<p>Raylan goes hatless in the &quot;Justified&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Raylan goes hatless in the "Justified" finale.

Credit: FX

'Justified' - 'Bulletville': My enemy, my ally

Bo Crowder goes after Boyd and Raylan in an action-packed finale.

A review of the "Justified" season one finale coming up just as soon as the elevator comes...

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<p>&quot;Persons Unknown.&quot;</p>

"Persons Unknown."

Credit: NBC

'Persons Unknown' - 'Pilot': You cannot get there from here

Strangers wake up together in an intriguing summer series

My "Persons Unknownscreener got lost in the mail, so I couldn't review it in advance and had to watch it this morning on my DVR. I'd say my take is largely in line with what Fienberg wrote in his review: interesting atmosphere, characters who are thin so far, the detours to the real world are distracting and unnecessary, and a whole lot is going to depend on the payoff. But it held my interest, and NBC's track record last summer with similar cheap, foreign-produced programming suggests we'll see it all the way through, so I'll stick around for at least a few weeks.

What did everybody else think?

<p>Mal, Zoe and Jayne get ready for Patience in the &quot;Firefly&quot;&nbsp;pilot.</p>

Mal, Zoe and Jayne get ready for Patience in the "Firefly" pilot.

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'Firefly' Rewind - Episode 1: 'Serenity'

Beginning our look back at the adventures of Captain Tightpants and his crew.

Okay, as discussed previously, one of the shows we're going to be revisiting each week this summer is "Firefly," which Fox aired intermittently (and out of order, which we'll get to) in the fall of 2002. We'll be following the intended air order (i.e., the way the episodes are presented on the DVDs), which means we start out with a look back at the show's two-hour pilot episode, "Serenity," coming up just as soon as we vote on the whole murdering issue...

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<p>Tara and Max enjoy a moment of peace in the &quot;United States of Tara&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Tara and Max enjoy a moment of peace in the "United States of Tara" finale.

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'United States of Tara' - 'From This Day Forward': Charmaine getting married

More ugly truths come out on Charmaine's wedding day.

A review of the "United States of Tara" season two finale coming up just as soon as I take leggings for granted...

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<p>Edie Falco in the &quot;Nurse Jackie&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Edie Falco in the "Nurse Jackie" finale.

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'Nurse Jackie' - 'Years of Service': Right back where we started from?

Will the show's creative team ever give us some real forward progress?

I haven't written about "Nurse Jackie" since the start of season two, but I've kept watching, and I'll have a few thoughts on the season coming up after the jump...

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<p>Tim Roth spars with Jason Dohring on &quot;Lie to Me.&quot;</p>

Tim Roth spars with Jason Dohring on "Lie to Me."

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'Lie to Me' - 'Beat the Devil': Logan the liar

Jason Dohring turns on the creepy as the Tim Roth drama returns.

"Lie to Me" is back from a long hiatus to begin a summer run. A quick review coming up just as soon as I turn into a fascist...

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<p>John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness on &quot;Torchwood.&quot;</p>

John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness on "Torchwood."

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BBC & Starz team up for more 'Torchwood'

New, international-themed season to debut next summer.

"Torchwood" will be back on television next summer in a couple of new homes, with Starz replacing BBC America as the sci-fi series' American broadcaster and the characters perhaps leaving their Wales stomping grounds to reflect "the more international scope of the series."

Then-"Doctor Who" showrunner spun John Barrowman's Captain Jack Harkness off into his own, more adult-themed series in 2006 (it debuted here in early 2007), about a covert British government team specializing in alien life. The show muddled through a first season that took the "adult" designation to mean "lots of sex and nothing but," creatively improved in its second season, then took a massive leap forward with last summer's "Torchwood: Children of Earth" five-night miniseries.

That miniseries ended with only two members of the team remaining: Jack and Eve Myles' Gwen Cooper, and Jack was leaving Earth to cope with the losses he suffered during the story. Both Barrowman (who was attached to a failed attempt to produce a new US-based version of the series for Fox) and Myles will return, and other castmembers will be announced soon. Davies, who turned over the "Doctor Who" franchise to Steven Moffat, is still attached to produce.

The press release suggested the partnership with Starz "will allow Davies and his writing team to tell a more explosive and global story," and noted that the series "has to date been located primarily in Cardiff, Wales," suggesting Jack, Gwen and company might be traveling far and wide whenever he gets back to our particular globe.

It'll be interesting to see Davies working with what sounds like a larger budget, as he and his team managed to work miracles on what the BBC could afford (particularly with the very explosive and global "Children of Earth"), but I had hoped that if the show came back, it would be with that same five-episode, five-night miniseries format.

I know there was controversy over the miniseries' ending, so I'm curious to see how many of you are excited about more "Torchwood," and how many wish that Captain Jack just kept wandering the stars.

<p>Colin Hanks and Bradley Whitford in &quot;The Good Guys.&quot;</p>

Colin Hanks and Bradley Whitford in "The Good Guys."

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Interview: Matt Nix talks about 'The Good Guys'

On mustaches, '80s cops and the importance of tasting evidence.

Last month, I reviewed "The Good Guys" before its "American Idol"-adjacent sneak preview. The show is back tonight at 9 on Fox in its regular timeslot, and I spoke with the show's creator, Matt Nix from "Burn Notice," about some of the inspirations behind the show, Fox's reaction to the disappointing ratings for the sneak preview, and more. So read on, and feel free to use this post to discuss the episode after it airs tonight.

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<p>Janette serves the Burnett family on Mardi Gras.</p>

Janette serves the Burnett family on Mardi Gras.

Credit: HBO/Paul Schiraldi

'Treme' - 'All On a Mardi Gras Day': Beignet, done that

Mardi Gras is a delight for some, a burden for others.

A review of tonight's "Treme" coming up just as soon as I anticipate munchies...

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<p>Jesse (Aaron Paul)&nbsp;concocts a plan on &quot;Breaking Bad.&quot;</p>

Jesse (Aaron Paul) concocts a plan on "Breaking Bad."

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'Breaking Bad' - 'Half Measures': Compromising situation

Jesse's obsession with Tomas causes friction for Walt and Gus in a riveting episode.

A review of tonight's "Breaking Bad" coming up just as soon as the groundhog sees its shadow...

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