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Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick is '"obsessed" with Game of Thrones.

The What to Expect When You're Expecting actress loves to relax in front of the TV watching her favorite show - a fantasy adventure series - which she likes because she finds it "really romantic.

"I'm really obsessed with Game of Thrones. I find it really romantic. I love that it's epic historical fiction with a supernatural element," she said.

As well as watching TV, Anna also enjoys cooking and claims her creme brulee dessert is one of her best secrets because it is such an impressive dish: "My best kept-secret. It's so simple to make, yet people are always so impressed. Vanilla is underrated."

The Up in the Air beauty admitted her fear of crowds means she is unable to do some things she wants, such as seeing singer Azealia Banks perform live. "Azealia was recommended to me by a friend. If I was better at crowds, I'd love to see her live but I'll probably just be watching online."

Gallery: Anna Kendrick Loves Game of Thrones, Creme Brulee


United States of Tara - Season 3

The United States of Tara will dissolve at the end of season 3 -- Showtime has pulled the plug. The cable network will renew Nurse Jackie, headlined by Edie Falco.

Jackie is averaging 2.8 million viewers, while Tara is down to less than 1 million. Toni Collette, the title star in Tara, has received three Emmy nods and one win while on the series. United States of Tara is currently playing out its last hurrah on Monday nights.

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Gallery: Showtime Cancels Tara, Continues Jackie

The Borgias, Showtime

Only five episodes of The Borgias have aired so far, but Showtime has renewed the series for a second season.

The show is currently averaging 1.1 million viewers every week, big numbers for Showtime. The Borgias revolves around the scandalous family of the same name, led by Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI (Jeremy Irons).

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Gallery: Showtime Renews The Borgias for Season 2

The Borgias - Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo BorgiaShowtime’s answer to the gap left by The Tudors debuted on Sunday night. The Borgias, touted by the cable channel as “the original crime family,” enjoyed a 100-minute premiere episode that packed in about as much corruption, sex and murder as any one show can handle.

Jeremy Irons is Spanish-born Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, but after some clever scheming we were soon calling him Pope Alexander VI. His son Cesare Borgia (Francios Arnaud) is an unwilling cleric but able co-plotter, though his relationship with sister Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger) is incredibly suspect. Younger brother Juan (David Oakes) very much enjoys his soldier role, one that’s coveted by older brother Cesare… who seems far more skilled toward this end than toward his religious duties.

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Gallery: Review: The Borgias Premiere on Showtime

(Make sure to check out TV Envy's Programming Schedule.)

MONDAY (1/31)

  • 90210 (CW, 8 P.M.): “Dixon interrupts Debbie and Ryan’s romantic dinner.” The embarrassment forces the new couple to leave town.
  • Lie to Me (FOX, 9 P.M.): “Cal probes the death of a social-network cofounder who had feared that she was being squeezed out by her partner.” Witnesses reported hearing someone screaming, “This is My Space!”
  • Harry’s Law (NBC, 10 P.M.): “Harry (Kathy Bates) defends and inmate whom she believes is unjustly imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit.” She hates to see a man in misery.

Click to continue reading This Week on TV (1/31-2/6)

Gallery: This Week on TV (1/31-2/6)

Bethenny Getting Married

Here’s an update on the shows you'll be seeing more of in the months to come:


  • The A-List: New York (Logo) – Season 2
  • Bethenny Ever After (Bravo) – Season 2
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS) – Three more seasons
  • Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker (TLC) – Season 2
  • Californication (Showtime) – Season 5
  • Flipping Out (Bravo) – Season 5

Click to continue reading TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (1/21)

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Gallery: TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (1/21)

Matt LeBlanc

"Thank God I didn't need the money. You know there's that saying that you make your f*** you money in Hollywood? I made that. . . . My daughter's education is paid for. Her grandchildren's education is paid for. My mother's house is paid off. My father's house is paid off. My house is paid off."

-Actor on not needing to work post-Friends. (He can currently be seen on Showtime's Episodes.)

(Make sure to check out our other notable quotes.)

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Gallery: Quote of the Day: Matt LeBlanc on His Friends Funds

Archer Season 1 dvdHere are some of the options available this week:

  • Archer (Season 1)
  • Baccano (Complete Series)
  • Battlestar Galatica: Razor **Blu-ray**
  • A Charlie Brown Valentine
  • Dragonaut: The Resonance (Complete Series)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Part 3)
  • Gintama (Collection 3)
  • Jersey Shore (Uncensored) (Season 2)
  • River Monsters (Season 2)
  • United States of Tara (Season 2)

Make sure to also check out the film options for this week.

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Gallery: TV on DVD: December 28, 2010

Want to know why everyone keeps talking about Dexter? Wondering about that AFI selected program The Big C? Find out for yourself what the buzz is all about when Showtime kicks off 2011 with a free preview weekend.

From January 7 through January 10, the cable channel will allow non-subscribers special access to its programming. In addition to a variety of programs -- including Nurse Jackie, Weeds and United States of Tara -- through the On Demand channel, viewers will also get an opportunity to watch Showtime's "Biggest. Sunday. Ever."

On January 9, Californication -- starring David Duchovny -- will return for its fourth season. That comedy will be followed by the debuts of Episodes (with Matt LeBlanc) and Shameless (featuring William H. Macy). You can preview the two new series above.

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Gallery: Watch New Showtime Programs During Free Preview Weekend

Temple GrandinWe’ve already learned which programs the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has deemed worthy of Golden Globe nominations -- but what does the American Film Institute have to say about 2010?

For AFI's annual list, a group “scholars, film and television artists, critics and AFI Trustees” have selected their top choices of the year. Of the ten titles, three are from AMC alone:

  • 30 Rock
  • The Big C
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Glee
  • Mad Men
  • Modern Family
  • The Pacific
  • Temple Grandin
  • The Walking Dead

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Gallery: AFI’s Top TV Programs of 2010