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<p>AMC is moving &quot;Hell on Wheels&quot;&nbsp;to Saturdays.</p>

AMC is moving "Hell on Wheels" to Saturdays.

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AMC moves 'Hell on Wheels' to Saturday

Will the mid-level Western do better away from the channel's signature night?

When I wrote last week about the improbable problem of too much good TV, several of you noted that the problem is compounded by just how much of it gets concentrated on Sunday nights between 9 and 11. That's the night that HBO made its signature, and Showtime, AMC and others have followed. The new era of On Demand, streaming and multiple plays throughout the week makes this less of an issue for some, but if you like to talk about your favorite shows the day after they air — and if a lot of them air on the same night at the same time — it gets tricky.

AMC has already tried expanding beyond Sundays by moving its reality TV bloc to Thursday nights(*), and today the channel announced its first scripted move away from Sundays in quite some time, as the third season of "Hell on Wheels" will air on Saturday nights at 9, starting August 3.

(*) Which once upon a time was the home of "Mad Men," before AMC executives decided to move in on HBO's turf starting with the second season.

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Best and Worst of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards: Will Ferrell, Rebel Wilson, Selena Gomez

Best and Worst of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards: Will Ferrell, Rebel Wilson, Selena Gomez

Plus: Tell us your pick for the best moment of the evening.

And so the 2013 MTV Movie Awards draws to a close. "The Avengers" and "Silver Linings Playbook" were the night's big winners, the result of a line-up of nominees that was uncharacteristically...not bad. But that doesn't mean there weren't some typically, well, BAD moments. There always are. With a few decent ones to balance it all out. So we've given the show a thorough review to come up with the best and worst of the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards.

Check out our picks in the gallery below and also chalk up your vote for the BEST moment of the show in the embedded poll.

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<p>Katie struggles on Sunday's &quot;The Amazing Race&quot;</p>

Katie struggles on Sunday's "The Amazing Race"

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Recap: 'The Amazing Race' - 'My Cheese Is Out of Control'

Altitude causes problems for teams in the Alps
Due to live-blogging responsibilities on Sunday (April 14) night's MTV Movie Awards (plus CBS' Masters overrun), I wasn't able to watch "The Amazing Race" in my normal Slingboxed East Coast fashion. 
 
While that will delay tonight's recap, the work logjam proved serendipitous, because Sunday's episode wasn't really about the individual challenges or any real sense of drama. It was about grandeur, courtesy of one of the show's favorite locations, up in the Swiss Alps. A lot of things that might have annoyed me about Sunday's Leg got entirely swallowed up in the mountainous expanses which looked far better spread out in HD on my TV than they would have squashed on my computer three hours earlier. 
 
And even though most of the Leg was just dedicated to Racers digging through their mental thesauruses trying to come up with original ways to describe snow and mountains, I guess things got exciting toward the end, though I have some serious questions about all of that. 
 
Plus, somebody went home. It's odd that I've only done four "Amazing Race" exit interviews this season and we're in mid-April, so at least there'll be another one tomorrow morning. [The first eliminated team went home in a week in which Monday was a holiday, if you'll recall, hence no exit interview. And you're lying if you can remember the names of the two firemen who went home first. Lying.]
 
So let's continue with a brief discussion of this Leg. I still have to watch "Mad Men" tonight, so I'm putting a cap on this recap at some point...
 
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<p>Elisabeth Moss as Peggy on &quot;Mad Men.&quot;</p>

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy on "Mad Men."

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Review: 'Mad Men' - 'The Collaborators'

Don and Pete's affairs get complicated, while Stan gives Peggy a tip

A review of tonight's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as I have your wig ready, ma'am...

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Watch Selena Gomez' 'Come & Get It' live debut on the MTV Movie Awards

Watch Selena Gomez' 'Come & Get It' live debut on the MTV Movie Awards

India bound or only Indian in sound?

Rising from a beaded, glimmering backdrop was Selena Gomez at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, performing "Come & Get It" live for the very first time on TV.

The pop singer was flanked by dancers as she worked her way through some Indian-influenced moves, the tabla drums of the track leading the charge. And if that inspiration wasn't apparent enough, the stunning singer also wore a bindi on her forehead (reminding all fans of a certain age that Gwen Stefani tried that look before).

Bare feet, the season's transparent fabrics shredded into fringed dresses, the twirling wrists, gold jewelry and Bollywood flair... there's something that feels a bit off when there didn't appear to be any actual Indian performers, though there were several dancers of color. (Gomez herself is Latina.) The full-throttle appropriation felt especially off-kilter as Gomez struggled through her vocals and the moves didn't seem to be at all in unison. She was a little breathless at the end, as I'm sure some audience members were too, maybe for a different reason...

