<p>Joanie (Kim Dickens)&nbsp;and Cy Tolliver (Powers Boothe)&nbsp;arrive in &quot;Deadwood.&quot;</p>

Joanie (Kim Dickens) and Cy Tolliver (Powers Boothe) arrive in "Deadwood."

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'Deadwood' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 3: 'Reconnoitering the Rim' (Newbies edition)

Al ponders the idea of trust, while Wild Bill gets mad

We're continuing our trip back through the first season of David Milch's epic revisionist Western "Deadwood," and we're continuing to do it with two separate but largely identical posts: one for people who watched the whole series and want to be able to discuss it from beginning to end, and one for people who are just starting out and don't want to be spoiled with discussion that goes past the current episode. This is the latter; click here for the veteran-friendly version.

A review of episode 3, "Reconnoitering the Rim," coming up just as soon as I collude and cahoot...

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<p>Irrfan Khan in &quot;In Treatment.&quot;</p>

Irrfan Khan in "In Treatment."

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If I had an Emmy ballot 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama

Celebrating the men of 'In Treatment,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and more

Welcome to part two of our journey through the Emmy ballot on HitFix. As I explained on Monday with my post on my ideal nominees for drama supporting actress, Fienberg and I are approaching each category from two directions, with Dan as the pragmatist and me as the optimist. So as we move onto the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama category, Dan has his usual exhaustive photo gallery of potential nominees, starting with the most likely candidates before eventually moving onto a bit of wish fulfillment, while after the jump, I continue to pretend that I'm a voting member of the TV Academy and have to pick six nominees for this category. (And, again, actors determine what category to submit themselves in, or whether to submit at all. You can download the full performers list here.)

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<p>Terry (Scott Bakula)&nbsp;and Owen (Andre Braugher)&nbsp;enjoy a ballgame on &quot;Men of a Certain Age.&quot;</p>

Terry (Scott Bakula) and Owen (Andre Braugher) enjoy a ballgame on "Men of a Certain Age."

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'Men of a Certain Age' - 'A League of Their Owen': Stealing second

A softball game provides the setting for a series highpoint

A review of tonight's "Men of a Certain Age" coming up just as soon as I get a little time in the bounce house...

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<p>Valerie Bertinelli gets her Amish on in the return of &quot;Hot in Cleveland.&quot;</p>

Valerie Bertinelli gets her Amish on in the return of "Hot in Cleveland."

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Review: TV Land's 'Hot in Cleveland' & 'Happily Divorced'

Fran Drescher's new show seems to exist to make 'Cleveland' look better

TV Land keeps churning out these fake retro sitcoms looking for an ideal companion to "Hot in Cleveland." But these shows really seem to have been designed to make "Hot in Cleveland" look brilliant in comparison.

Back in January, TV Land paired the second "Cleveland" season with "Retired at 35," a painfully unfunny series that got renewed because, hey, George Segal and Jessica Walter need something to do, right?

Tonight at 10, "Cleveland" returns with its second batch of season two episodes, this time followed by Fran Drescher and John Michael Higgins as a couple who get "Happily Divorced" after he comes out of the closet.

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<p>H. Jon Benjamin in &quot;Jon Benjamin Has a Van.&quot;</p>

H. Jon Benjamin in "Jon Benjamin Has a Van."

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Review: Comedy Central's 'Jon Benjamin Has a Van'

'Archer' & 'Bob's Burgers' star struggles in live-action vehicle

I had so hoped that "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" would be the perfect culmination of the moment H. Jon Benjamin is having.

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<p>&quot;Justified&quot;&nbsp;villain Margo Martindale gets a spot on Alan's hypothetical Emmy ballot.</p>

"Justified" villain Margo Martindale gets a spot on Alan's hypothetical Emmy ballot.

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If I had an Emmy ballot 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

Celebrating the women of 'Justified,' 'Game of Thrones' and more

Last week, the Emmy ballots were sent out to voters in the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The voting deadline is June 24, and the nominations will be announced on July 14. You can download the full performers ballot to see which actors did and didn't choose to submit themselves (Charlie Sheen, for instance, declined to submit himself this year), and in what category (Rob Lowe, as he always does, submitted himself as a lead, while both of the arguable leads of "Breaking In" submitted themselves as supporting actors).

As we did last year, Fienberg and I are going to approach this phase of the process in two different ways. Dan will tackle the idea of who will be nominated do his usual series of exhaustive galleries of potential nominees, starting with the most likely and then ranging on down into longshots and then plain wishful thinking. I, on the other hand, will stick with the idea of who should be nominated by pretending like I'm an Academy member and trying to winnow my hypothetical ballot down to six actors/shows per category. (You can see an example of this in my hypothetical ballot last year for Outstanding Drama Series, which has links to all the earlier posts.) 

We're going to aim to do one of these a day, give or take, until we get through the eight comedy and drama acting categories and then comedy and drama series themselves. First up: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama. Dan's gallery is already up, and my six picks (plus some of the actresses I was sorry to leave off), along with supporting video evidence where available, are after the jump...

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<p>Max (John Corbett)&nbsp;confronts Tara/Bryce (Toni Collette)&nbsp;in &quot;United Stats of Tara.&quot;</p>

Max (John Corbett) confronts Tara/Bryce (Toni Collette) in "United Stats of Tara."

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'United States of Tara' - 'Crunchy Ice': In sickness and in health

Tara/Bryce begin driving the family away in the chilling penultimate episode

A review of the penultimate "United States of Tara" (ever!) coming up just as soon as I have a habitat for ferrets...

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 78: 'Falling Skies,' Tracy Morgan & more

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 78: 'Falling Skies,' Tracy Morgan & more

Alan and Dan also review 'Jon Benjamin Has a Van,' 'The Nine Lives of Chloe King' and episode 2 of 'Twin Peaks'


I'm back on the East Coast, and the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast is back on its usual Monday schedule. It's a busy show (and one that was a bear to record, thanks to a far-worse-than-usual Skype connection), with reviews of three new shows, another "Twin Peaks" discussion, and lots of mail. The run-down:

"The Nine Lives of Chloe King" -- 01:00 - 11:25
"John Benjamin Has a Van" -- 11:30 - 17:30
"Falling Skies" -- 17:30 - 27:40
Listener Mail: Tracy Morgan -- 27:45 - 34:40
Listener Mail: Statutory Romance in genre fiction -- 34:40 - 39:50
Listener Mail: Second-position casting -- 39:55 - 43:20
"Twin Peaks" "Traces to Nowhere" -- 43:30 - 01:01:00
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<p>Get ready for more of &quot;The Killing&quot;&nbsp;and star Mireille Enos next season.</p>

Get ready for more of "The Killing" and star Mireille Enos next season.

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AMC renews 'The Killing'

Whodunnit has drawn solid ratings, critical pans

AMC has ordered a second season of "The Killing." 

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<p>Peter Dinklage was one of the nominees for the Television Critics Association Awards.</p>

Peter Dinklage was one of the nominees for the Television Critics Association Awards.

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'Thrones,' 'Parks,' 'Justified' lead Television Critics Association Awards nominations

Will Nick Offerman get to both host and win?

Last week, the Television Critics Association announced that this year's TCA Awards would be hosted by "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman. Now there's a chance that Ron Effing Swanson may be accepting an award in addition to serving as emcee, as he was one of the nominees just announced.

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