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  • 'Nightingale' tested David Oyelowo's commitment as an actor

    'Nightingale' tested David Oyelowo's commitment as an actor

    More than eight months before David Oyelowo went into production on "Selma," the movie that led to so many accolades for his performance as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., he filmed "Nightingale," an 85-minute solo tour de force.

  • 'Bachelor' couple Chris Soules, Whitney Bischoff call off engagement

    'Bachelor' couple Chris Soules, Whitney Bischoff call off engagement

    It's another "Bachelor" breakup: Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff have called off their six-month engagement. 

  • So it's the final show? How to wrap a TV series up

    So it's the final show? How to wrap a TV series up

    A number of prominent shows signed off for good this season. They won awards, they went their own ways, they played it unsafe. And in the case of "Two and a Half Men," that could mean viewers might want to get themselves checked out.

  • A case for an Emmy (or more) for 'Foyle's War'

    A case for an Emmy (or more) for 'Foyle's War'

    Many claimed to be shocked at last year's Emmys when PBS' "Sherlock" swept most of the best miniseries or movie categories, winning for lead actor, supporting actor and writing, in addition to many craft awards. But the only truly surprising thing was the surprise itself. From the moment it premiered,...

  • Dynamic duos on 'Downton Abbey,' 'Gotham' and 'Game of Thrones'

    Dynamic duos on 'Downton Abbey,' 'Gotham' and 'Game of Thrones'

    They've never been lovers. They're definitely not cop buddies. And they're not really related. But some TV twosomes are more than the sum of their parts. They may have been thrown together by writers unsure what else to do with their quirky characters, by circumstance of age or even worldview....

  • Caitriona Balfe serves up an insider's view of 'Outlander'

    Caitriona Balfe serves up an insider's view of 'Outlander'

    The Starz hit "Outlander," based on the books by Diana Gabaldon and adapted for television by Ronald D. Moore, has had a bodice-ripping first season. Caitriona Balfe plays Claire Fraser, a bold British World War II nurse who is thrown back in time, in Scotland, from her 1945 existence to a rough...

  • A look at the new Emmy rules and what they might change

    A look at the new Emmy rules and what they might change

    Last year's Emmy season started off confusing ("Orange Is the New Black" is a comedy? Really?) and ended up wholly predictable, with no new winners in the drama and comedy series and acting categories, and "Modern Family" taking the comedy trophy for the fifth year running. And while television...

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