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<p>Bradley&nbsp;Cooper at the 2013 MTV&nbsp;Movie Awards</p>

Bradley Cooper at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards

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'The Avengers' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' win big at the MTV Movie Awards

And Jennifer Lawrence is a no-show

The most interesting takeaway of tonight's MTV Movie Awards wasn't necessarily that "The Avengers" predictably scooped up the prize for Movie of the Year. (Though, I say predictably, but I'm clearly garbage at guessing these things.) No, more interesting was that the MTV crowd gobbled up David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" with a spoon, handing the film three awards of its own on the evening. Add that to its awards season tally and eight Oscar nominations and you're talking about one wide-ranging crossover hit. A pity, then, that star Jennifer Lawrence wasn't on hand to share in the spoils (and pick up her own pair of popcorn trophies).

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Watch: Rebel Wilson and the 'Pitch Perfect' cast open the MTV Movie Awards

Watch: Rebel Wilson and the 'Pitch Perfect' cast open the MTV Movie Awards

Where's Anna Kendrick?

Rebel Wilson returned to her singing role in "Pitch Perfect" for the opening stage number at the MTV Movie Awards. That role, however, never involved nunchucks, insofar as we know. This time, it did. 

Wilson joined her castmates like Skylar Astin and Ester Dean for the musical number, which combined tracks like Eminem's "Lose Yourself," Miley Cyrus "The Climb" and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop." Wilson took on the Miley tune alone, and it went on for, like, two minutes. It was awful. And it was also kinda great.

What also may ring a bell from the movie (SPOILER ALERT), Wilson gets a little strippy, busting out of her bright pink sweat suit into a saucy leather number.

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<p>Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence chafe under the new roles that Peeta and Katniss are forced to play in 'The Hunger Games:&nbsp;Catching Fire'</p>

Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence chafe under the new roles that Peeta and Katniss are forced to play in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

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First 'Catching Fire' trailer sparks big buzz during MTV Movie Awards

Katniss reluctantly swings back into action in our first look at the sequel

I'm curious to see what happens with "Catching Fire." Lionsgate did a very good job selling "The Hunger Games" to an audience much broader than just fans of the book, and while I was very fond of the film, it was not universally beloved. They may have shifted filmmakers, with Francis Lawrence stepping in for Gary Ross as director this time, but they're still facing a bit of an uphill battle in convincing the skeptical that they're going to like this second film more than the first one.

For fans of the Suzanne Collins series, I would imagine they're already totally onboard and excited and this trailer isn't about selling them on the film so much as it is a chance to see what choices have been made and how the new cast members look as they join the ensemble. What a difference a year has made in the life and the awareness level of Jennifer Lawrence. Last year when the first film came out, she was a promising young actress whose best known role was in a tiny indie film that made far more noise on the awards circuit than it did at the box-office.

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<p>Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in &quot;Game of Thrones.&quot;</p>

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in "Game of Thrones."

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Review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'Walk of Punishment'

Tyrion gets a new job, Dany makes a deal and Jaime suffers in captivity

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I have a mill instead of my enemy's head on a spike...

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<p>General Zod is angry because Kal-El told him everyone on Earth had a bowl haircut.</p>

General Zod is angry because Kal-El told him everyone on Earth had a bowl haircut.

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General Zod has a message for Earth and we're not going to like it

The first official reveal of the villain from 'Man Of Steel' is intriguing

General Zod is coming, and we may be in trouble.

While it hasn't exactly been kept on the level of a state secret, Warner Bros. has played coy when addressing the idea of whether or not Michael Shannon was cast as Zod for Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel," which arrives in theaters this summer. Shannon confirmed it early on in a few interviews, but the studio kept quiet on the matter.

That all changes this week as the film's campaign kicks into a new gear, and part of that push is going to involve setting up Zod as the film's primary villain. Step one? Zod must watch a lot of pro-wrestling or a lot of Christopher Nolan Batman films because he's playing heel in a 30 second video that was posted to Facebook today. In it, there's a very Joker/Bane vibe as he lays out a demand for Earth. He wants Kal-El to be handed over, and he makes it clear that there will be consequences if his request is denied.

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<p>Rebel Wilson</p>

Rebel Wilson

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2013 MTV Movie Awards Live-Blog

Rebel Wilson hosts the annual golden popcorn giveaway on MTV

Welcome, friends, to my live-blog of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards! 

Join the conversation below... Or start a conversation below!

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2013 MTV Movie Awards winners and nominees - complete list

2013 MTV Movie Awards winners and nominees - complete list

It's almost a 'Twilight' free year

A list of all the nominees and actual winners of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards broadcast live from Los Angeles on April 14, 2013.  Winners will be updated as they are announced.

 

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