<p>Supergirl and Flash</p>

Supergirl and Flash

Credit: CBS

'Supergirl'/'Flash' teamup offers welcome fun alternative to 'Batman v Superman'

But did 'World's Finest' do enough to keep 'Flash' fans watching 'Supergirl' in the future?

A few thoughts on tonight's Supergirl/Flash crossover coming up just as soon as we both have Mariah Carey...

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<p>Better Call Saul</p>

Better Call Saul

Credit: AMC

Review: On 'Better Call Saul,' Jimmy and Kim explore new job opportunities

Will these latest steps just be more half-measures?

A review of tonight's Better Call Saul coming up just as soon as I'm cashier at the Hinky Dinky...

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Credit: HBO

Review: Why last night's Marnie spotlight was 'Girls' at its best

The show's most annoying character somehow carries a terrific half-hour

A few thoughts on last night's Girls coming up just as soon as you pay the $100 gown rental fee...

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<p>Horace and Pete</p>

Horace and Pete

Credit: Louis C.K.

Review: Pete goes missing on a devastating 'Horace and Pete'

Another powerful illustration of the theater/TV hybrid format

Thoughts on this week's Horace and Pete coming up just as soon as I tell you my dad walked on the moon...

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Why tonight's 'The Walking Dead' has me on the verge of quitting the show

'East' is full of dumb decisions made in support of a plot not interesting enough to deserve it

A review of tonight's The Walking Dead coming up just as soon as I put up my feet and eat some pickles...

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<p>Parks and Recreation</p>

Parks and Recreation

Credit: NBC

Ask Alan: Director wishlists, great sitcom opening scenes, and more

How would Quentin Tarantino have done directing 'Justified'?

Happy Friday, everybody! Time for a new Ask Alan video, where I get to fantasy draft movie directors to work on old TV shows, name some of my favorite sitcom cold openings of all time, and get all process-y by discussing the different ways I watch TV.

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<p>Larry Sanders Show</p>

Larry Sanders Show

Credit: Darryl Estrine/HBO

Goodbye to Garry Shandling, who gave us the greatest TV show about a TV show

The star and co-creator of 'The Larry Sanders Show' and 'It's Garry Shandling's Show' was 66

Of the many many TV shows over the years that were about TV shows, Garry Shandling didn't just co-create and star in the very best, he starred in two of the very best.

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Credit: FX

How Zach Galifianakis's 'Baskets' turned out to be a great oddball TV show

The saddest of sad clown comedies concludes its first season tonight on FX

"Don't be sad, okay?" Chip Baskets' estranged wife Penelope tells him early in tonight's Baskets season finale on FX. "You're not that kind of clown."

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Credit: ABC

'Nashville' is about to do something VERY strange behind the scenes

Why would the 'thirtysomething' guys take over the show?

Last night, an odd bit of TV news popped up: according to TVLine, thirtysomething creators Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick have been hired to run the fifth season of Nashville.

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<p>Matthew Rhys in The Americans</p>

Matthew Rhys in The Americans

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' tries to solve a problem like 'Pastor Tim'

Philip and Elizabeth look for an impossible solution, while Nina risks everything for Baklanov

A review of tonight's The Americans coming up just as soon as I like you better as a blonde...

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