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<p>Dianna Agron has an emotional moment on Tuesday&#39;s &quot;Glee&quot;</p>

Dianna Agron has an emotional moment on Tuesday's "Glee"

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TV Ratings: Small 100th episode bump for 'Glee,' while 'NCIS' and 'The Voice' lead Tuesday

'Trophy Wife' and 'About a Boy' lead small comedy risers

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

NBC's "The Voice" was up slightly to help lead the network to victory in the key demographic, while "NCIS" led CBS' procedurals to their normal primetime sweep overall.

With "The Voice" up slightly, NBC's "About a Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher" both rose a hair and have settled in very quickly with numbers that probably please the network.

Over on FOX, "Glee" got a small bump for its ballyhooed 100th episode, but for some reason FOX decided to follow that episode with a "New Girl" repeat, though "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" was in line with last week's performance -- down in the demo, up in viewers -- even without a lead-in.

Despite the promise of "Avengers" sequel news, ABC's "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe" special did only lackluster numbers, but "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" were both up.

On to the numbers...

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<p>Erika Christensen as Julia on &quot;Parenthood.&quot;</p>

Erika Christensen as Julia on "Parenthood."

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HitFix First Look: On 'Parenthood,' Julia & Victor's phone confusion

Joel and Julia's separation continues to have unintended consequences

While other story arcs on this season of "Parenthood" have come and gone (goodbye, Kristina's improbable mayoral campaign; hello, Kristina's improbable charter school plan), the destruction of Joel and Julia's marriage has formed the spine throughout. We can and have argued about how well the show has handled all of it, and also which party is more at fault — I ran into another showrunner while I was in LA last week and we spent a good 10 minutes arguing about fault — but it's led to many of this season's most memorable moments (including the conclusion of last week's episode) and some outstanding work from Sam Jaeger and Erika Christensen.

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<p>Terry Crews and Andy Samberg in &quot;Brooklyn Nine-Nine.&quot;</p>

Terry Crews and Andy Samberg in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

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Morning TV Round-Up: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' & 'Trophy Wife'

Jake tries to solve an unsolvable case, while Kate and Pete plan a second wedding

It's morning round-up time, with brief thoughts on last night's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Trophy Wife" coming up just as soon as I know the Papa John...

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<p>Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer in &quot;Doll &amp; Em.&quot;</p>

Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer in "Doll & Em."

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Review: HBO's 'Doll & Em' good at satirizing friendship, less at Hollywood

Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells created and star in new comedy of discomfort

One of the lessons drilled into any young writer is a simple one: "Write what you know." The problem, at least when applying this rule to television, is that what many of the people who work in television know about is television and nothing but, which is why there have been so many shows over the years — most of them failures — about characters who work in the entertainment industry.

Inside showbiz stories aren't inherently bad, as seven seasons of "30 Rock," or even a showbiz-adjacent series like "Curb Your Enthusiasm" have amply demonstrated. But watching HBO's new comedy series "Doll & Em," all I could think about was how much I wished the setting was anywhere but Hollywood.

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'Game of Thrones' releases its final Season 4 trailer

“Game of Thrones” releases its final Season 4 trailer
Called “Devil’s Inside,” the 4th and final trailer shows a closer look at Danaerys’ next destination, Mereen. PLUS: Check out pics from the NYC premiere, and see a mashup with “The Wolf of Wall Street."


Lindsay Lohan’s reality show drops 24% in Week 2
OWN’s “Lindsay” attracted 693,184 viewers in its 2nd week.


Amy Poehler on “Parks and Rec” season finale: "“The stuff that happens in that last episode is bonkers”
“It ends with a lot of change,” she said at Paleyfest. "A lot of change.”


M.I.A. jokingly asks Madonna if she could borrow $16M to pay the NFL’s Super Bowl fine
Responding to the NFL raising seeking $16.6 million in restitution over her halftime middle finger, M.I.A. tweeted: "@madonna ummm ..... can i borrow 16 million ?”

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<p>Back to back again, what threat do you think would get the Black Widow and the Hulk together to do combat?</p>

Back to back again, what threat do you think would get the Black Widow and the Hulk together to do combat?

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Marvel released a sneak peek of 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' and it's awesome

Wait a minute... who is The Hulk fighting?

Hmmmm… maybe we're all The Clairvoyant.

Tonight on ABC, instead of "Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.", there was a special that discussed the last few years of what Marvel's been making and what they'll be doing in the future. They showed several pieces of concept art from "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" and Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man" and James Gunn's "Guardians Of The Galaxy, and we decided to run down the list of all the images and try to set them in some kind of context for you.

