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ABC Cancels Mind Games After Five Episodes

Mind Games has been canceled after just five episodes, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The drama, which starred Christian Slater and Steve Zahn as brothers who work in psychological manipulation, debuted in February to...read more

Mind Games: What Happens When Con Men Try to Do Good?

Like many actors considering a new project, Steve Zahn says he was sucked into ABC's Mind Games based solely on the pilot script.

"I was floored by it," Zahn, who was just wrapping up a four-season run on HBO's Treme when he first the script, tells TVGuide.com. "I really thought it was a cable show. It didn't read like network to me."

Winter Preview: Check out all the must-see new shows

Perhaps Zahn should have looked a little closer at the author's name. Mind Games creator Kyle Killen's back catalog includes a pair of complex series with brilliant pilots that critics instantly labeled as "cable shows on broadcast TV." ...read more

Tuesday TV Review: Mind Games, Frontline at the Vatican, Glee's New Night

Even in a season distinguished by insta-duds like Lucky 7 and Betrayal, ABC hits a new low with Mind Games (Tuesday, 10/9c), an inexplicably and ridiculously convoluted drama which achieves the rare trick of making Christian Slater look like a master of understated acting. He plays an ex-con who teams with his frenetic, bipolar brother (Steve Zahn in an eye-poppingly cartoonish performance), an expert in all human behaviors but his own, to start a firm that specializes in elaborate psychological manipulations to achieve their clients' aims.

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Lone Star: Preview 3
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Mind Games TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Mind Games TV Show Series, Creator
2012 Awake TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Awake TV Show Series, Creator
2010 Lone Star TV Show Series, Creator

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ABC Orders Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Once Upon a Time Spin-Off and Rebel Wilson Comedy

ABC's fall schedule is starting to look pretty super.

The network has picked up Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. from Avengers director and Buffy creator Joss Whedon. The series is based on... read more

Pilot Season: Christian Slater Cast as Steve Zahn's Brother in ABC's Influence

Christian Slater has been cast opposite Steve Zahn in the ABC drama pilot Influence, TVGuide.com has learned.

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The Complete Pilot Report: ABC Has Rebel Wilson, Bradley Whitford and S.H.I.E.L.D

The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces like Lost's Josh Holloway, Andy Samberg, The Office's Ellie Kemper and Malin Akerman (Watchmen), and from proven producers like J.J. Abrams, Arrow's Greg Berlanti, David Shore (House) and Joss Whedon.

To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention — there are nearly 100! — and check back for updates on their status. Here are the ABC pilots: (Click here for CBS, CW, Fox and NBC.) read more

Pilot Season: ABC Orders Dramas from House Creator, Sofia Vergara, Kyle Killen

ABC has given pilot orders to dramas from House creator David Shore, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara and Awake's Kyle Killen.

In Doubt, a former cop... read more

2012's Best Episodes: Fringe Goes Back to the Future and Once Gets Magical

Deaths! Interrogations! Plane crashes! Breakups! Weddings! Catfights! Sex dreams! TV had it all this year. From Desperate Housewives' fitting farewell to Fringe's powerful flash-forward, 2012 served up some remarkable hours of television, and we've assembled the top 25 episodes. Which ones made the cut? Tune in all week to see the full list.

Here are Episodes 20-16. (Catch up with Episodes 25-21.)
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Watchlist

Freaks and Geeks
"Being a person who's had their shows canceled in their first season, I have to pick Freaks and Geeks, one of the all-time best single-season shows. "

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