<p>Walt (Bryan Cranston)&nbsp;makes a call in the &quot;Breaking Bad&quot;&nbsp;season 4 finale.</p>

Walt (Bryan Cranston) makes a call in the "Breaking Bad" season 4 finale.

Credit: AMC

'Breaking Bad' - 'Face Off': Say uncle

Can Walt and Jesse get Gus before Gus gets them?

A review of the "Breaking Bad" season 4 finale coming up just as soon as I wait around for a plate glass guy to come...

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<p>Carrie (Claire Danes)&nbsp;ponders her mission on &quot;Homeland.&quot;</p>

Carrie (Claire Danes) ponders her mission on "Homeland."

Credit: Showtime

'Homeland' - 'Grace': Garage door opener

Episode two keeps drawing connections between Carrie and Brody

A review of tonight's "Homeland" coming up just as soon as I have a waxing appointment…

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<p>Nucky (Steve Buscemi)&nbsp;confronts Jimmy (Michael Pitt)&nbsp;on &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</p>

Nucky (Steve Buscemi) confronts Jimmy (Michael Pitt) on "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO

'Boardwalk Empire' - 'A Dangerous Maid': My two dads

Nucky confronts Jimmy in an episode about fathers and sons

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I start picking up on people's signals...

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<p>You'll have &quot;The Simpsons&quot;&nbsp;to kick around for at least two more seasons now that FOX has renewed it again.</p>

You'll have "The Simpsons" to kick around for at least two more seasons now that FOX has renewed it again.

Credit: FOX

Woo-hoo! FOX renews 'The Simpsons' for two Moe seasons

A quarter-century of Homer and company feels very good indeed.

I know I've told this story before, but in the wake of FOX ordering two more seasons of "The Simpsons" - which will bring the show through its 24th and 25th seasons, continuing its stretch as the longest-running primetime scripted show in American TV history(*) - it's worth repeating again:

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<p>Andy (Ed Helms)&nbsp;and Darryl (Craig Robinson)&nbsp;on &quot;The Office.&quot;</p>

Andy (Ed Helms) and Darryl (Craig Robinson) on "The Office."

Credit: NBC

'The Office' - 'Lotto': Warehouse louses

Darryl has a spiritual crisis when the warehouse staff wins the lottery without him

A quick review of last night's "The Office" coming up just as soon as I kayak to my job at the bike shop...

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<p>Rafi (Jason Mantzoukas)&nbsp;and Dirty Randy (Seth Rogen)&nbsp;help out &quot;The League&quot;&nbsp;guys with their fantasy draft plans.</p>

Rafi (Jason Mantzoukas) and Dirty Randy (Seth Rogen) help out "The League" guys with their fantasy draft plans.

Credit: FX

'The League' - 'The Lockout': One ring to rule them all?

Seth Rogen's Dirty Randy spices up this year's fantasy draft

A quick review of "The League" season 3 premiere coming up just as soon as I "Pretty Woman" you...

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<p>Sweet Dee (Kaitlin Olson)&nbsp;gets audited by the IRS&nbsp;on &quot;It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.&quot;</p>

Sweet Dee (Kaitlin Olson) gets audited by the IRS on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

Credit: FX

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' - 'Sweet Dee Gets Audited': Reason will prevail!

Does the gang reach a new low in helping Sweet Dee fool the IRS?

A quick review of tonight's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" coming up just as soon as I blow chilli powder in your face...

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<p>Chang (Ken Jeong)&nbsp;starts an investigation on &quot;Community.&quot;</p>

Chang (Ken Jeong) starts an investigation on "Community."

Credit: NBC

'Community' - 'Competitive Ecology': Big head Todd and the monsters

The study group turns on each other, and Chang plays detective

A review of tonight's "Community" coming up just as soon as I catch up on "Breaking Bad"...

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<p>Joan (Mo Collins)&nbsp;plays a bit of Gotcha!&nbsp;journalism on Leslie (Amy Poehler)&nbsp;on &quot;Parks and Recreation.&quot;</p>

Joan (Mo Collins) plays a bit of Gotcha! journalism on Leslie (Amy Poehler) on "Parks and Recreation."

Credit: NBC

'Parks and Recreation' - 'Born & Raised': Gotcha!

Leslie's book prompts a Birther-ism crisis

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" coming up just as soon as I introduce a lesbian Afro-Norwegian funk duo...

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<p>Stan gets misdiagnosed in a new &quot;South Park.&quot;</p>

Stan gets misdiagnosed in a new "South Park."

Credit: Comedy Central

Morning Round-Up: Thoughts on 'South Park,' 'Suburgatory,' 'Up All Night' and more

Alan also discusses the latest episodes of 'Modern Family' and 'Hart of Dixie'

Back in the early days of the old blog, I tended to do a lot of round-up posts where I offered quick thoughts on a bunch of shows at once. I phased that out after a while, as it became clear that readers didn't like them as much as the longer individual review posts, with the round-ups always getting a much lower comment total. But in an effort to cover as much of the new season as I can while still maintaining my sanity and a workable schedule, I'm going to try them out again from time to time, to hit up a bunch of shows that I've seen but don't have much to say about. These may be more trouble than they're worth, but I'm going to give it a shot.

For this one, we're going to try to hit, in order, "South Park," "Suburgatory," "Up All Night," "Modern Family" and "Hart of Dixie," all coming up just as soon as I have some Jameson's...

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