I think the idea of releasing production art instead of regular movie stills is great, and I wish more movies did it. I don't need to see a steady stream of stills from the set of "Star Wars" once JJ Abrams rolls camera, but I'd love to see artwork that suggests how the final film might look.

Everything I've heard about "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" makes it sound like they've taken Joss Whedon off the leash and they're letting him make an exponentially bigger film than they did the first time. I hope he's going to actually translate this art style to the movie.

With "Ant-Man," I have complete faith that Edgar Wright's going to make something cool. These stills are all from the test footage that we saw at Comic-Con a while ago, and I'm still really, really enjoying the notion of the combat style based on how big or small Hank Pym becomes.

So when you check out all of these images, you're seeing the future of what Marvel's plan is, and it's a tantalizing look for sure.

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is in theaters May 1, 2015.

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Brantley Gilbert
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Interview: Brantley Gilbert on new album, 'Just As I Am'

First single, 'Bottoms Up' rises to the top of the country charts

It’s been three years since Brantley Gilbert’s 2011 “Halfway to Heaven” album. Ask the country singer what took so long for him to craft follow-up, “Just As I Am,” out May 19, and he jokes, “I needed a nap.” Then when that doesn’t sound dramatic enough, he goes for “I was cryogenically frozen.”  

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"The Little Couple""The Little Couple"

"The Little Couple"

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'Little Couple' recap: Were you moved by Jen and Bill's latest challenge?

It's time for the kids' first Christmas, but also Jen's chemotherapy

When Jen faces the camera to calmly explain her cancer diagnosis, it's almost as if the tiny doctor is speaking reassuringly to one of her own patients. Yes, it's stage 3, and it will require chemotherapy, and it's best for her to start treatment right away -- despite the fact she and Bill have a new arrival, Zoey, in the house.

I bet she's a great doctor, because she's so calm and collected as she delivers this dose of horrible news. It's easy to believe that everything is going to be fine (and, according to Jen, it is now). But I bet being a doctor who knows full well what stage 3 of a fast-growing cancer can be, she was more rattled than we ever knew.

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<p>Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer and Jaie Laplante at the opening night of the 2014 Miami Film Festival.</p>

Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer and Jaie Laplante at the opening night of the 2014 Miami Film Festival.

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Miami fest director Jaie Laplante on finding the right festival rhythm

How to keep audiences happy, and who's his dream festival guest?

MIAMI - Being the director of any film festival requires a dauntingly broad skill set: the best in the business are at once discerning cinephiles, persuasive businesspeople, savvy media monitors and charismatic public figures. Their own expert appreciation of the artform can't interfere with their intuitive popular touch; they must interact with industry, journalists and paying audiences with equal care and cordiality, usually at the same time. A film festival lasts less than a fortnight; building and running it is a year-round job.

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<p>Jere Burns as Wynn Duffy on &quot;Justified.&quot;</p>

Jere Burns as Wynn Duffy on "Justified."

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Review: 'Justified' - 'Weight'

The Crowes begin to fall apart, Wynn calls in a consultant, and Raylan visits an old enemy

A review of tonight's "Justified" coming up just as soon as I have a pleather attaché...

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The 20 best Fox Searchlight movies of the past 20 years

The 20 best Fox Searchlight movies of the past 20 years

Counting down the cream of the studio dependent's crop

This July will mark a special occasion for independent cinema. It was 20 years ago that Tom Rothman joined 20th Century Fox to launch Fox Searchlight Pictures, a division of the studio meant to capitalize on a growing movement in the industry like Miramax Films and Sony Pictures Classics before it. It was the rise of the "dependents," studio-sanctioned arms run autonomously that would be havens of sorts for filmmakers with bold voices, led by teams geared toward matching those voices with the audiences that craved them.

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"The Real Housewives of New York City"

"The Real Housewives of New York City"

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'Real Housewives of New York' recap: Carole is not okay with Aviva

It's like apples and spaceships, you know?

While I think there's an entire book to be written about the weirdly cozy relationship between Aviva's ex-husband Harry, Aviva, Sonja and Aviva's current husband Reid, sadly that wasn't the focus of this week's episode of "The Real Housewives of New York." No, that was devoted to a topic familiar to anyone who watches reality television -- does a book deal make you a "real" writer, and if so, do you actually have to write anything? Or can you, like, call up a guy and tell him some stories and make him, like, do it so you can go to parties and stuff? 

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