<p>Designated Survivor</p>

Designated Survivor

Credit: ABC

'Scandal' delay leaves ABC's fall schedule without all-Shonda Thursday

Say goodbye to ABC's all-Shonda Thursday lineup — at least until midseason.

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<p>Jane the Virgin</p>

Jane the Virgin

Credit: CW

Review: Did 'Jane the Virgin' end season 2 on better cliffhangers than season 1?

Jane and Michael head to the altar, Petra has a very bad day, and Susanna rolls tide

A few thoughts on Jane the Virgin season 2, including last night's finale, coming up just as soon as I lock you into the patriarchy...

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<p>Preacher</p>

Preacher

Credit: AMC
B+

Review: Why Seth Rogen's 'Preacher' was smart to move away from the comics

Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, and Joseph Gilgun star in an adaptation of the beloved '90s comic

We live in an age of miracles when it comes to allegedly unadaptable books actually being adapted. For years, fantasy fans assumed no one could do right by George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books, but then Game of Thrones became a phenomenon for readers and non-readers alike. Diana Gabaldon's Outlander books seemed too larded with historical detail (and the occasional extremely graphic rape scene) to seem plausible as a TV show, but the Starz version has won over most of her audience.

Now comes AMC's Preacher, based on an acclaimed '90s comic book series, by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon, whose apparent barriers to adaptation are so numerous and daunting that they make A Song of Ice and Fire look like Bridget Jones' Diary.

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<p>Person of Interest</p>

Person of Interest

Credit: CBS

Review: Shaw and Root reunite on a powerful 'Person of Interest'

Sarah Shahi shines in '6,741'

A review of tonight's Person of Interest coming up just as soon as I perform brain surgery on a moving subway car...

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<p>Natalie Morales in The Grinder</p>

Natalie Morales in The Grinder

Credit: FOX

This actress had the BEST response to dealing with her show's cancellation

Actress Natalie Morales has been down the one-season wonder path before, as the star of ABC Family's delightful (and woefully mismatched with its own network) The Middleman, then as a supporting player on ABC's Trophy Wife. So when FOX canceled The Grinder last week, Morales didn't wallow in losing another job; she made comic art out of it.

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<p>Last Man on Earth</p>

Last Man on Earth

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Last Man on Earth' ends season 2 on a high, and sad, note

Phil goes looking for his dying brother, while the group gets a visitor

A review of the Last Man on Earth finale, and thoughts on the series as a whole at this point, coming up just as soon as I'm an analyst in NASA's Fartology and Toots division...

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<p>Lethal Weapon</p>

Lethal Weapon

Credit: FOX

FOX schedules 'Lethal Weapon' for fall, saves '24' & 'Prison Break' sequels for midseason

Upfront week continues with FOX's schedule announcement for next season. Technically, you need three for a trend, but based on FOX's plans and what NBC announced yesterday, it does seem as if we may be heading for a season where the broadcast nets save most of their new material for winter and spring, and lean heavily on returning series in the fall, when the attrition rate tends to be higher.

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<p>Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones</p>

Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

Review: Daenerys plays with fire in a spectacular 'Game of Thrones'

A reunion, a negotiation, and a trial highlight the season's best episode

A review of tonight's Game of Thrones coming up just as soon as I'm very attached to this knife...

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<p>Veep</p>

Veep

Credit: HBO

Review: Selina prepares for the death of her mother in a wonderful 'Veep'

A Julia Louis-Dreyfus tour de force

A quick review of tonight's Veep coming up just as soon as I play that Tim McGraw song you like...

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<p>Silicon Valley</p>

Silicon Valley

Credit: HBO

Review: On 'Silicon Valley,' will Richard outmaneuver Jack or screw up again?

Was last week's mistake part of a larger plan?

A few thoughts on tonight's Silicon Valley coming up just as soon as we drench the garage in hawk urine...

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