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Report: Girls Actor Christopher Abbott Abruptly Departs Series Ahead of Season 3

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One of Girls main boys will be MIA in Season 3.

Christopher Abbott, who has played Marnie’s on-again, off-again boyfriend Charlie during the first two seasons of the HBO comedy, has abruptly left the show. READ MORE


TV's 15 Most Empowered Female Characters (and Their 10 Hapless Counterparts)

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As Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin once sang, “Sisters are doin’ it for themselves.” And that sentiment seems especially applicable to the dozens of strong female characters populating our television screens nowadays.

To celebrate Women’s History Month, TVLine has compiled a list of …READ MORE


Ratings: Girls Season Finale Down Sharply

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Oh, boy: Sunday’s polarizing Season 2 finale of HBO’s Girls drew 632K sets of eyeballs, a 37 percent drop from the comedy’s Season 1 capper last year (1 million) and a

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Girls Season 2 Finale Recap: 'No One Really Cares If I Get Cut With Glass'

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If you haven’t seen the Season 2 finale of Girls — check yourself before you wreck yourself with spoilers. Everyone else, read on!

Welcome to the Season 2 finale of Girls — or as I like to think of it, …READ MORE


Is Walking Dead's Andrea Doomed? Is Bachelor Now Too Bawdy? Idol Anti-Guitar? And More Qs!

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We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including The Walking Dead, Girls, Nashville and American Idol! READ MORE


Girls Recap: Sins of the Father

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I almost started my recap of this week’s Girls by wondering if the episode title — “Video Games” — was Lena Dunham‘s nod to Lana Del Rey, a fellow female artist whose ubiquitous hit of the same name generated an inordinate amount of debate about whether she was a genius or just a lucky hack.

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Breaking Bad, Louie, Girls and Portlandia Win Big at 2013 Writers Guild Awards

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Breaking Bad and Louie took top TV honors at Sunday’s 2013 Writers Guild Awards, winning best drama and comedy series respectively.

Individual achievement kudos (awarded to a specific episode) went to …READ MORE


Girls Recap: Dog Day Afternoon

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Following Hannah’s polarizing, dreamlike and ultimately fleeting affair on last week’s Girls, the action returned to normal — or something like it — with the unlikely duo of Ray and Adam on a journey to Staten Island, and the steadily drifting twosome of Marnie and Hannah contemplating a life without the ‘B’ or the final ‘F’ in their BFF relationship. READ MORE


Girls Recap: One Less Lonely Girl

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This week’s Girls was ostenisbly about our protagonist’s dream-like one-day-stand with a wealthy, married (er, separated) doctor. But in actuality, it was more of a psychological profile asking the question: READ MORE


Girls Recap: 'Excuse Me: I Am Grown Up. That's Why I Cooked All This Food!'

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Girls don’t wanna have fun. Or at least they didn’t seem to in this week’s episode of Lena Dunham’s endlessly polarizing, often hilarious, unabashedly profane HBO comedy.

Look, I’m a fan of the show — if not of all its characters’ warts — but you know things are moving from the verdant pastures of Skepticism and toward the icier tundras of Misanthropy when …READ MORE