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Sam Simon dies at 59; Emmy-winning co-creator of 'The Simpsons'

Sam Simon, the acclaimed writer, director and producer who with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening developed the groundbreaking Fox TV series "The Simpsons," has died. He was 59.

'Once Upon a Time': Secrets and potential evil in 'Unforgiven'

So many secrets in this "Unforgiven" episode of "Once Upon a Time." Snow White and Prince Charming have one. Captain Hook and Ursula the Sea Witch have one. Rumpelstiltskin is behind the scenes with many. Will Scarlett and Belle look to be a bit more than friends.

TV This Week March 8-14: 'Night of Too Many Stars'

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'The Big Bang Theory's' Leonard Nimoy tribute was in the cards

Leonard Nimoy only guest-starred on CBS' hit sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" once, but his influence was felt in every single episode. So it's not surprising that series executive producer Chuck Lorre used one of his highly noticed end-of-show vanity cards to pay tribute to the actor, who died...

'Jane the Virgin's' engaging alter ego, Gina Rodriguez

It was just six months ago that a dejected Gina Rodriguez was hanging all her hopes on an improbable show about a pregnant twentysomething virgin.

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' is '30 Rock' funny

Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock for NBC, the old home of their "30 Rock," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" instead arrives Friday by way of Netflix, whose participation in prestige television no longer feels remarkable. As is the custom of the house, it is being laid before you all at once, a...

Could hip-hop soap 'Empire' become TV's No. 1 show?

"Empire" could well be rapping its way to become America's No. 1 show.

Adam Sandler and Bob Barker restage their 'Happy Gilmore' fight

It's been nearly 20 years since Adam Sandler traded punches with Bob Barker in the film "Happy Gilmore." Now Sandler and Barker are back for an on-screen rematch. But this time, they're doing it to raise money for the autism charity event "Night of Too Many Stars." And though Barker is 91...

TV picks: 'American Crime,' 'Dig,' 'The Returned'

“American Crime”—Using the newly minted anthology style of “True Detective,” John Ridley’s new series is a wide-ranging exploration of race, class and gender, a gratifying breakthrough for television that moves by means of slipstream portraits of a wide...

In Cuba, Conan O'Brien makes friends, gets laughs ... and drinks too much rum

On Wednesday, Conan O'Brien made history with a special episode of his TBS talk show, "Conan," filmed over four days last month in Cuba. 

'Empire' recap: Andre flushes medication, snaps

Mental illness is real, and Andre’s continual downward spiral is probably one of the hardest things I’ve ever watched on television. But the necessity of this image – much like Jamal’s sexuality – within the context of a black family can’t be overlooked.

'The Americans' recap: Fight over Paige's future intensifies

Following the baptism of Paige Jennings (Holly Taylor) at an activist church, her KGB parents intensify efforts to influence their daughter’s next steps on “Born Again,” Episode 306 of “The Americans” on FX.

'Better Call Saul' recap: Jimmy attracts more buzz than bucks

An audacious publicity stunt generates new business for attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) but it’s not the lucrative payoff he anticipates on “Alpine Shepherd Boy,” Episode 105 of AMC’s “Better Call Saul.”

Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Fresh Off the Boat' on ABC

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'Sharknado 3' will take place during a Mark Cuban administration

If you spent the weekend being horrified by the backroom dealings of the Frank Underwood presidency on Season 3 of "House of Cards," then you may need to medicate yourself before watching "Sharknado 3" on SyFy this summer. Dallas Mavericks owner and "Shark Tank" panelist Mark Cuban will play...

'The Walking Dead' recap: A place too good to be true?

Rick and the survivors arrived in a planned community outside of Alexandria, Va., and it appeared to be the perfect place for them to settle down. For the entirety of "Remember," we -- and Rick -- were waiting for the other shoe to drop. Some hint that the people running this seemingly...

Cecilia Vega, Tom Llamas named anchors for weekend 'ABC World News Tonight'

Cecilia Vega and Tom Llamas are the new weekend anchors for “ABC World News Tonight.”

'Once Upon a Time': Cruella De Vil, Ursula the Sea Witch enter the fray

"Once Upon a Time" is back, and it wastes no time telling viewers the stakes in the "Darkness on the Edge of Town" episode.

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