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2013
Mar
1
 
 
Episode five of The Americans, which just aired the other day on FX, vaulted this new series to a higher level, with a plot that plays off the real-life attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan. The show has matured, and quickly, and FX clearly recognizes that fact. Tonight at 10 p.m. ET, the network is presenting a marathon of all five episodes to date – encouraging viewers to catch up, and jump aboard, in one Friday night mini-marathon. I encourage you to do the same thing. Ker
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Mar
1
 
 
Bill Maher is going to take to the air just as we learn whether Congress and the White House managed to come to a last-minute compromise to avoid preordained budget cuts – or, once again, failed to cooperate and compromise, and thus failed to act. One of Maher’s guests tonight, fittingly, is someone who’s not afraid to flip-flop. He’s the hip-hop artist known as Snoop Lion – who, not too long ago, was the Artist Formerly Known as Snoop Dogg. I’m not Lion.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Mar
1
 
 
SEASON FINALE: The final episode of this season has a plot which threatens to plunge the entire town into a blackout. So pay close attention – the problem, if you see one (or fail to), may not be with your set. And remember: the same was true of the finale of The Sopranos.  
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Mar
1
 
 
Dale Robertson, who joined those ghost riders in the sky this week at the age of 89, was the first celebrity I ever met. And though I went on to interview hundreds more as a media and entertainment writer, it’s still one of my favorite encounters...