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• Streaming Today: Amazon Orders Eight Series, Renews ‘Red Oaks’ and ‘Hand of God’
• A Star is Born: Nicki Minaj ABC Family Comedy Casts Lead
• Funny Business: ‘F Is for Family,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Kick Off New Wave of Animated TV Comedies for Grown-Ups
• Amy Poehler: ‘I don’t care about Star Wars and I never f—ing did’
• Netflix Acquires Global Rights To ‘Shadowhunters: Mortal Instruments’, Will Bow Series In January Outside U.S.
• DIY: Genius Netflix socks automatically pause your videos when you fall asleep
• We Love Infographics: ‘X-Files’ history comes to life in by-the-numbers infographic
• The Business of Show: Hallmark’s Feel-Good Diet Draws Viewers, Advertisers
• By Keeping Its Ratings Secret, Is Netflix Hurting the People Who Make Their Shows?
• Manhattan’s creator on a great season 2: “We never saw this show as Law & Order: Atomic Bomb”
• DO GOOD: Noted TV critic Maureen Ryan auctions off her TV Swag for charity
• Streaming TV Isn’t Just a New Way to Watch. It’s a New Genre.
• ‘Lazy Sunday’ Turns 10: ‘SNL’ Stars Recall How TV Invaded the Internet
• Cool Beans: Jaime Ray Newman Checks In To ‘Bates Motel’
• LOVE THIS: Michael C. Hall Looks A Lot Like “Dexter”
• Post-mortem: Sheldon and Amy go all the way in a charming, sweet The Big Bang Theory
• Sad But True: Why Fiction Mirrored Grim Reality on ‘Homeland’ This Season
• The Grinder Casting News: Maya Rudolph Gets Ready to Be a Therapist
• Mark Your Calendars: History’s Vikings Season 4 Gets an Official Return Date
• Yeah Canada: ION Television Renews ‘Saving Hope’ for Fifth Season

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