<p>Ann Dowd in &quot;The Leftovers.&quot;</p>

Ann Dowd in "The Leftovers."

Credit: HBO

Review: 'The Leftovers' - 'Cairo'

Kevin has a problem with Patti, Jill visits Nora's house and Meg can't shut up

A review of tonight's "The Leftovers" — which HBO renewed a few days ago — coming up just as soon as I keep my gun in the crisper...

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<p>Breaking Bad</p>

Breaking Bad

Credit: AMC

Emmy Predictions 2014: Outstanding comedy/drama writing

'Ozymandias' the best drama script, but will vote-splitting give 'True Detective' a win?

Because it's NBC's turn to air the Primetime Emmy Awards this year, and because the Peacock would understandably rather air its lucrative Sunday night NFL package in September, the ceremony will take place in late August again. And as an added wrinkle, this year's ceremony will actually happen on a Monday, August 25 at 8 p.m., with Seth Meyers hosting.

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<p>The Killing</p>

The Killing

Credit: Netflix

Review: 'The Killing' concludes on Netflix, more miserable than ever

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C-
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A+
Linden and Holder start cracking up while investigating a military academy

Two weeks ago, Netflix released the fourth season — and what is allegedly the final season, though I have a hard time believing that, given history — of "The Killing," having revived the show after AMC canceled it for a second time. I have seen all six episodes, and while I already discussed it on this week's podcast, I had a few thoughts I wanted to write up, as well as provide a space for non-podcast listeners to weigh in on how they felt about the series' latest conclusion, with spoilers aplenty coming up just as soon as I’m somehow the most depressing character in a TV universe that also includes The Leftovers"...

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<p>Abigail Spencer and Aiden Young in &quot;Rectify&quot;</p>

Abigail Spencer and Aiden Young in "Rectify"

Credit: Sundance

Review: 'Rectify' - 'Until You're Blue'

Daniel ponders exile while Tawney and Ted Jr. have it out

A quick review of tonight's "Rectify" coming up just as soon as I thought you'd be funnier...

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<p>True Detective</p>

True Detective

Credit: HBO

Emmy Predictions 2014: Outstanding comedy/drama directing

Will Jodie Foster get 'Orange' an early win? And can anything beat the 'Breaking Bad' finale?

Because it's NBC's turn to air the Primetime Emmy Awards this year, and because the Peacock would understandably rather air its lucrative Sunday night NFL package in September, the ceremony will take place in late August again. And as an added wrinkle, this year's ceremony will actually happen on a Monday, August 25 at 8 p.m., with Seth Meyers hosting.

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<p>Eva and Linder on &quot;The Bridge.&quot;</p>

Eva and Linder on "The Bridge."

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Bridge' - 'Harvest of Souls'

Bullets fly and bodies drop on a pivotal installment

A quick review of tonight's "The Bridge" coming up just as soon as I leave my gum on your lobby sculpture...

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<p>Elijah Wood and Jason Gann in &quot;Wilfred.&quot;</p>

Elijah Wood and Jason Gann in "Wilfred."

Credit: FXX

Series finale review: 'Wilfred' - 'Resistance'/'Happiness'

Ryan and the audience finally get answers about what Wilfred is

A few thoughts on the series finale of "Wilfred" coming up just as soon as I pull a dove from behind your ear...

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<p>Fargo</p>

Fargo

Credit: FX

Emmy Predictions 2014: Outstanding Movie/Miniseries

Can anything beat 'The Normal Heart'? And did HBO clear a path for a 'Fargo' victory?

Because it's NBC's turn to air the Primetime Emmy Awards this year, and because the Peacock would understandably rather air its lucrative Sunday night NFL package in September, the ceremony will take place in late August again. And as an added wrinkle, this year's ceremony will actually happen on a Monday, August 25 at 8 p.m., with Seth Meyers hosting.

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<p>The Leftovers has been renewed</p>

The Leftovers has been renewed

Credit: HBO

HBO renews 'The Leftovers' for season 2

The polarizing, critically-acclaimed sci-fi psycho drama will be back for another year

Time to stock up on cigarettes and Sharpies, folks, because HBO has renewed "The Leftovers" for a second season.

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<p>Legends</p>

Legends

Credit: TNT

Review: Sean Bean goes undercover in TNT's 'Legends'

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C-
Readers
n/a
The 'Game of Thrones' star is no chameleon, but at least he gets to use his real accent sometimes

I will say this for "Legends," the new TNT drama (it debuts tonight at 9) starring Sean Bean: it does not attempt to hide Bean's native accent behind some bland non-regional American dialect, at least not in his main identity as FBI agent Martin Odom. Because Odom is a master of assuming undercover identities (the "legends" of the title), Bean gets to try on various semi-convincing accents the rest of the time, but at least "Legends" doesn't waste time trying to convince us that Ned Stark doesn't sound like Ned Stark when he's not playacting. The explanation for how a man with this accent ended up working for the FBI is utterly ridiculous, but it's also one line of dialogue that never has to be dealt with again, and it's an approach that I wish many more shows would take when hiring actors from the UK, Australia or New Zealand.

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