<p>&quot;Rick &amp;&nbsp;Morty.&quot;</p>

"Rick & Morty."

Credit: Adult Swim

Adult Swim renews 'Rick & Morty' for season 2

Twisted, hilarious animated comedy co-created by Dan Harmon has been a big hit

A couple of weeks ago, I finally got caught up with Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty," the twisted, inventive, hilarious animated comedy created by Dan Harmon from "Community" and Justin Roiland. It's a terrific show, and has also been a big hit for Adult Swim, which is why the only surprise about the renewal for a second season is that it didn't happen sometime in January.

"I am excited to make as much Rick and Morty as Adult Swim allows, and I'm relieved to be in a time slot of no strategic value to CBS," Harmon joked in a press release.

The show's in a brief mid-season hiatus right now (the next new episode is set to air on March 10), but Adult Swim's video site has all the previous episodes (you have to be an authenticated cable subscriber to watch them for free, or else you can pay to watch episodes via YouTube or iTunes). If you only have time for one, I'd go with "Meeseeks and Destroy." Also? Watch far away from a mealtime.

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<p>The late Sid Caesar in a publicity still with &quot;Your Show of Shows&quot;&nbsp;co-star Imogene Coca.</p>

The late Sid Caesar in a publicity still with "Your Show of Shows" co-star Imogene Coca.

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Hail Caesar: Memories of comedy legend Sid Caesar

The iconic star of 'Your Show of Shows' dies at 91

Sid Caesar, who died today at 91, was a giant, in every sense of the word. He was 6'2", and at his early '50s peak as the star of "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour," he was such an impressive physical specimen that when he would impersonate Marlon Brando in "A Streetcar Named Desire," he made Brando seem puny.

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<p>Kristen Bell, back in the UPN&nbsp;days of &quot;Veronica Mars,&quot;&nbsp;will be at PaleyFest with her movie castmates, plus a somewhat recognizable moderator.</p>

Kristen Bell, back in the UPN days of "Veronica Mars," will be at PaleyFest with her movie castmates, plus a somewhat recognizable moderator.

Credit: Warner Bros.

PaleyFest 2014 panelists announced, plus a familiar moderator

Stars from 'Veronica Mars,' 'Lost,' 'Mad Men,' 'Community' & more will be there

PaleyFest, the two-week spring event where the stars and producers of some of TV's most prominent shows, just announced most of the attendees for this year's festival, which will take place from March 13-28 at Los Angeles' Dolby Theater, and they include Jon Hamm, Kristen Bell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling, Tom Mison, the gang from "Community," a "Lost" reunion" and... me.

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<p>Joe Lo Truglio as Charles Boyle in &quot;Brooklyn Nine-Nine.&quot;</p>

Joe Lo Truglio as Charles Boyle in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Full Boyle'

Boyle falls in love too deeply, Holt faces a political challenge and a superhero visits the precinct

A review of last night's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as my itinerary to Rome connects through Vietnam...

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<p>Kevin Spacey and&nbsp;Robin Wright in &quot;House of Cards.&quot;</p>

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in "House of Cards."

Credit: Netflix

Review: Netflix's 'House of Cards' returns for season 2

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Kevin Spacey's fun to watch, but 'Cards' is frustrating overall

"House of Cards" arrived a year ago as The Show That Would Change Television As We Knew It. It had nearly all the bonafides you could ask for — a terrific cast headed by multiple Oscar-winning star in Kevin Spacey, a murder's row of directors led by David Fincher, revered source material in the British political miniseries that inspired it — and it was going to bypass the traditional system by going straight to Netflix instead of HBO or Showtime, and by releasing every episode of its first season at the same time.

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<p>On &quot;Justified,&quot;&nbsp;Ava (Joelle Carter)&nbsp;moves to a new prison.</p>

On "Justified," Ava (Joelle Carter) moves to a new prison.

Credit: FX

Review: 'Justified' - 'Kill the Messenger'

Ava adjusts to prison, Art and Raylan work it out and the Crowes find work

A review of tonight's "Justified" coming up just as soon as we settle on a safe word...

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<p>Linda Cardellini as Jess's sister Abby on &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Linda Cardellini as Jess's sister Abby on "New Girl."

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Review: 'New Girl' - 'Sister'

Linda Cardellini goes crazy as Jess' trainwreck of a sister

A quick review of tonight's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as you've seen a girl who looks like me but with chaos in her eyes...

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<p>&quot;The Wonder Years&quot;&nbsp;is finally coming to DVD.</p>

"The Wonder Years" is finally coming to DVD.

Credit: ABC

'The Wonder Years' is finally coming to DVD

Same company that produced 'China Beach' set will restore the original music

"The Wonder Years" is finally coming to DVD — with most of the original music intact.

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<p>Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, and the rest of the new &quot;Late Night&quot;&nbsp;house band.</p>

Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, and the rest of the new "Late Night" house band.

Credit: Twitter/Seth Meyers

Fred Armisen to lead Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' band

It'll be a 'Saturday Night Live' reunion for Meyers and Armisen

NBC's new late night lineup is going to have even more of a "Saturday Night Live" flavor than previously anticipated. Jimmy Fallon is already installed as new host of "The Tonight Show," starting a week from tonight, Seth Meyers will take over "Late Night" starting February 24, and now Meyers has announced that Fred Armisen will be the new "Late Night" bandleader.

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 219

Dan and Alan also answer your mail

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Streaming video is the hot topic this week on the Firewall & Iceberg podcast, as Dan and I present our thoughts on all the Amazon pilots (which I discussed here on the blog last week) and the new season of "House of Cards" (which I'll be reviewing here later this week). We also had time to answer a few of the many excellent questions we got, and please keep those emails coming.

Also, the Google+ Hangout we did last week with Mo Ryan has now been archived on YouTube, if you've been missing our faces of late.

The rundown: 

Amazon's new pilots (00:01:00 - 00:06:55)
"The After" (00:07:00 - 00:15:55)
"Bosch" (00:16:00 - 00:22:05)
"Mozart in the Jungle" (00:22:10 - 00:28:20)
"The Rebels" (00:28:20 - 00:33:15)
"Transparent" (00:33:15 - 00:38:30)
Amazon's decision-making process (00:38:35 - 00:44:55)
"House of Cards" (00:45:00 - 00:58:40)
Listener Mail: CBS' NFL rights (00:59:15 - 01:08:00)
Listener Mail: How we're going to treat "Better Call Saul" (01:08:10 - 01:12:15)
Listener Mail: "Shameless" (01:12:55 - 01:25:30)
 

As always, send questions to firewalliceberg@hitfix.com. You can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. Or you can always follow our RSS Feed, download the MP3 file, subscribe on IHeartRadio or stream it on Dan's blog.

There's also now a complete archive of all the podcasts to date.

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