<p>Carl (Chandler Riggs)&nbsp;on patrol in &quot;The Walking Dead.&quot;</p>

Carl (Chandler Riggs) on patrol in "The Walking Dead."

Credit: AMC

Mid-season finale review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Made to Suffer'

One group makes new friends, while the other reconnects with old ones

A review of "The Walking Dead" mid-season finale coming up just as soon as I make assumptions about your sexual orientation based on your haircut...

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<p>Tina Fey and James Marsden in &quot;30 Rock.&quot;</p>

Tina Fey and James Marsden in "30 Rock."

Credit: NBC

Morning TV Round-Up: '30 Rock' & 'The Office'

Liz and Criss want to get married, while Dunder-Mifflin builds a house of complaint cards

It's morning round-up time, with thoughts on last night's "30 Rock" and "The Office" coming up just as soon as I talk on my Bluetooth to a guy at the octopus auction...

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<p>Amy Poehler and Adam Scott in &quot;Parks and Recreation.&quot;</p>

Amy Poehler and Adam Scott in "Parks and Recreation."

Credit: NBC

Review: 'Parks and Recreation' - 'Pawnee Commons'

Leslie, Tom and Andy all struggle with the need to grow up

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" coming up just as soon as I tour the country performing a spoken-word opera about pear-shaped women...

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<p>Grace (Daisy Betts)&nbsp;plays defense attorney on &quot;Last Resort.&quot;</p>

Grace (Daisy Betts) plays defense attorney on "Last Resort."

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Last Resort' - 'Big Chicken Dinner'

A Colorado crewman goes on trial for rape, and Sam works Booth

A quick review of tonight's "Last Resort" coming up just as soon as the backup singers transpose the lyric...

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<p>Jeff Zucker.</p>

Jeff Zucker.

Credit: AP

Can ex-NBC boss Jeff Zucker make CNN into must-see TV news?

The man responsible for super-sizing and 'The Jay Leno Show' takes over the cable news giant

The Jeff Zucker era at NBC was a never-ending fountain of both comedy (though not the successful kind) and tragedy, as the former "Today" producer inherited the aging but still strong foundation of Must-See TV and proceeded to turn the network into the biggest joke in the business. He never tried to hide his disdain for the entertainment business and tried to succeed not through developing great programs to take the torch from "Friends" and "ER," but rather through gimmicks like super-sizing or Jay Leno five nights a week in primetime. He once famously said that NBC's focus was now "managing for (profit) margins," and not ratings. I can't speak to the bottom line, but it was clear that Zucker and his various underlings weren't doing a hot job of getting ratings.

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<p>Mindy Kaling in &quot;The Mindy Project.&quot;</p>

Mindy Kaling in "The Mindy Project."

Credit: ABC

Morning TV Round-Up: 'Suburgatory' & 'The Mindy Project'

'Suburgatory' follows one of its best episodes with one of its worst, while 'Mindy' goes to high school

It's morning round-up time, with quick reviews of last night's "Suburgatory" and Tuesday's "The Mindy Project" coming up just as soon as I read a novelization of the film "Iron Man" for the Gwyneth Paltrow scenes...

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<p>Vic Mackey has just one more thing to say about my book.</p>

Vic Mackey has just one more thing to say about my book.

Credit: FX

More 'The Revolution Was Televised' link-blogging

More reviews and interviews about my new book

As promised on Monday, when I linked to the "Lost" excerpt on Grantland, this is a big week of press for my book, "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever." Don't want to overwhelm you all with posts on it — and risk turning into Jay Sherman — but every now and then I'll assemble all the recent links in case you want to read/listen to more about the project:

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<p>Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens in &quot;Justified.&quot;</p>

Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens in "Justified."

Credit: FX

FX sets January premieres for 'Justified,' 'Archer,' 'Anger Management' & more

'Legit,' 'Totally Biased' and 'The Americans' also to be part of channel's winter lineup

Raylan Givens, Sterling Archer and whatever fake last name Charlie Sheen is using this week will all be back on FX in January. And "Justified," "Archer" and "Anger Management" will be joined by new shows "Legit" and, eventually, "The Americans."

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<p>Hannah Simone and Zooey Deschanel in &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Hannah Simone and Zooey Deschanel in "New Girl."

Credit: FOX

Review: 'New Girl' - 'Eggs'

In an outstanding episode, Jess and Cece have a fertility scare, Nick tries to finish his book and Schmidt has a sex problem

A review of last night's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as I eat my way out of a sandwich house...

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<p>Dax Shepard in &quot;Parenthood.&quot;</p>

Dax Shepard in "Parenthood."

Credit: NBC

Review: 'Parenthood' - 'You Can't Always Get What You Want'

Julia and Sarah both wind up in the wrong, Crosby meets the new neighbor, and Kristina wants Max to dance

A review of last night's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I can assemble an M-16 in the dark in under 35 seconds...

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