<p>Jemma Simmons on Agents of SHIELD</p>

Jemma Simmons on Agents of SHIELD

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Agents of SHIELD' has fun with its spin on 'The Martian'

One story, essentially one character, make for a vastly improved experience for the overly-busy Marvel show

Thoughts on tonight's "Agents of SHIELD" coming up just as soon as I eat in the shower and fall asleep while doing it...

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<p>Fargo</p>

Fargo

Credit: FX

Review: 'Fargo' - 'The Myth of Sisyphus': Have gun, will travel

Lou finds himself staring down the barrels of many different guns

A review of tonight's "Fargo" coming up just as soon as I make you sound like a prog rock band...

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<p>Supergirl</p>

Supergirl

Credit: CBS

Let's talk about the 'Supergirl' premiere

What did everybody think of Melissa Benoist as the DC Comics heroine?

I posted my review of "Supergirl" last week, and my interview with the show's producers the week before. Now the show has finally aired, which means it's your turn to comment. For those who tuned in tonight (or saw it at Comic-Con, or perhaps saw the pirated version over the summer), what did you think? Was Melissa Benoist a good choice for the title role? Did the action scenes excite you? Did any of the supporting characters pop? Did the frequent attempts to avoid saying Superman's name become distracting? Are you interested in this alien invasion arc? And will you watch again?

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

Survivor's Remorse

Credit: Starz

Review: Why 'Survivor's Remorse' should be your Sports 'Entourage' of choice

The Starz comedy isn't only better than 'Ballers,' but better than 'Entourage' itself

A couple of months ago, as I prepared to tape a radio appearance, the host and I discussed potential topics, and I noted that Starz's basketball comedy "Survivor's Remorse" would have its second season premiere that weekend, and I liked the show a lot.

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

How the 'death' on last night's 'Walking Dead' is a no-win scenario for the show

Whatever happens now, the zombie drama looks bad

This piece has major spoilers for last night's "The Walking Dead." Read no further if you don't want to know.

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Review: Rick's plan goes horribly awry on an intense 'Walking Dead'

Glenn and Michonne lead a desperate march to get back to Alexandria ahead of the rogue zombie herd

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I find a building that will burn...

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<p>The Leftovers</p>

The Leftovers

Credit: HBO

Review: 'The Leftovers' - 'Orange Sticker': Never gonna give you up?

Evie's disappearance raises questions about whether another Departure has happened

A review of tonight's "The Leftovers" coming up just as soon as I put my baby in a cardboard box...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Halloween III': It takes a thief

Jake and Captain Holt's annual competition hits a funny new level

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as this soda is worse than a fruit forward Riesling... 

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<p>Jessica Jones</p>

Jessica Jones

Credit: Netflix

It's Jessica Jones vs. the Purple Man in new Netflix trailer

Like all of their releases, Marvel has been slowly teasing the November 20 debut of the "Jessica Jones" series on Netflix. Today, it's time for a full-length trailer, which provides an extended glimpse of Krysten Ritter in the title role, as a washed-out superhero who now works as a private eye. In the trailer, we also get to see her meet Mike Colter as Luke Cage (who will be the star of Netflix's next Marvel series after this one) and get a sense of how badly Jessica was traumatized by her encounter with David Tennant as Zebediah Killgrave, aka the mind-controlling Purple Man.

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<p>The Leftovers</p>

The Leftovers

Credit: HBO

Ask Alan: Dramas vs. comedies, minority opinions, and speeding up Peak TV

Is watching shows faster the solution to the Peak TV problem?

It's been nearly a year since the first episode of Ask Alan, and after working through various kinks and hiatuses, we're finally ready to shift to what should be a weekly schedule for the foreseeable future. That means that we'll need even more questions than ever being sent to askalan@hitfix.com, whether you want to talk about current shows, past ones, TV trends, my process, or whatever. As long as you can boil the query down to a sentence or two, anything goes.

Today's installment is a particularly wonky one, as I get into whether it's more challenging to review comedies or dramas and what it's like to be outside the critical consensus on a particular show. And we also had some fun with one person's unconventional approach to dealing with Peak TV. That's all embedded right below this:

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