CityBeat - Television http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-235-1-television.html <![CDATA[‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff Explores New Territory - ]]>

With the undeniable success of AMC’s The Walking Dead, it makes sense that the network would produce a spinoff. Fear the Walking Dead (9 p.m. Sundays, AMC) promises zombie-apocalypse action in the fictional universe fans have come to love, with a different setting, cast and timeline.

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<![CDATA[IFC Ushers in New Age of Parody - ]]>

Just last month, HBO aired the hilariously absurd 7 Days In Hell, a fake sports documentary following two fictional tennis rivals played by Kit Harington and Andy Samberg. IFC ups the ante by debuting an entire series of faux documentaries with the new comedy Documentary Now! (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday).

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<![CDATA[Heroes and Tragedies - ]]>

From True Detective to a true story, Sundays on HBO feature new programming for the remainder of the month with Show Me A Hero (Miniseries Premiere, 8 p.m. Sunday, HBO).

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<![CDATA[Jon Stewart Says Goodnight To ‘The Daily Show’ - ]]>

Jon Stewart might not be the only host of The Daily Show — Craig Kilborn hosted the original program from 1996-98 — but the comedian-commentator will always be associated with his work on the show, spanning from 1999 through this week’s final episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11 p.m. Thursday, Comedy Central).

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<![CDATA['Lachey's Bar' Lays on the Cincy Love - ]]>

When word spread that brothers Nick and Drew Lachey — Cincinnati natives of 98 Degrees fame — were not only opening a bar in their hometown but also documenting the experience on A&E, the legitimacy of both ventures was questionable at best.

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<![CDATA[2015 Emmys: The Nominees - ]]>

The 2015 Emmy Awards nominees were announced last Thursday, stacking some of the best television shows, specials and movies against one another. Andy Samberg will host the big show on Sept. 20, but here’s what we know so far.

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<![CDATA[It’s Back to Camp for 'Wet Hot' Stars - ]]>

Fourteen years ago, a massive cast of comedians embarked on their last day of camp in David Wain’s Wet Hot American Summer

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<![CDATA[HBO Mocks Sports Docs - ]]>

As we approach the finals of Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world (which continues in London through Sunday), HBO presents a look at the intensity of the sport through the eyes of two world-class athletes and the spectators that watched their hard work and dedication come to fruition. Just kidding.

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<![CDATA[Shark Week 2015 - ]]>

Discovery Channel’s 28th annual Shark Week begins Sunday, promising eight days of deep-sea programming (plus more sharktastic stuff to watch later in August). Here’s what to watch:

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<![CDATA[Promising British Sci-Fi Lands Stateside - ]]>

In the not-so-distant future, artificial intelligence is created to help out those who created it — aka us, people.

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<![CDATA[The Second Coming of ‘True Detective’ - ]]>

After a wildly successful debut season, the second iteration of crime-drama anthology True Detective (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO) is under a microscope.

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<![CDATA[Litchfield Lightens Up - ]]>

After a heavy second season that had many viewers wondering if drama would be a more appropriate genre designation than comedy (particularly for television awards), the ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary look to lighten things up in Season Three.

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<![CDATA[‘Hannibal’ Returns as an International Feast for the Senses - ]]>

Last season’s finale of Hannibal (Season Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, NBC) left viewers in shock. Outside of the typical sensory overload the show consistently presents, that last episode marked what very well could be the end for several main characters.

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<![CDATA[Women of ‘HACF’ Form Mutiny in Season Two - ]]> With Joe and Gordon commanding much of the first season of ’80s tech drama Halt and Catch Fire (Season Premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, AMC) — which ended quite disastrously for the characters — it onl]]> <![CDATA[Summer TV Preview - ]]>

Check out these new seasons and series debuting this summer.

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<![CDATA[Hypothetical Endings for the 'Mad Men' Series Finale - ]]> Throughout its seven seasons, Mad Men has remained as elusive as its complicated lead character Don Draper. Audiences never quite knew what the heavy-drinking, handsome ad man would do next, much like the story itself.]]> <![CDATA[The Struggle Is Real - ]]> Early into the second season of Silicon Valley (10 p.m. Sundays, HBO), data compression startup Pied Piper is experiencing growing pains.]]> <![CDATA[Survival of the Averagest - ]]>

In most apocalyptic scenarios, we often imagine the lucky few to survive as being the toughest, hardest, most disciplined born leaders. Phil Miller is none of these things.

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<![CDATA[Stranger Than Fiction, Funnier Than Reality - ]]> Comedians playing fictional versions of themselves on scripted television is nothing new — just ask Lucille Ball or Jerry Seinfeld — but it’s certainly a hot trend right now.]]> <![CDATA[The Clone Zone - ]]> The phrase “best TV show you’re not watching” is overused, but Orphan Black is one of the few shows that’s definitely deserving of the title.]]>