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Lauren Graham reflects on the 'bittersweet' feeling of the 'Gilmore Girls' revival now being behind her

For years, Lauren Graham and her “Gilmore Girls” cohorts were asked about the possibility of a reunion — either in movie form or by way of more television episodes.

Then it finally happened.

A four-part revival of the cult-favorite dramedy, which originally ran for seven seasons from 2000 to 2007 on the WB (later the CW), was unveiled last fall on Netflix to the delight of super fans everywhere.

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'Underground' stars Aisha Hinds and Jurnee Smollett-Bell have so much more story to tell

It’s the cliffhanger that has fans of “Underground” on the edge of their seats: Will the show return for a third season?

The fate of the drama has come into question as WGN America appears likely to be scaling back its investment in scripted series due to high programming costs.

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For Richard Cabral, 'American Crime' is simultaneously rewarding and heartbreaking

Richard Cabral, the former gang member who turned his back on his criminal past and has won acclaim for his performances on ABC’s “American Crime,” including an Emmy nomination, says working on the show has been rewarding. It can also be “heartbreaking.”

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'Jane the Virgin' got turned on this season — and Gina Rodriguez digs it

If the beloved narrator of “Jane the Virgin” was detailing the life of Gina Rodriguez, the actress who portrays the fictitious heroine at the center of the CW drama, he would likely describe the filming of the third season as climactic — then, of course, he’d scold you for interpreting that as a sexual innuendo.

But Rodriguez would allow it.

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'Mr. Robot' hews close to current events, sometimes so close it's 'an out-of-body experience'

Now in production for its third season, “Mr. Robot” is never far from the pulse of current events. A couple of weeks ago, the dystopian computer hacker drama was in mid-shoot at an FBI field office when news broke that bureau Director James Comey had been fired. “One of the lines of dialogue is referencing Comey,” Sam Esmail, the show’s creator, recalled.

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Ian McShane relishes playing an ancient god as a charismatic scamp who has faith in humanity
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