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The Mass Appeal of the Secret Life

John Lazarus | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
John Lazarus

Perhaps the current popularity of characters leading double lives simply reflects a pervasive consciousness that we are all involved in a spiraling project whose purpose is to con each other.

Review: Goats

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It used to be that a movie that celebrated the use of marijuana was considered shocking, scandalous, unacceptable and inappropriate. To some people, it probably still is.

A Familiar Face Is Headed Back To 'The Office'

Posted 08.04.2012 | TV

Better watch out, Jim! According to TVLine, David Denman, who played Pam's (Jenna Fischer) fiance Roy is headed back to "The Office." Denman wi...

TV Stars Say The Darndest Things!

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.01.2012 | TV

You've heard a lot of fun TV scoop coming out of the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour the past week and a half, but you might not have ...

Which 'Weeds' Guest Stars Will Return?

Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

The final episodes of "Weeds" will be a blast from the past. At the show's panel at the 2012 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, "Weeds"...

Will Skyler Make It Out Of 'Breaking Bad' Alive?

Posted 07.21.2012 | TV

Will Skyler see the end of "Breaking Bad"? Anna Gunn is skeptical. "It wouldn’t surprise me if she didn’t make it out," Gunn, who earned her f...

Weeds Season 8, Episode 3: "See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die"

Pasha Adam | Posted 09.18.2012 | TV
Pasha Adam

As with previous Weeds seasons, "See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die" completes the transition between the prior season and the current, wrapping up the biggest thread held over from Nancy's shooting.

'Weeds' Turns 100

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — "Weeds" is part of a rare group of cable TV shows: The Showtime series starring Mary-Louise Parker celebrated the taping of its 10...

Laura Rowley

Kevin Nealon On The End Of 'Weeds' And His Worst Acting Experience | Laura Rowley | Posted 07.18.2012 | Fifty

I just loved stand-up comics as a kid, I’d watch them on “The Tonight Show” and I thought what a great craft it was to come out on stage with no instrument or anything and be able to entertain people.

The Show That Almost Stopped 'Breaking Bad'

Posted 07.17.2012 | TV

Is "Breaking Bad" just a knockoff of Showtime's "Weeds"? There was a time when "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan thought so. In a recent Newsw...

Weeds Season 8, Episode 2: 'A Beam of Sunshine'

Pasha Adam | Posted 09.08.2012 | TV
Pasha Adam

Having spent most of the season premiere comatose, Mary-Louise Parker shines in "A Beam of Sunshine" as this new Nancy.

Summer's Hottest TV Actors

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Though many shows have signed off for the summer, TV is still heating up with new series and returning ones to keep us entertained. And with the Su...

Weeds Season 8 Premiere, 'Messy'

Pasha Adam | Posted 08.31.2012 | TV
Pasha Adam

After years of acknowledging how damaging Nancy is to those around her, Season 8 looks to be the season Weeds finally calls Nancy out on her culpability.

'Weeds' Premiere: Who Shot Nancy?

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

"Weeds" picked up its eighth and final season right where last season’s cliffhanger finale left off, in the moments after a shot rang out from the b...

And Here's What You Missed On 'Weeds'

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.29.2012 | TV

Just like in sports, it's always nice to see shows go out on top. "Seinfeld" did it, "The Sopranos" did it and so did Michael Jordan. Showtime's pot c...

Why We Stopped Watching 'Weeds'

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

"Weeds" is entering its eighth and final season on Showtime this week (Season 8 premieres Sunday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET) and it's certainly been a long...

'Dexter' 'Definitely' Ending After Season 8

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

"Dexter" is "definitely" ending after Season 8, executive producer Sara Colleton confirmed in an interview with TV Guide. When Showtime's serial k...

In Defense of Weeds

Pasha Adam | Posted 06.24.2012 | TV
Pasha Adam

The vast majority of widowers don't turn to illegal activities to make ends meet. Selling drugs isn't a normal reaction to losing a husband. And from that I extrapolate that Nancy Botwin was never a normal person.

'Weeds' Creator Still Mulling Over How To End Series

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

"Weeds" premieres its eighth and final season on Showtime in about two weeks (July 1 at 10 p.m. ET), but the show's creator Jenji Kohan admitted in an...

'Weeds' Ending After Season 8

EW | Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

This year, Showtime’s ground-breaking TV series "Weeds" will come to a close. The premium network will conclude series creator Jenji Kohan's accl...

Summer TV Preview: When Do Your Favorite Shows Premiere?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

We know you're probably preparing yourselves for the season finales of some of your favorite shows, but there's plenty of new and returning series pre...

Single Moms on TV: Prostitutes and Drug Dealers?

Caryn Brooks | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Caryn Brooks

It's not a new idea on television to have single mothers do desperate things. But surely there are TV shows with strong women in a lead role. Yet no show in the top 5 or even the top 10 had a woman as the lead character, much less a single mother.

'Weeds' And 'Episodes' Return In July

Posted 03.14.2012 | TV

Showtime is gearing up for more Mary-Louise Parker and Matt LeBlanc this summer. The network has announced that the season premieres of "Weeds" and "E...

Mary Louise Parker Replaces Demi Moore In 'Lovelace': Report [UPDATE]

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

Mary-Louise Parker has joined the cast of the 70s-era porn-star biopic "Lovelace," replacing Demi Moore in the role of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, U...

TV Says See Ya, Men!

Chris Harnick | Posted 02.19.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

Looking at HBO's recent move -- the canceling of male-driven shows "Hung," "How to Make it in America," and "Bored to Death" and the renewal of the Laura Dern-fronted "Enlightened" -- it's become even more apparent: TV is now the land of women. And that's not a bad thing.