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33 Things on TV to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Posted By Gary Susman on Nov 26th 2014 12:22PM
At this time of year, it's good to be reminded that contemporary TV offers such a cornucopia of riches. This past year, in particular, has offered plenty to give thanks for -- in terms of both what's on the air and what is not. Among the things I'm thankful for: That "The Flash" is actually good. That recent, pricelessly funny Billy Bob Thornton guest spot as a lovelorn urologist-to-the-star... read more

Worst Holiday Episodes Ever

Posted By Mehera Bonner on November 11, 2014
For some inexplicable reason, most television shows (especially '90s sitcoms) feel the need to bestow holiday-themed episodes upon their viewers, and let's just say it's a curse and a blessing. Of course holiday episodes can be a great excuse to cozy up with the family, shove a bunch of gingerbread into your face, and watch your favorite characters enjoy a bit of festive goodness, but some shows...

'Game of Thrones' Unveils Mysterious Season 5 Teaser and Site

Posted By Kelly Woo on November 11, 2014
Quoth the raven, "I see a darkness in you." Those spooky words are uttered in a new, very brief (literally, 10 seconds) teaser from "Game of Thrones" season 5. HBO released it via Twitter: The raven brings #TheSight. Receive the power at: - Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) November 25, 2014 We get a fleeting glimpse at Arya as she pierces som...

Candace Cameron Bure Loves These Five Family-Friendly Holiday Films

Posted By Moviefone Staff on November 11, 2014
Candace Cameron Bure has a lot to celebrate this holiday season. This past year she came in third overall on Season 18 of "Dancing With the Stars," became a New York Times best-selling author, and soon you can catch her in a new Hallmark film, "Christmas Under Wraps." Candace is a mom of three and she's appeared in a few Christmas movies over the years, so she knows a thing or two about what ...

Best of Late Night TV: Evangeline Lilly's Odd Costume, Pregnant Emily Blunt Saved Meryl Streep's Life (VIDEO)

Posted By Gina Carbone on November 11, 2014
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night. Evangeline Lilly showed up on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in this odd Mad Hatter circus type outfit. As Jimmy asked, "What the hell are you wearing?" It's a costume tied t...

George Eads, the Last Original 'CSI' Cast Member, Is Leaving the Show

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
After 15 seasons with CBS stalwart "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," George Eads is leaving the show. Eads, who has starred as Nick Stokes since the show's pilot, is planning to exit the series following the close of its current season. He is the last remaining original "CSI" cast member, following the exit of Paul Guilfoyle (Capt. Jim Brass) after the end of season 14 earlier this year. T...

What's New on Netflix Streaming in December 2014

Posted By Tim Hayne on November 11, 2014
Netflix streaming is upping the ante this December, adding enough high-profile TV shows and movies to more than make up for last month's lackluster offerings. On the movie side, highlights include Will Ferrell and gang in "Anchorman 2," the Heath Ledger-starring "A Knight's Tale," Cameron Crowe classic "Almost Famous," Oscar-winning "American Beauty," and horror hits "Oculus" and "Paranormal Ac...

This First Look Photo From the 'Sherlock' Christmas Special Is Absolutely Delightful

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
In promotion of the newest season "Sherlock" -- which audiences won't see until 2016 -- the BBC has posted a teaser image on Twitter that's equal parts old-fashioned, humorous, and downright delightful. The photo shows Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and John Watson (Martin Freeman) dressed up as old-timey versions of their characters, complete with over-the-top hats and a whimsical mu...

10 Greatest Thanksgiving TV Episodes Ever

Posted By Alana Altmann on November 11, 2014
It doesn't really feel like Thanksgiving until those holiday-themed TV episodes start airing, right? And while its the time of year when there's a good excuse for your favorite shows to exercise gimmicks, sometimes these episodes really deliver. Sometimes they're the best of the season. Nothing screams quality holiday time like sitting in front of a glaring screen, so we've rounded up the 10 ...

