<p>Undateable, American Idol, SNL</p>

Undateable, American Idol, SNL

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Milton Berle, 'SNL' & 'Undateable': A brief history of live TV

Before 'Undateable' begins its experiment, we look back at notable live TV moments and series

Tonight at 8, NBC's "Undateable" will begin doing something that no American primetime series has tried in nearly 25 years: producing and performing an entire season live.

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Ask Alan: Tough interviews, shorter seasons & 'Rick and Morty'
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Ask Alan: Tough interviews, shorter seasons & 'Rick and Morty'

How do you interview an actor when you don't like their show?

Time for another installment of Ask Alan, as I answer a trifecta of your questions, including the challenges of interviewing actors you like on shows you don't, what shows might benefit from shorter seasons (hint: most of them), and what I thought of the second season of "Rick and Morty." All of that's embedded below.

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<p>Halt and Catch Fire</p>

Halt and Catch Fire

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Did 'The Walking Dead' help AMC renew 'Halt and Catch Fire'?

Why did the cable channel decide to stick with its lowest-rated series?

"Halt and Catch Fire" will be back for a third season.

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Season premiere review: 'Arrow' - 'Green Arrow': Has Oliver again failed this city?

A new identity, a new villain, and a new flashforward structure

A few thoughts on last night's "Arrow" premiere coming up just as soon as I slow cook some eggs...

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<p>Red Oaks</p>

Red Oaks

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Review: Amazon goes retro with '80s-set country club comedy 'Red Oaks'

Steven Soderbergh and company produce a fun series, but would it have been better as a movie?

If any man alive has the right to argue for TV's recent ascension over movies, it would be David Chase. But "The Sopranos" creator has never seen it that way, telling me a few years ago that the only obvious advantage he thinks TV has is that "there’s more of it, and you can get into more detail. I guess maybe this is what it comes down to: in a television show, you can spend a lot of money on very little small things about people.”

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<p>You&#39;re the Worst</p>

You're the Worst

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Review: 'You're the Worst' - 'We Can Do Better Than This': Erotic tales?

Jimmy and Edgar have a night at the improv, while Gretchen and Lindsay try not to talk about men

A quick review of tonight's "You're the Worst" coming up just as soon as I burn Charles Dickens...

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<p>Bob&#39;s Burgers</p>

Bob's Burgers

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FOX renews 'Bob's Burgers' for two more seasons

FOX has ordered two more seasons of "Bob's Burgers," which will keep the Belcher family around through at least season eight.

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<p>Patrick Wilson in Fargo</p>

Patrick Wilson in Fargo

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Review: 'Fargo' winningly boogies back to the '70s for season 2

Patrick Wilson, Kirsten Dunst, and Ted Danson front an impressive new cast

It had no business working.


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Season premiere review: 'iZombie' - 'Grumpy Old Liv': Major changes

Liv channels a nasty man, Blaine starts a new business, and Major gets a job offer

A few quick thoughts on the "iZombie" season two premiere coming up just as soon as Whitney Shamblemore begs to differ...

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<p>The Flash</p>

The Flash

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Season premiere review: 'The Flash' - 'The Man Who Saved Central City'

Lots of changes afoot as Barry Allen and friends return

"The Flash" is back for a second season, and I have a few thoughts on the premiere coming up just as soon as I ask for a badge again...

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