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1 hr ago | Television Week

Cable Series Premieres to More Than 4 Million Viewers

A hotly anticipated new series got a warm reception for its premiere Tuesday night.


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10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Coen brothers' 'Fargo' becomes basis for FX series

When Ethan Coen finished watching the first episode of 'Fargo,' the TV version, he mumbled his initial reaction: Yeah, good.


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14 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Fargo' premiere: Martin Freeman talks THAT scene

Yes, Martin Freeman's mild-mannered Lester Nygaard was in the middle of one very bad day when we met him in Fargo 's premiere.


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18 hrs ago | TVLine

Did FX's Fargo Make You Say 'You Betcha'?

The FX series loosely based on the Coen Brothers' 1996 film follows Lester , who is unaware that that day - his whole life, in fact - is about to get a lot worse, courtesy of the complicated character sitting next to him in a hospital waiting room.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Billy Bob Thornton Arrives For Media Presents: 'Fargo' In New York - Part 1

Billy Bob Thornton was among the star arrivals at The Paley Center in New York for Media Presents: 'Fargo' - the new TV series in which he stars based on the film of the same name.


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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Fargo RECAP 4/15/14: Season 1 Premiere "The Crocodile's Dilemma"

Tonight on FX their original series, FARGO , based on the Coen Brothers classic film premieres.


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National Public Radio

Why 'Fargo' For TV Works With Cold Efficiency And 'Bad Teacher' Doesn't

Billy Bob Thornton in FX's Fargo, an adaptation that works by lifting the tone of the film, not the story.


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Canis Hoopus

Off Topic: "Fargo" Precap

Tomorrow night FX premieres a new series based on the Coen brothers' 1996 film, "Fargo."


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Washington Square News

FXa s a Fargoa a worthy companion to beloved film

Adaptations of beloved works are often burdened by high expectations. The case is no different with "Fargo."


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Billy Bob Thornton finds a fit with FXa s a Fargoa

Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton continued his strong start with a double in the first inning and a 2-for-4 night against the Nationals.


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The Fresno Bee

Above: Billy Bob Thornton stars as Lorne Malvo in the television...

"Fargo," the 1996 feature film that showed a whole new use for wood chippers, serves as the launching point for the new FX network limited series of the same name.


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JAM! Showbiz

Billy Bob Thornton: Creepy 'Fargo' character 'an enigma'

Cast member Billy Bob Thornton of TV series "Fargo" participates in a panel during FX Networks' part of the Television Critics Association Winter 2014 presentations in Pasadena, California in this January 14, 2014 file photo.


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Katy Perry, Billy Bob Thornton Set for ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live"

The good news for Katy Perry fans? The "Birthday" singer will be appearing on an upcoming episode of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live."


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Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton

A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


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'Fargo' review: Show tethered to film, yet has its own identity

Billy Bob Thornton plays a manipulative drifter who brings murder, mayhem and a few dark giggles to a snow-encrusted Minnesota town in the limited FX series "Fargo."


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Sun Apr 13, 2014


Billy Bob Thornton Talks FARGO, Finding His Character, Being Scary...

An original adaptation of the Academy Award-winning feature film, the FX drama series Fargo features an all-new crime story.


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Sat Apr 12, 2014


Deft writing draws big names to Fargo

Billy Bob Thornton seems tight-lipped at first when asked by a reporter to describe his character, Lorne Malvo, in the new Calgary-shot series, Fargo.


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Thu Apr 10, 2014

ABC News

Billy Bob Thornton Shares 'Entourage' Movie Secrets

Billy Bob Thornton, left, is pictured on April 9, 2014 in New York City. Adrian Grenier, right, is pictured on Feb. 27, 2014 in West Hollywood, Calif.


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Inside Bay Area

'Fargo' TV series: Billy Bob Thornton gets mischievous

But that's what FX is attempting to do -- sort of -- with its new 10-episode limited series that debuts Tuesday.


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'Fargo' Star Allison Tolman Discusses All-Star Cast and "Wood Chipper" Scene

'Fargo' star Allison Tolman talks about her experiences on set with stars Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman.


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