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  • Eight Standout Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony

    Eight Standout Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony | ARTICLE

    The Winter Olympics are certainly no stranger to controversy – remember Tonya and Nancy in 1994? The French figure-skating judge in 2002? But before the torch was even lit yesterday outside of Fisht...

    February 8, 2014 10:39 AM ET
  • The Evolution of Edith Crawley, the Middle Daughter on 'Downton Abbey'

    The Evolution of Edith Crawley, the Middle Daughter on 'Downton Abbey' | ARTICLE

    Last winter, our hearts wept as Lord Grantham's sweetly rebellious youngest daughter, Lady Sybil Branson, died in childbirth. Her passing left behind a grieving husband, a motherless baby girl and a giant void in

    January 23, 2014 4:25 PM ET
  • Five Is Enough for 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Five Is Enough for 'Boardwalk Empire' | ARTICLE

    History has already shown that the nonstop party of the Roaring Twenties couldn't go on forever, so neither could Boardwalk Empire. On Thursday, HBO announced that it was shutting down its homage to the Prohibition-era Atlantic...

    January 11, 2014 12:37 PM ET
  • 6 Keys to Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show': Timberlake (And Fun Insanity)

    6 Keys to Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show': Timberlake (And Fun Insanity) | ARTICLE

    Next month, Jimmy Fallon inherits NBC's revered Tonight Show, bringing his unbridled energy, musical talent and long list of celebrity pals to the 60-year-old late-night institution. Over the past five years – close to 1,000 shows –...

    January 6, 2014 10:55 AM ET
  •  'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale': What Went Wrong?

    'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale': What Went Wrong? | ARTICLE

    Damn it, Blake Shelton – why did you have to be so awesomely offensive in your Christmas special last year? Thanks to your side-splitting Claymation spoof with Larry the Cable Guy, in which you shot...

    December 12, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • The Best and Worst Moments of the New 'Sound of Music'

    The Best and Worst Moments of the New 'Sound of Music' | ARTICLE

    Two years ago, Bill Maher suggested on an episode of Real Time that TV would soon become one long show called CSI: Vampire Idol. Well, NBC's live production of The Sound of Music last night...

    December 6, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Creator Terence Winter on Tragic Season Finale

    'Boardwalk Empire' Creator Terence Winter on Tragic Season Finale | ARTICLE

    Spoiler alert: This article contains major plot points from last night's fourth-season finale of Boardwalk Empire. There were twists. And, of course, there was tragedy. The fourth season of HBO's 1920s gangster drama came...

    November 25, 2013 7:45 AM ET
  • Jack Huston Bids a Fond Farewell to the 'Boardwalk'

    Jack Huston Bids a Fond Farewell to the 'Boardwalk' | ARTICLE

    Spoiler alert: This article contains major plot points from this past Sunday's season finale of Boardwalk Empire, including the fate of Jack Huston's character, Richard Harrow. Toward the end of Boardwalk Empire's first season, one of...

    November 25, 2013 1:05 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Finale Recap: Focus on the Family

    'Boardwalk Empire' Season Finale Recap: Focus on the Family | ARTICLE

    Spoiler alert: This recap contains major plot details about Boardwalk Empire's season finale, "Farewell Daddy Blues."  It was worth the slow burn. That was, in my estimation, the best season finale in Boardwalk Empire's four seasons. It was...

    November 24, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Susquehanna Blues

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Susquehanna Blues | ARTICLE

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it! The conceit of "Havre de Grace," a.k.a. Boardwalk Empire's Episode 11, edged close to last season's penultimate episode, "Two Impostors," which had Nucky taking refuge with Chalky while his enemy, Gyp...

    November 17, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Actress Margot Bingham Dishes on Daughter Maitland

    'Boardwalk Empire' Actress Margot Bingham Dishes on Daughter Maitland | ARTICLE

    She sauntered into Chalky White's Onyx Club in the third episode of Boardwalk Empire's fourth season wearing a long, fur-lined coat and a magnetic stare – and we haven't been able to take our eyes off...

    November 15, 2013 10:40 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: The Fixer

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: The Fixer | ARTICLE

    For most of this season, I've spent an inordinate amount of time in these recaps bemoaning how Nucky Thompson has turned into a wallflower in his own story. True, this served the greater purpose of building up...

    November 10, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Still Sitting

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Still Sitting | ARTICLE

    Wimmen. Dames. No matter what you, Pee-Wee Herman or Kap'n Karl (RIP, Phil Hartman) might call them, the ladies of Boardwalk Empire are nothing but trouble. Whether it's Sigrid nagging Van Alden to fix the...

    November 3, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • Dunn's Violent 'Boardwalk Empire' Exit

    Dunn's Violent 'Boardwalk Empire' Exit | ARTICLE

    Spoiler Alert: In tonight's episode, "The Old Ship of Zion," blues singer Daughter Maitland (Margot Bingham) saved her lover, Chalky, by stabbing Dunn to death before he could choke the life out of his former boss. He started...

    October 27, 2013 10:10 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Wrecking Brawl

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Wrecking Brawl | ARTICLE

    Three episodes ago, Nucky, after cleaning up Willie's little chemistry mishap, made a prescient remark: "The only thing you can count on is blood." He meant it in the sense of family, but there has...

    October 27, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Prescription for Chaos

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Prescription for Chaos | ARTICLE

    Now that we're officially in the second half of the season, the slow burn that has been so characteristic of Boardwalk Empire since its inception has finally begun to give way to juicier plot points. The...

    October 20, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Necessary Roughness

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Necessary Roughness | ARTICLE

    I've never been so grateful for a batshit sex scene between Steve Buscemi and Patricia Arquette in all my life. And who could've predicted it would be Boardwalk Empire, rather than Sleepy Hollow, that brought on the...

    October 13, 2013 10:05 PM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Brings the Party to New York

    'Boardwalk Empire' Brings the Party to New York | ARTICLE

    The Paley Center for Media's "Made in New York" series concluded Sunday evening with a panel featuring cast members and executive producers of the Prohibition-era HBO drama Boardwalk Empire. Present for the event were series creator and...

    October 7, 2013 1:55 PM ET
  • Q&A: 'Boardwalk Empire' Actor Anthony Laciura on Eddie's Swan Song

    Q&A: 'Boardwalk Empire' Actor Anthony Laciura on Eddie's Swan Song | ARTICLE

    In the rough-and-tumble world of Boardwalk Empire, violent deaths are an occupational hazard for the gangsters that populate the Prohibition-era series. The historically accurate death of Chicago mobster Frank Capone (Al's brother),...

    October 7, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Better Call Nucky

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Better Call Nucky | ARTICLE

    The law can be a real nuisance sometimes. But, if you're Willie Thompson, all it takes is a quick phone call to Uncle Nucky, and within the space of an...

    October 6, 2013 10:05 PM ET
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