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"The Killing" returns


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#26 OFFLINE   klang

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 02:26 PM

It ends with everything pretty wrapped up... it's definitely worth it.


Yes, it concluded the story arc making the two seasons a complete story that wrapped things up pretty well.


Thanks!

I'll move season 2 to the archive with season 1 and watch it eventually. I need to retire again, I'm getting too far behind on all my TV viewing. ;)

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 03:35 PM

Well, that stinks. I was really looking forward to another season.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 04:09 PM

I am not surprised. They really alienated a lot of their season one audience with inappropriate and misleading promotion. many of us, I included, believed that we would know who Rosie's killer was by the end of the first season. You will never win ratings points by insulting and disrespecting your viewers. The ratings reflect this.

If they had not misled the viewers, it would not have been a problem. It was a very good concept, and deserved to be seen. The whole incident was very unfortunate.
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 04:13 PM

If this had been one of the major network, they would have stretch it out to five years and cancel after two weeks.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 04:39 PM

Too bad, but then again I don't get AMC any more so it is kind of good news.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 05:41 PM

I am not surprised. They really alienated a lot of their season one audience with inappropriate and misleading promotion. many of us, I included, believed that we would know who Rosie's killer was by the end of the first season. You will never win ratings points by insulting and disrespecting your viewers. The ratings reflect this.

If they had not misled the viewers, it would not have been a problem. It was a very good concept, and deserved to be seen. The whole incident was very unfortunate.


I had trouble getting back into The Killing, and always wondered if it was because in the back of my mind was the thought we'd be left hanging so to speak.

I am glad I finished it, though, and sorry to see there's no more.
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 10:54 AM

My program guide says that after all this tme, the pilot episode is being reshown on AMC on Sunday the 6th, at 5:00AM Pacific time. Does that imply that they will be showing the whole series again?
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:31 AM

My program guide says that after all this tme, the pilot episode is being reshown on AMC on Sunday the 6th, at 5:00AM Pacific time. Does that imply that they will be showing the whole series again?

Looks like it: http://www.amctv.com...rch/the-killing
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:49 AM

Looks like it: http://www.amctv.com...dule#series/The Killing


Fixed your link
http://www.amctv.com...rch/the-killing

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:54 PM

At the risk of being too silly, I wonder if there will be a break between the two halves of season one? :D
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Posted 08 January 2013 - 09:01 PM

The Killing will kill again, it's not cancelled anymore.

http://screenrant.co...d-season-3-may/

http://articles.lati...ns-amc-20121202

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 09:29 PM

The Killing will kill again, it's not cancelled anymore.

http://screenrant.co...d-season-3-may/

http://articles.lati...ns-amc-20121202

Good news. I guess Season 3 here will be based on the original Danish 10-episode "Series 2", about a crime that takes place two years later than Rosie's murder investigation.

According to Wikipedia, there's also a 10-episode "Series 3" (the series finale) to look forward to. Hopefully we'll see that one as well.
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Posted 08 January 2013 - 09:56 PM

Great news.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:27 AM

Awesome news, I love this series

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:33 AM

The original Danish series with subtitles was a huge hit in the UK. Would love to see BBCA air it here in the US. The pace of The Killing probably makes it easy to watch and read the captions.

We watched the original Swedish Girl With The Dragon Tatoo trilogy with subs, and really enjoyed it.
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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:14 AM

The original Danish series with subtitles was a huge hit in the UK. Would love to see BBCA air it here in the US. The pace of The Killing probably makes it easy to watch and read the captions.

We watched the original Swedish Girl With The Dragon Tatoo trilogy with subs, and really enjoyed it.


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It just takes it away from the relaxation.
If I want a book I will read one.

wait; I defend this. Actors deserve credit it any role, if it is not read aloud, in English, then I am not focusing on the face.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:40 AM

I hate reading movies.
It just takes it away from the relaxation.
If I want a book I will read one.

wait; I defend this. Actors deserve credit it any role, if it is not read aloud, in English, then I am not focusing on the face.

I agree it's not the ideal way to watch a show or movie, but we still enjoyed the captioned Dragon Tatoo trilogy. Just us tho, everyone's different.

As for The Killing, the captioned, Danish "Series 3" does pretty well in the UK (see below). That's not to say if the American version was available, it wouldn't do better there.

http://www.guardian....bbc4-tv-ratings
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Posted 26 May 2013 - 10:24 AM

Bumping this old topic.

 

Season three starts June 2nd. On my 722 the existing timer did not pick up the new season. Not sure why. I created a new timer and it seems to work.

 

Still haven't watched any of this yet. One of these days....



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 05:29 AM

This New York Times article says the story will wrap up in a single season this time around.

 

http://www.nytimes.c...&pagewanted=all


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 08:12 PM

This New York Times article says the story will wrap up in a single season, this time around.

 

http://www.nytimes.c...&pagewanted=all

I sometimes prefer long burn time story lines but this show is on it's last legs and was lucky to be renewed from what I've read. I love this show, I don't now why it has so little fanfare...


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 08:18 PM

Looking forward to it. Got my DVR set to go.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:10 PM

The Mrs. and I just re-watched the last Rosie Larsen episode, which aired this morning. Wow! I forgot how emotionally draining it was. A great finale, IMHO.


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Posted 03 June 2013 - 05:53 PM

Season 3 opener, just WOW, great new story.


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Posted 03 June 2013 - 06:25 PM

Season 3 opener, just WOW, great new story.



I agree.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 07:06 PM

Loved it. Holder's a great character, isn't he?


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