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Gracepoint Season 1 Episode 8 Review: “Episode Eight”

21 November 2014 6:01 PM, PST

Well. Gracepoint sure does have me confused. I’m assuming that is the goal. Broadchurch fans no longer have room to be arrogant, either, since episode 8 was as far as that series went. Some really interesting things happened in tonight’s episode. For one, Mark Solano and Detective Carver agreed on being suspicious of Paul (the minister). This was probably the worst misdirect yet. Paul doesn’t have an alibi, and his insomnia is considered “suspicious behavior”. I think that normally he should be a suspect, but here’s why I don’t think he is: He’s in love with Beth. He knows that he would cause Beth so much grief and pain by killing Danny, that Rev. Coates is cleared in my mind. Of course, I’m just speculating here, and there could be plenty  more surprises in the back two episodes, but right now I don’t see him being the killer. »

- Nick Hogan

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The Week in Television: The Flash & Arrow Crossover Photos, Netflix Saves Longmire & Glee’s Final Season Premiere Date

21 November 2014 2:53 PM, PST

Another week in television has come and gone, and there was a lot of news this week about some of TV’s biggest shows, including Arrow, Glee, Justified, and The Mindy Project. In case you missed any of it, don’t worry. Just like every week, we’ve gathered all the biggest headlines together for you right here. – HBO announced that it has ordered the star-studded sci-fi drama Westworld to series. The show’s cast includes Anthony Hopkins (in his first series regular television role), James Marsden, Evan Rachel Wood, and Jeffery Wright. It will premiere in 2015. [Slashfilm] – Tom Hardy is heading to television with a new adventure series called Taboo for FX. The show, which takes place in 1813, was created by Hardy and his father, Chibbs Hardy, and is slated to debut in 2016. [Deadline] – The first photos from The Flash and Arrow two-night crossover event were released this week. The first set… »

- Chris King

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An All in the Family Reboot May Be Coming in 2015

21 November 2014 10:59 AM, PST

Well, since it appears that TV networks apparently have no new ideas remaining, this news shouldn’t come as too much of a shocker. In a development season that has seen remake after remake discussed, it looks like there’s a chance that we may get another one. However, this won’t be reboot of a beloved film, but of a beloved television show: the classic 1970s series All in the Family. The news comes from a Variety article, which quoted legendary television creator Norman Lear saying that he has been in talks with Sony about possibly rebooting All in the Family. The 92-year-old Lear, who also created such well-known series as Maude, The Jeffersons and Good Times, stated that an All in the Family reboot would focus on a different, modern family in 2015. “Forget the Bunkers, forget the characters you know,” Leer reportedly said, while talking with Netflix’s »

- Chris King

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FX Sets Premiere Dates for Justified, The Americans, Archer & More

21 November 2014 10:32 AM, PST

FX has made my Friday even better by revealing the premiere dates for some of my favorite shows on TV. Today, the network has announced when the final season of Justified, the third season of The Americans, and the sixth season of Archer will all kick off. Justified will keep the time slot it’s held throughout its previous five seasons for the series’ swan song. The battle between Raylan and Boyd during the show’s sixth and final season will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 10 p.m. The following week, The Americans will take over American Horror Story‘s vacated time slot on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 10 p.m. to begin its highly anticipated third season (and since I thought Season 2 of The Americans was one of the best seasons of any show in 2014, I can’t wait to see what they have in store for Season 3). American Horror Story‘s latest entry, »

- Chris King

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The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Episode 8 Review: “Fade Into You”

21 November 2014 10:01 AM, PST

Everything suddenly makes so much more sense now on The Vampire Diaries.  While it’s predictable that the new witches this season are all related, they have such a twisted family history that it could rival that of the Mikaelsons.  Ever since we lost the Original family to their spin-off show, it’s a welcome change to introduce an equally troubled serial killer and his family’s complicated past. It’s officially Friendsgiving in the Whitmore dorms.  Caroline and Elena are hosting almost everyone except Matt, Jeremy, and Stefan.  (Only the latter of those 3 wasn’t even invited.  Ouch!)  Damon and Alaric voluntarily skipped out on the dinner to join Stefan on a road trip to Portland where they hope to get any leads on the Gemini coven. Ms. Cuddles definitely appears to be quite the magical teddy bear since Bonnie sent her through the portal as an Sos message that only Damon could… »

