Television

As ‘Hannibal’ Ends, So Does the Best Love Story on Television

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Before anything else, Hannibal is — let’s face it, probably was — the story of a seduction. Hannibal Lecter saw a kindred spirit in Will Graham, the FBI profiler whose superhuman empathy brought him perilously close to the killers he was attempting to track; Will was terrified of Hannibal, and the part of himself Hannibal identified with so strongly, even as the two formed a genuine connection. With not one, but two cliffhangers, Saturday’s finale may be inherently unsatisfying as a full-stop end to a series. But as a consummation of Will and Hannibal’s tortured, twisted relationship, “The Wrath of the Lamb” was near-perfect.
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2015 VMAs: “Kanye For President” Derails a Series of Calculated Tweetable Moments

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When it comes to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, it must be asked: did we somehow forget about Kanye West? Since the nominations, the announcement of Miley Cyrus as host, and the subsequent beef surrounding both of those things, the hype around this year’s VMAs (August 30) had been surprisingly bereft of Kanye. What Would Miley Do? had basically become the refrain, and in the end the answer was (delightfully): Miley.
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This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: Get Schwifty

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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, Jerrod Carmichael and Patrick Stewart premiere radically different comedies, while AMC angles for world domination with its latest series. 
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‘Hannibal’ Might Be Ending Just as It’s Reaching New Heights

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If Community has taught us anything, it’s that the show’s not over until the fat lady’s contract has run out and she’s confirmed it to a minimum of three separate news outlets. Still, the prognosis for Hannibal is looking grim going into this Saturday’s season finale; two months after NBC announced its cancellation, the drama has yet to find a new home, and streaming go-tos Netflix and Amazon are already out of the running.
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