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  1. TV sex gets hotter (and smarter)

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    When the FX biker drama Sons of Anarchy kicked off the Nov. 11 episode with a montage of sex scenes involving its main characters, Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, was less than amused. "In order to watch cable news, ESPN, Disney or the History Channel, every family in America must now …

    On Looking, sex conversations are frank — but not necessarily honest.
  2. Multiplayer pangs point to prime time problems

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    It's been a year since the new wave of video game consoles was fully unleashed on the world, and so far there seems to be one thing in common: If you want a good multiplayer experience, stick with the last generation.

    You could duke it out with 343’s developers, if only you could get online.
  3. Binge alert: Netflix to air Tina Fey's new comedy

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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a half-hour comedy produced by 30 Rock gods Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, was supposed to be one of NBC's best new comedies. The show never aired, but, in the latest coup for our streaming service overlords, Netflix has bought the series' rights and will premiere all 13 episodes …

    Ellie Kemper stars in Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Scmidt. Its 13 episodes land on Netflix in March.
  4. The education of Cary Agos

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    Cary Agos has had quite a year. The 11 million people who tune in every week to watch The Good Wife — the gripping CBS drama that's possibly the best show on television — know this very well. After all, it's been a long road for the character. He started as the nemesis of Alicia Florrick (Julianna …

    A very odd relationship: Matt Czuchry (Cary Agos) and Archie Panjabi (Kalinda Sharma) in The Good Wife.
  5. Florida woman latest to accuse Bill Cosby of forced sex (w/ video)

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    BOCA RATON — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

    Nurse Therese Serignese, 57, discusses her experience with comedian Bill Cosby at her home on Thursday  in Boca Raton. Serignese said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas. Cosby spokesman David Brokaw did not respond to a request for comment.  [Associated Press]
  6. Bungie helps brain surgery patient start rehab with a bang

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    There's been more and more research that shows video games can help keep your brain younger, improve your mental flexibility and even give you a boost after a stroke, but here's a story that you're sure to remember.

  7. This year, Halloween haunts the new game consoles

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    It's been a long time since video-game consoles offered anything to frighten us — except for the price tags.

    What is that in The Evil Within? It’s best not to ask.
  8. Little green army men, bubbles, Rubik's Cube make toy HOF

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    ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It's mission accomplished for little green army men.

    Little green army men, along with the Rubik's Cube and bubbles, were announced Thursday as the newest additions to the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. [AP Photo/National Toy Hall of Fame]
  9. For Katniss, the future looks very lonely

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    In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar winner. She was acting very, very badly.

    Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1.
  10. Jennifer Aniston, Oscar contender

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    A fledgling film distributor announced Monday that it will sneak a little indie film you've never heard of into theaters before the end of the year — and suddenly the show biz world was abuzz. Why? Because an under-the-wire release date is a traditional indicator that producers see a film as having awards …

    Jennifer Anniston in the upcoming movie Cake: This time, it’s not a story about a couple (or a dog).