<p>The Affair</p>

The Affair

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Review: 'The Affair' - 'Episode 7'

The Soloways go back to Brooklyn, and Noah faces blackmail

A quick review of tonight's "The Affair" coming up just as soon as we go glamping...

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<p>Chad L. Coleman in The Walking Dead</p>

Chad L. Coleman in The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Crossed'

We check in with everybody before Rick and Daryl try to rescue Beth and Carol

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I enjoy this yo-yo...

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Review: 'Homeland' - 'There's Something Else Going On'

Carrie tries to get Saul back, while the enemy's plan reveals itself

A quick review of tonight's "Homeland" coming up just as soon as I send all the Marines...

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<p>Ed Helms and Andy Samberg in Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Ed Helms and Andy Samberg in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'USPIS'

Ed Helms stops by as an idiotic postal inspector

A review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I imagine a letter had unprotected sex with a phone...

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<p>Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper</p>

Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper

Credit: NBC

Netflix saves 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from pre-cancellation

Tina Fey-created comedy with Ellie Kemper gets two-season order

When NBC aired trailers for all its new shows at last spring's upfront, no new series had me more intrigued than "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a comedy from the "30 Rock" team of Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, starring Ellie Kemper from "The Office" as a sheltered woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and tries to start life over in New York City. It wasn't on the fall schedule, nor was it talked about in any early midseason plans, and I had heard from several comedy veterans that NBC had no idea what to do with a show that was so weird and incompatible with whatever it is their comedy brand is now.

Well, NBC finally figured out what to do: they sold "Kimmy Schmidt" off to Netflix, which has made a two-year commitment to the series, with the first season debuting in March of 2015.

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FX/FXX set January premieres for 'Justified,' 'Archer' & more

'Always Sunny' to be joined by Jay Baruchel's 'Man Seeking Woman' on FXX

Get ready for a lot of FX — and FXX — programming early in the new year, as the cable networks today announced January premiere dates for "Justified," "Archer," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The Americans" and the new "Man Seeking Woman."

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<p>How to Get Away with Murder</p>

How to Get Away with Murder

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Review: 'How to Get Away with Murder' - 'Kill Me, Kill Me, Kill Me'

The show reveals its killer, but was it worth the bother?

Thoughts on last night's "How to Get Away with Murder," and its first season to date, coming up just as soon as I say goodbye to Twirling Cheerleader Girl...

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Ask Alan, Episode 1: Movie stars on TV, 'Constantine' & more

Ask Alan, Episode 1: Movie stars on TV, 'Constantine' & more

In the inaugural video show, Alan also talks about TV's best casts

Back in the spring, I found myself working at HitFix's LA offices for a few days, which would ordinarily have been an opportunity to tape an in-person episode of the Firewall & Iceberg Show. But with Fienberg out of town for my visit, we instead recorded a variant on our Ask Drew series, with Drew McWeeny asking me questions instead of fielding them himself. It was a fun experience, and when we decided later in the year to put the video show on the shelf (possibly to return one day when the 3,000 mile distance between the two hosts is less technologically cumbersome), I wanted to give the Ask Alan thing some more burn.

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Review: 'Parenthood' - 'Lean In'

Kristina and Adam enable Max's harassment, Joel fights for Julia, and Mr. Cyr returns

A review of last night's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as there are no cookies...

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<p>Better Call Saul</p>

Better Call Saul

Credit: AMC

AMC sets 'Better Call Saul' premiere date, Monday timeslot

The 'Breaking Bad' prequel series will air on a different night

AMC apparently likes "Better Call Saul" so much that the network thinks the "Breaking Bad" spin-off only needs to air one time after "The Walking Dead."

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