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‘Scandal’: Blood Will Tell

It will be tough for the midseason finale of “Scandal” to be more shocking this episode. There were huge, genuinely surprising plot twists, the most frightening scene of dental torture since “Marathon Man,” and an uncomfortable sex scene. Best of all, the episode finally put a fork in the word “YOLO.” [xfinity-record-button id=”7006536282234113112″ program_type=”series”] How […]

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‘Scandal’: The President Has Serious Game

This week’s “Scandal” showed that, like the rest of us, Olivia Pope has seen “The Notebook.” It also highlights one of the show’s dominant themes: the fantasy of an idealized “Cosby Show” domesticity, which none of the characters have ever achieved. Every time one of them gets close, he or she consciously or unconsciously does […]

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‘Scandal’: Everything You Thought You Knew About Mellie Was Wrong

It’s easy to hate Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young). She’s the mean-spirited Stepford First Lady who is the major personal obstacle in Olivia and Fitz’s relationship. This week’s episode of “Scandal,” “Everything’s Coming Up Mellie,” upended the audience’s perception of the character by revealing the horrible sacrifices that she made to get where she is. Also, in […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: ‘AHS: Coven’s’ Suprises, Don Cheadle Cast in Miles Davis Biopic & More

Last night’s episode of “American Horror Story: Coven” delivered as always but still left me scratching my head occasionally. Queenie, Zoe and Nan, hoping to find answers behind Madison’s disappearance, find an Ouija board in the house only to discover there’s a nefarious ghost trapped in the house.

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TV to Si: The Ladies of ‘The Real Housewives of Miami’ Battle It Out, The Team Heads to Hong Kong on ‘Covert Affairs’

Thursday came around quick this week, and no one could be happier than me. Highlights from tonight’s primetime line-up includes “The Real Housewives of Miami,” “Covert Affairs,” and “Scandal.”

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‘Scandal’: Operation Remington Is the Mother of All Secrets

This week’s episode of “Scandal,” “More Cattle Less Bull,” seemingly explained Operation Remington. Fitz’s secret mission turned out to be, like everything else Fitz does, all about Olivia. Our heroine kept busy representing his potential presidential rival and, most importantly, wearing her most fabulous dress yet. [xfinity-record-button id=”7006536282234113112″ program_type=”series”] Olivia Spins a Scandal Into Political […]

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‘Scandal’: Olivia Kisses Jake & Learns the Truth About Operation Remington

“Scandal” aired its Anthony Weiner inspired episode, awesomely titled “Say Hello to My Little Friend,” just twenty four hours after “Law & Order: SVU” aired its take on the photo-sexting congressman. Perhaps Weiner could have avoided this humiliation had he hired real life Olivia Pope, and “Scandal” producer, Judy Smith long before his political career […]

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