- Jen

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Could Tyrion Be a Targaryen on Game of Thrones? One Theory Says He Is

21 November 2014 9:51 AM, PST

Game of Thrones is a show filled with so many unexpected twists and turns that fans are always anxiously guessing what surprises await them in the next episode. Will a main character die? Could a friend suddenly reveal themselves as foe? Just how many times will Hodor say “Hodor'”? (Unfortunately no times in Season 5, since he and Bran will be Mia.) All of this speculation, of wondering “what’s next,” has led to some pretty crazy Game of Thrones theories. However, I don’t know if I’ve ever heard one quite as interesting as this before. In a recent MTV article about the series, writer Josh Wigler discusses the “R+L=J” theory briefly before jumping into a new one: A+J=T. What does that mean? Simply put, it says that Tyrion is not the son of Tywin Lannister, and that his real father is actually Mad King Aerys Targaryen, »

- Chris King

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Eliza Taylor’s Clarke Griffin on The 100 May Be the Best Female Hero on TV

21 November 2014 9:15 AM, PST

It needs to be said a thousand times, The 100 is one of the best hidden gems on TV these days. The show appears to be overlooked as just another CW offering full of pretty people trying to capitalize on a recent trend (superheroes, then vampires, now the post-apocalypse!). But it’s a lot more than that. There are many reasons the show is great, first and foremost the pacing which presents mysteries and their answers at almost lightning speed, and with a short, tight first season, there wasn’t a second of the show wasted on filler, which is something you can’t often say these days. But today I want to focus on one aspect of the show specifically, namely its lead, Eliza Taylor as Clark Griffin. Part of the 100 teens sent down to test the surface of Earth for habitability, Clarke is the de facto leader of the group… »

- Paul

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Breaking Bad Spin-Off Better Call Saul Gets a Two-Night February Premiere

21 November 2014 8:38 AM, PST

Breaking Bad fans, if you’ve been desperately wondering when exactly Saul Goodman would be returning to your TV screens in the Breaking Bad spin-off series Better Call Saul, AMC has finally given you an answer. Better Call Saul will premiere on a special night, Sunday Feb. 8 at 10 p.m., before its second episode airs the following night Monday, Feb. 9, at 10 p.m. Moving forward, Mondays at 10 p.m. will be Better Call Saul’s regular time slot on AMC. “The series is set six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White,” states AMC’s official description for Better Call Saul, which is a prequel to Breaking Bad. “When we meet him, the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is ‘fixer’ Mike Ehrmantraut, a beloved character introduced in Breaking… »

- Chris King

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Fox Sets 2015 Premieres for Glee, The Following & More

21 November 2014 7:55 AM, PST

Well, Glee fans, we now know when the final season of the musical series will begin, as Fox announced the Glee Season 6 premiere date yesterday, along with return dates for The Following, Bones and more. All in all, it’s a pretty confusing and overly complicated schedule, so I’m just going to list all the major items in easy-to-read, bullet point form below. – Glee will be moving to Fridays for its final season. Season 6 kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Friday, Jan. 9, at 8 p.m. before settling into its regular Friday night, 9 p.m. time slot. Glee will run for 11 weeks in total, ending its 13-episode swan song with a two-hour series finale on Friday, March 20. – A new unscripted series from Fox, World’s Funniest Falls, debuts on Friday, Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. – After Gracepoint finishes its 10-episode run on Dec. 11, Rainn Wilson’s Backstorm will take over… »

- Chris King

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The Flash Comes to Arrow in These New Crossover Photos

21 November 2014 6:33 AM, PST

After being given photos from the first part of The Flash and Arrow crossover, “Flash vs. Arrow,” we now have our first pictures of the second hour of the two-night event, the eighth episode of Arrow‘s third season, which is titled “The Brave and the Bold.” In the episode, which airs on Wed. Dec. 3 (the first hour, which will be episode eight of The Flash‘s first season, airs the night before on Tuesday, Dec. 2), both Oliver and Barry go up against the infamous Captain Boomerang, a.k.a. Digger Harkness (played by Nick Taraby of Spartacus). However, it won’t be just Barry who is heading over from Central City to Starling in this episode of Arrow, as both Caitlin and Cisco join him as well and work alongside Diggle, Felicity, and Roy to help Arrow and The Flash take down this killer. Check out the more than a dozen photos, »

