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    This is an anthology series so it will compete in the Emmy and Golden Globes in the Limited/Mini category.  With the reviews and Steven Soderbergh’s name, it should definitely be a contender.  

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    I’m interested in this. I’ll be getting Starz for free this weekend so I won’t be able to be a regular watcher but I hope those first two episodes are killer 

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    I’m interested in this. I’ll be getting Starz for free this weekend so I won’t be able to be a regular watcher but I hope those first two episodes are killer 

    The entire season is available to binge on Sunday. 

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    I thought this was a drama series not limited – not that it stands much of a chance in either which is too bad because from what I have seen so far (four episodes) it is actually quite good. Anybody else start this over the weekend? Riley Keough’s performance is really captivating but as a character she is very internal and hard to read which makes an acting nomination seem probably out of her grasp, espeically considering Soderbergh’s much more famous leading man, Clive Owen, couldn’t get in for the Knick with a much for expressive and bombastic performance. Still, even though Soderbegh isn’t directing, his name is attached and I would love to see this maybe pop up unexpectedly in a few technical categories or even in writing and directing. As deserving as this is it will probably fall victim to “too much TV” – I doubt it gets a lot of attention unfortunately :/

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    Currently debating whether to check this out. Honestly don’t have time to take on another TV show!

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    I’m interested in this. I’ll be getting Starz for free this weekend so I won’t be able to be a regular watcher but I hope those first two episodes are killer 

    The entire season is available to binge on Sunday. 
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    I have Directv so I couldn’t. Only avalible for On Demand (Xfinity) and the app  

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    How exactly is it an anthology?  My Googling has turned up nothing, although everyone seems to be calling it that.

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    I’ve watched the first four episodes…I like it, but I don’t know why? I’m definitely interested in it and the lead is definitely engaging, but I have no idea where the show is going or why I should care?  I’ll definitely finish the season though.

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    I thought this was a drama series not limited – not that it stands much of a chance in either which is too bad because from what I have seen so far (four episodes) it is actually quite good. Anybody else start this over the weekend? Riley Keough’s performance is really captivating but as a character she is very internal and hard to read which makes an acting nomination seem probably out of her grasp, espeically considering Soderbergh’s much more famous leading man, Clive Owen, couldn’t get in for the Knick with a much for expressive and bombastic performance. Still, even though Soderbegh isn’t directing, his name is attached and I would love to see this maybe pop up unexpectedly in a few technical categories or even in writing and directing. As deserving as this is it will probably fall victim to “too much TV” – I doubt it gets a lot of attention unfortunately :/

    How exactly is it an anthology?  My Googling has turned up nothing, although everyone seems to be calling it that.

    Here are three different sources that state it’s an anthology series

    http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-girlfriend-experience-steven-soderbergh-riley-keough-lodge-kerrigan-premiere-20160408

    http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/sex-lies-and-capitalism-101-inside-the-girlfriend-experience-20160407

    http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/riley-keough-cast-the-girlfriend-experience-series-starz-1201442327/

    Also, here’s an interview with the show’s creator Amy Seimetz stating that they’re writing next season and it’s entirely different

    http://www.wmagazine.com/culture/film-and-tv/2016/04/amy-seimetz-the-girlfriend-experience-riley-keough-monica-lewinsky/photos/ 

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    Ah, new cast and location next season. Thanks!

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    Interesting ! Thanks for the links. So, I finished the season last night and I am still processing what I thought of the show overall. It definitely went in some unexpected directions and I am not quite sure what the show wanted us to think of its star/whether it even cared or if that was the sort of the point of hte whole thing. Some of the directorial flourishes were really well executed and I was just riveted by Riley’s opaque performance. Because of the Soderbegh connection I have mostly seen comparisons between this and The Knick but I think it pairs better with something like a Mr. Robot.  The ending was a bit bizarre and I am kind of disappointed that we won’t be able to see what happens next in this parituclar story but I think that the first season has earned the creators enough trust on my behalf to follow them to a new location/to a new story.

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    Interesting ! Thanks for the links. So, I finished the season last night and I am still processing what I thought of the show overall. It definitely went in some unexpected directions and I am not quite sure what the show wanted us to think of its star/whether it even cared or if that was the sort of the point of hte whole thing. Some of the directorial flourishes were really well executed and I was just riveted by Riley’s opaque performance. Because of the Soderbegh connection I have mostly seen comparisons between this and The Knick but I think it pairs better with something like a Mr. Robot.  The ending was a bit bizarre and I am kind of disappointed that we won’t be able to see what happens next in this parituclar story but I think that the first season has earned the creators enough trust on my behalf to follow them to a new location/to a new story.

    I definitely see the comparison to Mr. Robot as far as the look and feel of the show.  I believe the creator is a fan of that show.  It also feels very David Fincher as well 

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