CityBeat - Television http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-235-1-television.html <![CDATA[TV to Binge On - ]]>

Thanksgiving is a great excuse to eat whatever we want, as much we want — why can’t the same go for what we watch?

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<![CDATA['Parenthood' Brings All the Feelings - ]]>

When you want to feel all the feelings, watch Parenthood (10 p.m. Thursdays, NBC).

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<![CDATA[User-Generated Doc Follows Banksy’s NYC Takeover - ]]>

Anonymous international street artist Banksy has become a cultural icon and household name, despite the fact that no one really knows who exactly is behind the tongue-in-cheek graffiti and installations seen across the globe.

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<![CDATA[‘The Newsroom’ Signs Off with Final Season - ]]>

The Newsroom (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO)  mixes true, recent news events (the 2012 presidential election, Occupy Wall Street) with realistic fictional ones (Operation Genoa).

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<![CDATA[HBO Miniseries Explores Small-Town Relationships - ]]>

It’s a familiar tale: A sleepy town’s beguiling picturesque landscape hides the flaws of the people who call it home. 

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Detectives Go ‘Inside Homicide’ - ]]>

Inside Homicide (10 p.m. Thursdays, Investigation Discovery) follows Cincinnati detectives Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch along with Atlanta’s Summer Benton as they investigate homicides in their respective cities.

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<![CDATA[‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Debuts Trans Doc - ]]>

Actress Laverne Cox has brought the conversation about transgender rights to the mainstream.

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<![CDATA[‘Freak Show’ and ‘Walking Dead’ Kick off Spooky TV Season - ]]> The season of pumpkin spice (formerly known as autumn) is upon us, and with it comes some favorite shows to scare your pants off.]]> <![CDATA['Homeland' Faces Uncharted Territory - ]]>

What began as a twisted tale of a “turned” American solider takes a totally new direction as Homeland (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, Showtime) enters its fourth season.

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<![CDATA[Forty Years of “Live From New York” - ]]> Saturday Night Live (Season Premiere, 11:30 p.m. Saturday, NBC) has come a long way since its humble beginnings as NBC’s Saturday Night in 1975. The show has kick-started countless careers, welcom]]> <![CDATA[Son of a Gun - ]]>

Last week’s Sons of Anarchy (10 p.m. Tuesdays, FX) final season premiere broke network records with more than 9 million viewers tuning in to the first broadcast. And it makes sense — Sons does have its draws.

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<![CDATA[The Fall of an 'Empire' - ]]>

Boardwalk Empire (9 p.m. Sundays, HBO) has explored many different themes outside its domain of America’s early gangsters, but it’s maintained its position as a period piece of the 1920s. Not anymore for this final season.

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<![CDATA[Fall TV Preview - ]]> Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and with that comes the return of hit shows — many for their final seasons — and some new hopefuls.]]> <![CDATA[FXX Revisits Springfield's First Family - ]]> Get reacquainted with Marge, Homer, Bart, Lisa and the whole Springfield clan during FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever” 12-day marathon, which continues through Monday night at midnight.]]> <![CDATA[Goodbye to "Bad Things" and Bon Temps - ]]> With two buzzed-about awards shows coming up this week — Sunday’s VMAs and the Emmys on Monday — this space would typically be dedicated to one of those. In a selfish but necessary decision, I must instead turn to True Blood, which ends its seventh and final season this week.]]> <![CDATA[The Many Faces of Chris Lilley - ]]> Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once. ]]> <![CDATA[The First 'Knick' Is the Deepest - ]]>

While The Knick is a drama, written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, its basis is in true medical history with the earliest surgeons at the start of the 20th century. Director Steven Soderbergh paints a beautifully grotesque picture of New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital, with imagery that leaves viewers covering their eyes … only to peek through their fingers.

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<![CDATA[HBO Expands Summer Doc Series For Year-Round Films - ]]>

Sometimes a true story is far more fascinating than anything Hollywood could dream up. If you’re a fan of interesting documentaries and you’ve already conquered Netflix’s detailed doc genre list, tune into HBO on Monday nights. The network has expanded its popular summer documentary series to a year-round schedule of entertaining, thought-provoking programming.

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<![CDATA[Jonah and Kumail Bring L.A. Live Show to Comedy Central - ]]>

For the past four years, comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani have hosted a weekly show from NerdMelt, a small space in the back of Los Angeles comic book shop Meltdown. Launched by Chris Hardwick (creator of blog/podcast-turned-digital entertainment network The Nerdist; Talking Dead host) — NerdMelt may not be your typical L.A. comedy club.

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<![CDATA[Two New Relationship Comedies Hit FX - ]]> The ups and downs of dating and marriage have long lent themselves to comedic entertainment. From I Love Lucy to Married with Children, it’s fun to watch couples navigate their quirks.]]>