who constantly butted heads with Rosie O'Donnell on The View over political differences, has spoken out about reports claiming Rosie is returning to the daytime talk show.

Hasselbeck is on vacation from her spot on FOX News's Fox & Friends morning show, but that didn't stop her from calling in to discuss the new hire. She told the show over the phone, "What could ruin a vacation more than news like this... talk about not securing the border. Here in comes to The View the very woman who’s spit in the face of our military, spit in the face of her own network, and really...
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5 TV Shows For Your 'Game Of Thrones' Withdrawal

July 9th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
5 TV Shows For Your 'Game Of Thrones' Withdrawal
Admit it, you have Game of Thrones withdrawal. It's OK, we're not judging you here at Starpulse, mainly because we're in the same boat! We miss Game of Thrones as much as you do, and the idea of waiting for season 5 when it airs sometime around April 2015, well, is tearing us up inside. After four years of investing our time, patience, love, hate and endless fan chatter about the characters of Game of Thrones, to have them snatched away from us yet again is genuinely cruel.

However, there is hope! While you may have to wait just under a year until you get your Game of Thrones fix, there ...
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Stevie Nicks Joins 'The Voice' As An Advisor

July 9th, 2014 3:02pm EDT
Stevie Nicks
Contestants on Adam Levine's The Voice team will have the opportunity to learn from Stevie Nicks.

The Fleetwood Mac singer will join the Maroon 5 vocalist's team in the seventh season, which is currently filming. Shakira and Usher are taking the season off, and will be replaced by Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani. Blake Shelton will return as a coach.

As an advisor, Nicks will be involved in all 12 of Levine's singers and help them get read for the show's later rounds where they face off against singers from the other coaches' teams.

In an interview with Extra, Nicks was quick to poi...
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