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Cutthroat Diversity

HBO original drama Game of Thrones premieres its penultimate season tonight.

#Thrones season 8 scripts are out, with no release date set.

rottentomatoes: 95%

metacritic: 80

imdb: 9.5

emmys: 38 wins

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Doppelgänger’s Squad

BBC America‘s original sci-fi drama Orphan Black premiered its fifth season last night.

#Cloneclub’s fifth season will be its last.

rottemtomatoes: 91%

imdb: 8.4

metacritic: 73

emmys: 1 win

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Crazed Chemist

Adult Swim satirical animated comedy Rick and Morty drops S3E2 August 30th.

#RickandMorty season 4 has not been confirmed.

Rottentomatoes: 100%

Metacritic: 85

IMDb: 9.3

Annie: 1 nomination

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Female Humans

HBO long-running slice of life comedy series Girls premieres its last season tonight.

Rottentomatoes: 87%

Metacritic: 87

IMDb: 7.3

Emmys: 2 wins



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Cattleman’s Cosmos

HBO sci-fi thriller series #Westworld premieres its eighth-episode tonight.

Westworld season 2 has been confirmed.

Rottentomatoes: 89%

Metacritic: 74

IMDb: 9.1

emmys: 5 wins

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Champion’s Penance

Starz, Surivor's Remorse

Starz‘ athletic-career comedy Survivor’s Remorse premieres it’s penultimate episode tonight.

Also airing tonight the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Executive producer and three-time NBA champion Lebron James has renewed his show for a fourth season.

Rottentomatoes: 97%

Metacritic: 81

IMDb: 6.9



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Duplicitous Patriotism

FX Networks‘ cold-war espionage period drama The Americans bagged it’s first Outstanding Drama Series nomination this year and is available on Amazon Prime here.

The Americans is all set for a 13-episode Season 5 to air in 2017 and a 10-episode sixth and final season to air in 2018.


Rottentomatoes: 96%

Metacritic: 78

IMDb: 8.3

Emmys: 2 wins 10 nominations

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Immortal Affection

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Victorian horror series Penny Dreadful premieres its 3rd season two weeks from tonight and will feature a fresh rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic mad-scientist manifesto The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Penny dreadfuls” were a 19th-century London publishing phenomenon that featured a mass influx of cheap, illustration-heavy horror-based drama pieces.


Honorable mention : Rory Kinnear : John Clare : Penny Dreadful

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Penny Dreadful is an elegant and clever amalgam of 17th century horror classics most notably : Mary Shelley’s Dr. Frankenstein,  Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey, among others.

The show focuses mainly on ***madness*** or : the tragic existence of a kindhearted Vanessa Ives who unwillingly serves as a conduit for the abstract notion of the apocalypse or “end of days”.

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