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FX Orders More Fargo and Louie

Billy Bob Thornton, Louis C.K.

Fresh off earning 18 Emmy nominations for Fargo, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf announced Monday that the network has ordered a second installment. FX has also renewed... read more

Critic's Notebook: Summer TV Comings and Goings

Tatiana Maslany

Forget the old Rodgers & Hammerstein song about June. TV is busting out all over, and what a remarkable week it has been. Starting with HBO's Game of Thrones wrapping another astounding season last Sunday — this run of episodes blessed by being able to dramatize so many, though not all, of the climactic events of book 3, A Storm of Swords, the best in George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice & Fire" series — ending with a... read more

Orange Is the New Black, Fargo Top Critics' Choice TV Awards Winners

Taylor Schilling, Kimiko Glenn

Orange Is the New Black and Fargo topped the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Thursday with three victories each.

Orange Is the New Black won... read more

Fargo Finale Postmortem: The Predator Becomes the Prey

Billy Bob Thorton

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Fargo's season finale. Read at your own risk!]

No matter how many shades of green Malvo could discern, he still didn't see his predator coming until it was too late.

On Tuesday's Season 1 finale of Fargo, unscrupulous hitman Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) got caught by surprise twice. The first time, he stepped into... read more

Fargo Finale: Why Lester and Malvo Can't Resist Each Other

Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton

Fargo has come full circle.

When the dark comedy airs its season finale on Tuesday (10/9c, FX), Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) and Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) will complete the dance they started with each other in the premiere. The drifter-hitman and milquetoast-turned-murderer had been apart for most of the season, but circumstances and hubris recently brought them back together for a fatal misadventure. read more

Fargo Boss Breaks Down That (Very Familiar) Money Shot

Oliver Platt

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Fargo's episode "Eating the Blame." If you haven't seen it yet, may you be plagued with doubts until you do.] read more

Allison Tolman: Why Fargo's Molly Is the Smartest Person in the Room

Allison Tollman and Martin Freeman

Don't be fooled by Fargo's "Minnesota nice." Lurking behind that polite veneer could be a killer or the cop who will bring that killer to justice. On Tuesday's episode, Deputy Molly Solverson (Allison Tolman) maneuvers Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) into revealing ... read more

Tuesday TV: Playing House, the Fabulous Fargo

Jessica St. Claire, Lennon Parham

If at first you don't succeed, try cable. Which helps explain the déjà vu feeling that accompanies USA Network's new-but-kinda-familiar Playing House (Tuesday, 10/9c), starring and executive produced by real-life BFFs and partners-in-comedy Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair, who performed similar duties for the blink-and-you-missed-it NBC sitcom dud Best Friends Forever, which aired for several weeks two midseasons ago.

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Fargo: 10 Things Malvo Is Like, According to Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton

Fargo's Lorne Malvo is quite the mystery. He's also a snake charmer, various aspects of the animal kingdom and a rock star, if you ask Billy Bob Thornton.

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While discussing the FX drama with TVGuide.com, Thornton used an array of colorful analogies to describe the enigmatic character. What better way to get to know Malvo than through the eyes of the actor who plays him? Here are 10 things Malvo is like, according to Thornton:

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Fargo's Martin Freeman Has Been Waiting to Play a Killer

Martin Freeman and Allison Tolman

Lesson learned from Fargo: Even a nice guy can be pushed too far. read more

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