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Review: PlayStation's 'Powers' fails to take flight

Brian Michael Bendis comic about cops in a superhero world may defy TV adaptation

Early in Brian Michael Bendis' career in comics, before Marvel gave him the chance to reinvent Spider-Man, Daredevil, the Avengers and the X-Men, he wrote a terrific autobiographical comic called "Fortune and Glory," about his struggles to get his early film noir-style comics adapted into movies. He runs through the usual inside showbiz stories of near-misses and ridiculous studio notes, but is also very open about how much he had to learn about the differences in writing for the page and the screen. (He's embarrassed to realize, for instance, that much of his dialogue is too dense to come out of the mouths of actors and sound natural.)

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<p>Better Call Saul Jonathan Banks</p>

Better Call Saul Jonathan Banks

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Review: 'Better Call Saul' - 'Five-O': Drunk man's bluff

Jonathan Banks shines in a Mike Ehrmantraut spotlight episode

A review of tonight's "Better Call Saul" coming up just as soon as you put a cone around my neck...

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

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HBO to launch standalone HBO Now streaming service in time for 'Game of Thrones'

Cable-less set up will be exclusive to Apple products for at least three months

HBO's standalone streaming service has a name, a price, a premiere month and, for now, an exclusive home in Apple TV.

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Netflix avoiding binge-watching model for 'Between'

This morning, actress Jennette McCurdy tweeted out news about the May 21 premiere date for her new Netflix series "Between," about a town that gets quarantined after everyone over the age of 21 is killed by a mysterious virus. The interesting part here isn't the trailer itself, or the date, but the information at the very end of the trailer:

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<p>Last Man on Earth</p>

Last Man on Earth

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Review: 'The Last Man on Earth' - 'Raisin Balls and Wedding Bells': Wigging out

Phil and Carol hit some bumps on their way down the aisle

A few thoughts on last night's "The Last Man on Earth" coming up just as soon as I take a blowtorch to these wigs...

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Duplass brothers look back on 'Togetherness' season 1

Looking back on season 1 of their HBO dramedy

"Togetherness" finished up a terrific first season last night, with an episode that left several core relationships in uncertain places, and with a final scene that featured dynamite work from Melanie Lynskey and John Ortiz. Last week, I had a chance to speak with two of the show's three creators, brothers Mark and Jay Duplass, about the season. (I spoke with the other creator and co-star, Steve Zissis, back in February.) Various thoughts from them on the season, the experience of the longtime indie filmmakers producing their first TV show (after stints acting in other people's shows), plans for the future, and more, coming up just as soon as the movers are not a taxi service...

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

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Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Forget': Z is for cookie

The people of Alexandria seem great, but shold they trust our heroes?

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I'm wearing a windbreaker...

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Review: 'Girls' - 'Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz': Best frenulums forever

Hannah's father surprises her mother, Shosh has a date and Desi buys two gifts

A review of tonight's "Girls" coming up just as soon as I know where to find battery acid...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Captain Peralta': Boyle is my co-pilot

Bradley Whitford flies in as Jake's estranged father

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I stop eating the islanders...

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'Hannibal' gets summer premiere date, quasi-'X-Files' team-up with 'Aquarius'

'America's Got Talent,' 'American Ninja Warrior' and 'Aquarius' debuting in late May

"Hannibal" will be a little late for dinner, as NBC announced that the third season will premiere in early June.

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