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Tracy Morgan Breaks Good in ‘The Last O.G.’

Tracy Morgan more than earned his place at the top of Comedy Mountain a long time ago, with  seven-year runs on both Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, but his career was rudely interrupted in 2014 when he was in a near-fatal car accident that kept him out of action for over a year. Morgan…

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Bill Hader Hits The Bullseye with HBO’s ‘Barry’

When I first heard Bill Hader would be playing a former Marine-turned-hitman in HBO’s new show Barry, I thought, ‘Well, okay, he’s a good actor but I’m not sure if I can believe him as a hitman.” Then, I heard the other, very important piece of the titular character’s story: he’s a hitman who decides he wants…

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It’s Eat or Be Eaten in ‘Atlanta: Robbin’ Season’

It has been a long wait, as creator and star Donald Glover needed a little extra time off to pay Lando Calrissian, but the best show of 2016 is finally back and, judging by the three new episodes sent to critics, better than ever. Atlanta’s strength has always been twofold: its facility with tone, easily…

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NBC’s ‘A.P. Bio’ Goes For Extra Credit

When you hear a premise like ‘disgraced Harvard philosophy professor uses the students at his new job teaching advanced biology in Toledo to get revenge on his academic rival,’ there can be a tendency to assume that it will make a great pilot episode, maybe even a good whole first season, but that it will…

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Put a Bird on It: The Best ‘Portlandia’ Characters Ever

Since it first aired in 2011, Portlandia has become a cult favorite, thanks to its perfect satire of life in Portland. With the eighth and final season airing on January 18th, we’re mentally preparing to say goodbye to our favorite characters we’ve met on the show over the past seven seasons. While season eight will…

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