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FX's 'Fargo' Is Neither Remake Nor Sequel

The cable network premieres a new drama series tonight. It's called Fargo, and has the same title as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie. Critic David Bianculli says it's very definitely a wonderful show in that same wacky spirit – but it's just as important to note what this new Fargo is not. It's not a remake — and it's not a sequel.
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Virginia Passed On 'House Of Cards,' Citing Incentives, Tax Breaks

Virginia is unlikely to meddle in the relationship between Maryland and the producers of 'House of Cards,' because the incentives being demanded by the show's producers are well outside of what's on offer in the commonwealth.

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Don Draper, The Truth Is: You Lied

One of TV's most popular shows kicked off its new — and final — season with some big surprises. Is Mad Men's mesmerizing pitchman still living a lie?
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'Mad Men' Returns, Full Of Footnotes

Taking apart Mad Men has become a popular hobby among many Sunday-night analysts. As it enters its seventh season, it seems more self-aware than ever.
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Colbert Moves Into Letterman's Coveted Late Night Spot

CBS announced Thursday that the spot held by David Letterman for 21 years will go to Stephen Colbert.
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Without Giving Too Much Away, Here's What We Can Say About 'Mad Men'

The AMC period drama returns Sunday, with the usual shroud of secrecy that makes it difficult — but not impossible — to review. Fresh Air critic David Bianculli does his best.
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Stephen Colbert: The End Of One Joke, The Start Of Many More

Eric Deggans looks at the move by Stephen Colbert from the show he does in character on Comedy Central to CBS late night.
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Colbert Plans To Take Up The Late Night Mic For CBS

CBS announced that comedian Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as a late night host on the network. Letterman, who turns 67 on Saturday, announced his retirement last week.
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Sex, Style And Success In 'An African City'

If you miss the HBO hit show Sex and the City, there's the new web series, An African City. We get an inside look at its take on friendship and fashion with young women looking for love in Ghana.
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Stephen Colbert Will Take Over 'Late Show'

The Comedy Central star will sit behind the desk after David Letterman retires next year, CBS announced Thursday.

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