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The Voice is back for a fifth season on NBC! The format remains the same, and after a one-season hiatus, Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo are back.

Was that a good thing on night one? Did you prefer Usher and Shakira or are you happy the original duo is back with Blake Shelton and Adam Levine?

More importantly, did the blind auditions live up to their billing?

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Unlike ABC's Dancing With the Stars results show, there was no format change here. Just the tried and true magic that has made The Voice so great.

After the coaches came together to start the new season, they got down to business, bantering and competing for the talented singers who gave it their all.

Most notably ...

Matthew Schuler got all four coaches to turn around in like the first 15 milliseconds of his rendition of “Cough Syrup” and earned a spot on Team Christina.

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Might NBC have - gulp! - an actual hit on its hands?!?

The Blacklist premiered following the opener of The Voice season premiere last night, with Emmy winner James Spader in the lead role of Wanted criminal mastermind Red Reddington.

The twist? Immediately we see Reddington turn himself into the FBI with a promise to help them track down even more Wanted criminals.

To what end? And why does he insist on working only with Megan Boone's Elizabeth Keen? These are the main questions viewers are now asking themselves.

The concept of a mysterious, slippery, scary villain working with the good guys to help them apprehend other bad guys certainly isn't anything new.

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Switching up its format, Dancing With the Stars has sent its first contestant of the new season packing on a Monday night after the cast's second performances.

So who's the odd man (or woman) out?

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  • Bill Nye on Dancing With the Stars

Combining both scores from the Season 17 premiere and public votes from last week, the first Dancing With the Stars results show of the fall was a wild one.

First, the couples all danced routines that ranged from top tier (23-26 points, seven couples) to lower tier (17-20 points, five couples), with the stakes high.

The full scoreboard from DWTS' first two weeks ...

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Grey's Anatomy actress Ellen Pompeo wasn't a fan of this year's Emmy Awards.

A big reason for that? The telecast's lack of diversity, according to the star.

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"I didn't see any diversity in the Emmys at all. The Emmys felt so dated to me," she said, adding specifically that "The dance number was embarrassing."

Did you see one person of color in that dance number?"

Grey's Anatomy is one of the more diverse shows on TV, which Pompeo, who is also in a biracial marriage (to Chris Ivery) says is one of her favorite things about it.

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It's sad but true: All Bad things must come to an end.

And that end will take place next Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AMC, as  the sad/violent/disturbing/emotional/totally amazing journey of Walter White wraps up on the series finale of Breaking Bad.

Will the man former Meth maker meet his own Maker on the concluding episode? Will he save Jesse? Take down Uncle Jack? Appear on Charlie Rose to defend himself?

Following a quietly intense penultimate installment, truly anything is fair game at this point. Watch the official trailer for the finale and then answer the poll question below:

Do you want Walter White to die on the Breaking Bad finale?

 

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Jack Klugman’s son Adam is not pleased at the perceived snub of his father, who died last December, from the main Emmy Awards tributes in 2013.

Adam described the situation as “criminal” to THR.

“My dad was at the inception of television and helped build it in the early days," he says of Jack, who was beloved for The Odd Couple and Quincy, M.E.

"It’s an insult and it really seems typical of this youth-centric culture that has an extremely short attention span and panders to only a very narrow demographic.”

In addition to the Cory Montieth Emmy tribute, James Gandolfini, Gary David Goldberg, Jonathan Winters and Jean Stapleton were also honored.

Nothing for Jack Klugman.

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Breaking Bad took viewers to New Hampshire this week - and it also showcased a new side to Walter White.

He's emaciated, he's no longer in control and, for the first time in ages, he's simply... defeated.

Yes, in the wake of the craziest episode ever, AMC aired one of the quietest, as fans spent a lot of time with a Walter White we hardly recognized.

The pork pie hat? Nothing but wall decoration. The money meant to represent his one-time fortune? Used as a bribe for mere companionship. The bald head? The menacing goatee? Gone and gone.

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It seems like only yesterday we fell in love with a serial killer named Dexter Morgan and now we've watched those sensuous opening credits roll for a final time.

Ahhh. Dexter Morgan. The smirk. The pink shirts. The biceps. What a SKILF. 

I mean. Wait. What was I doing again? Oh, right. The Dexter finale. We're recapping it here, but be sure to head over to TV Fanatic for the full Dexter series finale review.

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  • He Said, She Said: On the ride to the hospital, Deb tells Quinn she's done some pretty bad things. He says that by being a cop, she gets to do good things to make up for whatever it is she did. She says she needs to save a busload of nuns. He thinks back to his schoolboy days and says "don't save 'em."
  • Terminal: When Hannah gets stranded in the bathroom at the airport, Dexter plants a suspicious bag and blames it on Elway. Elway gets taken for questioning and Hannah can escape the loo, but Dexter's plan grounds their flight.

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It was a night of surprises (Jeff Daniels?!?) and repeats (Modern Family), and tributes.

It was a night of Jimmy Fallon tap dancing and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler proving that they should host every awards show until the end of time.

It was the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Here is a list of the top winners from 2013:

Outstanding Reality Competition Program: The Voice
Writing in a Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: The Colbert Report
Directing in a Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: The Colbert Report
Directing in a Miniseries or Movie: Behind the Candelabra

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The final stab is nearly upon us.

Dexter will wrap up a (mostly) terrific run tonight, as the Season 8 finale brings this beloved series to a close and answers the question: Who will Dexter choose? Hannah or Deb?

It doesn't appear as if the torn serial killer can have both, not when one must flee to Argentina and the other is suffering from a gunshot would in Miami.

But before we find out where Dexter's future will take him, let's go for a walk down Murderous Memory Lane, shall we? Showtime has released a retrospective that puts viewers into the Kill Room of this blood spatter specialist.

Watch him practice his deadly trade now and then vote in the following poll:

Who is your all-time favorite Dexter villain?

 

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