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Westworld, SNL Dominate 2017 Emmy Nominations!

The 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations were announced this morning and there were some noticeable absences – Game of Thrones, Orphan Black and Twin Peaks were not eligible.

Even without Game of Thrones, HBO still collected 110 nominations, while Netflix nabbed 91 – and on a surprising note, Saturday Night Live and This Is Us led NBC to 60 nominations.

In terms of series noms, Westworld and Saturday Night Live each took 22 noms, while FX’s FEUD: Bette and Joan and Netflix’s Stranger Things netted 18 apiece. Veep remained hot with 17 noms, while Big Little Lies and Fargo each earned 16.

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Stranger Things Gets New Premiere Date, Key Art!

Remember when you first saw the above poster and had no idea what it meant but thought it looked really interesting?

Netflix’s Stranger Things has announced a new release date for Season 2 (October 27th), a key set of dates, and a spiffy poster to hint at what lies ahead for the show.

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Nominees Announced for the 2017 Television Critics Association Awards!

The nominees for the 2017 TCA (Television Critics Association) Awards have been announced and with Game of Thrones not eligible this year, some interesting things have happened in the Outstanding Achievement In Drama category – with Stranger Things and This Is Us receiving nominations (both also received nominations for Outstanding New Series).

On the comedy side, Atlanta and The Good Place also pulled off the double-double with nominations for Outstanding New Series and Outstanding Achievement In Comedy.

In terms of total noms, HBO led with an even dozen – but FX (11) and Netflix (10) kept it from being a walkover, and The Handmaid’s Tale got Hulu on the board with four.

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Netflix and Chill? More Like Netflix and Cheat!

When you’re in a relationship, there are certain things that become more important than others – even sacred; one of which is the promise not to cheat.

With Valentine’s Day almost here, you might be wondering if your significant other might be cheating…

If they don’t have the usual response when you’re watching Stranger Things/OITNB/(insert current show being binged together here) together, well, they might have been doing just that.

Here are the facts:

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Spielberg, King and Carpenter Influence Excellent Stranger Things!

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If you love the films of Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter, or the books (and filmic adaptations) of Stephen King, then you might very well love Netflix’s new series, Stranger Things.

This a story of a boy who goes missing after a day of Dungeons & Dragons and the efforts of his best friends and mother to find him. It’s a story that starts out looking like it a might be supernatural thriller then quickly becomes a science fiction adventure. It hangs on a plot that’s reminiscent of E.T. The Extraterrestrial, but references The Thing, Poltergeist and other films in fresh new ways.

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8-Minute Peek: Stranger Things!

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The new Netflix series Stranger Things premieres at midnight tonight. The series is the story a boy who goes missing and how his mother and friends try to find him.

Sounds simple enough, right? But when you know that the series was influenced by Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and Stephen King, that takes things to a whole new level – especially after you see the first eight minutes of the premiere – which you can do by following the jump. Enjoy!

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