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I have no idea how we lasted without Game Of Thrones for almost NINE months, but let’s begin by giving ourselves a pat on the back for staying strong. Now our reward is coming to us in 3 days, when Season 3 of the epic fantasy series once again takes over our lives. Nine months is a long time. We all could’ve carried and birthed a child in that time, making it more difficult to remember where we left the characters when Season 2 ended. Below you will find a quick recap to refresh your memory and then keep reading for some Season 3 scoop!
This week, the ‘Hit List’ is read on Smash, everyone is dating on Psych, Justin Timberlake rocks Saturday Night Live, it’s Thanksgiving on Community, and then there’s the season finale of White Collar.
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Kathy Bates will be bringing back her inner Annie Wilkes on American Horror Story Season 3 according to TVLine. Ryan Murphy has confirmed that Bates has signed on for the upcoming third season of the hit FX drama. Murphy teased fans at PaleyFest on Wednesday night, saying that Bates’ character is five times worse than her Misery character which is why she liked it. “When I pitched this to Kathy, her mouth was drop-jawed because what I was pitching actually happened,” Murphy continued. “It’s a true event. You’ll see.” We have American Horror Story vet Jessica Lange to thank for the inclusion of Bates in Season 3. “Jessica told me in Season 1 that Kathy was a huge fan of the show, so I just put that in the back of my mind,” Murphy explained. “When we were crafting this season, I found this character — a true-life character — so I called Kathy and said, ‘I don’t know if you want to do TV again, but I’ve got this character…’ She said, ‘I love you and I love the show. Lemme think for two weeks’ — and then she called me in an hour and said, ‘I love it! I’ll do it!’ It was great.”
Any ideas who Kathy’s real life Horror Story character could be? Madame LaLaurie anyone?
This week: The History Channel teaches us about Vikings, Chang returns to Greendale on Community, and Law & Order SVU takes on Rihanna and Chris Brown.
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NBC announced last week that the hour-long series finale of The Office will air on Thursday, May 16th at 9:00pm. The finale will mark a major milestone with it being the show’s 200th episode, wrapping up nine seasons of the hit comedy series. Former Scranton boss Michael Scott (Steve Carrell) has confirmed that he will not be returning for the finale (we hope he’s bluffing), but former employees Ryan (B.J. Novak), Kelly (Mindy Kaling), and Gabe (Zach Woods) will make an appearance in the finale. The “Scranton Strangler” will also be revealed when Toby visits the accused in prison to determine his true guilt.
This week: Will we find out whose severed arm is at the bottom of the ocean on Revenge? Will and Emma finally get their wedding day on Glee, and Anthony Edwards returns to the small screen on Zero Hour.
What will you be watching?
Monday February 11th
How I Met Your Mother (8pm): Ted is gun-shy about breaking up with his wacky new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Robin finally breaks down and holds baby Marvin, and finds herself becoming incredibly attached to the little guy.
The Carrie Diaries (8pm): Carrie reconnects with an old friend who invites her to his mom’s dinner party. Meanwhile, Mouse is anxious about reuniting with Seth, so she turns to Walt for advice; Maggie fights to keep her favorite spot at the diner; and Tom ponders dating again.
Bones (8pm): Brennan is shot while working late at the lab, but her condition is further complicated by logic-defying visions of her deceased mother. Meanwhile, the team’s investigation of the incident reveals that the perpetrator may be linked to the Jeffersonian.
Continuum (8pm): Keira must protect her Grandmother from Liber8.
The Following (9pm): Maggie plots Hardy’s demise; Paul reveals a secret of Emma’s. In other events, Hardy and Claire’s history together is recalled.
Being Human (9pm): Liam is determined to turn Josh and Nora against Aidan, who has more immediate concerns when Kenny begins to suspect that Aidan is a vampire. Meanwhile, Sally and Max grow closer at the funeral home.
Dallas (9pm): Christopher desperately works on a key deal as the future of Ewing Energies dims. Meanwhile, J.R.’s machinations continue, compelling John Ross to choose between a Ewing and a Barnes; and Cliff Barnes returns for a surprise meeting.
Castle (10pm): Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of an emerging reality star who was part of the cast of “The Wives of Wall Street.” Meanwhile, Castle runs into trouble as he searches for a Valentine’s Day present for Beckett.
Lost Girl (10pm): Bo discovers a link between people dissolving into piles of goo and a swingers’ club. At the same time, she takes bold action to put an end to Kenzi’s clingy behavior.
Deception (10pm): Faced with the truth about her real parents, Mia runs away with Kyle to a friend’s empty vacation home. At the same time, Will goes to Edward’s house looking for answers about Vivian’s murder.
Hawaii Five-0 (10pm): Five-0 investigates the murder of a traditional Hawaiian fighting master. Meanwhile, McGarrett hires a private investigator to follow his mother.
This week: 30 Rock ends its seven season run with an hour long episode, and Superbowl XLVII messes with our Sunday night viewing schedule.
What will you be watching?
Monday January 28th
Bones (8pm): Daisy’s first case since breaking up with Sweets is a doozy: the remains of two bodies, one a female cancer patient, the other her life coach, found at the same burial site. Meanwhile, Brennan and Booth discuss their preferences for funeral arrangements after they die.
The Carrie Diaries (8pm): Carrie confronts Sebastian about his past. Later, Larissa takes Carrie and Mouse to an art club in New York City.
Continuum (8pm): Kiera and Carlos investigate a murder spree in which the victims have strange holes bored in their skulls.
The Following (9pm): Hardy, Weston and new team leader Parker turn to Carroll’s ex-wife—and Hardy’s former lover—while digging deep into Carroll’s psyche. In other events, Emma, Jacob and Paul keep Claire’s son Joey at a house in the country.
Being Human (9pm): Nora and Josh wonder how to deal with a runaway teen; Sally tries to make things right with a ghost and meets a new love interest; and Aidan and Henry continue to look for clean blood.
Dallas (9pm): SEASON PREMIERE! Season 2 opens with Christopher and John Ross dueling over the vision for Ewing Energies. Meanwhile, Christopher seeks a divorce from Rebecca as a revelation upends the whole family; John Ross launches a scheme of revenge; Ann is blackmailed by her former husband.
Lost Girl (10pm): Bo’s houseguest Vex unwittingly brings trouble to her doorstep when a Morrigan shows up looking for vengeance; and it’s up to humans Kenzi and Lauren to swoop in and save the day for their Fae friends.
Deception (10pm): Joanna learns that Julian is hiding something about the night of Vivian’s murder. At the same time, Senator Haverstock delivers some disturbing news to Edward; and Robert and Sofia get their first glimpse of Mia’s new boyfriend.
The Following debuted last night to many open-jawed, eyes covered, creeped out viewers. To recap, Kevin Bacon plays Ryan Hardy, an elite ex-FBI agent taken out of retirement after a diabolical serial killer, Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) escapes from prison. By the end of the episode, Carroll is caught and hauled back to prison but not before he kills his only surviving victim from nine years ago, reveals his cult of killer followers, and aids in the kidnapping of his own son.
But was it good? Find out after the jump!
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