The Killing

2011, TV Show


Exclusive Video: Can Rosie's Father Learn to Let Go on The Killing?

Brent Sexton

Just days after his only daughter's death, Stanley Larsen (Brent Sexton) must learn how to start letting Rosie go.

In this sneak peek of The Killing's fourth episode, titled " "A Soundless Echo" (airing Sunday at 10/9c on AMC), Stanley shows... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Michelle Forbes Kills It on The Killing

Michelle Forbes

Cheers to Michelle Forbes for her dead-on performance on The Killing.

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The versatile actress has toggled between outlandish fantasy (Battlestar Galactica, True Blood) and down-to-earth ...
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Ask Matt: The Killing, House, NCIS, Idol, Army Wives and More!

Cote de Pablo, Michael Weatherly and Mark Harmon

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Question: Thank you for your recommendation of The Killing, which I found both brutal and fantastic. I remember you saying in response to a previous question some time ago that when you screen a pilot, you wonder if you will see yourself invested in the show ...
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Matt's TV Week in Review

American Idol

It had been a pretty even-keel season of the reborn American Idol — perhaps too much so — until the Pia bubble burst Thursday night. Maybe a shocking elimination like Pia Toscano's way-too-early ouster is just the sort of wake-up call Idol needs to shock some showmanship into the part of the show that needs it the most: the judging. I've enjoyed the raucous goofiness of Steven Tyler and the glowy glamorous warmth that is Jennifer Lopez, but cheerleading has its limits, and when the closest thing to actual criticism from the panel is Randy (of all people) damning with faint praise by merely saying "Good job," it's clear the judges aren't doing a good job. Or much of a job at all.

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I'm not sure we need a clone of Simon Cowell, whose blunt and condescending cruelty in recent seasons teetered on boredom with the process... read more

VIDEO: What Are Jasper and Sterling Hiding on The Killing? A Sneak Peek at "El Diablo"

Richard Harman

It looks like Rosie's friends know more about her murder than they're letting on.

In this sneak peek of The Killing's third episode, titled "El Diablo" (airing Sunday at 10/9c on AMC), Sterling (Kacey Rohl) can't contain her guilt.

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Ratings: Kennedys, Borgias Post Solid Debuts

The Kennedys

Famous families got off to relatively impressive starts as The Kennedys attracted 1.9 million viewers, a record for the relatively obscure basic cable ReelzChannel, and Showtime's The Borgias reeled in 1.49 million total viewers, boosting the pay-cable outlet to a seven-year peak for a dramatic premiere.

And while The Killing failed to match the ratings of The Walking Dead, it still totaled... read more

Roush Review: Lots of New TV, But Only One Kills It

Kristin Lehman, Billy Campbell and Eric Ladin

Not since the fall TV onslaught has there been a weekend this cluttered with high-profile new premieres, including network and cable (though mostly cable), running the gamut from lavish costume drama to spy spoof to haunting mystery. And there's a really lousy, old-school Kennedy miniseries in the mix you might have heard about. Something for everyone, you might say...
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TV's Next Great Murder Mystery: How AMC's Dark Drama The Killing Came Together

Mireille Enos, The Killing

It will take 13 episodes before viewers learn who killed young Rosie Larsen in AMC's new, slow-burning murder mystery The Killing. Before getting answers, audiences will have to wade through the dark investigation, its well of complicated suspects and the tragic aftermath for Rosie's family. For executive producer Veena Sud, writing this show has been the perfect antidote to years at the helm of a network cop drama.

AMC sets two-hour premiere for The Killing

Sud previously ran CBS' unsolved-crimes procedural Cold Case, where she became expert at crafting stories that wrapped in a single episode. But she wanted her next project to be darker and longer, and soon after she left the show in 2008, her agent directed her to the popular Danish series Forbrydelsen ("The Crime," in English), a harrowing narrative about the search for a murdered teenager's killer in Copenhagen. The rights to remake the series were available, and AMC, already home to the luxuriously slow, Emmy-winning character drama Mad Men, was interested.
"Cold Case was a wonderful place to learn how to work and problem-solve and get things done, but it was also such a grueling, grueling process," Sud says... read more

Mad Men's Fifth Season Will Return in 2012

Mad Men

There's good news and there's bad news for Mad Men fans.

AMC has officially given the green light to a fifth season of the adman drama, the network announced Tuesday. But ongoing negotiations with series creator Matthew Weiner will push the show's return to early 2012.

Check out photos of the Mad Men cast

AMC made the announcement as a report surfaced about Weiner's prolonged renegotiations with Lionsgate, which produces Mad Men. The latest sticking points in the proposed contract... read more

AMC and Lionsgate Close to Deal for Mad Men's Season Five

Vincent Kartheiser and Jon Hamm

Mad Men fans, don't despair yet: Don Draper and company will be back for Season 5, but perhaps a few weeks later than usual.

Insiders at AMC tell TV Guide Magazine that a deal is close with Mad Men executive producer Matthew Weiner and Lionsgate, which produces the show. If a deal can be finalized shortly, the show will be a month or so behind schedule (the writers are usually back to work by February) — but could still hit the network by fall... read more

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Premiered: April 03, 2011, on AMC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Adaptation of a Danish-TV crime drama following investigations by homicide detectives in Seattle. The viewpoints include those of the police and suspects.



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