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The Americans Season 4 kicks off in the wake of Paige (Holly Taylor) alerting her pastor last season to the Russian origin of her parents, Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell). We’ll see how that impacts Philip and Elizabeth, but also how it impacts Paige, and her relationship with her parents. What will the family dynamic be going forward? “There’s always a sense of disillusionment from a teenager who’s growing to see his or her parents in a new, more realistic light as they grow up,” said executive producer/co-showrunner/writer Joel Fields at a recent press conference. “It just so happens … Continue reading
The live telecast of “Der Klassiker” — a Bundesliga clash between first-place Bayern Munich and second-place Borussia Dortmund — will now be airing in the United States on FX. The match takes place Saturday, March 5, and, along with its airing on FX, will be streamed via FXNOW and FOX Sports GO (at FS1 level authentication). (For you FX viewers who had planned to tune in at this time for the network’s airing of the feature film Bounty Hunter, sorry, but the movie will be preempted by the soccer match.) FX coverage of Der Klassiker on March 5 begins at 12pm ET … Continue reading
Take a look at the dramatic first trailer for Taboo. The explosive drama is scheduled to premiere in 2017, which begs the question: is it 2017 yet? The eight-part drama from FX and BBC one is currently in production in London and will star Tom Hardy. Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is … Continue reading
FX’s 10-episode limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson (Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT beginning Feb. 2) dramatizes one of the seminal news stories of the 20th century: the events surrounding the arrest and trial of former football star O.J. Simpson for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1994. Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson and from executive producer Ryan Murphy, the series assembles a stellar cast, including John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, Bruce Greenwood, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and … Continue reading
WHAT IS The Shield ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Shield now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A gritty police drama set in Los Angeles, The Shield revolves around a group of detectives dedicated to battling gang activity in the fictional Farmington neighborhood of L.A. Michael Chiklis tops the cast of the series as an ethically compromised detective named Vic Mackey, who heads up the unit known as the Strike Team, which often relies on unethical, corrupt – and illegal – methods to nab bad guys. Original TV Home: FX … Continue reading
If you’re of a certain age, you’ll likely remember where you were the evening of June 17, 1994. Perhaps you’d settled in for a Friday night of watching TV when regularly scheduled programming was interrupted by aerial footage of a white Ford Bronco pursued at low speed by several police squads through an empty Interstate 405 in Los Angeles. In the back of the vehicle was football legend O.J. Simpson, charged with the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. You probably also remember where you were on Oct. 3, 1995, when the not-guilty verdict … Continue reading
FX’s 10-episode limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (premiering Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 10pm ET/PT) dramatizes one of the seminal news stories of the 20th century: the events surrounding the arrest and trial of former football star O.J. Simpson for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1994. Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson and from executive producer Ryan Murphy, the series assembles a stellar cast, including John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, Bruce Greenwood, … Continue reading
Zach Galifianakis is a rodeo clown. Need we go on? In the new FX new single-camera comedy Baskets (premieres Thursday, Jan. 21, at 10pm ET/PT), Galifianakis plays Chip Baskets, a man with a dream of becoming the world’s most celebrated circus clown. Inspired by the famous European circus performers of the 1800s, Chip attends a prestigious clowning school in Paris. But the Parisian clown scene proves too costly — the upscale French clown-nose boutiques are pricey — and Chip is forced to leave the school. He returns to Bakersfield, Calif., where he lives in an extended stay hotel while looking for … Continue reading
After last week’s episode of Fargo, I had to wonder how many bodies were left to massacre. The finale didn’t pack a bloody punch, but there was a lot left to ponder. Ready for the Fargo finale? Okay then, let’s get to it! • FARGO Season 2 recaps: Episode 1 | Epsiode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 | Episode 7 | Episode 8 | Episode 9 “Palindrome” opens up on a lot of dead bodies, specifically those belonging to the Gerhardt family. We see Rye (Kieran Culkin), Otto (Michael Hogan), Dodd … Continue reading
Last week on Fargo, we had one of the best installments of the whole darn season. So many characters were missing, but the entire episode was just awesome. The more I think about all of those exchanges between Peggy (Kirsten Dunst) and Dodd (Jeffrey Donovan), the more I realize last week had some of my favorite moments of this season — and the entire series in general. • FARGO Season 2 recaps: Episode 1 | Epsiode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 | Episode 7 | Episode 8 This one was certainly a doozy … Continue reading