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Weekend Playlist: Best Good Wife Ever, Worst Dracula Ever, OWN's Bridegroom

Can't they all just get along? Perish the thought.

Few spectacles are more exciting and satisfying than watching a great series reinvent itself with bold strokes and high drama. In its five seasons, CBS's The Good Wife has never played it safe in boardroom, courtroom or bedroom — but nothing could have prepared us for just how explosively entertaining the war within Lockhart/Gardner was going to be.

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VIDEO: Richard Armitage, Former Deputy Secretary of State, Itzhak Perlman

Richard Armitage, former Deputy Secretary of State; Violinist Itzhak Perlman on his own career as a performer, a teacher, and a conductor watch

VIDEO: Charlie Rose (December 10, 2004)

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Charlie Rose (December 10, 2004)
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Deputy Secretary Of State Richard Armitage Speaks To Charlie About American Foreign Policy And The Challenges For The Future. David Van Biema Of Time Magazine And Jon Meacham Of Newsweek Discuss Their Magazines' Cover Stories On The Debates And The Theological Significance Surrounding The Birth Of Jesus Christ. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Into The Storm Movie, Actor - Gary
2013 The Hobbit Movie, Actor - Thorin Oakenshield
2012 The Hobbit Movie, Actor - Thorin
2010 Chris Ryan's Strike Back TV Show Series, Actor - John Porter
2010 Strike Back TV Show Series, Actor - John Porter

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Ask Matt: Rescue Me, Louie, Ted Danson on CSI, Community, and More!

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Question: I have a question about the new season, or rather last season, of Rescue Me. Do you think that the "comedy" writing that they incorporate into the show seems to take away from critical acclaim that shows like The Shield and Justified get? The dramatic parts this year have really felt like they weren't even acting, specifically when Sheila finds Tommy snooping for the letter, and the job Maura Tierney did was spectacular. Granted, it seems more like therapy then acting. What do you think the show's legacy will be? — Glenn

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Strike Back Explodes Onto Cinemax

They're blowing things up at Cinemax — literally. The channel, a testosterone-dripping younger brother to HBO, is adding the explosive new action series Strike Back in a bid to expand its oft-maligned original programming.

"Cinemax needed to evolve and feel like a premium to subscribers," says HBO miniseries president Kary Antholis, who also oversees shows for Cinemax. "We're trying to grow the brand to a place where it's serving another purpose for people."

But fans of "Skin-emax" will be relieved to hear that Strike Back features all kinds of action — both in the bedroom and on the battlefield. "We looked at... read more

Martin Freeman Heads Hobbit Cast

British actor Martin Freeman will star as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's two-part adaptation of The Hobbit, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Hobbit finally gets the green-light

Freeman, who starred on the U.K. version of The Office, is "exactly like Bilbo and I feel ...
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