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I finally got around to watching some An Idiot Abroad. I think I have 3 hernias and a busted testicle from laughing so hard.

Ricky Gervais is a (mostly) under-the-radar genius.  The guy always makes me laugh.  Karl Pilkington is brilliant as the hapless pawn.

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Finally got around to watching BB.  Am about 10 episodes away from the finale.  Just absolutely love the series.   Can't wait to now embark on Better Call Saul, who along with Mike, Gus, Jesse and Wal

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2015 Emmy nominations:
 
Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Orange Is the New Black
Game of Thrones
Downton Abbey
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

Outstanding Comedy Series
Louie
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
F. Murray Abraham, Homeland
Alan Alda, The Blacklist
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Pablo Schreiber, Orange Is the New Black

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Khandi Alexander, Scandal
Rachel Brosnahan, House of Cards
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
William H. Macy, Shameless
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Driver, Girls
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Niecy Nash, Getting On

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Mel Brooks, The Comedians
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Paul Giamatti, Inside Amy Schumer
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live
Jon Hamm, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Bradley Whitford, Transparent

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon, Louie
Elizabeth Banks, Modern Family
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Tina Fey, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Gaby Hoffmann, Girls

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
The Voice
Top Chef
Dancing With the Stars
The Amazing Race
So You Think You Can Dance
Project Runway

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Program
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night

Outstanding Variety Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight
Late Show With David Letterman
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Key & Peele
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Limited Series
American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
The Honorable Woman
Olive Kitteridge
Wolf Hall

Outstanding Actor in a Mini-series or Movie
Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Adrien Brody, Houdini
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall
Ricky Gervais, Derek

Outstanding Actress in a Mini-series or Movie
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Emma Thompson, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Live From Lincoln Center

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Richard Cabral, American Crime
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie
Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge
Regina King, American Crime
Mo’Nique, Bessie
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Louie, “Sleepover,” Louis C.K.
Silicon Valley, “Sand Hill Shuffle,” Mike Judge
The Last Man on Earth, “Alive in Tucson (Pilot),” Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Transparent, “Best New Girl,” Jill Soloway
Veep, “Testimony,” Armando Iannucci

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Episodes, “Episode 409,” David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik
Louie, “Bobby’s House,” Louis C.K.
Silicon Valley, “Two Days of the Condor,” Alec Berg
The Last Man on Earth, “Alive in Tucson (Pilot),” Will Forte
Transparent, “Pilot,” Jill Soloway
Veep, “Election Night,” Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, and Tony Roche

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire, “Eldorado,” Tim Van Patten
Game of Thrones, “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” Jeremy Podeswa
Game of Thrones, “Mother’s Mercy,” David Nutter
Homeland, “From A to B and Back Again,” Lesli Linka Glatter
The Knick, “Method and Madness,” Steven Soderbergh

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Better Call Saul, “Five-O,” Gordon Smith
Game of Thrones, “Mother’s Mercy,” David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Mad Men, “Lost Horizon,” Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner
Mad Men, “Person to Person,” Matthew Weiner
The Americans, “Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep?” Joshua Brand

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or a Dramatic Special
American Horror Story: Freak Show, Ryan Murphy
Bessie, Dee Rees
Houdini, Uli Edel
Olive Kitteridge, Lisa Cholodenko
The Honorable Woman, Hugo Blick
The Missing, Tom Shankland
Wolf Hall, Peter Kosminsky

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or a Dramatic Special
American Crime, “Episode One,” John Ridley
Bessie, Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, and Horton Foote
Hello Ladies: The Movie, Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky, and Lee Eisenberg
Olive Kitteridge, Jane Anderson
The Honorable Woman, Hugo Blick
Wolf Hall, Peter Straughan
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I finally got around to watching some An Idiot Abroad. I think I have 3 hernias and a busted testicle from laughing so hard.

 

I have to start watching that again.  I dropped the box from the bedroom (because **** you comcast) and just use Netflix.  I would watch that while I fell asleep and it was great.  Then for some reason I started watching that travel show where Trainspotting motorcycles around the world.  It is okay, but Idiot Abroad is much better.  I think I stopped watching because I like to too much to have on the timer while I pass out. 

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I have to start watching that again.  I dropped the box from the bedroom (because **** you comcast) and just use Netflix.  I would watch that while I fell asleep and it was great.  Then for some reason I started watching that travel show where Trainspotting motorcycles around the world.  It is okay, but Idiot Abroad is much better.  I think I stopped watching because I like to too much to have on the timer while I pass out.

I loved Long Way Around, then they did another through Africa, Long Way Down. Both great.

Watched Ascension on Netflix, pretty interesting idea, handled a little hamfistedly.

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Also Fargo is necessary. Probably above all the other shows you listed and maybe anything else you can think of.

Yes 1000%

Lorne Malvo was the best. I think it is back on season 2 this fall.

Tyrant has been good 'this season.

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Yes 1000%

Lorne Malvo was the best. I think it is back on season 2 this fall.

Tyrant has been good 'this season.

I thoroughly enjoyed the side story that they developed from Buscemi burying the money.

I think season 2 is going to be the murders that the retired sheriff told Lorne about in the diner. I know Todd from Breaking Bad is playing the younger version of him.

