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To Watch: The Years of Living Dangerously

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Hopefully you have your DVRs set to record Showtime’s The Years of Living Dangerously which premieres this Sunday. Many celebrities have contributed to bring attention to the global warming crisis that conservatives continue to deny.  Jim Cameron, who really does put his money where his mouth is, and Harrison Ford are at the forefront but many famous faces dot the series. Showtime is hoping for a Season 2.  Can celebrities…

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Television – the Way of the Future, House of Cards and True Detective Raise the Bar

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It’s the heat of Oscar season and all anyone can talk about is House of Cards and True Detective. When did it become all about TV? It’s hard to say when but television has provided a global community in ways that film can’t quite match.  David Fincher’s Netflix series House of Cards has revolutionized how production companies roll out TV shows but it has done more than that.  Not only…

Guillermo del Toro’s 3-minute Simpsons opener

Guillermo del Toro’s 3-minute Simpsons opener

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Guillermo del Toro spins The Simpsons couch opening into a montage of madness for Treehouse of Horror XXIV.

J.J. Abrams & Alfonso Cuarón’s NBC series, Believe

J.J. Abrams & Alfonso Cuarón’s NBC series, Believe

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Writers Guild choses the 101 Best-Written TV Series of All Time

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From the WGA/TV Guide via Deadline 1. The Sopranos – HBO – Created by David Chase 2. Seinfeld – NBC – Created by Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld 3. The Twilight Zone (1959) – CBS – Season One writers: Charles Beaumont, Richard Matheson, Robert Presnell, Jr., Rod Serling 4. All in the Family – CBS – Developed for Television by Norman Lear, Based on Till Death Do Us Part, Created…

Watch the first episode of Hannibal at AD/TV

Watch the first episode of Hannibal at AD/TV

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NBC premiered Hannibal last night and today makes a replay available for anyone who missed it. We’re hosting the complete pilot episode at AwardsDaily/TV. Feast your eyes. It’s quite tasty.

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Coen brothers bring 10 hours of Fargo to FX

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Television development news continue to be the greatest source of excitement in the off-season. (via THR) FX is moving forward with a Fargo adaptation. Network president John Landgraf announced during his first upfront presentation Thursday that it will launch a 10-episode adaptation of the 1996 best picture Oscar nominee as a limited series during spring 2014. The move comes as the network looks to push into limited series and mini-series…

Bates Motel, first six minutes

Bates Motel, first six minutes

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Norman Bates’ origin story is revealed in the Bates Motel, premiering on A&E March 18.

Mad Men, Season 6: The Affair of the Year

Mad Men, Season 6: The Affair of the Year

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Season 6 kicks off with a 2-hour season premiere, April 7. Promo for Season 5, after the cut.

Spielberg Developing Kubrick’s Napoleon

Spielberg Developing Kubrick’s Napoleon

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In an interview with French TV network Canal+, Steven Spielberg spoke about producing a Napoleon miniseries based on Stanley Kubrick’s script written 40 years ago. (NYTimes) While another collaboration between Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg would seem to require a time machine, a Ouija board or some sort of interdimensional extraterrestrial monolith, plans are nonetheless underway for these two celebrated filmmakers to work together again… “I’ve been developing Stanley Kubrick’s…