<p>Tom Lennon in &quot;Sean Saves the World.&quot;</p>

Tom Lennon in "Sean Saves the World."

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Tom Lennon talks 'Sean Saves the World' and 'the mustache discount'

How does the 'Reno 911' alum benefit from his facial hair?
NBC’s “Sean Saves the World” (it debuts tonight at 9) is pretty much what you would expect it to be: a very loud (in both the performances and the laugh track) multi-cam sitcom in which Sean Hayes gets to do Sean Hayes things as a single dad who works for an online retail company.
 
The one part of the show that’s unexpected — and that I enjoyed the most — is Tom Lennon’s performance as Hayes’ evil, peculiar, mustachioed boss. At press tour, I spoke with the “Reno 911” alum and veteran screenwriter (he and frequent collaborator Ben Garant recently teamed up to co-direct “Hell Baby,” which Drew liked a lot) about being an acting gun for hire, his fondness for playing weirdoes and (with some input from his wife Jenny) the advantages of regrowing the old Lt. Dangle ‘stache.
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<p>On &quot;The Bridge,&quot;&nbsp;Marco (Demi&aacute;n Bichir) asks a favor of Fausto Galvan (Ramon Franco).</p>

On "The Bridge," Marco (Demián Bichir) asks a favor of Fausto Galvan (Ramon Franco).

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Season finale review: 'The Bridge' - 'The Crazy Place'

The finale mostly sets up plots for season 2

A quick review of "The Bridge" season finale coming up just as soon as we pretend people missed me...

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<p>Blair Underwood <em>is </em>&quot;Ironside.&quot;</p>

Blair Underwood is "Ironside."

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Series premiere talkback: 'Ironside'

What did everybody think of Blair Underwood in the new NBC cop drama?

I briefly reviewed NBC's "Ironside" this morning. Now it's your turn. For those of you who tuned in to watch Blair Underwood in the very loose remake of the Raymond Burr cop show, what did you think? Too much like "House" or not enough? Do you find Ironside an interesting character, and/or do you think Underwood is giving an interesting lead performance? Do you care about any of his sidekicks? (And do you miss Pablo Schreiber's "Orange Is the New Black" 'stache?) Do you want more of Brent Sexton, whether in the present or in flashbacks to an able-bodied Ironside? Did the case itself interest you at all? And will you watch again? 

Have at it.

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<p>Rebel Wilson in &quot;Super Fun Night.&quot;</p>

Rebel Wilson in "Super Fun Night."

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Series premiere talkback: 'Super Fun Night' - 'Anything for Love'

What did everybody think of Rebel Wilson in the new ABC sitcom?

I briefly reviewed ABC's "Super Fun Night" this morning. Now it's your turn. For those of you who tuned in tonight, what did you think? Did you love all the Spanx jokes? Did you find Rebel Wilson's American accent convincing and/or amusing? Did you enjoy her interplay with either her legal co-workers or nerdy best friends? Did you laugh? And will you watch again? 

Have at it, and keep in mind that this is at least the show's third attempt at a premiere, including the failed development at CBS and the pilot that ABC decided not to air for now.

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<p>Liza Lapira, Rebel Wilson and Lauren Ash in &quot;Super Fun Night.&quot;</p>

Liza Lapira, Rebel Wilson and Lauren Ash in "Super Fun Night."

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Fall TV Reviews: 'Super Fun Night,' 'Ironside,' 'The Millers' & more

Not much to get excited about the week after the fall season's official beginning

Not that this has been a great overall fall for new series, but pretty much every rookie of note — from the genuinely good ("Masters of Sex") to the uneven but promising ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD") to the mediocre shows that do one thing very well ("The Blacklist") — have already debuted over the last couple of weeks. What's left over for this week are the runts of this unimpressive litter, none worthy of a full-length review, but which we can discuss briefly before they debut:

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<p>On &quot;New Girl,&quot;&nbsp;Nick (Jake Johnson)&nbsp;suffers some undeserved abuse from Cece (Hannah Simone) while Jess (Zooey Deschanel)&nbsp;looks on.</p>

On "New Girl," Nick (Jake Johnson) suffers some undeserved abuse from Cece (Hannah Simone) while Jess (Zooey Deschanel) looks on.

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Evening TV Round-Up: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' New Girl' & 'The Mindy Project'

Jake goes in a slump, the truth about Schmidt comes out and Mindy and Casey hit a snag

It's evening round-up time, with quick reviews of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" coming up just as soon as I pump my fists too hard at a Weird Al concert...

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<p>On &quot;How I&nbsp;Met Your&nbsp;Mother,&quot;&nbsp;Lily (Alyson Hannigan)&nbsp;isn't happy to see what's become of her rehearsal dinner dress.</p>

On "How I Met Your Mother," Lily (Alyson Hannigan) isn't happy to see what's become of her rehearsal dinner dress.

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Review: 'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Last Time in New York'

Barney and Robin's elderly relatives make like zombies, and Lily finds Ted's farewell list

A quick review of last night's "How I Met Your Mother" coming up just as soon as I know what people who are sexually attracted to buildings are called...

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 204: The 'Breaking Bad' finale

Dan and Alan discuss the AMC drama's conclusion

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We could have done a very long Firewall & Iceberg Podcast today in which we discussed all the mediocre-to-terrible new network shows that are debuting this week, before finally getting to the "Breaking Bad" series finale. But as Dan and I talked about it, we decided that today, "Breaking Bad" was the only thing worth discussing, and that nobody should have to sit through our discussions of "Super Fun Night" and "The Millers" to get there. If we have time tomorrow or the next day, we'll do a second podcast reviewing all the new shows, but for today, here's an abbreviated but entirely "BB"-focused installment.

And please note that this is not the all-"Breaking Bad" retrospective podcast we've discussed, and that we'll be doing later this fall when we've gotten clear of all the premieres and have had more time to reflect on the finale. So if you have questions you'd like answered in such a show, hit us at the email link below.

The rundown:

"Breaking Bad" finale (00:00:00 - 00:41:20)

As always, you can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. Or you can always follow our RSS Feed, download the MP3 file or stream it on Dan's blog.

 
And as always, feel free to e-mail us questions for the podcast.

 

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<p>Haven't you heard, Walt?&nbsp;The &quot;Breaking Bad&quot;&nbsp;finale was your most-watched episode ever!</p>

Haven't you heard, Walt? The "Breaking Bad" finale was your most-watched episode ever!

Credit: AMC

'Breaking Bad' finale sets ratings records

"Felina" more than tripled the ratings for last summer's finale

"Breaking Bad" went out with several bangs, story-wise (which I discussed in my review of the series finale), and some even bigger ones, business-wise, as the last episode drew a record 10.3 million viewers and more than tripled the demographic rating of last summer's finale.

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<p>Bryan Cranston as Walter White in the &quot;Breaking Bad&quot;&nbsp;series finale.</p>

Bryan Cranston as Walter White in the "Breaking Bad" series finale.

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Series finale review: 'Breaking Bad' - 'Felina'

Walt returns to Albquerque to settle all family business

"Breaking Bad" has come to an end. A review of the series finale coming up just as soon as I compare pizza to Thai food...

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