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AFI Names Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

Every year, the American Film Institute (AFI) publishes a top ten list of television shows from the past year. The Good Wife, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and ABC's primetime soap Scandal all made the cut. Read the complete list of 2013's best serials after the jump!
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American Horror Story and Mad Men Lead 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations were announced today, and FX’s American Horror Story and AMC’s Mad Men each racked up a leading 17 nominations. The British import Downton Abbey moved from the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category last year to Outstanding Drama Series this year, picking up 16 nominations.  A&E’s Hatfields & McCoys also earned 16 nominations, while picking up a nomination in the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category.

Downton Abbey was joined by Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Homeland and Breaking Bad in the Outstanding Drama Series category. Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Girls, 30 Rock and Veep all received Outstanding Comedy Series nominations. See the full list after the jump!

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PC #51: TV Supersized

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dive into TV’s latest buzz worthy headlines and storylines.

Did Glee’s Whitney Houston tribute live up to the PC Gang’s expectations? Who do they think will die in Grey’s Anatomy’s season finale? Luke and Jillian have a theory about who is behind the battle between the President and Olivia Pope on Scandal. Can Once Upon a Time maintain its premise or will it run out of story? Melodie is in love with The Secret Circle’s twists and turns.

Luke is enjoying Uma Thurman’s guest stint on Smash, but Jamey hates it. However, there is one thing on NBC’s Broadway-based drama that unites them. Tune into find out what.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta ends its season with a blockbuster reunion, as The Real Housewives of New Jersey returns for more drama on Bravo.  The Kardashians land a three-year agreement to stay with E!. VH1’s Basketball Wives battles a boycott.

The LA Complex bombs on The CW.

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast!

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