Steven S. DeKnight

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Showrunners Documentary Chronicles the Rise of TV's Top Creators

For TV fans, showrunners like Joss Whedon, Damon Lindelof, Kurt Sutter and J.J. Abrams are just as famous as the stars on their shows. A new documentary, available Friday on iTunes and Video On Demand (and in select theaters), takes an inside look at their jobs and what it takes to make a hit series.

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show is the brainchild of Irish filmmaker Des Doyle, who spent more than four years shooting the documentary. "It was borne out of the fact that I'm a huge, über TV fan," Doyle says....read more

9 Secrets the Cast of Netflix's Daredevil Revealed at New York Comic-Con

No disrespect to Ben Affleck, but we think Netflix's Daredevil might be the best one ever.

The cast gathered at Saturday at New York Comic-Con to reveal the first (four!) clips from the anticipated series, which is only the first of five Marvel and Netflix collaborations. In addition to giving attendees an exclusive preview of this latest interpretation of Matt Murdock (and his alter-ego), stars Charlie CoxVincent D'OnofrioDeborah Ann Woll and more revealed secrets from the show — including who exactly Rosario Dawson is playing!

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Vincent D'Onofrio Tapped to Play Marvel Villain in Netflix's Daredevil

Vincent D'Onofrio has been tapped to play Daredevil's main villain on the new Netflix series, Marvel announced Tuesday.

Daredevil tells the story of Matt Murdock (Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox), a blind lawyer-turned-crime-fighter. The Law & Order: Criminal Intent alum will play...read more

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Dollhouse: Inside The Dollhouse With F
Dollhouse: Clip 3
Dollhouse: Building The Dollhouse
Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena Extras

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Victory
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The Dead and the Dying
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Separate Paths
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Mors Indecepta

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Year Title Description
2013 Spartacus TV Show Series, Creator
2013 Spartacus TV Show Series, Creator
2013 Spartacus TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Spartacus TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Spartacus TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Netflix Taps Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox to Star in Marvel's Daredevil Series

Charlie Cox has been tapped to star in Netflix's Daredevil adaptation from Marvel, a source confirms to TVGuide.com.

The Boardwalk Empire alum, who played Owen Sleater on the HBO drama, will portray... read more

Ask Matt: Finales (Dallas, Southland, Suburgatory, Spartacus), Defiance, Americans

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I started watching Dallas at the tender age of 7. It was what my grandmother and I did on Friday nights and I have always been fond of the show. I was ecstatic when I heard about the new series. I have enjoyed it very much — although seeing some of the older cast members making an appearance has been somewhat painful — and I felt the way they handled the passing of Larry Hagman was respectful and keeping true to form with J.R. I read recently that Dallas has yet to be renewed. One of my frustrations with the mainstream networks (NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox) is that I'll get attached to a show and they cancel it. Please tell me TNT is going to renew this gem. Yes, the loss of J.R. as a character and Larry Hagman as an actor is a blow, but the story lines this season have been amazing and if they can keep it up, I know this show can have a good run. — Bonnie

Matt Roush: First off, while I'd be surprised if TNT... read more

Spartacus Boss on Series Finale Deaths, Survivors and More Burning Questions

The epic Spartacus finale brought the expected bloodshed, but also tears.

"Everybody was a big puddle," Spartacus creator Steven DeKnight tells TVGuide.com. "I still can't watch the finale without tearing up. ... But yeah, it's very emotional, not only because of the story, but also the whole experience."

Spartacus' Manu Bennett on Crixus' downfall

That experience involved two actors playing the titular hero. Original star Andy Whitfield bowed out after the first season to treat his non-Hodgkin lymphoma. And although he made an uncredited voice appearance during the six-part prequel series Gods of the Arena, newcomer Liam McIntyre stepped in to portray the Thracian gladiator-turned-freedom fighter for the final two seasons. read more

Spartacus' Manu Bennett Discusses Crixus' Bloodlust, Remembers Andy Whitfield

[Warning: The following contains spoilers from the most recent Spartacus episode.]

The Undefeated Gaul finally fulfilled his destiny.

On Friday's Spartacus: War of the Damned, the rebel forces parted ways... permanently. Spartacus (Liam McIntyre) led the fugitives north toward the Alps and the promise of freedom, while Crixus (Manu Bennett) took his group westward towards Rome and ultimately, to their death. And although Crixus' defeat was disheartening, it was to be expected. "Well, historically, it was going to be the case anyway," Bennett tells TVGuide.com. "Anyone who went onto Wikipedia knew."
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Burning Questions of the Damned: Will Crassus and Caesar Outsmart Spartacus?

Marcus Crassus is far craftier and more ruthless than we previously imagined.

[Spoiler alert! If you haven't watched the "Decimation" episode of Spartacus yet, avert your eyes or continue reading at your own risk.]

On Friday's Spartacus: War of the Damned, the deep plan that Crassus (Simon Merrells) conceived was finally revealed: Julius Caesar (Todd Lasance) would infiltrate Spartacus' (Liam McIntyre) group by disguising himself as a fellow (hairy, unwashed) rebel slave. So that's why Crassus didn't want Caesar to cut his hair!
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