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow's 'Celebrity Curse Off,' Tim Allen's Turkey Scooter Race (VIDEO)

Posted By Gina Carbone on November 11, 2014
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night. Jennifer Aniston was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Monday night to promote the new "Horrible Bosses" movie, but she also took some time for a "Friends" reunion with Lisa ...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Imitation Game,' 'Penguins of Madagascar,' & More

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as English mathematician and WWII hero Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," your favorite "Madagascar" minions try to stop an evil doctor and save the world in "Penguins of Madagascar," Aubrey Plaza voices the sour feline in the Lifetime TV movie "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" on Saturday night, and the seventh and final season of "The Mentalist" kicks...

Netflix Rescues Tina Fey-Ellie Kemper Comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' From NBC

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new comedy from producer Tina Fey that was set for a midseason debut on NBC, has been acquired by Netflix, which will air the series instead of the network. "Kimmy," starring "The Office" alum Ellie Kemper as a woman who escapes a cult and strikes out on her own for the first time, had been in development for some time at NBC, but was held -- and eventually scra...

15 Gifts for the Impossible-to-Shop-For TV & Movie Fanatic in Your Life

Posted By Drew Taylor on November 11, 2014
Well, the holidays are just around the corner and with said holidays come the age-old question: What am I going to get the pop-culture fanatic in my life? Well, we've got you covered, with some nifty ideas for the geeky, nerdy, socially awkward people you hold dear. The following are gift ideas for those who can't get enough of movies or television -- and things we think they'll really, really ...

Rachel McAdams Officially Confirmed for 'True Detective' Season 2

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
After weeks of speculation, HBO has officially confirmed that Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch have joined the cast of the second season of "True Detective." In a press release, the network announced the official synopsis and character descriptions for the second season of the critically-acclaimed drama, while also welcoming McAdams, Kitsch, and fellow new addition Kelly Reilly to the cast. A...

What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week

Posted By Jenni Miller on November 11, 2014
At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered. New on DVD and Blu-ray "What If" This charming indie rom-com stars Daniel Radcliffe as Wallace and Zoe Kazan as Chantry, two platonic friends who maybe, kinda sorta want to be more than friends. At least Wallace does; Chantry is in a long-term relationship, and Wallace h...

'The Walking Dead' Season 5, Episode 7 Recap: You're Not Holding it Right

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Eschewing the season-long formula of focusing on one person or group per episode, this week's installment of "The Walking Dead" instead featured all of our characters equally, weaving together their storylines as a way to set up next Sunday's sure-to-be-epic showdown at Grady Memorial Hospital. Unfortunately for viewers, that meant that there wasn't too much action to enjoy, as this episode serv...

Weekend Box Office: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1' Soars to the Top Spot

Posted By The Associated Press on November 11, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. According to studio estimates Sunday, Lionsgate's "Mockingjay" opened well below the $158 million debut of last year's "Hunger Games: Catching Fire." But the decision to split the final book in Suz...

The Perfect Movies and TV Shows to Watch While You Fly Home for the Holidays

Posted By Mehera Bonner on November 11, 2014
Winter is coming, which means in a mere matter of weeks you'll be forced to get on a plane and make your way home (or to a tropical island, if you're lucky) for the holidays. Obviously, the only way to make it through the flight is to distract yourself with some quality screen time, and we've rounded up a list of television and movie favorites that will make your flight go by in no time. Whether y...

What in the World Is Going on at 'The Today Show'?

Posted By Gary Susman on November 11, 2014
The most striking thing about Thursday's episode of the "Today" show may have been what you didn't see: No empty chair where Natalie Morales usually sits (she was there, calmly reading the news, as usual), and no other sign of the backstage turmoil that has engulfed the venerable morning news show this week, which had threatened the jobs of correspondents Morales and Willie Geist and has already...

Last Night's 'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' May Be the Most Hilarious Yet

Posted By Mehera Bonner on November 11, 2014
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night. It's our favorite time of year: the time in which Jimmy Kimmel has celebrities read mean tweets about themselves! The eighth installment of this classic bit is off...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' 'The Theory of Everything,' 'Lilyhammer,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Jennifer Lawrence is back as Katniss Everdeen and the symbol of revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," Eddie Redmayne stars as renowned physicist Stephen Hawking opposite Felicity Jones in "The Theory of Everything," the mob series "Lilyhammer" starring Steven Van Zandt returns for a third season on Netflix this Friday, and Pitbull hosts the 42nd Annual American Music...

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