Jefferson Grubbs
Jefferson is a Philly-based writer and self-professed entertainment junkie. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Creative Writing for the Media program, he spends his days watching way too much television and memorizing useless trivia like every Oscar-winning actor ever. Follow him on Twitter @MrScreenAddict.
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How Jeff Trail & David Madson’s Real Relationship Reportedly Stoked Andrew Cunanan’s Paranoia

Spoilers through the episode "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The past two episodes of American Crime Story (executive producer: Nina Jacobson) Season 2 have introduced Darren Criss's Andrew Cunanan's first two victims. But given the backwards chronology of …
By Jefferson Grubbs

Yes, The US Military REALLY Handed Out “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Comic Books

In case you were wondering what Season 2 of American Crime Story would be about now that all five of Andrew Cunanan's alleged victims have met their fates, the title of the Feb. 14 episode is here to give you a clue. In "Don't Ask Don't Tell," The As…
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How Gianni Versace’s Coming Out Interview Inspired ’American Crime Story’s Creator & Star

For a show with the word "Versace" in its title, there has been a decided lack of the famous fashion designer in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (producer, 5 episodes: Maggie Cohn) lately. But he makes a comeback — by way of…
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'Grey's Anatomy' Is Doing An Alex Karev Flashback Episode & This Star Could Play His Dad

The revolving door of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital keeps on spinning, as Martin Henderson's Dr. Nathan Riggs checked out earlier this season… only for an exciting new addition to be announced mere months later. Who will Scott Speedman play on Grey's …
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Why One Of Andrew Cunanan’s Alleged Victims Was Also Briefly A Murder Suspect

Spoilers for "House By The Lake" episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace. On. Feb 7, American Crime Story (executive producer: Alexis Martin Woodall) Season 2 continued its fascinating backwards trajectory through time, depicting Andrew Cunana…
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Andrew Cunanan’s Alleged First Victim Once Considered Him A Friend

Spoilers for the Feb. 7 episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace! Fans may have been excited to see Finn Wittrock on their screens at the beginning of the most recent episode of American Crime Story Season 2… but that excitement didn't last lon…
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17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as too much of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and platform options. While there are hidden shows on Netflix with near-perfect Rotten Tomatoes scores, it c…
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Literally Everything To Know About 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 So Far

What are you supposed to do when you have over a year to kill between seasons of your favorite show? Obsessively keep an eye out for any tiny morsel of news, of course! But, if you haven't, been doing that, here's a handy list of everything that's kn…
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Here's Proof That Miranda Bailey Can't Die On 'Grey's Anatomy'

The promo for the Feb. 1 episode of ABC's long-running medical procedural has viewers in a tizzy. The footage from the upcoming hour, titled "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" features Miranda Bailey wandering into a hospital and declaring that she's having a…
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What Really Happened In That Garage Was Even Disturbing Than The Violent ‘Versace' Scene

For a series with the word "Versace" in the title, there was a shocking lack of the fashion designer in the Jan. 31 episode of The Assassination Of Gianni Versace (writer: Maureen Orth). Instead, the hour focused on Cunanan's movements leading up to …
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Bethany Joy Lenz's 'Grey's Anatomy' Casting Was A Long Time Coming

Your favorite mid-'00s shows collided on Jan. 18 when One Tree Hill's Haley James checked into Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. OK, so there wasn't actually a crossover between the seminal CW series and the ABC medical soap, but it was close. How many G…
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How ‘American Crime Story’ Recreated Miami Beach In The ’90s

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace (writer: Maureen Orth) is just as steeped in the specificity of its setting as The People v. O.J. Simpson before it, trading in the drab courtrooms of '90s Los Angeles for the sun-soaked villas of '90s Miami Beach.…
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Blink & You’ll Miss The Entire First Season Of HBO’s ‘Mosaic’

Game Of Thrones may not be coming back until 2019, but HBO isn't shirking on innovative prestige programming in the meantime: on Jan. 22, the channel will be unveiling an exciting new show from Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh (Traffic). But…
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How The SAG Awards Can Help You Win Your Oscar Pool

There are several important stops along the way to Oscar night; other ceremonies that give contenders a chance to grab the spotlight and practice their speeches before the Academy Awards. These ceremonies include the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, and th…
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The ‘ACS: Versace’ Cast Are Ringers For Their Real-Life Counterparts

Part of the fun of adapting a true story to the screen is watching actors embody the physicality and personality of their subjects. Will they get it just right? Will they imitate the person or interpret their essence? If these photos of the American …
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Why The Versace Family Isn’t Happy About FX’s ‘American Crime Story’

Unless you're recounting events that took place hundreds of years ago, tackling a true story is always a thorny issue when it comes to the feelings and the recollections of the real people involved. What does the Versace family think of American Crim…
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Bryan Cranston’s New Role Is Like A Mash-Up Of His Two Most Famous Characters

Apparently Amazon was tired of Netflix having all the sci-fi fun, since they recently acquired their own decidedly Black Mirror-esque anthology series, Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, premiering Jan. 12. (Both anthologies started on Britain's Chann…
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Refresh Your Memory About ‘The X-Files’ Lone Gunmen Before One Makes His Impossible Return

On a show as frequently bizarre as FOX's beloved sci-fi series, a character seemingly coming back from the dead isn't exactly the weirdest thing that's happened — but it will still require some sort of explanation. What happened to The Lone Gunmen on…
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The ‘Runaways’ Writers Have Big Plans For Changing The Comics In Season 2

After airing only nine episodes, Hulu's new superhero series is already preparing to wrap its freshman season on Jan. 9 with its tenth and last episode, "Hostile." With the Runaways finally prepared to face off against their villainous parents, how "…
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The 'Ten Days In The Valley' Creator Has Big Plans For A Potential Season 2

If you're a fan of ABC's new Kyra Sedgwick mystery series… well, first of all, congratulations on being one of the few and the proud. Secondly, you're probably wondering about the fate of the show as it approaches its Season 1 finale. Will Ten Days I…
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