<p>Barney (Neil Patrick Harris)&nbsp;and Robin (Cobie Smulders)&nbsp;on &quot;How I&nbsp;Met Your Mother.&quot;</p>

Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) on "How I Met Your Mother."

Credit: CBS

Review: 'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Splitsville'

The gang pushes Robin to dump Nick, and Marshall and Ted play basketball

A quick review of last night's "How I Met Your Mother" coming up just as soon as I buy a ticket to see "Groins On Ice" at Madison Square Garden...

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 157: 'Catfish,' 'Crossfire Hurricane,' 'Go On,' 'Dexter' & more

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 157: 'Catfish,' 'Crossfire Hurricane,' 'Go On,' 'Dexter' & more

Dan and Alan also catch up on 'Boardwalk Empire' and review last night's 'Homeland'

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It's finally a happy Monday again on the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, as Dan and I cover a lot of stuff before we take Thanksgiving week off, including MTV's new docu-series "Catfish," HBO's Rolling Stones documentary "Crossfire Hurricane," catch-up sessions with "Go On," "Boardwalk Empire" and "Dexter," plus some mail before the weekly "Homeland" discussion.

The line-up: 

"Catfish: The TV Show" (00:02:35 - 00:14:50)
"Crossfire Hurricane" (00:14:50 - 00:24:20)
"Go On" (00:24:20 - 00:31:30)
"Boardwalk Empire" (00:31:30 - 00:42:20)
"Dexter" (00:42:25 - 00:52:40)
Listener Mail - "Mockingbird Lane" (00:52:55 - 00:58:20)
Listener Mail - TV stars in movie ensembles (00:58:20 - 01:03:40)
"Homeland" (01:03:40 - 01:23:15)
 
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And as always, feel free to e-mail us questions for the podcast.
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<p>Louis C.K.</p>

Louis C.K.

Credit: FX

Louis C.K. and HBO partner for his new stand-up special

After self-distributing last special, C.K. teams up with a traditional outlet

When Louis C.K. announced late last year that he was going to self-distribute his latest stand-up comedy special, rather than partnering with HBO, Comedy Central, or any other traditional distributor, I wondered if this would usher in a new era of DIY comedy specials. The experiment for C.K. was a wild success (after early sales totaled $1 million, he donated $280,000 of it to charity), and other comics like Jim Gaffigan and Aziz Ansari followed with their own versions.

So I was surprised at first to see that C.K.'s current stand-up tour(*) would be turned into a special for HBO that will air sometime next year.

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<p>Albert (Clarke Peters)&nbsp;gets a treatment on &quot;Trem&eacute;.&quot;</p>

Albert (Clarke Peters) gets a treatment on "Tremé."

Credit: HBO

Review: 'Tremé' - 'Don't You Leave Me Here'

Antoine, Janette, Annie and others struggle to stretch the limits of their talent

A quick review of tonight's "Tremé" coming up just as soon as I wear Payless to a fine dining establishment...

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<p>On &quot;Homeland,&quot;&nbsp;Saul (Mandy Patinkin) visits a prisoner.</p>

On "Homeland," Saul (Mandy Patinkin) visits a prisoner.

Credit: Showtime

Review: 'Homeland' - 'The Clearing'

Brody goes to a party, and Saul visits an old friend

A review of tonight's "Homeland" coming up just as soon as you let me pick my moment...

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<p>Andrea (Laurie Holden)&nbsp;and the Governor (David Morrissey)&nbsp;in &quot;The Walking Dead.&quot;</p>

Andrea (Laurie Holden) and the Governor (David Morrissey) in "The Walking Dead."

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Say the Word'

Rick and Michonne both have some killing to do, but for different reasons

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I do some one-armed push-ups...

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<p>Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson on &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</p>

Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson on "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO

Review: 'Boardwalk Empire' - 'The Milkmaid's Lot'

Nucky tries to marshal his forces after the bombing, and Margaret ponders an exit

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as bible camp's canceled...

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<p>Taran Killam and Anne Hathaway in a &quot;Saturday Night Live&quot;&nbsp;spoof of &quot;Homeland.&quot;</p>

Taran Killam and Anne Hathaway in a "Saturday Night Live" spoof of "Homeland."

Credit: NBC

'Saturday Night Live' spoofs 'Homeland' with Anne Hathaway

Was Hathaway's crazy Claire Danes impression spot-on, or too easy?

I haven't seen the rest of the Anne Hathaway episode of "Saturday Night Live" yet, but when I heard that she had played Claire Danes in a "Homeland" parody, I knew which sketch I was going to start with. 

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<p>Peter Cambor, Derek Miller, Brian Austin Green and Harold Perrineau in &quot;Wedding Band.&quot;</p>

Peter Cambor, Derek Miller, Brian Austin Green and Harold Perrineau in "Wedding Band."

Credit: TBS

Review: TBS' 'Wedding Band' rocks, but only occasionally laughs

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Brian Austin Green fronts a likable but bumpy new comedy series
Of the many things TBS’ new one-hour comedy series “Wedding Band” (tonight at 10 p.m.) has on its plate, it gets the most important one right: the wedding band itself.
 
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<p>Luke Pasqualino as a young William Adama in &quot;Battlestar Galactica:&nbsp;Blood &amp;&nbsp;Chrome.&quot;</p>

Luke Pasqualino as a young William Adama in "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome."

Credit: Syfy

'Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome' goes back to Adama's rookie days

Prequel series pilot makes its debut on YouTube

The night that Sci Fi executives screened the "Battlestar Galactica" finale for critics and VIPs, we were told two things: 1)The channel's name was changing to Syfy, which was pronounced the same, spelled in a more goofy manner, but which, we all assumed, would be trademarkable in a way that "Sci Fi" was not; and 2)With the end of "BSG," The Channel About To Be Formerly Known As Sci Fi was also shifting away from the spaceships and other hard science fiction trappings in favor of more earthbound shows like "Warehouse 13" that would be the slightly weird second cousin to what was airing on USA.

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