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‘Hannibal’ Carved Up a Perfect Series Finale With ‘The Wrath of the Lamb,’ So Do We Really Need Another Season?

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
NBC
All the fuss over the last couple of months about NBC’s cancellation of Hannibal may have been distracting us from just how perfect Season 3 has been — from the European-flavored surrealist horror of the first half of the season to the slow-simmering brutality of the back half, creator Bryan Fuller has not only expertly crafted the perfect ending, but he’s also created one of the greatest love stories of contemporary television. Do we really need another season of Hannibal?

Nielsen Ratings Finally Dip a Toe Into Analyzing Netflix, Hulu Viewer Data

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 10:32 PM
Hulu / Netflix
As Hannibal fans this weekend (and billions of others before them) can attest, too long has the antiquated Nielsen ratings system given an incomplete picture of a show’s viewership, swaying networks to and fro of cancellation. We may finally have some progress however, as Nielsen will begin taking into account streaming data from the likes of Hulu, Netflix and beyond.

‘The Shield’ Getting 4K Conversion for Blu-ray and Streaming

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
FX
Between Sons of Anarchy, Justified and plenty other landmark dramas of recent years, there’s been no shortage of visibility for The Shield’s prolific cast and creators, save the actual series itself. Now, the Strike Team returns prettier than ever, as creator Shawn Ryan confirms a 4K conversion that will enable a Shield Blu-ray and upgraded streaming.

The ‘Gotham’ Gang is (Almost) All Here in Full Season 2 Cast Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 3:22 PM
FOX
Gotham hasn’t proven particularly shy with the lion’s share of Season 2 footage and teasers, but at least a few faces have been missing from its city streets. No longer, as the full character gallery for Gotham Season 2 brings Two-Face, Lucius Fox and more back into the fold, along with some new menace for our future Batman.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2 Sets October Premiere, Plus First Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 1:42 PM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
We know, we know. Star Wars Rebels Season 2 already premiered a sample of its second round by the stellar “Siege of Lothal,” but the real debut of new Star Wars Rebels has at last set its premiere. Lock down your hyperdrives for October, when the crew of the Ghost takes on the mantle of Star Wars Rebels once more for Season 2.

‘The Walking Dead’ to Intro ‘Fear’ Season 2 Character in Airplane Stand-Alone Special

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 11:45 AM
AMC
As Fear The Walking Dead explores a different angle of the zombie apocalypse well-removed from Rick Grimes and Alexandria, crossover rumors have repeatedly flown back and forth. That flight has just become literal, as Season 6 will host a series of Walking Dead shorts set on an airplane, introducing a new character for Fear The Walking Dead Season 2. Confused yet?

‘American Dad’ Renewed at TBS for Two More Seasons Through 2018

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 9:34 AM
TBS
American Dad fans found themselves somewhat concerned by the FOX Family Guy offshoot’s move to TBS last year, but the Smiths can officially take it easy. Not only does American Dad already have 22 new episodes to look forward to in 2016, but TBS has thrown an additional 44 at the wall, keeping the family in business through 2018.

‘Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Comments on Stannis’ Fate, Will Undoubtedly Regret It

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 27, 2015 @ 6:42 PM
HBO
Like the proverbial football plucked eternally from kicking range, Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has oft-attempted to comment on the HBO adaptation of his work, only to find the internet widely exaggerating or misconstruing his words. That responsibility is ours today, as Martin comments on the fate of Stannis Baratheon, both on TV and the written page.

Netflix ‘Hemlock Grove’ Sets Final Season Premiere With First Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 27, 2015 @ 2:44 PM
Netflix
It’s no secret that Netflix original horror show Hemlock Grove hasn’t quite captured the critical raves of its brethren, though the streaming service will at least finish the story with a 10-episode final run. So, when can we expect Hemlock Season 3 to drop a whole new mess of bloody weirdness? Watch the final season teaser to find out!

Carrie Masks Up, Goes Rogue in Full ‘Homeland’ Season 5 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 27, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
Showtime
The success of Homeland Season 4's ostensible reboot has us eager to learn if Showtime can pull it off a second time this fall, and the first full trailer for Carrie’s new private life in Germany doesn’t disappoint. There’s explosions, intrigue ,and all-kinds of black-bagging the latest look at Homeland Season 5, and no one is safe.