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BET’s ‘Games People Play’ Shoots its Shot

Hot on the heels of the end of their biggest dramatic series to date, Being Mary Jane, BET rolled out another nighttime soap centered on successful, wealthy people, with pretty clear ambitions to pick up BMJ’s audience. Games People Play moves the intrigue from the world of news broadcasting to professional basketball, and from Atlanta…

Jodie Comer as Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' (Parisa Taghizadeh/BBC America)

‘Killing Eve’ Gets More Audacious in Season 2

While the rest of the TV world has been bracing for winter, BBC America’s surprise hit Killing Eve returned, every bit as bloody, twisted, and funny as ever with a Season 2 that hasn’t missed a beat. Season 1 of Killing Eve introduced Villanelle (Jodie Comer) one of pop culture’s most sociopathic, inventive, mercurial, and…

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti in season 4 of 'Billions' (Jeff Neumann/Showtime)

Enemies Become Allies in Season 4 of ‘Billions’

The animating conflict of Showtime’s wealth-porn potboiler Billions, which returns for its fourth season this Sunday, was always pretty simple: ambitious, upwardly mobile, to-the-manor-born U.S. Attorney for the finance capital of planet Earth Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) pursues self-made billionaire and hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) for a variety of malfeasances. This basic…