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  • 1. 
    Which charismatic leader served as the main villain in HBO's "Carnivale"?
    • A. 

      Pauly Walnuts

    • B. 

      Brother Justin

    • C. 

      Mark Antony

    • D. 

      Governor Devlin

  • 2. 
    Which 3,000-year old villain first appeared in the third season of "True Blood"?
    • A. 

      Sookie Stackhouse

    • B. 

      Johnny Drama

    • C. 

      Russell Edgington

    • D. 

      Larry David

  • 3. 
    "The Wire" character Omar Little often whistled which children's song?
    • A. 

      The Farmer in the Dell

    • B. 

      The Alphabet Song

    • C. 

      Three Blind Mice

    • D. 

      Happy Birthday

  • 4. 
    Which HBO show's seventh season featured a fictional "Seinfeld" reunion?
    • A. 

      Curb Your Enthusiasm

    • B. 

      Eastbound and Down

    • C. 

      Entourage

    • D. 

      Extras

  • 5. 
    Which "Bad Boys" star was the original host of HBO's "Def Comedy Jam"?
    • A. 

      Steve Harvey

    • B. 

      D.L. Hughley

    • C. 

      Martin Lawrence

    • D. 

      Will Smith

  • 6. 
    Actors who played Carmela Soprano and Phil Intintola act together on which Showtime show?
    • A. 

      Weeds

    • B. 

      The Sopranos

    • C. 

      The L Word

    • D. 

      Nurse Jackie

  • 7. 
    Which duo with a self-titled HBO show won the 2008 Best Comedy Album Grammy?
    • A. 

      Cheech & Chong

    • B. 

      Tenacious D

    • C. 

      Penn & Teller

    • D. 

      Flight of the Conchords

  • 8. 
    Which Showtime original series' episode titles all start with the same letter?
    • A. 

      Dexter

    • B. 

      Weeds

    • C. 

      Queer As Folk

    • D. 

      The L Word

  • 9. 
    Which Showtime drama was a remake of a British show of the same name?
    • A. 

      Queer as Folk

    • B. 

      Weeds

    • C. 

      True Blood

    • D. 

      Mad Men

  • 10. 
    On HBO's "Rome", who was mother to Octavia and Octavian?
    • A. 

      Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Niobe

    • C. 

      Atia of the Julii

    • D. 

      An unamed slave woman

  • 11. 
    Which actor/musician based "Entourage" on his own life?
    • A. 

      Mark Wahlberg

    • B. 

      Ice Cube

    • C. 

      Tyrese Gibson

    • D. 

      Justin Timberlake

  • 12. 
    Which actor appeared on HBO's "Oz", "Big Love", "The Wire", "True Blood" and "John Adams"?
    • A. 

      Dean Winters

    • B. 

      Zeljko Ivanek

    • C. 

      Sam Trammell

    • D. 

      Paul Giamatti

  • 13. 
    In 2008, which Showtime show did "Empire" magazine rank as the 30th best show of all time?
    • A. 

      The L Word

    • B. 

      Nurse Jackie

    • C. 

      Dexter

    • D. 

      The Tudors

  • 14. 
    Which Oscar winner played Pope Paul III on "The Tudors"?
    • A. 

      Peter O'Toole

    • B. 

      Ben Kingsley

    • C. 

      Russell Crowe

    • D. 

      Paul Newman

  • 15. 
    Which two characters on HBO's "Oz" were played by real-life brothers?
    • A. 

      Ryan and Cyril O'Reilly

    • B. 

      Hank and Andrew Schillinger

    • C. 

      Jefferson and Billie Keane

    • D. 

      Nino and Peter Schibetta

  • 16. 
    Which "United States of Tara" star won the 2009 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Emmy?
    • A. 

      Edie Falco

    • B. 

      Jennifer Beals

    • C. 

      Toni Colette

    • D. 

      Mary-Louise Parker

  • 17. 
    What was revealed as Ellsworth's first name in season two of "Deadwood"?
    • A. 

      Bruce

    • B. 

      Samuel

    • C. 

      Whitney

    • D. 

      Alistair

  • 18. 
    On "Californication" which band's albums provided the titles for Hank Moody's books?
    • A. 

      Metallica

    • B. 

      Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    • C. 

      Megadeth

    • D. 

      Slayer

  • 19. 
    What was the original title of Showtime's "The Big C"?
    • A. 

      C Is For...

    • B. 

      Alphabet Soup

    • C. 

      Third Letter

    • D. 

      The C-Word

  • 20. 
    Which 1962 Malvina Reynolds song plays over the credits to "Weeds"?
    • A. 

      Pretty Houses

    • B. 

      Ticky-Tacky

    • C. 

      Jackie Blue

    • D. 

      Little Boxes

  • 21. 
    What was the given name of the psychiatrist title character of Showtime's "Huff"?
    • A. 

      Craig Huffington

    • B. 

      Craig Huffman

    • C. 

      Craig Huffstodt

    • D. 

      Graig Huffstertag

  • 22. 
    Which Grammy-nominated "Big Love" actress was nominated for an Emmy in 2010?
    • A. 

      Jeanne Tripplehorn

    • B. 

      Sissy Spacek

    • C. 

      Mary Kay Place

    • D. 

      Ellen Burstyn

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