Firewall & Iceberg Show, May 2015 Special: Canceled TV Trivia

Firewall & Iceberg Show, May 2015 Special: Canceled TV Trivia

Dan and Alan also discuss the 'iZombie' finale and the boom in TV revivals

Earlier this week, I was in LA for a day to moderate another panel with the "Veep" cast (spoiler: the season finale is fantastic), and Fienberg and I took advantage of one of those rare occasions when we're in the same place at the same time to record another infrequent installment of the Firewall & Iceberg Show.

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'Hannibal' presents its freakiest, most disturbing imagery yet

Will goes in pursuit of Hannibal with an unlikely companion, and faces the show's weirdest nightmare so far

A review of tonight's "Hannibal" coming up just as soon as I defy God, which is my idea of a good time...

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<p>Orange Is the New Black</p>

Orange Is the New Black

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Review: 'Orange Is the New Black' is even sharper and more generous in season 3

Alex is back, but she and Piper don't take over the show again

Early in the new season of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black," a prisoner gets fed up with her counselor making assumptions about her.

"You don't know my story!" she bellows at him.

We know it, though, thanks to this remarkable and generous show.

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<p>The X-Files</p>

The X-Files

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'The X-Files': See the first new photo of Mulder & Scully reunited

Yesterday, I expressed some concern about TV's current bout with sequel fever, even as I admitted that I would thrill to every single tweet about the "Twin Peaks" and "X-Files" reunions. Conveniently, the official "X-Files" Twitter account provided a perfect example of the latter this morning, in the first photo of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson working together again as Mulder and Scully:

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<p>The Sopranos</p>

The Sopranos

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'The Sopranos' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 2: '46 Long'

Livia goes for a drive, Big Pussy plays detective, and Christopher turns hijacker

Welcome to the second installment of our summer trip through "The Sopranos" season 1. When I revisited early seasons of "The Wire," as well as the whole run of "Deadwood," I did separate versions of each review for newcomers and veterans, but over time realized that the newcomers weren't commenting much, if at all, and that it therefore made sense to simply do one review. Any significant spoilers for episodes beyond the one being reviewed will be contained in a separate section at the end of the review; so long as you avoid that, and the comments, you should be fine.

Thoughts on the second episode, "46 Long," coming up just as soon as I finish unscrewing my belly button...

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Season finale review: 'iZombie' - 'Blaine's World': Major victory?

Plus, lots of thoughts from showrunners Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright

"iZombie" wrapped up a really entertaining first season tonight, and I have a few thoughts on the finale, followed by a lot of thoughts from executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, coming up just as soon as I am to serotonin what Milton Hershey was to chocolate...

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<p>Twin Peaks, Heroes, Full House, Prison Break, Coach, X-Files</p>

Twin Peaks, Heroes, Full House, Prison Break, Coach, X-Files


Sometimes, dead is better: Has TV's reboot fever run amok?

New versions of 'Twin Peaks,' 'X-Files,' 'Full House' & more are on the way; where does it end?

I am the happiest TV fan in the world. Over the next year or so, we'll be getting a new season of "Twin Peaks," with David Lynch allegedly directing every single episode. And we'll be getting an "X-Files" sequel miniseries, which may well feature both an episode written by the reclusive-but-brilliant Darin Morgan, and a rumored sequel to one of the sickest hours of network television ever, "Home."

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Lauren Graham can't choose between her TV daughters; can you?
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Lauren Graham can't choose between her TV daughters; can you?

I didn't attend this year's ATX Television Festival in Austin, despite having a great time the year before, mainly because I have too much travel scheduled for this year (and maybe also because I ate enough brisket for two years at the previous one). There were a lot of events and panels I wish I could have been there for, including a TV critic team-up with Fienberg, Tim Goodman, Todd VanDerWerff, and Tara Ariano. But the one I most wanted to be there for was the "Gilmore Girls" reunion, which featured Amy Sherman-Palladino and virtually every surviving castmember saved Melissa McCarthy, who's a bit busy promoting "Spy" at the moment. Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel were of course there, and Graham brought along her other TV daughter, Mae Whitman from "Parenthood," which led to this priceless photo:

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Review: 'Veep' - 'Testimony': Deposition day

Selina and her staff are called to account for their many screw-ups in a delightful format-breaker

A quick review of last night's "Veep" coming up just as soon as I put on a very uncharacteristic dress so you won't think I'm shrill...

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

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Did 'Game of Thrones' go too far with its fire this week, or not far enough?

Stannis makes an unthinkable decision, Arya follows an old enemy, and Dany reunites with old friends

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I put my money on the smaller man...

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