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  • Q&A: Malin Akerman on 'Rock of Ages' Love Scenes and Playing Debbie Harry

    Q&A: Malin Akerman on 'Rock of Ages' Love Scenes and Playing Debbie Harry | ARTICLE

    The Sunset Strip, 1987. Who could forget the hair, the debauchery and the totally awesome songs by iconic bands like Def Leppard, Poison, Journey and Bon Jovi? It's all celebrated in Rock of Ages, the Adam Shankman-directed...

    June 15, 2012 1:10 PM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: The Toothache

    'Mad Men' Recap: The Toothache | ARTICLE

    All season long, Don has been teetering dangerously close to resuming his old habits, only to stop short of giving in to his impulses. A graphic fever dream aside, he has remained faithful to Megan, leading...

    June 11, 2012 9:45 AM ET
  • Q&A: 'Mad Men' Star John Slattery on Roger Sterling's Struggle

    Q&A: 'Mad Men' Star John Slattery on Roger Sterling's Struggle | ARTICLE

    Roger Sterling took one hell of a beating on Mad Men this season. After losing his career-defining Lucky Strike account, his role at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce was almost completely usurped by junior partner Pete Campbell, and...

    June 8, 2012 4:10 PM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Sterling Cooper Draper

    'Mad Men' Recap: Sterling Cooper Draper | ARTICLE

    It's another major loss for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Last week saw Peggy's swift exit for the greener pastures of Cutler, Gleason and Chaough (she was MIA this episode, and whether she'll make an appearance in next...

    June 4, 2012 10:30 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Truth in Advertising

    'Mad Men' Recap: Truth in Advertising | ARTICLE

    I have a question for Matthew Weiner and his co-writer, Semi Chellas. Were they inspired by the movie Crazy People for this week's Mad Men episode, "The Other Woman"? If so, then they were able to take...

    May 28, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Living in the Material World

    'Mad Men' Recap: Living in the Material World | ARTICLE

    Whenever a new season of a TV show begins, there's the hope and promise of endless time to explore various story lines. We're presented with a variety of open-ended character threads that leave us hankering for any...

    May 21, 2012 10:50 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Ugly Betty

    'Mad Men' Recap: Ugly Betty | ARTICLE

    Maybe it was the return of Betty. Maybe it was too much of a good thing. Whatever it was, the streak of brilliant after brilliant episode had to be broken eventually, and "Dark Shadows" has the misfortune...

    May 14, 2012 9:35 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Secrets and Lies

    'Mad Men' Recap: Secrets and Lies | ARTICLE

    Never underestimate the power of a father-daughter heart-to-heart. It's hard to think of Megan as oppressed, given her seemingly perfect life – wealthy, loving husband and solid advertising gig – but the title of this week's...

    May 7, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Full House

    'Mad Men' Recap: Full House | ARTICLE

    Last week we established that Megan wants to enjoy her work. Now, thanks to a little fatherly insight, it appears that perhaps Mrs. Draper's aspirations lie beyond the advertising realm. What those aspirations are, exactly, remains unknown...

    April 30, 2012 10:15 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Actor Rich Sommer: 'Harry’s Not a Douchebag'

    'Mad Men' Actor Rich Sommer: 'Harry’s Not a Douchebag' | ARTICLE

    As Harry Crane, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce's head of media, actor Rich Sommer had us roaring with laughter following his botched attempt at signing the Rolling Stones for a Heinz commercial earlier this season on Mad Men....

    April 26, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Tomorrow Never Knows

    'Mad Men' Recap: Tomorrow Never Knows | ARTICLE

    No one traveled a terribly long distance in "Far Away Places," but most of the characters in question might as well have taken a trip – to borrow a locale from Michael Ginsberg – to Mars when...

    April 23, 2012 9:15 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Drive My Car

    'Mad Men' Recap: Drive My Car | ARTICLE

    That fever really did a number on Don. Now he's refusing the goods at a brothel and telling Pete to stop cheating on his wife? Don't get me wrong, it's not exactly a bad thing –...

    April 16, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Cleaning House

    'Mad Men' Recap: Cleaning House | ARTICLE

    Bravo, Joan. She couldn't save those eight murdered student nurses in Chicago, but when Joan kicked her abusive husband's sorry ass out of the house at the end of "Mystery Date," she switched the entire tone of...

    April 9, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Summertime Blues

    'Mad Men' Recap: Summertime Blues | ARTICLE

    In the weeks leading up to Mad Men's highly publicized return, one of the few hints creator Matthew Weiner dropped about the new season was this piece of dialogue: "When is everything going to get back to...

    April 2, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo

    'Mad Men' Recap: Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo | ARTICLE

    It was worth the wait. True, more time has passed in the real world than it has for the Mad Men universe, but the two-hour Season Five premiere, "A Little Kiss," beautifully made up for the dearth of...

    March 25, 2012 11:05 PM ET
  • 'Mad Men' Season 4 Recap

    'Mad Men' Season 4 Recap | ARTICLE

    When Mad Men returns this Sunday after a 17-month hiatus, the whiskey-swilling, secret-keeping Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce crew will meet with an audience salivating for answers following the Season Four finale. Has Don married his secretary? Did...

    March 23, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • 'Downton' Girl: Elizabeth McGovern on America's New National Pastime

    'Downton' Girl: Elizabeth McGovern on America's New National Pastime | ARTICLE

      The U.S. is no stranger to British invasions, be it four Liverpudlian moptops or TV shows featuring a surly talent judge seeking a hot new pop singer. But the latest U.K. import to overtake...

    February 4, 2012 1:40 PM ET
  • Golden Globes Recap: He's So Dull

    Golden Globes Recap: He's So Dull | ARTICLE

    Maybe the third time isn't the charm. After teasing for weeks that his latest hosting gig would feature plenty of unapologetic, sharp-tongued swipes at celebrities, Ricky Gervais' opening monologue during the 69th Annual Golden Globes came off...

    January 16, 2012 9:31 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Finale Recap: St. Jimmy

    'Boardwalk Empire' Season Finale Recap: St. Jimmy | ARTICLE

    After Gillian and Jimmy took their mother-son love to a harrowing new level last week, we knew that topping the incest revelation would be next to impossible. Consequently, “To the Lost” stuck to...

    December 12, 2011 11:00 AM ET
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Oedipus Wrecks

    'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Oedipus Wrecks | ARTICLE

    For all the jokes that Steve Buscemi made during his Saturday Night Live hosting gig about his move from character actor to leading man, he still couldn't avoid playing the supporting role this weekend. But it...

    December 5, 2011 11:20 AM ET
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