- Chris King

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Clone High’s Best Guest Stars

21 November 2014 6:01 AM, PST

Though I still find it cruel that Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Bill Lawrence are always teasing us with a Clone High revival of some sort (Clone High: The Movie? Clone High: The College Years?), there’s no denying the pleasures of returning to the high school designed and administered by the Board of Shadowy Figures- or denying the impressive cast of guest stars Clone High managed to snag during its brief 13-episode run. Here are the best of the best: Michael J. Fox Most people don’t even notice Mjf’s cameo on Clone High, in the pilot episode “Escape to Beer Mountain: A Rope of Sand”  – he’s only got one line, and technically, he’s not even a character: he’s Ghandi’s remaining kidney! So how did he end up there? Simple: Bill Lawrence has a penchant for using actors on multiple shows (along with Spin City, »

- Randy Dankievitch

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Why Dark Angel’s First Season Is Better Than Its Second

21 November 2014 5:56 AM, PST

Dark Angel is very much a tale of two different shows during its short run (which I’m writing about at Geeks Unleashed right now, I might add): the self-contained first season, which told the story of Manticore, and Max and her fellow X5’s dealing with real teenage life, and the second, which was a much more oddball, supernatural show, one with magic viruses, dog-people, and a whole lot of clues that Max is important (without giving us a lot of solid reason as to why). Given how different they are, some might consider it unfair to determine which one is a “better” season of television – but I don’t, and the first season of Dark Angel kicks the second’s butt… and it’s not even close. Throughout its first season, Dark Angel was a show concerned with setting and characters; however clumsy they may be at »

- Randy Dankievitch

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Family Matters

21 November 2014 5:31 AM, PST

Family Matters was a popular sitcom of the 90’s and was a key part of ABC’s Tgif lineup. The series ran for nine seasons and featured 215 family friendly episodes. Jaleel White, who played clumsy nerd Steve Urkel, stole the show and became the main character while the Winslow crew became secondary characters. It has been over 16 years since the comedy left the air. We at TV Overmind decided to take a trip down memory lane and share 10 facts you may not know about one of your favorite comedies. 1. Family Matters was a spin-off Family Matters was a spin-off of Perfect Strangers, which was also a popular sitcom that spent a majority of its run on the Tgif lineup. JoMarie Payton, who played matriarch Harriet Winslow on Family Matters, was featured on the series during the third and fourth season. Harriet was the elevator operator at the Chicago Chronicle where Larry and Balki… »

- Tim Gerstenberger

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The 100 Season 2 Episode 5 Review: “Human Trials”

20 November 2014 7:42 PM, PST

Gosh, The 100 is really good this season. Don’t you think? You probably think I’m beating a dead horse by saying this week in and week out, but I just think the show may not be getting the recognition it deserves, so I’m doing everything I can. This week on The 100, Bellamy, Octavia, and Clarke all return to the adults…only to immediately turn around and go after Finn and Murphy. Finn is seeing red, so Murphy is the voice of reason (yes, you read that right). Chancellor Kane furthers his pursuit of peace with the grounders  and Jasper and Monty (and Lincoln) run into some issues at Mt. Weather. For starters, I really like the fact that they don’t feel like they have to include every character in every episode. Of course, it helps that the groups are starting to re-form and grow larger, and more »

- Nick Hogan

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Was Cheers Season 5 The Worst Season?

20 November 2014 1:24 PM, PST

When people talk about the worst season of Cheers (which yes, I realize is a conversation starter only for television nerds like myself), most will point out the most obvious. Season ten, when the show was sputtering out of gas, relying on another Bar Wars and Rebecca/Sam tease to slog through twenty-plus episodes; season six, when Shelley Long’s absence created a massive hole in the show’s cast and stories; or season nine, which centered on one of the show’s worst plot lines, the Robin/Rebecca/Sam triangle. But for my money, season five – Shelley Long’s last – is far and away the worst season of the show, and for one reason: Diane. Maybe the writers of Cheers were bitter over losing her, or maybe the writers just didn’t like the Diane character, but she goes out on a low note in Cheers‘ fifth season. Just »

