Television

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: The Creepiest Lip-Sync

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This round, Tom Cruise makes a PR push and Caitlyn Jenner fronts the most socially significant Kardashian spinoff yet. 
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‘The Chris Gethard Show’ Celebrates Underdogs and Regular Dogs

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During the past few years, The Chris Gethard Show has made the jump from the UCB theater to public access TV to a filmed but unaired Comedy Central pilot and, finally, to the cable network Fusion. The show’s current iteration is tighter and somewhat bigger-budget than its earlier incarnations, but it never loses the nervous, celebratory, and punk rock spirit that has been Gethard’s trademark from the beginning.
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Jon Stewart Announces the Guests Leading Up to His ‘Daily Show’ Finale

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Though days will continue to be days, and daily shows will continue to be daily shows, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will cease to be The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, and the impending August 6 end-of-days(ly Show With Jon Stewart) seems to have people sitting shiva with their foreseeably Stewart-hollowed TV sets. And, to accompany them, the show’s funeral guest list, so to speak, was announced during last night’s episode.
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‘The Knick’ Will Return October 16; Teaser Hints at San Francisco Bubonic Plague Subplot

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With its putrefying noses, cocaine-injected phalluses and depiction of brutal racism in turn-of-the-century NYC, The Knick‘s first season was one of the toughest watches on television in 2014. With Steven Soderbergh directing every episode, employing hand-held cinematography, anachronistic scoring, and evoking stunning performances, it was also one of the best. Now, the first teaser for the second season — along with its release date — has been shared.
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Flavorwire Exclusive: An Excerpt From ‘Adventure Time: The Original Cartoon Title Cards Vol. 2′

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In Adventure Time, one of the most visually stunning shows on television, the animation invites viewers in to a surreal, beautiful world that celebrates the wonders of adolescence without ignoring the darker, more complicated side of growing up. The show’s visuals add to its emotional complexity, beginning with each episode’s hand-painted title card, which references the upcoming story.
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‘First Day of Camp’ is Everything You Want in a ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel

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There are many ways to screw up a sequel, especially a sequel to something as beloved as Wet Hot American Summer. Add in the fact that it’s 14 years later and it’s making the switch from a 97-minute movie to a four-hour television series and Wet Hot has a lot stacked against it. But David Wain and Michael Showalter don’t disappoint; it’s possibly the summer’s best comedy — even if you’re not familiar with the film.
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