<p>Halt and Catch Fire</p>

Halt and Catch Fire

Credit: AMC

Hey, AMC: Quit screwing around and renew 'Halt and Catch Fire'

Computer drama's creators look back on a vastly improved season 2

On Friday, AMC came to press tour and announced renewals for a whole bunch of shows that are not "Halt and Catch Fire."

This is unacceptable.

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Credit: NBC

Review: 'Hannibal' - 'and the Woman Clothed with the Sun': We are family?

Francis Dolarhyde befriends a coworker, and Hannibal has memories of Abigail

A review of tonight's "Hannibal" coming up just as soon as I'm dressed up in moral dignity pants...

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<p>Kyle Chandler</p>

Kyle Chandler

Credit: Alamo Drafthouse

Clear eyes, full hearts, shut up? Coach Taylor talks to moviegoers

This is just fantastic: Alamo Drafthouse recruited Austin resident Kyle Chandler to revisit his most famous character for the theater chain's latest PSA against talking and using your phone during a movie. Clear eyes, full hearts...

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<p>Wet Hot American Summer</p>

Wet Hot American Summer

Credit: Netflix

8 fun ways 'Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp' winks at the movie

The can of vegetables, Gail's love life, Lindsay's backstory, and more

At midnight Pacific last night, Netflix released all eight episodes of "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp," the prequel series to 2001's cult comedy favorite "Wet Hot American Summer."

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Ask Alan: What superheroes should the other 'Parks and Rec' actors play?

Ask Alan: What superheroes should the other 'Parks and Rec' actors play?

Should you worry about 'Fargo' season 2? And is there a worse title than 'Halt and Catch Fire'?

It's been two Fridays since the last Ask Alan, so it's time once again to take your questions about TV in the past, present, and future. This week, I was able to squeeze in four questions (with the help of a visual aid I keep in my office for just such an occasion), though one of the answers is slightly out of date. I recorded the video a couple of days ago, and yesterday at press tour, HBO's Michael Lombardo said that he very much wants another season of "True Detective." That doesn't mean it's guaranteed to happen, but it's certainly a big public show.

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<p>Philip Winchester in Strike Back</p>

Philip Winchester in Strike Back

Credit: Cinemax

'Strike Back' star Philip Winchester: 'Maybe I'm just stupid enough to enjoy it'

One adventure ends this summer, and a new one begins this fall on NBC with 'The Player'

Tomorrow night at 10, Cinemax premieres the final season of "Strike Back," the rip-roaring buddy action drama about a pair of soldiers working for an elite British special forces unit. In the four seasons of its Cinemax incarnation (one season aired first in England, with an entirely different cast led by Richard Armitage), it's been a pleasure to watch: always smarter, more technically proficient, and just plain better than it ever needed to be.

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<p>Review with Andy Daly</p>

Review with Andy Daly

Credit: Comedy Central

Andy Daly on 'Review' season 2: 'Forrest is even more committed to this show'

Revisiting Comedy Central's unheralded gem about a 'reviewer of life'

"Review" was one of the most pleasant TV surprises of 2014, not because we didn't expect fun stuff from star and producer Andy Daly, but because Comedy Central had sat on the show for nearly a year, and then premiered it with minimal fanfare.

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<p>Mr. Robot</p>

Mr. Robot

Credit: USA

Review: Can 'Mr. Robot' engineer a prison break?

And what's Angela's master plan?

Random thoughts on tonight's "Mr. Robot" coming up just as soon as I've had several glasses of water...

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<p>The Sopranos</p>

The Sopranos

Credit: HBO

'The Sopranos' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 9: 'Boca'

Junior takes a vacation, and Meadow's soccer coach runs afoul of Tony

Welcome to the ninth 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 ninth episode, “Boca," coming up just as soon as you lie like I play the French horn...

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<p>Wet Hot American Summer</p>

Wet Hot American Summer

Credit: Netflix

Review: 'Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp' goes back with all-star cast

The actors are 14 years older, the characters are two months younger, and the story is twice as long

Early in 2001's summer camp movie parody "Wet Hot American Summer," Bradley Cooper's Ben told his fellow counselors, "Hey, let's all promise that in ten years from today, we'll meet again, and we'll see what kind of people we've blossomed into."

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