<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Consumed'

Daryl and Carol seek shelter while looking for Beth

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I offer to take the top bunk...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Lockdown'

Jake takes command, but makes the same mistakes as always

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I solicit drugs using perfect grammar...

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<p>Edge of Tomorrow</p>

Edge of Tomorrow

Credit: Warner Bros.

When bad marketing happens to great projects: 'Edge of Tomorrow,' 'Terriers' & more

Making good movies and TV is hard, but selling them can be even harder

Last night, I finally got around to watching "Edge of Tomorrow" — or, as it's been retitled for home video, "Live. Die. Repeat." (Much more on that in a minute.) I had heard good things from friends and fellow critics, several of whom called it their favorite film of this past summer, and it was as they promised: funny and clever and absolutely kick-ass, with great performances from Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, and a very wise pivot of the usual Tom Cruise persona to acknowledge that many of us would probably enjoy seeing him humiliated, injured and killed as often as possible in a big-budget movie.

How, I wondered, had a big-budget sci-fi action film  with a star as relatively big as Cruise still is, and as well-made as this was, have been such a box office disappointment?

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<p>Parenthood</p>

Parenthood

Credit: NBC

Review: 'Parenthood' - 'Aaron Brownstein Must Be Stopped'

Max gets heartbreaking news, Jasmine gets a job and Ruby throws a party

A review of tonight's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I'm watching a keg and marijuana paraphernalia...

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<p>Homicide</p>

Homicide

Credit: NBC

The city that bleeds: On 'Serial,' 'Homicide' & 'The Wire'

Does it matter how the first season of the 'This American Life' spin-off ends?

Like a lot of you, I imagine, my ongoing crime story obsession this fall comes not from TV, but from a podcast: "Serial," a "This American Life" spin-off where reporter Sarah Koenig looks into a 15-year-old Baltimore murder case in which teenager Adnan Syed was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.

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<p>Arrow</p>

Arrow

Credit: CW

Review: 'Arrow' - 'Guilty'

Ted Grant is accused of murder, while Roy feels guilty about Sara

A quick review of last night's "Arrow" coming up just as soon as I know just enough to make me dangerous...

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<p>The Flash</p>

The Flash

Credit: CW

Review: 'The Flash' - 'Plastique'

Barry learns to run up walls and across water as he meets another good meta-human

A quick review of tonight's "The Flash" coming up just as soon as blogging about supernatural events doesn't really pay well...

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<p>Agents of SHIELD</p>

Agents of SHIELD

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' - 'The Writing on the Wall'

We solve the mystery of Coulson's carvings, and May tracks Ward

A quick review of tonight's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" coming up just as soon as I have some Enya albums I've been hiding...

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<p>Mulaney</p>

Mulaney

Credit: FOX

FOX swaps 'Mulaney' & 'Bob's Burger's' timeslots

Effective immediately, 'Bob's' gets a 'Family Guy' lead-in and 'Mulaney'... doesn't

The slow, inexorable shuffle towards cancellation continues for "Mulaney," as FOX today decided to have it swap timeslots with "Bob's Burgers," effective immediately.

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22 fan favorite TV characters who came very late to the show
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22 fan favorite TV characters who came very late to the show

Not everyone has to be a Cousin Oliver, you know

Earlier this week, Yahoo announced that season 6 of "Community" would get some much-needed new blood, with Paget Brewster and Keith David joining a cast that's lost Donald Glover, Chevy Chase and Yvette Nicole Brown in the last few years (not to mention prominent recurring players Jonathan Banks and John Oliver).

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