<p>Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin in &quot;Homeland.&quot;</p>

Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin in "Homeland."

Credit: Showtime

Review: 'Homeland' - 'State of Independence'

It's a long, dark night for Carrie, Brody and Jessica

A review of tonight's "Homeland" coming up just as soon as I forget my jack...

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<p>Danai Gurira as Michonne in &quot;The Walking Dead.&quot;</p>

Danai Gurira as Michonne in "The Walking Dead."

Credit: AMC

Season premiere review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Seed'

Rick and the group seek shelter in an abandoned prison

"The Walking Dead" is back for a new season. I reviewed the beginning of the season on Thursday, and I have a few specific thoughts on the season premiere coming up just as soon as I eat an owl...

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<p>Van Alden (Michael Shannon)&nbsp;and Sigrid (<span class="st">Christiane Seidel)&nbsp;in &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</span></p>

Van Alden (Michael Shannon) and Sigrid (Christiane Seidel) in "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO

Review: 'Boardwalk Empire' - 'You'd Be Surprised'

Van Alden and Gyp receive visitors and Nucky tries to play producer

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I get you some Passover vodka...

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<p>Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton in &quot;Strike Back.&quot;</p>

Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton in "Strike Back."

Credit: Cinemax

Season finale review: 'Strike Back'

Things get personal for Scott and Stonebridge as they race to stop Knox's nukes

"Strike Back" just wrapped up its second Cinemax season (and third overall), and I have a quick review of the season coming up just as soon as I shoot you with both hands tied behind my back...

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<p>Adam Scott and Jon Hamm get their &quot;Simon and Simon&quot;&nbsp;on.</p>

Adam Scott and Jon Hamm get their "Simon and Simon" on.

Simon, Simon, Adam Scott and Jon Hamm in 'The Greatest Event in Television History'

'Friends With Kids' co-stars recreate '80s detective show credits

Something to make you smile on a Friday afternoon: Jon Hamm, Adam Scott, Paul Rudd, Jeff Probst, Paul Scheer and more coming together for "The Greatest Event in Television History," which turns out to be a multi-million dollar remake of the opening credits to "Simon & Simon." Scheer wrote it, Scott co-directed it, and as with so many of these Adult Swim and Funny or Die projects, it's clear everyone was having a lot of fun doing it.

Enjoy, and then we can debate which version of the "Harcastle and McCormick" credits (the famous one or the other one) these guys should do next: 

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<p>Tracy Morgan as Governor Dunston on &quot;30 Rock.&quot;</p>

Tracy Morgan as Governor Dunston on "30 Rock."

Credit: NBC

Review: '30 Rock' - 'Governor Dunston'

'30 Rock' revisits the Tina Fey/Sarah Palin experience in a funny new way

A review of last night's "30 Rock" coming up just as soon as I make myself an Old Spanish...

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<p>Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk in &quot;Beauty and the Beast.&quot;&nbsp;But which one's which?</p>

Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk in "Beauty and the Beast." But which one's which?

Credit: CW

Series premiere review: 'Beauty and the Beast' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new CW drama?

If "Beauty and the Beast" isn't the worst new show of the fall (and it probably is, and Fienberg definitely thinks it is), it's certainly the silliest. It's the kind of show that justifies every horrible stereotype and joke about Hollywood executives. Of course the CW would do a version of "Beauty and the Beast" (specifically, remaking the '80s Ron Perlman/Linda Hamilton CBS series) in which the "beast" is an incredible hunk who just happens to have a scar on his face. The CW's target demo doesn't want to watch ugly people. Duh.

The producers have tried to spin it as Jay Ryan being beastly in less superficial ways: He has a temper! He's damaged from his time in the military and this weird experiment! Lana Lang just can't resist him, even though he's bad for her! But it's all just goofy, Ryan is wooden, Kristin Kreuk is hilariously miscast as a tough New York cop, and after about five minutes of laughing at the absurdity of it all, I found "Beauty and the Beast" committing the worst TV sin of all: it was boring.

For those of you who watched tonight, what did you think? One and done, or time to set the DVR season pass?

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<p>Robert Patrick in &quot;Last Resort.&quot;</p>

Robert Patrick in "Last Resort."

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Last Resort' - 'Eight Bells'

Things get messy for Marcus and the crew

A review of tonight's "Last Resort" coming up just as soon as I bring the invader to dinner...

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<p>&quot;The Walking Dead&quot;&nbsp;is back in action on Sunday night.</p>

"The Walking Dead" is back in action on Sunday night.

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' starts strong in season 3

But can the zombie drama break its pattern of mid-season struggles?
Through two seasons, AMC's "The Walking Dead" has been a show that's great at beginnings, quite good at endings, and really problematic when you get to the middle. With many returning shows, it would be reassuring to hear that the start of the new season (it debuts Sunday night at 9) is strong; with "The Walking Dead," it doesn't tell you anything you don't already know.
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<p>Connie Britton in &quot;Nashville.&quot;</p>

Connie Britton in "Nashville."

Credit: ABC

'Nashville' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new ABC drama?

I posted my review of ABC's "Nashville" on Monday now it's your turn. What did everybody else think of it? If you're a country music fan, did you find the original songs good (and/or plausible as hits)? Did you think the odds were too stacked in Mrs. Coach's favor? Are you looking forward to Cy Tolliver vs. Bunny Colvin, or does the political angle feel like a distraction from the main story? And will you watch again? 

Have at it.

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