Torture! Clones! Betrayal! Sexting! And just sex! From touching series finales (farewell, 30 Rock and The Office!) to Game of Thrones' brutal Red Wedding, 2013 was brimming with fantastic hours of television. TVGuide.com has compiled the top 25 episodes. Which ones made the cut? Tune in all week to see the full list.
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It's been a big week for Anna Chlumsky.
A week before earning her first Emmy nomination for Veep, Chlumsky welcomed daughter Penelope Joan, People reports.
Emmy season is here! For the next two weeks, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 18. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. First up: our dream ballot for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
The action is about to pick up on NBC's Hannibal.
On Thursday's Silence of the Lambs-esque episode, "Entrée," (10/9c), Eddie Izzard guest-stars as an imprisoned killer who, after murdering a nurse inside the asylum, now claims to be the Chesapeake Ripper. Refusing to believe that the big fish he's been chasing for years is already behind bars, Jack (Laurence Fishburne) sends Will (Hugh Dancy) and Dr. Bloom (Caroline Dhavernas) to question Izzard's character...
My Girl star Anna Chlumsky and her husband Shawn So are expecting their child, People reports.
"I'm feeling pretty...
Mariska Hargitay and Dann Florek
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit kicks off its 14th season by asking what once may have been an unthinkable question: Is Capt. Cragen a murderer?
"He should have not put that dead hooker in his bed," executive producer Warren Leight tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "Even if we know Capt. Cragen, it's just never good to wake up with a dead hooker in your bed. That means you did something wrong."
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But did he? While Cragen (Dann Florek) comes under investigation, Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) will work furiously to prove his innocence, even though she has a new temporary captain (guest star Adam Baldwin) breathing down her neck. As Benson gets closer to the truth, she'll learn what Leight says is a theme for the season: Everybody has secrets...
Roger Bart, Anna Chlumsky
Law & Order: SVU has booked Revenge scene-stealer Roger Bart, Veep's Anna Chlumsky and Broadway vet Raúl Esparza for an upcoming episode, TVGuide.com has learned.
In the episode, titled "Twenty-Five Acts," Chlumsky plays the author of a best-selling erotic novel...
"Baby, lock them doors and turn the lights down low." Surprisingly, those lyrics were not coming from the lips of American Idol winner Scotty McCreery, but from White Collar star Matt Bomer. At a White Collar screening and Q&A held Monday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, he and fellow cast members Tim DeKay and Willie Garson sang, revealed what they're hiding underneath those sharp suits (Spanx for Garson, he joked) and gave plenty of juicy intel for what's coming up on the crime series' third season.
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Is a musical episode on the way? The White Collar cast is known to break out into "song bombs" on the set (favorite tunes include "Purple Rain," "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and the Folgers coffee jingle), so does that mean a musical episode...
HBO has given the green light to the D.C.-based comedy Veep starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Deadline reports.
Louis-Dreyfus plays a former senator who becomes vice president and quickly learns that the new gig is ...
Jessica Simpson has renewed her deal with Proactiv to the tune of $3 mil, Page Six hears and will star in new commercials to break out before Christmas.... History Channel premieres Bob Woodruff's Baghdad Diary on Nov. 17.... Rose McGowan is engaged to Robert Rodriguez, who directed her (at the very least, apparently) in Grindhouse, a source tells People. Yeesh, you only have to sleep with the director, kids.... My Girl Anna Chlumsky's bid for a prettier last name is closer to fruition, as she is now engaged to Army reserve member Shaun So.