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10 ‘House of Cards’ Facts to Whip Your Netflix Vote

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Netflix's House of Cards seems tailor-made for the intricacy of American politics, but did you know the series originated in the U.K., or as a book before that? Or that much of the series subs in Baltimore, Maryland for Washington D.C.? Mind the train tracks for our 17th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which claws up the political food chain for Netflix's House of Cards!

‘Bloodline’ Season 2 Will Return Ben Mendelsohn as a Regular, Despite … Uh ...

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Netflix
Among Netflix’s original fare, it’d be hard to argue that Bloodline proved a breakout hit with either critics or viewers, though the streaming site isn’t generally one to let things go (cough, Marco Polo). Most curious of all however, after Bloodline’s Season 2 renewal, Ben Mendelsohn is confirmed to return as a series regular, despite … well …

Tig Notaro to Write and Star in Amazon Comedy, Co-Written With Diablo Cody and Louis C.K.

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Jason Kempin / Frederick M. Brown / Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
Comedian Tig Notaro has been making plenty of headlines of late, and isn’t about to stop at a new HBO special or Netflix documentary. Instead, the revered cancer-surviving comedian will partner with Diablo Cody to star in and write a new Amazon comedy pilot, produced by Louis C.K.

Rumor Buster: No, ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 Is Not Teasing a Gladiator Appearance

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Marvel / Twitter
Daredevil Season 2 production in NYC naturally has fans in a tizzy, while recent and upcoming announcements eagerly tease the 2016 future of Marvel’s first Defender. One recent suggestion making the rounds however, must be stopped. No, Daredevil is not teasing that Melvin Potter will go full “Gladiator” in Season 2, even though he certainly still could. Confused? Let us explain.

Netflix’s Bill Cosby Standup Special Not ‘Appropriate’ for Release, Says Boss

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
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Prior to the many pieces, victims and testimony cementing Bill Cosby’s status as a reviled public figure, the comedian had almost reached the cusp of a comeback, planning a new NBC series and a Netflix standup special. Netflix was quick to shelve plans to release the special once Cosby’s deeds became a national focus, and now the streaming service doesn’t ever believe it “appropriate” to air.

‘Doctor Who’ Heads to Theaters in 3D for Two-Night Event, Season 9 Prequel

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
BBC
Doctor Who kept his eyes on the future with Comic Con 2015's Season 9 trailer and premiere date, but the Time Lord isn’t above looking to the past, and occasionally through 3D glasses. Before Season 9, the BBC will take Doctor Who Season 8's final two installments to theaters, along with an exclusive short previewing The Doctor’s ninth run.

‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Deals ‘Plugging Along,’ Says Netflix

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Netflix
The other day saw Arrested Development producer Brian Grazer insisting once again that Season 5 had begun ramping up Netflix production, but the streaming service brass have a slightly different message. Arrested Development Season 5 remains in the cards, though extensive deal-making may hold up the Bluths for the time being.

‘BoJack Horseman’ Renewed for Season 3 as Netflix Sets Aziz Ansari Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Netflix
The madness of TCA’s ongoing press tour has begun, and with Netflix first out of the gate, it’s only fitting that horse be their main event. Not only has BoJack Horseman officially (and deservedly) been renewed for Season 3, so too do we know the title and premiere of Aziz Ansari’s new show, and the rescued fourth season of Longmire.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Confirms Late 2015 Netflix Premiere Date

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Netflix
Development on the second season of Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil has somewhat overshadowed Jessica Jones in recent months, but with the latter still angling for a 2015 release, Netflix has finally stepped up to confirm our second Defender. In lieu of an official date, Jessica Jones has been confirmed for a fourth-quarter 2015 premiere .

Jon Stewart Talks Retirement, Grunts Through Entire ‘Daily Show’ Segment

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Comedy Central
As we inch closer and closer to Jon Stewart’s abdication of The Daily Show, Stewart has become increasingly esoteric and playful with the format. That approach only grew with two new segments this week, the first allowing Jon to take audience questions of his tenure, and the second purely grunting reactions to Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee’s recent Holocaust comments.