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I finished Daredevil and overall, really liked it. Picks up around E7 with, the Stick or just, Stick, or whatever. Somewhat tedious and a bit hokey at times but solid first season. 

 

Started, The Strain, last night. Didn't read the book but lots of potential. 

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I thoroughly enjoyed the side story that they developed from Buscemi burying the money.

I think season 2 is going to be the murders that the retired sheriff told Lorne about in the diner. I know Todd from Breaking Bad is playing the younger version of him.

 

Patrick  Wilson is his playing the younger version of the retired sheriff. I'm not sure what role Meth Damon is playing.

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I watched the first season and liked it.  Some friends really loved it. Guy has a great voice.  Didn't they pull it?

Not sure.  I watched 5 minutes of it and switched to Orange is the New Black.  It's meh. 

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I'm 3 episodes into Mr. Robot.  Interesting.  It has its own thread, but I don't want to see the spoilers so I won't read it until I catch up.

 

It is, by far, the most interesting show on the TeeVee right now.

 

Anybody catch HBO's Show Me A Hero? I know I'll want to watch it at some point, but didn't watch the premiere last night.

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Started watching The Strain, I'm actually liking it.

It is a fun show, but I wish they would get rid of the kid. Do people not realize that children ruin everything? That kid this season might be the single worst actor I've ever seen in the history of acting. The single dumbest face I have ever seen.

 

This is his face all the ******* time:

 

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It kills the show, he takes the viewer out of every scene as he hams and glares...Last night's episode suddenly introduced us to his having asthma, which was a WTF moment that got even more wtf as he coughed in a church while being hunted.

 

Everything else is alright THO. Maestro is doing the best she can for a character that stopped developing after the show established she was sleeping with Eph and was/is his coworker. Fet's good, Setrakian's good, Palmer's good, Stol is doing alright as Eph, that lady who played the doctor last night was classic MILF status, the bi hacker girl is awesome and I hope they don't kill her, Quinlan's finally on, Gus is likable enough even if the character's cliche as a muh....I really just wish they'd drop the whole kid thing, nobody cares. This show could be so much more badass if they dropped the kid angle.

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It is a fun show, but I wish they would get rid of the kid. Do people not realize that children ruin everything? That kid this season might be the single worst actor I've ever seen in the history of acting. The single dumbest face I have ever seen.

This is his face all the ******* time:

max-charles-as-zack-goodweather-the-stra

It kills the show, he takes the viewer out of every scene as he hams and glares...Last night's episode suddenly introduced us to his having asthma, which was a WTF moment that got even more wtf as he coughed in a church while being hunted.

Everything else is alright THO. Maestro is doing the best she can for a character that stopped developing after the show established she was sleeping with Eph and was/is his coworker. Fet's good, Setrakian's good, Palmer's good, Stol is doing alright as Eph, that lady who played the doctor last night was classic MILF status, the bi hacker girl is awesome and I hope they don't kill her, Quinlan's finally on, Gus is likable enough even if the character's cliche as a muh....I really just wish they'd drop the whole kid thing, nobody cares. This show could be so much more badass if they dropped the kid angle.

Still on the first season, like episode 7

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Started watching The Strain, I'm actually liking it.

 

I dropped out after the first season.  I am not a big horror genre fan, but when it went into a second season I stopped watching.  I think it should have been a self contained one season series. 

 

 

Hey anybody watch longmire

 

Yeah, I have watched the last few seasons.  I enjoy watching it.  That and Red Road.  I don't know why I am on an Indian kick lately.

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It is, by far, the most interesting show on the TeeVee right now.

 

Anybody catch HBO's Show Me A Hero? I know I'll want to watch it at some point, but didn't watch the premiere last night.

 

Watched episode five. Trainspotting at the Fight Club playing War Games while the music from Risky Business (I think it's Spyro Gyra) plays in the background.

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I finally started Oz yesterday evening. I binged 4 episodes, and will go home tonight and hopefully get another 2 or 3 in.

Great show.

Oz is absolutely a great show and the originator of all the high concept uncensored cable dramas out there now.

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Oz is absolutely a great show and the originator of all the high concept uncensored cable dramas out there now.

 

I've been meaning to watch this as well, just been meaning to get around to it. 

I've seen some scattered episodes...kills me that the guy that's in it is now the Farmer's Insurance spokesperson.

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Oz is absolutely a great show and the originator of all the high concept uncensored cable dramas out there now.

 

Great show - very 12 monkeys feel because of the enclosed world the show takes place in, with elements of Gangs of New York meets The Wire meets American History X. 

 

But I mean, man, is it brutal. 

 

I've been meaning to watch this as well, just been meaning to get around to it. 

I've seen some scattered episodes...kills me that the guy that's in it is now the Farmer's Insurance spokesperson.

 

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I've been meaning to watch this as well, just been meaning to get around to it.

I've seen some scattered episodes...kills me that the guy that's in it is now the Farmer's Insurance spokesperson.

Oz is great but I realized how much binge watching changes everything. When it aired weekly, you just got a little bit at a time and it was just enough. When you binge watch it you're essentially watching a male rape marathon.
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