"See that?" shrieks one of the band of zombie-slaughtering survivors in AMC's The Walking Dead, eyes wide and wild in bloodthirsty pride as we bear graphic witness to a new way of dispatching a "walker" — this one tricked out in riot-gear armor, befitting the new season's prison setting. Yes, of course we see. It's not as if we can look away, much as we might want to at times. Granted, we might need to look twice, because in the tradition of the greatest horror-movie thrill rides, we're sometimes watching through our fingers as we climb the back of our chairs and sofas in revulsed shock and awe.
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's Dexter premiere. Read at your own risk!]
Dexter's in troooouble!
After being caught red-handed in last season's finale, Dexter's titular serial-killing blood spatter analyst spent most of Sunday's premiere trying to...
This season on Dexter, everything changes. And thanks to this behind-the-scenes video, we get a sneak peek at what's to come in the pivotal seventh season of the Showtime drama.
Featuring new footage and interviews with the cast, including Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, James Remar and Desmond Harrington, this clip provides a glimpse at the way Deb's discovery turns the whole world of Miami Metro upside-down.
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13. Chuck, I Am Your Father Award: Following last week's revelation that Diana Payne (Elizabeth Hurley) is his biological mother, Gossip Girl's Chuck falls further down the rabbit role when an investigation led by Nate reveals that not only is Diana probably not his mother, but Bart Bass was also not his real father...
On that rare occasion when someone tells you there's nothing good on TV — but honestly, why would you be talking to people like that? — gently point them toward Tuesday nights at 10/9c, a time period that became ridiculously overstuffed this week thanks to some of cable's best and most entertaining dramas. (And let's pause to give thanks to cable replays, for those with limited DVR capability.)
THE TUESDAY LOGJAM: Let's start with FX's Justified, fresh as ever in its third season. Still recovering from last season's wounds, wry U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) may not be up to snuff just yet — as his boss taunts, "You can't run and you can't shoot, what good are you?" — but the show is so assured in its blend of barbed humor and deadly menace that you can always expect at least once per episode to be found laughing on the edge of your seat. Mags Bennett may be gone, and there's no replacing the great Margo Martindale, but icy-eyed Neal McDonough is giving it a robust go...