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What is the purpose of a mid-season finale?

I did look around before asking so hopefully this isn't a duplicate. With shows like The Walking Dead, why do they use a 2-part season? There are other shows like Son of Anarchy that do not have a ...
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How are rerun episodes selected?

I'm curious as to how episodes of shows are selected for re-runs. I ask because I've noticed over the years of watching re-runs of various shows that they seem to favor certain episodes. I've noticed ...
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How can I find release schedules of foreign movies in China?

I currently live in China and love to go to the cinema on a regular basis. However, due to government protectionism and a fear of foreign culture invading, only about 30-40 foreign movies are ...
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What was the recent 3 week delay for? [closed]

I watch shows like Pawn Stars, American Restoration and Count's Customs on History channel. Recently (as in 2-3 weeks ago) they announced the shows would "return in 3 weeks" and have not aired an ...
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Why do TV shows take frequent breaks during a season?

I notice this more when watching American shows - but for example, the Canadian show "Continuum" skipped a week after only four episodes in the current season. This is something I have seen frequently ...