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Photo courtesy of FX Yesterday marked the premiere of “American Horror Story” season six. Created by two of three creators of musical comedy-drama “Glee,” AHS follows the terrifying stories of a new selection of characters played by a recurring ensemble cast each season. Much to my satisfaction, the season premiere was void of the intense …

After a powerful season one finale back in October, the AMC spin-off-but-not-spin-off Fear the Walking Dead  opened its second season Sunday at what some would say is the most critical juncture thus far. It’s widely regarded that the second season of its counterpart The Walking Dead is one of its weakest, so the showrunners for the …

House of Cards is one of the most unique shows on any format of television with its depth and intrigue of a political drama and the sickening darkness of a crime noir. In three seasons, we have received the honor of seeing Francis Underwood’s powerful development. Kevin Spacey’s character has seen every form of torturous …

Martin Freeman Benedict Cumberbatch Sherlock The Abominable Bride

It’s no question that show-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss — with Gatiss also starring as Mycroft Holmes — were a little ambitious with the design of the now-customary Christmas special, which is released around holiday time between seasons of Sherlock. Despite the alternate universe set in Victorian England, this quasi-special is curiously tied into the overall …

Daredevil

The first of Netflix’s four Marvel series, Daredevil, set the tone drastically different from any Marvel content put out to date.  Literally anything would have been better than the Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck, but with its mature rating and bone crunching fights Netflix managed to wow every reviewer. Matt Murdock’s (Charlie Cox) story seems …

Maggie, Lisa and Bart Simpson as they appear in the “Oh, the Places You’ll D’oh" segment of the Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror XXIV." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer “The Simpsons” annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween specials have always been one the series’ calling cards. Personally I’ve been a life-long “Simpsons” fan, and even when I missed the majority of a season, I would always tune in each October to see what the creators had concocted for the …