- Randy Dankievitch

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Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones Returning for Final Season of Parks and Recreation

20 November 2014 12:56 PM, PST

After just finding out that we will definitely see Jon Hamm’s Ed again in the seventh and final season of Parks and Recreation, it has now been confirmed that two other characters, who have had slightly longer tenures on the show than Ed, will also be showing up in Pawnee during Season 7. As first reported by TVLine, Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones will reprise their roles as Chris and Ann during the NBC sitcom’s swan song. Right now, the actors are only scheduled to appear in one episode. “We made a list of people that we needed to see back one more time,” Parks and Recreation showrunner Mike Schur said in an interview with TVLine earlier this week, when he was asked about whether or not Lowe and Jones would be back. “We didn’t get everybody we wanted, because some people had other obligations. But a lot of the people… »

- Chris King

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Black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 Review: “Oedipal Triangle”

20 November 2014 12:29 PM, PST

Building conflict within families can be difficult for comedies (especially young ones like Black-ish); the natural tendency to make light of everything for laughs can turn examinations of family tropes or misunderstandings into bitter affairs, ultimately undermining the always-cathartic conclusions with the pure amount of vitriol that precedes it. One might say “Oedipal Triangle” avoids this by refusing to resolve its central conflict – the friction between Ruby, Dre’s mother, and Rainbow – but it almost makes the rest of the episode even more bitter, turning the supposed lesson of the episode from “husband helps bridge the gap between mother and wife through compromise” into “people who don’t get along will never get along” – which may be a little more realistic, but is nonetheless an unsatisfying conclusion to a story that appeared to be building towards some kind of meaningful conclusion. There’s not really much else to this episode besides Ruby… »

- Randy Dankievitch

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Should We Be Worried About Community Season 6?

20 November 2014 12:21 PM, PST

Ever since the Season 2 episode of Community, “Paradigms of Human Memory,” fans have been using Abed’s “Six seasons and a movie!” call (which is hilariously how long he thought NBC’s short-lived superhero drama The Cape would last) as their mantra. Despite low-ratings, shortened season orders, departing cast members, the firing and then re-hiring of Dan Harmon, and, not to mention, the never-knowing of just when the show would actually premiere, all Community lovers (myself included) wanted was for the series to last six seasons, and then, if we got the movie afterward, that would just be a nice bonus. All that hope seemed to disappear this past May when NBC announced that Community had been cancelled, meaning that the show would be cut short and never make it to its goal of six seasons, much less a movie, but then Yahoo stepped in to revive the sitcom, giving »

- Chris King

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Arrow Season 3 Episode 7 Review: ”Draw Back Your Bow”

20 November 2014 11:24 AM, PST

While season 3 of CW’s Arrow has so far hit their arrows on all the right places, last night’s episode wasn’t the strongest one, though it was still a very solid episode with the introduction of DC Comics’ Cupid (guest star Amy Gumenick). Out of all the Green Arrow villains that I have seen in the comics, Carrie Cutter is the one I’m least familiar with, and I was never sure if we would actually see her on the TV show. But since she was created by show-runner Andrew Kreisberg, who wrote the Green Arrow/Black Canary comic book for a very long time, the possibilities were there. Gumenick’s version of the character was very mixed for me, in both good and bad ways. I had to go back and re-read some of the Green Arrow/Black Canary comics she was in before watching this episode and personality wise, »

- Andy

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Mad Men Star Jon Hamm Returning for Parks and Recreation Season 7

20 November 2014 11:14 AM, PST

Last time we saw Leslie Knope, before she meet up with her husband Ben Wyatt, she was firing an employee named Ed, who was played in a surprise cameo role by Mad Men star Jon Hamm. Well, lucky for Ed (and for us), it has been confirmed that Hamm will be returning for at least one episode in Parks and Recreation Season 7, meaning that Leslie will somehow find herself dealing with an employee that is less competent than than Larry (Jim O’Heir) for at least a little bit longer. “If I have my way, every episode where you see events that take place before that moment will include a shot of him doing something insanely incompetent,” showrunner Mike Schur said after the show’s Season 6 finale, when he was asked about whether or not Hamm would appear again in Parks and Recreation Season 7. Hamm joins returning guest stars Megan Mullally »


- Chris King

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