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  • 'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions

    'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face. "I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
  • YouTube video soars with eagles

    YouTube video soars with eagles
    YouTube one-upped Animal Planet with a hot new trending video that purports to capture an eagle soaring over the Chamonix region of France. The videographer apparently strapped a GoPro or other similarly compact camera on an eagle's back and captures...
  • Why AMC's 'Breaking Bad' is the new novel

     Why AMC's 'Breaking Bad' is the new novel
    Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
  • 'The Wire': No. 9 on 'best-written' series list but zero Emmys

    'The Wire': No. 9 on 'best-written' series list but zero Emmys
    "The Wire," HBO's groundbreaking and multi-layered drama about drugs, politics and life in Baltimore, is generally regarded by TV critics and experts as one of TV's finest and most eloquent dramas ever. The show has gained even more admirers and acclaim...
  • Emmys 2013: Will 'Breaking Bad' cook up a sweep at awards?

    Emmys 2013: Will 'Breaking Bad' cook up a sweep at awards?
    Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all. The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
  • Andy Samberg adds the goofiness to his detective role on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

    Andy Samberg adds the goofiness to his detective role on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'
    Andy Samberg is having trouble keeping his toothy grin in check. There's no studio audience. Or the pressure of performing live. So it's a bit of relief when the "Saturday Night Live" graduate breaks a scene — more than once — on the set...
  • Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.

    Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if Fox's "Dads" overcame bad reviews. The Skinny: I'll be curious to see how Fox's "Dads" did after all the nasty reviews from critics. I watched two episodes of "Dads," which is from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane,...
  • Prison design faces judgment

     Prison design faces judgment
    It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history. Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...
  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
  • Can women break the antihero's hold on TV?

     Can women break the antihero's hold on TV?
    The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer." Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan feels the heat

    'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan feels the heat
    In high school, Michael B. Jordan was a good kid. He was one of the star players on his basketball team. He made good grades even while juggling a role on "All My Children." He tried to spend his salary wisely, buying a small apartment complex in 2005...