ScreenCrave's Top 5 Best TV Shows of 2013

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Who made the cut for the Best TV Shows of 2013? ScreenCrave's writers hashed it out and decided on five series that went above and beyond this year. We were looking for interesting story arcs, great performances and solid writing. A lot of shows stood out but the following group were in a league of their own.

ScreenCrave's Top 5 Most Disappointing TV Shows of 2013

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Thanks to streaming options like Netflix, television has gotten some serious competition. It's not the only place you can find quality programming. That's why everyone's been trying to step up their game. Some have proven they can stand the test of time, while others are falling by the wayside. In 2013, we saw our fair share of newcomers struggle to make their mark as some veterans lost their...

T.V. Thanksgiving Dinners Worse Than Your Family's

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It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving. Time to meet up with your likely dysfunctional family and see those relatives you spend all year trying to avoid. So take a deep breath, put aside your differences, pick up those mashed potatoes and fight the impulse to shout over the table “Stop sending me Candy Crush requests Grama!”.

2013 Primetime Emmys: 5 Good Things About an Otherwise Depressing Show

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The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards are over. The show was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, and let's be honest, it wasn't his best. As a whole, the ceremony left a lot to be desired but we're staying positive. Despite the gloomy tone and multiple song and dance numbers, the Emmys had some bright spots. Here are five things that made this year's show worth watching.

Top 10 Movies About Celebrity Obsession

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Celebrity obsession is a serious problem in our society, and it has been for a pretty long time. Thankfully for us, filmmakers have been chronicling and commenting on the status of fame since the beginning of cinema. This weekend, Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, a film about a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who rob the homes of the rich and famous, comes to...

The Top 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of Summer 2013

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Summer's almost here and you know what that means – beach trips and snow cones. TV isn't that appealing when it's 95 degrees outside and the kids are home. But you'd be surprised at how many great shows are premiering this sizzling season. Here's our list of the Top 10 Most Anticipated Shows of Summer 2013.

Top 5 TV Shows That Need a Makeover in 2013

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Thanks to people like Lena Dunham, Louis C.K. and Glen Mazzara, TV rocked in 2012. Their shows kept us entertained all year round. But there were also programs that didn't deliver the goods. Some were newbies that failed to make an impression, while others were mismanaged vets. Showrunners squashed our high-hopes with unrealistic plotlines, and forced us into hate-watching....

Top 5 TV Shows That Got Their Groove Back in 2012

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Television is a fickle medium. A mediocre season can color an audience's perception of an entire series. It's a sad fact, but put away the tissues, because this year several fan favorites came back better than ever. After seasons ranging from mildly disappointing to eye-twitchingly awful, they've redeemed themselves. Here are five shows that got their groove back in 2012 -- Stella style.

ScreenCrave's 2012 Christmas Gift Guide For Comic Book Lovers

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2012 has been a special year for comic-book fans. Hollywood gave us The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises, and TV brought us shows like The Walking Dead and Arrow. And that comic-book craze is far from over. There are a lot of superhero films on the horizon, including Man of Steel, Justice League and the Avengers sequel; and also...

The 10 Most Jaw-Dropping Moments In 'Gossip Girl' History

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Gossip Girl's impending conclusion is upon us. Tonight's the series finale of Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage's teen drama, which for the past six seasons, has brought us a legion of jaw-dropping moments. The show's presented us with sex tapes, con artists, torrid love affairs, plunging V-necks and even a threesome with Lizzie McGuire. There are tons of shockers to...

ScreenCrave's 2012 Christmas Gift Guide For TV Lovers

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Alright, so you've already found the perfect gifts for the movie lovers in your life. But what about those who spend Friday nights catching up on TiVo or Hulu? You can always buy them them a complete season of their favorite TV show on Blu-Ray, or a T-Shirt of their most-beloved TV character. It's not too hard once you think about it, but just in case you're all out of ideas, here's some help....

Gobble, Gobble: Thanksgiving TV Schedule: Football, Movies, Specials...

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Grab your remote, loosen your belt and stuff your face -- it's Thanksgiving 2012. With the holiday comes three things: family, football and weight gain. We can't help with the latter, but we can give you a heads up on some quality entertainment. Over the extended weekend, you'll find TV and movie marathons, as well as college and professional football. Plus, classic Thanksgiving and...

The 10 Things We're Grateful For This Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is nearly here, and there are a lot of things to be grateful for in the world of movies and television. We all like to poke fun at Hollywood for some of the crappy movies they invest in, and also some of the unfunny comedies that are still airing on TV, but the truth is we love this stuff. It's why we write about it. Thanksgiving is about reflecting and giving thanks, so...

Emmys 2012: A Late Night Dogfight plus "Mandy Patinkin, Holla"

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Check out the list of 2012 Emmy Award Winners! The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards weren't perfect -- Hollywood ceremonies rarely are. Whether its the blatant snubs, harsh crowd or predictability, they're never up to snuff. Thankfully, Sunday's show offered a few bright spots. 2012 will forever be the year Homeland usurped Mad Men, and Jon...

5 Reasons Why You Should Stick With HBO's 'The Newsroom'

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Let's be honest, The Newsroom is not without its problems. They've been well documented by us and practically every critic around. However, underneath all the crap, there's a good show fighting to get out. As the season ends, we'd like to remind viewers why they should stick around for round two. If the finale made it hard to see the merit behind the mess, here are...

The Best Season of 'The Sopranos'

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How time flies. It has been 5 years since HBO's groundbreaking series The Sopranos went off the air. Created by David Chase, the show generated almost an unprecedented amount of attention and acclaim during its run, instantly imbedding itself into our pop-culture subconscious. However, the more time that passes the easier it is view the series more objectively. One...

Mad Men: Season 5 Episode 5: Signal 30 - TV Review

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After the high drama of “Mystery Date," Mad Men keeps the heat on with “Signal 30.” Desperate for new clients, Lane tries to secure Jaguar, via an acquaintance of his. Pete’s unhappiness with his life and marriage takes a turn for the worse, while power struggles at SDCP come to a head.

Mad Men: Season 5 Episode 3: Tea Leaves – TV Review

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The second episode of Mad Men’s fifth season aired last night, with Jon Hamm taking over as both director and lead actor.  In a solid-to-occasionally-great episode, Season Five’s still-forming primary theme seems to be that of change—both the rampant social/political/cultural changes of the 1960s, and the inevitable changes (including death) brought on by aging—as Don is...

The Walking Dead: Season 2 Episode 13: Beside The Dying Fire – TV Review

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Well, Dead-heads, the wildly uneven sophomore season of The Walking Dead has finally come to an end, closing out a troubled 13-episode stretch that began with marked inconsistency and lazy writing, but ended with a series of final episodes that featured increasingly improved writing, structure and suspense.  So, did the season finale continue that trend of increasing excellence, or...

The Walking Dead: Season 2 Episode 12: Better Angels – TV Review

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The Walking Dead continues to slowly but surely improve itself, as the penultimate episode of Season Two continues the hot streak that has defined the sophomore season’s back end.  As our group of survivors mourns the shocking death that befell a primary character in the last episode, yet another main character must face death in the bleak “Better Angels.”