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2012
Oct
28
 
 
This isn’t the only Sunday night series capable of taking your breath away with its sudden surprises (see also: Showtime’s Homeland). But boy, has this been a strong season so far for this intense zombie drama. In just two weeks at a new setting, it’s given us television’s best and most violently dramatic prison series since HBO’s Oz.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
28
 
 
For this 100th installment of The Mentalist, the producers decided to celebrate by looking backward. Tonight’s installment is a special flashback episode, showing how Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) first came to join the CBI investigative team. One thing that’s a blast from this past: the hairstyles.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
28
 
 
This series, with all its various subplots and storylines, is presenting its finest season yet, as almost every major character is in pursuit of something difficult to obtain – whether they be leads in a journalistic investigation, collaborators in an ambitious musical project, the right costume for Mardi Gras, or the right employees for a new local restaurant. Tonight, there’s movement in all those areas – including Fats Domino, guest starring as himself, as a possible musical
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
28
 
 
Last week’s episode stunned me. Carrie (Claire Danes) made contact with Brody (Damian Lewis) and agreed to meet him as part of an undercover operation to regain his confidence. Instead, after suspecting he had sensed her true motives, she went to his hotel room and pounced. The implication, and the expectation, was that Carrie, given their torrid and troubled shared past, would pounce sexually. But she had other plans – plans that make tonight’s episode the Must-See-est of all
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
28
 
 
Today in 2005, Showtime debuted the anthology series, Masters of Horror, which showcased works by some of the horror genre's best-known writers and directors...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
28
 
 
Television producers are introducing audiences to the fact that a growing segment of the U.S. population is multiracial families...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
27
 
 
TV Worth Watching's UK correspondent Kim Akass reports on the epic scandal rocking the BBC as the shocked nation learns that late TV personality Jimmy Sevile is believed to have sexually abused more than 300 underage girls...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
27
 
 
On this day in 1966, CBS debuted the seasonal classic, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
27
 
 
The San Francisco Giants completely crushed the Detroit Tigers in Game 1, and eventually outpitched and outhit them in Game 2. Now the series moves to Detroit for Game 3 - which, unless the Tigers find a way to reverse things, may make this a very one-sided affair.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Oct
27
 
 
Simone Signoret is featured in two films tonight made decades apart, but sharing a sense of foreboding, as well as an intricate mystery plot. First up is this 1955 suspense film, in which a wife finds out about her husband’s mistress – and enlists her in a plan to kill him. Vera Clouzot, Paul Meurisse co-star.