<p>Survivor&#39;s Remorse</p>

Survivor's Remorse

Credit: Starz

Review: For once, the very good 'Survivor's Remorse' fits its not great title

The Starz basketball comedy returned last night on a more dramatic note

Titles for TV series are tough. You want something that gets attention, but also captures the subject and tone of your show, and you don't want to alienate potential viewers in the process. We've all shared a sigh over the poor choices that the folks behind Terriers, Trophy Wife, Cougar Town, et al right now, and if Crazy Ex-Girlfriend doesn't make it past its second season, we can once again rail against anyone's belief that the audience appreciates nuance and/or irony in titles.

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<p>Preacher</p>

Preacher

Credit: AMC

'Preacher' goes to Hell, with a hell of a 'Breaking Bad' homage along the way

The Cowboy's fate finally intersects with Jesse's in the season's penultimate episode

A review of tonight's Preacher coming up just as soon as I'm an architect in Hell...

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<p>Michael Kenneth Williams as Freddy in The Night Of</p>

Michael Kenneth Williams as Freddy in The Night Of

Credit: HBO

Review: 'The Night Of' introduces a fan favorite from 'The Wire'

Naz goes to jail, meets Michael Kenneth Williams as Freddy

A review of tonight's The Night Of coming up just as soon as I can't think of any last-minute advice...

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<p>BoJack Horseman</p>

BoJack Horseman

Credit: Netflix

'BoJack Horseman' creator breaks down the year's best episode of television

A journey through the Netflix animated series' great third season

BoJack Horseman, one of the very best shows on television, returned for a wonderful — and, somehow, darker than ever — third season on Friday, and Netflix ordered a fourth season later that day.

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

Ask Alan: What it's like to get spoiled on 'Game of Thrones'

On Sipowicz, Ned Stark, and a lot more

Happy Friday, everybody! For this week's Ask Alan, I decided to experiment with taking Twitter questions in addition to the usual emails to askalan@hitfix.com. This week's four questions are a mix of the two, and if you want to try tweeting questions to me in the future, use the hashtag #askalanday (there are enough other #AskAlan features out there that this would be less helpful, while #askalansepinwall is too many characters).

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<p>BoJack Horseman</p>

BoJack Horseman

Credit: Netflix

Why you should be watching the great 'BoJack Horseman'

A primer on the Netflix animated dramedy before season 3 debuts tomorrow

BoJack Horseman is one of the very best shows on television. It was in its first two seasons (even if it took me a while to realize that in the first), and it still is in its third, which Netflix debuts tomorrow. I burned through all 12 episodes of the new season over a couple of days, loving all of them, yet also feeling at a bit of a loss for what to write in a traditional advance review of the series. BoJack Horseman is gonna BoJack Horseman at this point, and while the show has become more narratively and technically adventurous in some ways — the new season's fourth episode, set at a film festival on the ocean floor, is a delight in both ways — it's still fundamentally the same series it's always been: an improbable blend of cartoon absurdity and profound melancholy that makes it a great comedy and drama at the same time.

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<p>United States of Tara</p>

United States of Tara

Credit: Showtime

Stream this in the summer: 'United States of Tara'

Toni Collette as a woman with multiple personalities in an achingly good family dramedy
In my early days on the beat, NBC had an ad campaign encouraging people to watch summer reruns, promising, "If you haven't seen it, it's new to you!" In the age of Peak TV, that slogan seems less cynical than accurate. The rise of streaming services has put the bulk of TV history only a click or two away, which means that people are constantly discovering The Wire, or Arrested Development, or Terriers (sigh) for the very first time.

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<p>Mr. Robot</p>

Mr. Robot

Credit: USA

Review: 'Kernel Panic' presents the extreme highs and lows of 'Mr. Robot'

A long, self-induglent, and at times technically dazzling episode

A review of tonight's Mr. Robot coming up just as soon as I open a dwarf sanctuary...

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<p>Mr. Robot</p>

Mr. Robot

Credit: USA

So, about THAT 'Mr. Robot' season 2 theory...

And what about THAT 'Mr. Robot' season 2 theory?

USA's Mr. Robot and Lifetime's UnREAL were the two biggest TV surprises of last summer: dark, complicated, incredibly well-acted dramas that both seemed wildly off-brand for their respective channels.

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<p>UnREAL</p>

UnREAL

Credit: Lifetime

Review: Why 'UnREAL' has gone off the rails in season 2

Too many characters, too much insanity, none of it impacting, and now a Black Lives Matter plot?

A few thoughts on last night's UnREAL — and the unfortunate path the show has taken since a promising start to season 2 — coming up just as soon as you stop by my office in five minutes...

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