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NBC, USA unleash Super Bowl spots for series

NBC will subject its Super Bowl audience to a bizarre, Thunderdome-inspired promo for the upcoming season of "The Voice," as well as special promos for other shows.

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  • 'Fortitude' features polar bears and cold-blooded murder
    'Fortitude' features polar bears and cold-blooded murder

    Sometimes a polar bear is just a polar bear, especially when it appears in a nature or reality series. The scripted version, on the other hand, is almost always a metaphor, the symbol of opposing forces (cuddly looks, predatory nature) or mystical impossibility (the polar bear of "Lost's"...

  • Review: 'The Americans,' Season 3

    "The Americans" picks up pretty deftly from where last season's cliffhanger left off, while advancing that storyline at a relatively slow pace. Mixing the micro and the macro, the FX series grapples with questions surrounding the central couple's daughter, while finding the Soviets in...

  • 'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History
    'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History

    Seven years ago, the History Channel became just plain History, a single-word name being perceived, one supposes, as hipper, more youthful, like Common or Fergie.

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  • SAG Awards 2015: Viola Davis on diversity: 'We want to see ourselves'
    SAG Awards 2015: Viola Davis on diversity: 'We want to see ourselves'

    When Viola Davis went onstage Sunday during the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards to accept her award for female actor in a drama series, the 49-year-old African American actress couldn't hide the emotion.

  • SAG Awards 2015: TV shows off its diversity
    SAG Awards 2015: TV shows off its diversity

    The Screen Actors Guild honored the ensembles of two wildly different television programs Sunday night, handing out top honors to the cast of the women's prison comedy "Orange Is the New Black" and the performers of the aristocratic period drama "Downton Abbey."

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