<p>Sean Hayes and Amy Poehler in &quot;Parks and Recreation.&quot;</p>

Sean Hayes and Amy Poehler in "Parks and Recreation."

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'Parks and Recreation' - 'Lucky': Hot tub drive machine

Sean Hayes interviews Leslie in the last episode before spring break

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" — which was written by Nick Offerman — coming up just as soon as I go buy myself a Walkman...

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<p>&quot;Chuck&quot; won last year's Best in Show tournament at Hulu.</p>

"Chuck" won last year's Best in Show tournament at Hulu.

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Hulu's Best in Show returns for 2012

Which series will inherit the crown from "Chuck" this year?

March Madness for college basketball is almost here, and the science of bracketology is filtering its way into all sorts of corners of the pop culture universe. Grantland is running a 32-person bracket to determine the greatest "Wire" character ever (though both "Wire" fan Mike Schur and The Bunk himself have raised objections to the way it's gone). Vulture is asking experts to help determine the greatest TV drama of the last 25 years (today it was "The X-Files" vs. "The West Wing").

For the third year in a row, Hulu is running its Best in Show competition, in which TV fans get to vote on a bracket of 32 current series. And for the second year in a row, I'm serving as the special guest judge, but in a different capacity from last year.

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<p>Alison Brie as Annie on &quot;Community.&quot;</p>

Alison Brie as Annie on "Community."

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Why I miss 'Community': Because Annie was Hector the Well-Endowed

The final entry in our series before the show returns to NBC next week

We are exactly one week away from the return of "Community" to NBC's primetime lineup, as the show starts all over again in its old Thursday at 8 timeslot on March 15. (Earlier that day, Hulu should be posting the archived stream of the "Community" PaleyFest panel I moderated, though I've already seen excerpts floating around on YouTube.) But since the show remains not on the air this week, it's time for one final installment in my weekly series on why I've missed the show during its absence.

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<p>On &quot;Happy Endings,&quot;&nbsp;Dave (Zachary Knighton)&nbsp;tries to demonstrate his bra-opening skills for Alex (Elisha Cuthbert).</p>

On "Happy Endings," Dave (Zachary Knighton) tries to demonstrate his bra-opening skills for Alex (Elisha Cuthbert).

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'Happy Endings' - 'The Kerkovich Way': Penny Hartz's day off

Jane brainwashes Dave, while Max and Penny compete in a scavenger hunt

A quick review of last night's "Happy Endings" coming up just as soon as I krump away this guilt...

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<p>Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Emmet Cole on &quot;The River.&quot;</p>

Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Emmet Cole on "The River."

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'The River' - 'Dr. Emmet Cole': Man vs. wild

Bruce Greenwood takes center stage in a very strong hour

A review of last night's "The River" — the strongest installment of the series so far — coming up just as soon as I deflect your schoolgirl crush...

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<p>Quarles (Neal McDonough)&nbsp;uses a gun other than his familiar Derringer on &quot;Justified.&quot;</p>

Quarles (Neal McDonough) uses a gun other than his familiar Derringer on "Justified."

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'Justified' - 'Watching the Detectives': Three frames for the price of one

Quarles sends waves of trouble at Raylan in another standout episode

A review of tonight's "Justified" — which FX renewed earlier today — coming up just as soon as I accuse you of being a fake blonde...

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<p>Nick (Jake Johnson)&nbsp;goes to the doctor on &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Nick (Jake Johnson) goes to the doctor on "New Girl."

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'New Girl' - 'Injured': Long night's journey into day

A medical crisis for Nick brings the gang together

A review of tonight's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as I Fredo kiss you again...

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<p>The Cul-de-Sac Crew (and Tom)&nbsp;pay tribute to &quot;Braveheart&quot;&nbsp;on &quot;Cougar Town.&quot;</p>

The Cul-de-Sac Crew (and Tom) pay tribute to "Braveheart" on "Cougar Town."

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'Cougar Town' - 'Full Moon Fever': Hail to the king, baby

Courteney Cox directs, Andy channels 'Braveheart,' and Sarah Chalke stops by

A review of tonight's "Cougar Town" coming up just as soon as I wine-watch a documentary...

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<p>Timothy Olyphant will be flashing a &quot;Justified&quot;&nbsp;badge for another season.</p>
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Timothy Olyphant will be flashing a "Justified" badge for another season.


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FX renews 'Justified' for season 4

Modern-day Western has 6 episodes left this season, will ride again in 2013

FX has renewed "Justifiedfor a fourth season, to air in early 2013. 

The modern-day Western, starring Timothy Olyphant as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, is in the middle of its third season, with the 8th out or 13 episodes airing tonight at 10. (It's one of my favorites of the season, for what it's worth; I was polishing off the review when the renewal news came in.) 

"'Justified' is one of television’s best series and this season has reinforced that excellence,” FX vice-president of original programming Nick Grad said in a statement. “Graham Yost and his writing team continue to deliver compelling material and richly drawn characters brought to life by the brilliance of Timothy Olyphant and our terrific ensemble cast.  Their work is validated by universal acclaim, awards, and ratings that have grown every year. We look forward to many more seasons to come.”

Yost in turn said, "There are many reasons all of us on 'Justified' are grateful to get a chance to do another season. We get to do more work with amazing actors, writers, producers, directors, musicians, editors and a jaw-droppingly talented crew.  We get to keep doing a show that appeals to a wide demographic: people in Harlan, retired US Marshals, criminals (we honestly did hear that), and, most happily, our guide, our muse, Elmore Leonard.  Best of all, we get to keep doing a show on FX (and while that may sound like craven ass-kissing, when you look at their roster, you can't help but feel grateful to be on that list)." 

Through the first seven episodes, "Justified" season three is averaging 4.3 million viewers, up 8 percent over a year ago.

<p>Katy Perry in character on tonight's &quot;Raising Hope.&quot;</p>

Katy Perry in character on tonight's "Raising Hope."

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Katy Perry visits 'Raising Hope,' but is that enough to save it?

First episode in new timeslot gives the pop star a very different look

While "Glee" takes its annual spring break until April 10, FOX is trying something a little different on Tuesdays, with a four comedy line-up featuring "Raising Hope" moving to 8, "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" at 8:30, "New Girl" remaining at 9 and "Breaking In" returning from the dead at 9:30.

Dan and I discussed "Breaking In" on yesterday's podcast (short version: I still appreciate its references to things like "They Live" and "The Breakfast Club" but wish they would be turned into actual jokes), and I'll have a review of a sweet, change-of-pace "New Girl" up at 9:30. At the moment, though, I want to say a few words — and ask a question — about "Raising Hope."

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