CityBeat - Television http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-235-1-television.html <![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.]]> <![CDATA[We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby - television, Masters of Sex, Brew Dogs, Wilfred, The Bridge, Welcome to Sweden, Working the Engels, True Blood, Ray Donovan, The Leftovers, The Strain, Nathan For You ]]>

Sex may still be considered a taboo topic in America today, but 60 years ago many were completely in the dark about what was going on “down there.” Researchers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson pushed to relate activity between the legs to activity between the ears with the science of sex.

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<![CDATA[‘Nathan For You’ and the Sacha Baron Cohen Dilemma - ]]>

Prank shows are nothing new. Candid Camera spanned seven decades, Punk’d targeted celebs and now even Betty White has a prank show for old people called Off Their Rockers. Nathan For You (10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Comedy Central) is pegged as a prank show or parody of the dime-a-dozen business-rescue programs on today, but it’s actually much more.

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<![CDATA[The Other 98 Percent - ]]>

The haunting trailer for The Leftovers (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, HBO) sets the scene perfectly: A busy mom, on the phone, secures her fussy infant son in his car seat before buckling up and heading home. As she details the day’s schedule on the phone, the baby cries in the background.

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<![CDATA[The End of a Campy, Sexy Vampire Era - ]]>

What started as a fun, hot addition to the YA vampire lit craze with a killer concept — the invention of synthetic blood sparks a population of vampires “coming out of the coffin” to mix with the humans they no longer have to feed on to survive — has become quite the crazy train of otherworldly drama.

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<![CDATA[Streaming Series For Your Binge-Watch List - ]]>

With Netflix’s recent premiere taking over blogs, social media and, likely, your computer or TV screen, Orange Is the New Black just might mean streaming is the new TV.

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